By Stan Goldstein, American Cemetery & Cremation June 01, 2019 Ruth Velez has worked her way to the top. The new general manager of Fairhaven Memorial Park & Mortuary in Santa Ana, California, began there in an entry-level position in 1996. “I started at the bottom doing decedent affairs. Those were the times when you [...]
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By Meghan Hall, The Registry May 31, 2019 Discussions regarding affordable housing have been occurring since the 1960s and 70s, as communities have grappled with the state’s rapid growth. However, those conversations have changed little when it comes to the various types of affordable housing that developers and non-profits are working to bring to the [...]
By Erik Sherman, Fortune May 17, 2019 The U.S. has reached an agreement to drop steel and aluminum tariffs on the two countries in return for preventing Chinese steel from coming over their borders into the U.S. In a speech before the National Association of Realtors, President Trump said, “I’m pleased to announce that we’ve [...]
By Fred Katayama, Reuters May 13, 2019 Reuters: First American Trust chief investment officer Jerry Braakman tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors should consider stocks in energy, utilities and healthcare as the U.S.-China trade war plays out. Watch the full segment here.
I Don't Believe What I Just Saw One of the most famous calls in World Series…no, baseball…no, sports history contains these words. Legendary announcer Jack Buck stared at the field in disbelief as a hobbled Kirk Gibson limped around the bases to win Game 1 of the 1988 World Series for the Los [...]
Most friends and fans of HKA know the firm’s longstanding reputation as a generalist agency serving nonprofits, professional services firms and a host of other people-focused industries. But HKA has a long legacy of serving clients in the technology industry as well. Perhaps you’re an executive at a tech startup, or the head of [...]
Q1 2019 in Review A Tech-tonic Shift In March, HKA proudly announced the relaunch of its Technology Practice with the return of Mike Kilroy, Group Director, Technology, to the agency. Twenty years ago, Mike played a key role in building HKA’s impressive tech communications legacy. He has returned to help companies take advantage of [...]
Client Spotlight CME Corp (CME) is a national medical equipment sourcing and logistics company that’s been a client since HKA supported the company through a 2016 rebranding that included a three-way corporate merger. HKA announced the merger and assisted with publicizing the rebranded entity – formerly Clafin Medical Equipment, Hospital Associates and RSI. In [...]
Executive PRspective I Don't Believe What I Just Saw Last year at this time, HKA’s Executive PRspective described my altered views after I journeyed to Machu Pichu and the Galapagos Islands. I considered it a life-changing experience, as I ticked two items off my bucket list. My life has changed again, as [...]
By Susan Goulding, Orange County Register April 22, 2019 In so many ways, a cemetery is an apropos setting for an Easter service. After all, according to Scripture, Jesus rose from the dead after the entombment of his body. On Sunday, April 21, around 700 worshipers gathered before dawn at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa [...]