Karen Pearlman

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CSU San Marcos Project Surveys Early ’22 Economic Trends

EDUCATION: Consumer Confidence Level in San Diego County Continues to Grow

Almost three years after the COVID-19 pandemic first began its assault on the success of businesses in San Diego County, the region’s overall economic trend looks to be moving in a healthy direction and in some sectors even eclipsing pre-pandemic status and numbers.

Full-Service Kitchen Opens in Petco

RETAIL: New Sales Model Disrupting Pet Food Industry

At the Sports Arena kitchen inside Petco, JustFoodForDogs’ trained chefs create human-grade pet food prepared daily from a veterinarian-designed menu.

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New Look for San Diego Foundation

Nonprofits: Rebrand Better Reflects Organization’s Mission

As it approaches 50 years of work in the region, San Diego Foundation has upgraded and updated its look – and dropped the “The” from its name.

HS Juniors Positioned for Future Business Success

NONPROFITS: Junior Achievement, Local Businesses Connect with Students

With a pilot program called JA Fellows, Junior Achievement of San Diego County is making a difference in the life of Diego Laroya, his classmates at Lincoln High, and others in the community.

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Building Bridges and Diversifying San Diego

San Diego Equality Business Association Raises Awareness of LGBTQ+ Needs

After more than two decades in the financial world, Jeremy Wilson has found the strongest investment with the best balance for his career has had the biggest payout -- helping support the LGBTQ+ business community in San Diego County and advocating for mainstream acceptance of diversity.

Former Facebook Exec New CEO at Permission.io

Thomas Shin Looks to Continue Web3 Impact in San Diego

Permission.io, the leading provider of permission-based Web3 advertising, with its motto “ASK Permission,” has appointed long-time Facebook (Meta) executive Thomas Shin as its new CEO.

Making Financial Cents and Sense

Women-owned and -powered Financial Company Helps People Plan for Future

Pride Month in San Diego has given financial planner and asset manager Jamie Fleming a very good feeling.

New GM Hired at InterContinental Hotel

Canada Native Hughes Has More than Three Decades of Experience

The InterContinental Hotel San Diego has hired Brian Hughes as the luxury hotel’s new general manager. Hughes, 58, brings more than 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

Ensuring and Insuring an Equality Mindset

Click2bind Aims To Make Insurance More Accessible

With nearly 25 years in the insurance business as an underwriter, team manager and producer, Arthur Hopkins said people call him “the insurance encyclopedia.”

Putting the “Real” in Realtor

Tamara Zyhylij Has Been Ready for Real Estate For Decades

Tamara Zyhylij’s father was 9 years old when he arrived at Ellis Island in New York City’s harbor with his mother and stepfather.

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