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November 12, 1995 | DAN MARGOLIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With its pastel carpets, chandeliers and ornate furnishings, Louise Pomeroy's office resembles an intimate parlor at home rather than the executive suite of a multimillion-dollar business. But the decor is part of her effort to maintain a homey atmosphere at her Abigail Abbott Staffing Services Inc., where employees as well as clients are treated like family.
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November 12, 1995 | DAN MARGOLIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With its pastel carpets, chandeliers and ornate furnishings, Louise Pomeroy's office resembles an intimate parlor at home rather than the executive suite of a multimillion-dollar business. But the decor is part of her effort to maintain a homey atmosphere at her Abigail Abbott Staffing Services Inc., where employees as well as clients are treated like family.
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June 28, 1985 | BENJAMIN EPSTEIN
The YMCA Federation of Orange County presented its first Man and Woman of the Year awards last Friday night at a black-tie dinner dance at the Meridien Hotel in Newport Beach. Honorees were Maury DeWald, one of the founding trustees of the federation, and Bernice Hird, who was, interestingly enough, "Mr. YMCA" from the North Orange County YMCA in 1972. Presenters were Irvine Co. President Tom Nielsen and Louise Pomeroy. Dinner chairman Tom Malcolm read a proclamation from state Sen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1988
Louise Pomeroy, founder and president of Abigal Abbott Personnel Cos. based in Tustin, has been named Cypress College's 1988 honoree of the year. Pomeroy will receive her award at the college's 13th annual Americana Awards Dinner, which will be held Feb. 20 at the Disneyland Hotel. Each year, the community college names its choice for Orange County man or woman of the year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1987
The YWCA of North Orange County will award silver medallions to six Orange County women for their achievements in six categories: - Evelyn Bauman of Fullerton for volunteer community service. Bauman, a mountain climber, is being honored for helping found the Fullerton Children's League, Fullerton Cooperative Nursery School and Fullerton Friends of Music. A supporter of Cal State Fullerton, she serves on its President's Advisory Board. She is a past president of the YWCA of North Orange County.
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March 20, 1992 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John Crean, chairman of the board of Fleetwood Enterprises, a $1.5-billion corporation, says that when you're satisfied with what you do, "that's as good as it's gonna get." Kathryn Thompson, chairwoman and CEO of Kathryn Thompson Development Co., a $100-million-a-year privately held company, avoids negative people, maintains a positive attitude and prays before each undertaking.
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September 16, 1987 | SUSAN HEEGER
Tickle a grown-up and a child will wiggle out. That was the message Saturday at the "Fun-Raiser" for the Children's Museum at La Habra. Held in Bob and Martha Fluor's balloon-filled yard in Newport Beach, the event prompted guests to skip back to the days of dolls and Tinkertoys.
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February 25, 1988 | PAMELA MARIN, Pamela Marin is a regular contributor to Orange County Life.
"A room full of friends" is how G. T. (Buck) Smith, president of Chapman College, described the scene in a banquet room Thursday night at the Irvine Marriott. The room was full all right--nearly 600 guests, paying $250, $500 or $1,000 each, attended the gala dinner to honor Buck and Joni Smith's "Decade of Distinction" at Chapman's helm. And friendly?
BUSINESS
December 20, 1993 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Barbara Geraghty set out to interview some of Orange County's most successful male and female executives for her book "Secrets of Peak Performers," she expected them to be driven, aggressive professionals. Instead, she found thoughtful business leaders, most of whom had suffered severe setbacks and outright failures during their climb to the top. Geraghty gives advice on how workers can approach 1994 with a positive outlook in the following discussion with Times correspondent Debora Vrana.
BUSINESS
May 5, 1991 | ANNE MICHAUD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Management experts call it a glass ceiling--an invisible barrier keeping all but a few women from reaching leadership positions in the nation's leading corporations. Charlene Walker, owner of a Tustin career consulting firm called "Women's Focus," sees the problem in more concrete terms. She points to salary studies of women in 1989 and in 1979 that show no significant increases after inflation is considered. "Women are moving laterally, not upwards," Walker said.
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