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Veterinary Pet Insurance Co.Pet owners were looking for more from VPI and Scott Liles knew just how to make it...

He has developed a new business model that provides new ways to care for your pet.

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Orange County Awards

Since 1986, EY has celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of men and women who have followed and achieved their dreams, changing […]

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Montage Hotels & ResortsAlan J. Fuerstman asked a lot of his team during the recession and got back even...

It seemed as if Alan J. Fuerstman could not have picked a worse time to open two new hotels. In […]

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Nature’s BestJim Beck helped Nature’s Best make a fresh start that set the company on a new...

This wasn’t the same company Jim Beck had joined right out of high school back in 1972. Beck had married […]

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Insights

Why generational differences don’t have to restrict employee dialogue

Companies need to consider the makeup of their employee populations as they develop best practices on their benefits communications, says Karen K. Delaney, GBA, Vice President and Employee Benefits Market Leader at Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.

Pre-work can help you more efficiently manage your claims

Risk managers typically don’t have the capacity to invest large amounts of time preparing for a loss that may never occur. But when you reserve a reasonable amount of time to prepare for certain losses that could be damaging to your business, the effort can more than pay for itself in the long run, says Zac Overbay, Senior Vice President and Partner at Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.

Why you need to take a long-term view when managing your working capital

Working capital is the lifeblood of your business. When it’s not managed proactively, it can severely limit your ability to grow your company.

Be clear about your company’s needs before pursuing a new line of credit

One of the keys to securing an appropriate line of credit for your business is being clear with your bank about the problem you’re trying to solve, says Kelly Cook, senior vice president, Technology Banking Group at Bridge Bank.

Health care entities must protect patient data throughout its lifecycle

When referring to the health care industry, it’s assumed that it includes hospitals, health care providers and other frontline services. What may not be commonly known is that, in the eyes of the law, business associates of the covered entities — vendors, outsourced partners — are also part of the industry, and the retention regulations vary state by state.