HM Electronics Wins Manufacturing Award

Posted on October 16, 2019

Carlsbad-based HM Electronics, a global leader in specialized communications, has received the 2019 AME Excellence Award presented by the Association for Manufacturing Excellence. The award recognizes continuous improvement, best practices, creativity and innovation. Founded in 1971, HME is a diverse … Continued

McKinney Advisory Group Acquired

Posted on October 11, 2019

McKinney Capital & Advisory, founded by long-time Sage Executive Group member Damian McKinney, has been acquired by commercial real estate services firm Avison Young of Toronto. The purchase represents Avison Young’s first acquisition in San Diego and expands the company’s … Continued

Sage CEOs Predict Profit/Job Growth for 2019

Posted on June 10, 2019

Confidence in reaching profit growth this year is so high for top San Diego-area executives that no layoffs are planned, most plan to hire and their biggest concern is recruiting and retaining talent. At the same time, they express little … Continued

Introduction to Augmented AI

Posted on June 9, 2019

Alex Bates poised a provocative question about the relative value of machine-driven Artificial Intelligence and human-inspired intuition in a Learning Event talk sponsored by Sage Executive Group on June 5. Bates, a serial Artificial Intelligence entrepreneur who has written a … Continued

Sage Members Experience Wim Hof Method

Posted on April 20, 2019

As a Navy Seal and trainer in the Wim Hof method, Jeff Everage found a receptive audience in the group of Sage Executive Group members who gathered for a quarterly learning event on April 19. Everage, wearing jeans and a … Continued

Kourie Listed as Top 10 Industry Leader

Posted on April 19, 2019

Lawrence Kourie, a Sage Executive Group member and San Diego-based entrepreneur, was named one of the Top 10 Industry Leaders to Watch in Yahoo!Finance. The story distributed in April by the AccessWire news service cited Kourie for his multiple ventures:: … Continued

Grainger’s Mavenlink Raises $48 million

Posted on April 19, 2019

Ray Grainger, CEO of software maker Mavenlink and a member of Sage Executive Group in Orange County, received press attention in the Orange County Business Journal for raising $48 million in a Series E financing round. Mavenlink makes cloud-based software … Continued

CEO: The Evolution of Stone Brewing

Posted on March 28, 2019

When Dominic Engels came to Stone Brewing in 2016 as its new CEO, he encountered a changing beer industry with “a lot of tumult in the craft beer world to come.” The “whole category was changing,” he said in a … Continued

Sage Talks Draws Visionary Speakers

Posted on January 31, 2019

Eight of the best business minds and social visionaries in California brought their ideas to the fourth annual Sage Talks, a signature event in the San Diego region for top executives. The presentations ranged from economics and new medical trends … Continued

Feghali Named to San Diego METRO’s Top 40

Posted on January 31, 2019

Andrew Feghali, a Sage Executive Group member and owner of 12 Little Caesars Pizza franchises, has been honored as one of San Diego’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 by the SD METRO Magazine. In its 19th year, the 40 … Continued