Rachael Worby I Muse/ique
Rachael Worby has devised a uniform that works for her as founder, artistic director and conductor of the Muse/ique performing arts collective.
Adam R. Simmons I Tangram Interiors
Tangram Interiors’ Director of New Business Development Adam R. Simmons lives downtown, walking distance from the company’s 12th floor offices and showroom on West 7th Street.
Investment banker’s door, mind open to younger staff
Intrepid’s Jim Freedman wants his company to “outperform and outdeliver.”
Chris Jackson I Lionshare Partners
Chris Jackson, founder and chief executive of Lionshare Partners financial planning firm, knows from experience that many potential clients are surprised when an athletic, 6-foot-4-inch, 240-pound, 35-year-old walks into the room.
Terry L. Karges - Petersen Automotive Museum
When Terry L. Karges, executive director of Petersen Automotive Museum, talks about the institution, he’s more likely to compare the place to Disneyland than to nearby Los Angeles County Museum of Art or the California Science Center in Exposition Park.
Josh Zad I Alfred Inc.
Josh Zad, chief executive of Alfred Inc., parent of Alfred Coffee & Kitchen and Alfred Tea Room, may have a supersized latte in his hand, but these days his mind is on beer.
Brad Gluckstein I Apex Realty / Conga Room
Brad Gluckstein calls himself a real estate executive by day and a salsa dancer by night. He’s chief executive of Apex Realty in mid-Wilshire, with a $500 million portfolio of shopping centers and multi-tenant industrial buildings, as well as founder and co-owner of the Conga Room, a music venue and nightclub celebrating Latin music.
Disneyland may be the Happiest Place on Earth for visitors, but low wages have caused homelessness, hunger and financial woes for its employees, according to a report released on Feb. 28.
Walt Disney Co. is celebrating the box office success of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” by donating $1 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for youth STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs, the company announced on Feb. 27.
Jennifer Ferro - KCRW-FM (89.9)
Public radio station KCRW-FM (89.9) on the Santa Monica College campus contains just about everything but the kitchen sink.