Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles
Custom Content from the Los Angeles Business Journal
NOTABLE FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS: LARGE COMPANY
AMPAM PARKS MECHANICAL
F. GAVINA & SONS
SAN ANTONIO WINERY
SUPER KING MARKETS
LARGE FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESSES (250+ EMPLOYEES)
BURKE WILLIAMS DAY SPAS
INTER-CON SECURITY SYSTEMS, INC.
LEWIS GROUP OF COMPANIES
LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.
MELISSA’S / WORLD VARIETY PRODUCE INC.
PARKING COMPANY OF AMERICA
RE/MAX ESTATE PROPERTIES
SERVICON SYSTEMS, INC.
THE WONDERFUL COMPANY
NOTABLE FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS: MID-SIZE COMPANY
CUSUMANO REAL ESTATE GROUP
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS
MID-SIZED FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESSES (50-249 EMPLOYEES)
AC MARTIN PARTNERS
ART LEWIN BESPOKE
BERMAN, BERMAN, BERMAN, SCHNEIDER & LOWARY, LLP
BRUSH RESEARCH MANUFACTURING
BUILDING ELECTRONIC CONTROLS, INC. (BEC)
GOLDEN STAR TECHNOLOGY INC.
KESLOW CAMERA, INC.
NEW YORK FOOD COMPANY, INC.
NORTHSTAR MOVING COMPANY
NOURMAND & ASSOCIATES
RJ’S DEMOLITION & DISPOSAL
S. BRAVO SYSTEMS, INC.
S.L. FUSCO INC.
STERLING VENUE VENTURES, LLC
WORLD OIL CORP
NOTABLE FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS: SMALL COMPANY
COUTURE SALON & SPA
KING NUTRONICS CORPORATION
RISING REALTY PARTNERS
SMALL FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESSES (LESS THAN 50 EMPLOYEES)
AL BROOKS TICKETS
ALLAN AIRCRAFT SUPPLY, INC.
ATHENA ENGINEERING INC.
AUTOMATION PRINTING CO.
CALIFORNIA CAR COVER COMPANY
CALIFORNIA RECEIVERSHIP GROUP
THE EVEREST SEARCH GROUP, LLC
FORMLA LANDSCAPING, INC.
GEMELLI RESTAURANT GROUP
GOOD NIGHT NATURALS
HOTEL EMPORIUM, INC.
KOSS REAL ESTATE
MB2 RACEWAY INDOOR KARTING CENTERS
MONTAGE INSURANCE SOLUTIONS
THE MSM TECHNOLOGY GROUP
NATHAN KIMMEL COMPANY, LLC
QUALITY MATERIAL HANDLING INC.
RED CAR BREWERY & RESTAURANT
RICCI’S ITALIAN DELI & RESTAURANT
RUPERT LAW GROUP
SOMEONE’S IN THE KITCHEN
SWEET CHERRIES DINER
Inside this supplement:
How to Effectively Run a Family Business
Owning a business is not easy, especially if it’s a family business. When I think of a family business, the expectations for a relative are different from those of an employee. Dealing with relatives in business can be tough, as delicate work issues can easily cross over... Read More
Family Businesses in 2018 Focus on Head Count Increases and Technology Investments
Today’s family businesses are creating cultures for innovation that are nimble, foster growth and reward fresh thinking. According to the EY global family business survey 2018, family businesses from top global markets believe they are entrepreneurial (68%), foster agility and change (67%) and allow for failure in the pursuit of improvement (61%)... Read More
AMS Fulfillment: Upholding ‘Best for the World’ Standards
Advantage Media Services, Inc. (AMS) is a privately owned full-service bi-coastal order fulfillment company headquartered in Valencia, CA. Majority-owned by AMS executives Ken Wiseman and Jay Catlin, the company’s 16-year history is filled with decisions and undertakings that respect... Read More
Galpin Motors: A Legacy of Forward-Looking Excellence
Galpin Motors has been a family owned business since Frank Galpin opened it in 1946. Bert Boeckmann started working as a salesman at Galpin Motors – at age 23, in August of 1953... Read More
F. Gaviña & Sons: Los Angeles’ Own Coffee Roaster
For the Gaviña family, coffee might quite literally run through their veins. The fourth generation coffee family behind the Don Francisco’s Coffee brand has a legacy to uphold that dates back almost 150 years to the rich coffee... Read More
Family-Owned Businesses Outperform Peers in Every Region and Sector
The Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) report reviews the investment case for family- owned companies and reveals that they have outperformed broader equity markets in every region and sector by an annual average... Read More