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Pilgrim Talks: Danny Counts and Lance Rubachko (7/28/10)

July 28th, 2010 · Comments

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USCAD

Danny Counts, CEO of U.S. CAD

U.S. CAD is the largest Autodesk Reseller in California and the Western US and currently employs a variety of employees to support their customers in their use of Autodesk technology. U.S. CAD has Technical Specialists plus Autodesk Consultants through their strategic partner K-TEK Solutions (only available to U.S. CAD customers), headquartered in Northern California. With this technical strength, U.S. CAD represents the strongest team in California. Their expertise is sought after by an impressive array of companies because of their unique mix of technology implementation, project assessment, process consulting, knowledge assessment, project mentoring, their flexible training options and expertise, and their technical support services. U.S. CAD has grown in part, due to their commitment to respect the needs of their business partners, their consistent honest communication of how complex technologies are successfully implemented, and because they deliver their solutions with the highest level of integrity. To learn more about U.S. CAD go to www.uscad.com

Tax and Financial Group

Lance Rubachko, Partner at Tax and Financial Group

Tax and Financial Group (TFG) is a leading financial services firm headquartered in Newport Beach, California. Established in 1970, TFG celebrates this year its 40th anniversary! And has expanded from Newport Beach to offices in: Honolulu, Hawaii, Colorado Springs, Colorado and San Antonio, Texas. TFG is comprised of over 120 individuals dedicated to assisting a successful clientele with the creation, management, and preservation of wealth. They bring expertise in: creating exit strategies, designing employee stock ownership plans, business transfers, employee retention programs, executive compensation strategies, strategic estate planning, and employee benefits. To learn more about the Tax and Financial Group, go to www.tfgroup.com

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Pilgrim Talks: Daniel Hebert & Robert Miller (7/21/10)

July 21st, 2010 · Comments

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Daniel Hebert, President of US CAD

US CAD maintains a culture based on its vision, mission, and values. Listen to Daniel discuss how US CAD is working to help its customers thrive.

Guiding Principle

Above all, Honesty and Integrity are the most important qualities to U.S. CAD and the practical application of these qualities in every aspect of our business. The management team at U.S. CAD believes that if we can maintain these two qualities, that our organization will achieve great things. It will be an organization that will achieve great success for many years to come.

Mission

Our Mission is to help our business partners realize great success with Computer Aided Design technology and services. We understand that by helping our customers with superior value and service, this will allow U.S. CAD to achieve its goals of indefinite growth while maintaining a quality organization.

Commitment to Customers

At U.S. CAD, our commitment is to always invest into knowledgeable personnel that have worked in the same industries as our customers. Our commitment is to invest in people that have the technical expertise that is important to our clients. Our commitment is to find people that put our customers needs, and needs of others first, before their own. We feel that we have an obligation to provide this level of expertise and experience for our customers.

Commitment to Staff

At U.S. CAD, our commitment to our staff is the constant pursuit of recognizing their achievements and ensuring that our ability to meet their needs should be on the same level as our commitment to our customers. U.S. CAD Management has an inherent desire to grow this company in a quality manner. We are extremely motivated and will be aggressive in the pursuit of generating business for this company and providing opportunity and options to our employees

Teamwork

We promote and support a diverse, yet unified, team; we work together to meet our common goals. We enjoy teaming with our clients as well by developing solid relationships so we can do our part to help their team succeed.

Innovation

We will be creative in delivering value to our customers and our community. We will continue to develop innovative ideas with our bright, energetic staff. We will continue to work extremely hard to understand our customers, understand the technology we represent, and the industries we serve.

To learn more about US CAD go to www.uscad.com

Lester Lithograph

Robert Miller, CEO of Lester Lithograph

Listen to Rob discuss how he is leading his company to become more stretegically aligned with the customers' marketing needs.

Lester Lithograph occupies a 36,000 square foot, state of the art facility, which includes two six color presses, a four color press, a two color press, a complete pre-press department, and a bindery/finsihing department. Virtually all job requirements are fulfilled in-house, giving the company total control over quality and allowing strict adherence to Lester’s high quality standards throughout the process.

The company became ISO 9002 certified in February 2000, (The International Organization of Standardization). Achievement of this certification requires a stringent approval process, which assures our clients the highest levels of quality, accountability, and performance.

Today, Lester Litho maintains an ISO compliant, self-audited program to ensure its commitment to their customers' quality needs.

To learn more about Lester Lithograph, go to www.lesterlitho.com

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Pilgrim Talks: Eric Codorniz & Larry Gorum (7/14/10)

July 14th, 2010 · Comments

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Synoptek

Eric Codorniz, CTO at Synoptek

Synoptek's knowledgeable, experienced, results-driven consultants provide a full spectrum of signature services. Specially designed programs analyze, manage and execute on program management, business processes and underlying IT infrastructure support. Listen to Eric discuss the role a strategic IT outsourcing company in helping CEOs reduce their costs and improve their IT deployment. To learn more about Synoptek go to synoptek.com

Medcom Trainex

Larry Gorum, CEO of Medcom-Trainex

For over 30 years, Medcom-Trainex has been a leading producer and distributor of multi-media healthcare education--from print materials and award-winning videotapes to interactive CD-ROMs. Their products are produced for healthcare professionals, patients, and health-conscious people everywhere. They are the largest producer/distributor of nursing education video programs in North America, and their programs have won over 50 major awards for excellence, including the prestigious Emmy award. Listen to Larry discuss how he can help Orange County biotech and medical device companies introduce their products to the healthcare industry. To learn more about Medcom-Trainex, go to medcomrn.com

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Pilgrim Talks: Matts Johanson & Dennis Pearson (7/07/10)

July 7th, 2010 · Comments

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eon reality

Matts Johanson, CEO of EON Reality

EON Reality, Inc. is the world's leading interactive 3D Virtual Meeting and Simulation-Based Learning Software provider for business and education based on Virtual Reality technology.  Its powerful break-through interactive 3D collaborative technology enables users to experience more by revolutionizing the way companies leverage their digital assets and communicate. Listen to Matts discuss the role of high definition 3D in training, visualization, and sales. To learn more about EON Reality go to eonreality.com

Tempo Industries

Dennis Pearson, CEO of Tempo Industries

Orange County is home to many innovators, inventors, world-class problem-solvers. Dennis Pearson, is one of those rare individuals who can invent and innovate and lead a strong viable company. Long-time innovator in the cinema lighting industry, Dennis has now developed LED lighting products to assist companies in reducing the amount of energy used, lengthening the bulb replacement cycle, and improving the quality of lighting for employees. Listen to Dennis discuss the role of innovation in Orange County and the future of lighting in a sustainable economy. To learn more about Tempo Industries, go to tempoindustries.com

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