Homebuilding company DeNova Homes recently hosted a group of students studying architecture at Orange Coast College, taking them on a tour of their new construction site. Alan Toffoli, President of DeNova Homes Southern California, addressed the group of about 40 students with a speech about the importance of giving back to the local community while fostering and nurturing future talent. The students were then given an onsite tour, followed by an in-depth look at the company’s latest project, the Aura complex. Learn more: https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/orange-coast-college#/entity The Aura project consists of 33 residences, all designed to reflect the Orange County locale and overall Pacific Coast character. All of the homes have three or four bedrooms, along with either a loft or study. Floor[…]

Money rules the world these days. People don’t like to admit it, but they care for money and all the things that come with it more than anything. It’s what drives humanity to achieve the impossible. People dedicate their whole lives to climbing the corporate ladder and making as much money as possible. So, it’s inspiring to hear about someone who chooses passion over money. It doesn’t mean that they aren’t successful. It just means that money isn’t what drives them. Mike Baur is one of those people, but his career didn’t start as a wishful dream. His career began in the banking industry. He worked for several banks, starting with a Union Bank of Switzerland. He eventually moved on[…]