Joel Russell


Joel Russell is editor of the Business Journal and is responsible for the content of the publication.

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Recent Stories


Expert on Office Leasing

Atlas Capital Advisors hires Serge Vishmid to lead its office investment and leasing business.

Dole Goes Public on New York Stock Exchange

Fruit and vegetable grower Dole plc held an initial public offering on Friday, yielding $400 million in fresh capital.


LegalZoom’s Indie Auditor

Elder care attorney Terri Hilliard named to serve as District 6 governor for California Women Lawyers.

Woodbury University Earns ‘Distinction’ for Seventh Straight Year

Woodbury University has qualified for inclusion in Colleges of Distinction, a guide for college-bound students and parents, for the seventh consecutive year.

Congress to Vote on Valley Economic Alliance Grant to Fund Business Assistance Program

A bill in Congress that would grant $138,000 to the Valley Economic Alliance in Sherman Oaks to provide small business technical assistance to Valley companies has advanced to a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives.


CRC Hires for Sustainability

Chris Gould named the first chief sustainability officer at California Resources Corp.


Farmers’ Double Hires

Farmers Group Inc. has appointed two C-suite executives


Insurance Agency Expansion

Woodland Hills insurance agency hires two new executives.

Normalcy on a Deadline

Companies hustle to prepare for the state’s economic reopening on June 15.

Just because businesses can open up fully doesn’t mean they will.

Sea Change for Finance

Money managers discuss how the past year will impact the industry going forward.

Local executives share the advice they give when counseling clients.

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