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Donald Bren

Donald Bren Biography

A Billionaire’s Story Donald Bren Net Worth: $16.4 Billion Wealth Origin: Real Estate Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California Education: Bachelor of Arts/Science, University of Washington Military Service: United States Marine Corps A History of the Land If you were to ask Donald Bren what

Wall Street Bull

How to Castrate a Bull by Dave Hitz

Book: How to Castrate a Bull by Dave Hitz “On Taking Risks” Launching NetApp Dave Hitz built a multi-billion dollar business in Silicon Valley that he and his partners named NetApp. They offer hybrid cloud data services for the management of applications and data across

Steve Easterbrook

McDonald’s CEO: Steve Easterbrook Biography

Executive Profile McDonald’s CEO: Steve Easterbrook Early Life Childhood Stephen James Easterbrook was born in Watford, England on August 6th, 1967. As a child, he attended the prestigious all-boys Watford Boys Grammar School in North London where he also took a keen liking to the

Arte Moreno

Arte Moreno Biography

A Billionaire’s Story Arte Moreno Net Worth: $3 Billion Wealth Origin: Marketing, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Place of Birth: Tucson, Arizona Education: the University of Arizona, Bachelors in Marketing Military Service: United States Army Early Life Childhood Arte Moreno was born on August 14th,

Jim Collins

Good to Great by Jim Collins: “First Who…Then What”

Book: Good to Great by Jim Collins “First Who…Then What” Discovering the Strategy When reviewing the strategies used by the executives who took their companies from good to great, Jim Collins finds that: “…They first got the right people on the bus (and the wrong

The Bungalow, Huntington Beach

Top 10 Classiest Bars in Orange County

Let’s Get Classy White House Restaurant Presidents, dignitaries, and celebrities the world over have dined here. In 2018 celebrated philanthropist chef/owner Bruno Serato reopened the historic restaurant’s doors after a grizzly fire reduced the mansion to rubble. Like a phoenix rising from its own ashes,

Kevin Johnson

Starbucks CEO: Kevin Johnson Biography

Executive Profile Starbucks CEO: Kevin Johnson Early Life Childhood Born Kevin R. Johnson on October 9, 1960 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to his father, a physicist and mother, a nurse. Johnson remembers as a young boy being greatly inspired by the lunar landing in 1969,

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen Was Kicked Out of His First Band

Book: Born to Run By Bruce Springsteen Upon reading Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography, Born to Run, it was shocking to learn that the now legendary rockstar was booted from his first band; not only that but a crew he had put together himself! Thankfully, Bruce was

Bill Gates

Bill Gates Biography

A Billionaire’s Story Bill Gates Net Worth: $100.5 Billion Wealth Origin: Microsoft Place of Birth: Seattle Washington Education: Harvard Drop-Out Bill Gates Childhood Family Background William H. Gates III was born on October 28th, 1955 to William H. Gates II (Today he goes by “Bill