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Nationwide InsuranceNationwide Insurance and Mark Pizzi unleash new ideas for customers of today and...

At Nationwide Insurance, Mark Pizzi, president and COO, is helping push insurance into the 21st century and adjust it for millennials and today’s consumers by being open to new ideas and innovation.

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Sheetz Inc.Joe Sheetz steps in to lead Sheetz, where the line between family and employees...

Since he took over as president and CEO last year from his cousin, Joe Sheetz is doing his best to follow in the footsteps of the company’s three former CEOs who are all still part of the family ownership group.

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Vitamix Corp.Guiding principles / Jodi Berg blends passion, inspiration and the desire to make a...

Judging by the growth achieved by the manufacturer of the iconic Vitamix blender, it seems evident that President and CEO Jodi Berg makes sure that happens.

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TriNet Group Inc.TriNet CEO Burton Goldfield made it his mission to help companies grow and...

When Burton Goldfield was named CEO of TriNet Group Inc. in 2008, the HR outsourcing company was already successful in helping small businesses in Silicon Valley grow. But he had a much grander vision in mind.

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How a new partial sales tax exemption could help the manufacturing sector grow

Equipment acquired for use in manufacturing or research and development could be partially exempt from California’s sales and use tax under a new exemption signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

How to protect your trademark online

Social media gives companies a platform to build brand recognition and loyalty. A trademark is a critical piece of establishing a brand identity.

The Supreme Court’s Alice decision could invalidate your software patent

The Court is trying to prevent patents on what are considered abstract ideas, from preempting the use of those ideas by the public.

Understanding your first financial statement audit

Whether your business is experiencing rapid growth that is putting pressure on cash flow, or you are taking new technology to market and need an influx of outside equity, attracting outside funding will require establishing credibility in your financial statements.

How loan covenants can help you and your bank manage your transactions

Risk is part of the game when you’re making bold moves that you hope will lead to the growth of your business. But it’s a much different story for the person who works at a bank and sits across from that eager business owner looking to make those bold moves. “Banks are not in the […]