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HOLY FLASH MOB, BATMAN! SHE’S GGU’S BATKID CONNECTION
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HOLY FLASH MOB, BATMAN! SHE’S GGU’S BATKID CONNECTION

Six years ago, Quincy Groff graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a BA in Communication. She didn’t know what her future held, but she knew she wanted to be part of something great. Last April, Groff began working toward a graduate degree in marketing at Golden Gate University. She chose […]

In Business and at GGU, Small is the New Big
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In Business and at GGU, Small is the New Big

By Susan Fornoff In the San Francisco Bay Area, big companies abound and a new tech startup launches seemingly every day. But if you’re working for any of those, you’re in the minority. Small businesses — including those owned by Golden Gate University’s alumni network of attorneys, financial planners, CPAs […]

When the  Money Talks, Listen
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When the Money Talks, Listen

By Susan Fornoff Photo by Ed Ritger In the beginning: “When I started in 1986, the idea was to have a trading company — no fixed products as such,” says Dilmohan Chadha (MS 79). “So I did all kinds of stuff, from agriculture — for instance I exported almonds from […]

He’s the Boss
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He’s the Boss

By Susan Fornoff Photo by Ed Ritger STEPHEN DOBROW BS 89 (Management)  President, Primark Benefits   “What the heck, if I’ve got to work for all these jerks in Silicon Valley, I might as well be the jerk that I work for.”   The business initially: Stephen Dobrow was a […]

Know When Aloha Means Goodbye
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Know When Aloha Means Goodbye

By Susan Fornoff Photo by Ed Ritger BRIAN CORLEY MS 04 (Finance)  Certificate in Financial Planning Managing Director and Head of Insurance Group, First Republic  Former co-founder of Astera Financial Group        “I think for almost every small business owner, the end game is some type of liquidity event that can help to monetize all […]