Campus: Fullerton -- March 1, 2006

Journey to Finance Greatness Is Subject of Family Business Workshop


Louis Barajas, author of "The Latino Journey to Financial Greatness," will share his experiences at a March 14 dinner workshop sponsored by Cal State Fullerton's Family Business Council.


Born in East Los Angeles to Mexican immigrant parents, Barajas joined the family business in his teens. He graduated from UCLA and Claremont Graduate School and began his own wealth and business planning firm in 1991.


4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14


Ayres Hotel and Suites, 325 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa


The Family Business Council, part of the CSUF College of Business and Economics, is a partnership between the business community and the university. Its mission is to enhance the well-being and survivability of family businesses by providing opportunities for education, interaction and information tailored to the needs and concerns of business. In addition to monthly workshops, the center offers several peer-group affinity discussion meetings and is involved in the university course, "Family Business Dynamics."


"Stories of Success" April 12 and "Sometimes All the King's Horses and All the King's Men Can't Put the Family Company Together Again" May 17


Free to first-time family business attendees interested in becoming a member of the Family Business Council. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Robbin Bretzing at (714) 278-4182 or by email at

Contact: Mike Trueblood, director of the Family Business Council, at (714) 278-4182 or

Pamela McLaren of Public Affairs at (714) 278-4852 or

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