Tides Helping People Invest in the World They Want to See

A filmmaker needs financial support to produce a movie about the plight of Palestinian immigrants. The result: the critically acclaimed Amreeka, which screened at major film festivals and on network television.

An anti-domestic violence program needs money. Activists mobilize a campaign to persuade Congress to reauthorize funding. Today, Stop Family Violence continues its important work of public education and advocacy about a growing epidemic.

An organization …Read More

CH Reynolds

Woman-owned CH Reynolds Nears 30th Anniversary With Second Generation of Family Leadership

Women owning construction companies was a rarity in 1996 when Shelly Paiva got her first job at CH Reynolds. They were more likely found answering phones and working in the front office. That’s just where Paiva began, but she had her sights on management and ownership. It was, after all, in her DNA. Her father, Charles H. Reynolds, had founded the Silicon Valley-based electrical construction company in 1983.

Rolling up her sleeves, Paiva immersed …Read More

SideMark Corporate Furniture

Excellence in Workspace Design Positively
Affects Lives Says SideMark’s Sandi Jacobs

Sandi Jacobs joined furniture dealer SideMark in 1989, the same year the Dilbert comic strip debuted. Dilbert graphically depicted the bleak, cubicle-defined work spaces of modern offices typical of the time. With a vision of “truly cohesive design,” SideMark founder and CEO Randy Horton recruited the talented Jacobs to establish a new business model for the corporate furniture company that would integrate excellent design with outstanding dealer services. …Read More

Golden Gate University

Today’s Tax and Accounting Leaders Teaching Tomorrow’s

Golden Gate University is where tomorrow’s brightest tax and accounting professionals go to learn from those at the peak of their field today.

This nonprofit institution is professionally based, says Mary Canning, dean of the Braden School of Taxation and the School of Accounting. She oversees graduate curricula in these disciplines, and she has built them into highly respected, real-world programs with a total of about 2,300 students. …Read More