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November 25, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aaron Lovejoy discovered that sometimes a special interest can be a springboard for a business tomorrow. In 1979, Lovejoy, then a manager for affirmative action programs for an Irvine pipeline company, began compiling an informal list of minority-owned businesses. He fed the information into his personal computer, using a software program that sorted the companies by their type of business and other categories. His list grew and grew.
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November 25, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aaron Lovejoy discovered that sometimes a special interest can be a springboard for a business tomorrow. In 1979, Lovejoy, then a manager for affirmative action programs for an Irvine pipeline company, began compiling an informal list of minority-owned businesses. He fed the information into his personal computer, using a software program that sorted the companies by their type of business and other categories. His list grew and grew.
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BUSINESS
June 29, 1992
* Aaron L. Lovejoy and David M. Todd have joined the board of Providence Speech and Hearing Center in Orange. Lovejoy is president and chief executive of Ultratech Resources Inc., a Santa Ana computer consulting company. Todd is managing partner of Price Waterhouse in Costa Mesa.
BUSINESS
January 18, 1994 | Complied by Susan Christian, Times staff writer
Aaron Lovejoy, president of Ultratech Resources Inc. in Santa Ana and last year's president of the Orange County Black Chamber of Commerce, has been appointed chairman of the Diversity Issues Group for the White House Conference on Small Business. The conference will begin in April with a series of local and statewide meetings, culminating in the national conference in June, 1995.
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December 16, 1997 | DARYL STRICKLAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aaron Lovejoy of Santa Ana, an influential businessman known as a unifying force and a tireless advocate for small-business enterprise, died Friday, apparently from a heart attack. He was 58. Besides owning Ultratech Resources Inc., a Santa Ana-based computer systems company, Lovejoy founded the Black Chamber of Commerce of Orange County in 1990.
BUSINESS
November 17, 1992 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The board of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce has elected Thomas Wilck, president of an Irvine public relations firm, as its 1993 chairman. Wilck, who will act as head of one of the county's oldest and largest trade organizations, said he wants to work to improve the business climate. "Too often, we disassociate businesses and jobs. We need to remember, and remind the public that the only place jobs come from is (through) businesses," Wilck said Monday.
BUSINESS
January 3, 1994 | JAMES M. GOMEZ
As the 1992 presidential campaign raged on, Craig La Croix found inspiration where others heard only rhetoric. La Croix, 33, had been looking to increase sales for his custom cabinetmaking business. He was experiencing a modicum of success with van conversion work, turning empty metal shells into luxurious, mobile dens by adding cabinets and carpeting to the vehicles. Still, he wanted more.
BUSINESS
June 8, 1992 | Cristina Lee, Times staff writer
President, The Black Chamber of Commerce of Orange County; Board Member, Minority Business Council of Orange County When Aaron L. Lovejoy is not busy managing Ultratech Resources Inc., a Santa Ana computer consulting firm he started in 1983, he assists the county's minority-owned businesses.
BUSINESS
October 12, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Charles Mosley started his custom balloon business in Costa Mesa four years ago, he says the toughest obstacle he faced was getting people to take him seriously. Despite a 20-year career in marketing, Mosley says he faced an uphill battle trying to persuade other business people that his idea was a good one. Though other new businesses encounter similar problems, Mosley's task was all the more difficult because he is something of a rarity in Orange County: a black business owner.
BUSINESS
September 27, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it came time to renew his company's liability and worker's compensation insurance earlier this month, Aaron Lovejoy decided to try something new. Instead of simply choosing a broker who offered low rates for his computer services company, Ultratech Resources Inc., he went looking for a minority-owned insurance broker. And he found one: Pena Insurance Agency in Santa Ana.
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January 31, 1993 | MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It didn't quite match the breadth of Bill Clinton's gathering of business and economic leaders last month in Little Rock. But Orange County's economic summit in Irvine galvanized the view of local developers, manufacturers and economists that the state is awash in unnecessary regulation and will suffer without drastic and immediate reform.
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