San Diego Business Journal

Business Calendar for Week of March 9, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 9, 2015, and beyond.

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch Appoints Parra to Lead SoCal Commercial Market

Bank of America Merrill Lynch announced it has named Julian Parra as market executive in the West region of Global Commercial Banking.

Vibra Earns a Top Ranking for Its SBA Lending in Local District

Vibra Bank said that it has been recognized as the No.1 “small size” SBA 7(a) lender for all of 2014 by the San Diego District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The Business Calendar for the Week of March 2, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 2, 2015, and beyond.

Business Calendar for Week of March 2, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of March 2, 2015, and beyond.

Silvergate Bank Reports Q4 Net Income of $1.68 Million

La Jolla-based Silvergate Bank announced net income of $1.68 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, compared with $1.27 million for the like quarter of the previous year.

Shareholders Approve Merger of Vibra and Pacific Commerce Bank

Vibra Bank’s and Pacific Commerce Bank’s shareholders separately approved the proposed merger of the two banks first announced in October of 2014.

XIFIN Names James C. Malone Its New CFO

XIFIN Inc., a San Diego-based software and services company dedicated to optimizing the economics of health care, has named James C. Malone as its new chief financial officer.

BofI Holding Announces $50 Million At-the-Market Common Stock Offering

San Diego-based BofI Holding Inc., parent company of BofI Federal Bank, announced the completion of its $50 million at-the-market common stock offering commenced in July 2014 and the initiation of a new $50 million at-the-market common stock offering through the filing of a prospectus supplement with the SEC under BOFI's effective shelf registration statement filed on Feb. 19.

SAIC Awarded Task Order Worth Up to $62 Million

The Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) awarded SAIC a task order worth $62 million if all options are exercised. SAIC said.

The Business Calendar for the Week of February 23, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 23, 2015.

New Global Headquarters More Than Doubles Lytx's Space

Lytx Inc., a provider of video-based driver safety technology, celebrated a grand opening at its new global headquarters in San Diego at 9785 Towne Centre Drive in UTC.

BuyAutoParts.com Name Crisan to CIO Post

BuyAutoParts.com, an e-commerce and wholesale auto parts distribution company, announced that Adrian Crisan has been appointed chief information officer.

Lytx Moves to New San Diego Headquarters

Lytx Inc., a provider of video-based driver safety technology, celebrated a grand opening at its new global headquarters in San Diego at 9785 Towne Centre Drive in UTC.

Business Calendar for Week of February 23, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 23, 2015, and beyond.

Fresh Healthy Vending Awarded Contract With Largest Minnesota School District

San Diego-based Fresh Healthy Vending International Inc., a vending franchisor focusing on healthful foods, has been awarded a 1.5 year contract to place snack and beverage choices in Minnesota’s largest school district.

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Tealium Closes $30.7M in Series D Financing

San Diego-based Tealium, which offers tag management and digital data distribution and other software solutions to maximize online marketing, said it has closed $30.7 million in Series D financing.

Mor Furniture Opens 30th Store

San Diego-based Mor Furniture for Less announced the opening of its 30th store.

The Business Events Calendar for the Week of February 16, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 16, 2015, and beyond.

Clowns.com to Expand Network to San Diego

Clowns.com, a children’s entertainment company located in the New York state, has announced a multicity expansion over the next 24 months that will include San Diego and Los Angeles.

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John Cruse Promoted to COO at Balboa Travel

Balboa Travel, a corporate travel management company, announced the promotion of John Cruse to chief operating officer.

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Balboa Travel Names Cruse to COO Position

Balboa Travel, a corporate travel management company, announced the promotion of John Cruse to chief operating officer.

Business Calendar for Week of February 16, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 16, 2015, and beyond.

Hospitality Associations Form Alliance

The Food & Beverage Association of San Diego and the Chefs De Cuisine Association of San Diego have formed an alliance to better serve the local hospitality industry, the two groups said.

TGG Names Ruff CEO; Garrett to Take Executive Chairman Role

San Diego-based TGG, a provider of outsourced accounting and business advisory services, announced that Andrew Ruff has been appointed as chief executive officer effective immediately. Matt Garrett, former CEO, is now executive chairman of the company.

The Business Events Calendar for the Week of February 9, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 9, 2015, and beyond.

Star-Studded Financing Round Closes for Suja Juice

San Diego-based Suja Juice Co. announced the close of a financing round in excess of $20 million.

EvoNexus Puts Out Call for Incubator Applicants

TECH: Opportunity For Startups to Get Workspace, Exposure

Technology incubator EvoNexus has announced its open call for applications from startups competing to enter its locations, the group said.

Suja Juice Announces Close of $20 Million Star-Studded Financing Round

San Diego-based Suja Juice Co. announced the close of a financing round in excess of $20 million.

Business Calendar for Week of February 9, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 9, 2015, and beyond.

EvoNexus Calls for Applications From Startups for Incubator Program

Technology incubator EvoNexus has announced its open call for applications from startups competing to enter its locations, the group said.

Qualcomm Highlights Strong Product Pipeline for Snapdragon

Qualcomm Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., has a customer design pipeline in excess of 60 premium tier mobile devices based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. New devices based on Snapdragon 810 include the LG G Flex2 and the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, with many additional devices expected to be announced in the coming days and months.

Verimatrix Names Padgett CFO

San Diego-based Verimatrix, which specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multinetwork, multiscreen digital TV services, announced that Charles Padgett has been named chief financial officer.

The Business Events Calendar for the Week of February 2, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of February 2, 2015, and beyond.

Software Developer ImageWare Announces $12M Direct Offering

ImageWare Systems Inc., a San Diego-based developer of mobile and cloud-based identity management software, announced a $12 million registered direct offering of convertible preferred stock.

NewSchool of Architecture Chosen to Host Global One-Day Event

NewSchool of Architecture & Design said it has been selected as the West Coast venue for World Information Architecture Day (WIAD) 2015, a global one-day event Feb. 21 that focuses on improving how digital technologies intersect with everyday life.

Business Calendar for Week of February 2, 2015

Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of February 2, 2015, and beyond.

ImageWare Systems Conducting $12 Million Direct Offering

ImageWare Systems Inc., a San Diego-based developer of mobile and cloud-based identity management software, announced a $12 million registered direct offering of convertible preferred stock.

NewSchool of Architecture to Host World Information Architecture Day Event

NewSchool of Architecture & Design said it has been selected as the West Coast venue for World Information Architecture Day (WIAD) 2015, a global one-day event Feb. 21 that focuses on improving how digital technologies intersect with everyday life.

EDF Renewable Energy Announces Commercial Operation of Hereford Wind Project

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy announced recently that the 200-megawatt Hereford Wind Project in Texas reached commercial operation in December. In addition, tax equity financing closed with BNY Mellon and MUFG Union Bank N.A. Financial details were not disclosed.

SCS Engineers Chosen to Provide Services on Imperial Beach Project

SCS Engineers have been contracted by Project Design Consultants to provide environmental consulting services on the City of Imperial Beach’s Palm Avenue Mixed Use and Commercial Corridor Master Plan Project, according to SCS.

The Business Calendar for the Week of January 26, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of January 26, 2015, and beyond.

Financial Planner Rojeck Begins Term as Chair of National Board

San Diegan Richard Rojeck has begun his role as Chair of the Board of Directors for Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc., a nonprofit that certifies more than 71,000 professionals as Certified Financial Planners.

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Clothing Company prAna Planning Encinitas Retail Location

Carlsbad-based apparel company prAna announced its plans to open an Encinitas store in the spring of this year.

MiraCosta, Mesa Colleges Part of Pilot Program

EDUCATION: Two Local Schools Among 15 Chosen in the State

MiraCosta College and Mesa College have been given the initial OK by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors to host pilot baccalaureate programs.

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Encinitas Retail Location Planned for Clothing Company prAna

Carlsbad-based apparel company prAna announced its plans to open an Encinitas store in the spring of this year.

Business Events Calendar for Week of January 26, 2015

Some of the business events planned in the county for the week of January 26, 2015, and beyond.

SCS Chosen for Environmental Consulting on I.B. Commercial Corridor Project

SCS Engineers have been contracted by Project Design Consultants to provide environmental consulting services on the City of Imperial Beach’s Palm Avenue Mixed Use and Commercial Corridor Master Plan Project, according to SCS.

Rojeck Assumes Chair Role for Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards

San Diegan Richard Rojeck has begun his role as Chair of the Board of Directors for Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc., a nonprofit organization that certifies more than 71,000 professionals as Certified Financial Planners.

Mesa, MiraCosta Colleges Chosen for Pilot Baccalaureate Programs

MiraCosta College and Mesa College have been given the initial OK by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors meeting to host pilot baccalaureate programs.

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