Chapman50 Leadership Summit and Retreat June 2016

Chapman50 Leadership Summit and Retreat June 2016

Purpose, vision, and meaningfulness. These seemed to be the keywords of the Chapman50 retreat at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, Calif.

The annual gathering brought Chapman50 alumni leaders together to reflect on the previous year and plan meaningful programs for the coming year. Our purpose is to mentor current students, create jobs for students and alumni, and grow as individuals while building our friendships, all in the spirit of aligning with the objectives and priorities of Chapman University.”

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Scott Pastel '06 Transforms Real Estate Firm in Newport Beach

Scott Pastel '06 Transforms Real Estate Firm in Newport Beach

Scott Pastel '06 and his business partner Ross Nelson have transformed their firm, Marshall Reddick Real Estate, into a full-service residential brokerage powerhouse in Newport Beach. Following the 2008 housing crisis, Scott and Ross envisioned a real estate industry transformation that would automate the purchase of real estate and allow consumers to buy and sell real estate online as they would any other product on Amazon, while also being able to track the performance like a stock on Merrill Lynch.

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Scott Levitt (JD '03, LL.M. '10) hosts Chapman Law admitted students

Scott Levitt (JD '03, LL.M. '10) hosts Chapman Law admitted students

Scott Levitt (JD ’03, LL.M. ’10) enjoys staying involved with his alma mater, particularly by co-hosting the annual prospect engagement mixer for future Chapman University Law School candidates. This year, Scott, held the mixer in collaboration with Chapman’s director of student affairs, director of admission, director of recruiting, dean of the Law School and several fellow alumni, which provided future Chapman Law School students with an opportunity to get a taste of the Chapman experience.

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State Senator recognizes Mike Brown '06 for Outstanding Efforts

State Senator recognizes Mike Brown '06 for Outstanding Efforts

Chapman50 chairman Mike Brown '06 was recently honored by State Senator Bob Huff, who presented a Certificate of Recognition to the company on April 14, 2016. Senator Huff, who represents California’s 29th Senate District, paid tribute to ModBargains co-founders Mike Brown, CEO, and Ron Hay, President, recognizing the duo and their team for building such a successful business, while serving as a business role model in the La Habra community.

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Ducks VIP Experience

Ducks VIP Experience

He shoots, he scores! Another win for the Chapman50 crew! The first Chapman50 event of 2016 brought together insight, laughter, and excitement for the upcoming year! Members shared stories of success at their businesses, households and philanthropic endeavors. President of Park West, Dustin Kemmerer ’97, hosted 24 of the Chapman 50 members in a suite at the Anaheim Ducks vs. Buffalo Sabres game on February 24.

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Maci Peterson '09 Racks Up Multiple Awards and Recognitions

Maci Peterson '09 Racks Up Multiple Awards and Recognitions

In 2014 Maci Peterson launched On Second Thought, a revolutionary application which allows users to rescind a text message they didn't mean to send or regret sending.  Maci has been hard at work, building a user base for the application as well as working on getting the message out, all while continuing to improve the app.  

Maci's efforts are beginning to be noticed by multiple media outlets, and over the past two months. Read more for some highlights of publications and recognition she has received.

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Chapman University Alumni Leaders Partner to Launch First Ever Business Radio Show in Laguna Beach

Chapman University Alumni Leaders Partner to Launch First Ever Business Radio Show in Laguna Beach

Starting Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 7 a.m., Orange County and the world will hear a fresh take on business talk radio with "Talking Ventures" on KX 93.5 FM in Laguna Beach and www.KX935.com.

"With entrepreneurship becoming a vital part of the American vernacular, many people are inspired to create a business they can call their own", according to the show's creator, Justin Klein '05. "Talking Ventures" was born as a service to all those who want to grow their knowledge base about the latest business trends and entrepreneurial experiences.

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