TaskUs earns spot on LABJ’s Fastest Growing Private Companies list


TaskUs, which has significantly increased its revenue and head count over the last year, has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of “Fastest Growing Private Companies.” Ranked number 20 on the list, TaskUs is up three spots from last year.

Fastest Growing Private Companies (Los Angeles Business Journal)

November 8th, 2016|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , |

Kathryn Purwin rises to CEO of Helinet Aviation Services

Helinet Aviation has a long history as a leader in aerial photography for broadcast, entertainment media and public safety. The announcement of new CEO Kathryn Purwin was accompanied by her statement regarding the bright future of the company.

“Alan was committed to helping law enforcement agencies across the country develop customized, turnkey solutions, that have been widely adopted among agencies nationally and internationally,” Purwin said. “That’s a legacy I am dedicated to building on.”

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Broads Circle names 16 Top Women of Influence


From left: Courtney Nichols Gould, SmartyPants Vitamins; Elizabeth Stewart, The Hub LA; Linda LoRe, InJoy Global; Deborah Benton, formerly Nasty Gal; Rita Illig Liebelt, Illig Construction Company

Broads Circle, a women’s C suite group in Los Angeles, announced the 16 winners of its 2014 Top Women of Influence from more than 150 nominations, spotlighting women who drive revenue and grow capital for their organizations.

The winners are:

  • Accounting: Cheryl Calhoun  Managing Director, Tax & Business Management, CBIZ MHM, LLC
  • Banking: Commercial Banking: Julia Gouw President and COO, East West Bancorp, Inc. and East West Bank
  • Banking – Investment Banking: Fran Seegull Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director, ImpactAssets
  • Banking – Fund Managers: Eva Yazhari CEO, Beyond Capital Fund
    Close runner-up: Jeri Harman Managing Partner, Avante Mezzanine Partners
  • Corporate Boards: Larraine Segil CEO, Little Farm Company and Board Director Frontier Communications among others
  • C-Suite – CEOs & Presidents: Deborah Benton Former President & COO, Nasty Gal
    Close runner-up: Susan Feldman Co-founder & Chief Merchandising Officer, One Kings Lane
  • C-Suite – CFOs: Susan Collyns CFO, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp
  • Attorneys: Pamela Palmer Partner, Securities Litigation and Corporate Governance, Latham & Watkins LLP
  • General Counsels: Carol Bradford General Counsel, California Community Foundation
  • Technology: Therese Tucker CEO and Founder, BlackLine Systems
  • Life Sciences: Dr. Nazli Azimi Founder and CEO, Bioniz
  • Talent Acquisition & Diversity: Kimberly Congdon Managing Director and CHRO, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
    Close runners-up: Debra Langford The Langford Company and Associate Director, Diversity Programs, Keenan MBA Career Resources Center, USC, Daisy Auger-Dominguez Vice President, Talent Acquisition and Organization & Workforce Diversity, Disney ABC Television Group
  • Marketing & PR: Linda Whalen Western US Brand and External Communications Leader, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Nonprofit & Philanthropy: Elizabeth Stewart Co-founder and CEO, The Hub LA
    Close runners-up: René JonesDirector, UTA Foundation, Jocelyn Tetel Vice President Advancement, Skirball Cultural Center

Read the full list of winners:

Sixteen Women of Influence in LA Named by Women’s C-Suite Group, Broads Circle

July 8th, 2014|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , |

DreamHammer speaks at California UAS Summit

DreamHammerDreamHammer along with 300 other drone experts gathered Tuesday in San Diego at the California UAS Summit  to share their ideas and concerns about how to make the skies friendlier for the general public.

CEO Nelson Paez discussed the importance of other industries getting  into the drone software market. There’s a need for dozens of apps that assist firefighters, survey land and serve law enforcement needs, he said.

DreamHammer, headquartered in Santa Monica, California,  is a commercial software company with clients in the military and industrial markets.

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Drone-makers ponder the path to friendlier skies in California

June 12th, 2014|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , |