Costa Mesa, CA, August 31, 2015 – The Orange County Business Journal announced its nominees for the 2015 Innovator of the Year Awards on Monday. Vanguard University alumnus, Jeff Motske, has been included in the full list of nominees found on the Orange County Business Journal website.
This is the inaugural year for the Innovator of the Year Awards, hosted by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ). The program is designed to recognize and celebrate Orange County innovators who are creating game-changing ideas, processes, products, services and business models. One award will be presented to an individual in the categories of technology, science/medical, consumer products, engineering/design, and a “no boundaries” category, determined by the judging committee.
Jeff Motske, one of 65 inaugural nominees, graduated from Vanguard University in 1988 with a bachelor of science in business administration and management. Motske is the president, CEO and founder of Trilogy Financial Services in Huntington Beach, California. In addition to his more than 20-year experience as a certified financial planner, Motske authored a nationally acclaimed book, The Couple’s Guide to Financial Compatibility. The book received praise from articles in Parade magazine, USA Today, and Money Magazine.
The OCBJ will be present the awards to the five winners at a special luncheon and ceremony on September 24, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine.
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Vanguard University (VU) is a regionally ranked, private, Christian university of liberal arts and professional studies. Located ten minutes from Newport Beach and an hour from Los Angeles, Vanguard equips students for a Spirit-empowered life of Christ-centered leadership and service. Vanguard is committed to academic excellence, boasting small class sizes that are designed to cultivate lasting professor-mentor relationships that enhance the learning process. The U.S. News & World Report ranked Vanguard a top 12 regional college in the west and a top veteran-friendly college for 2015, and The Princeton Review ranked Vanguard a 2016 “Best in the West” regional college. Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Vanguard offers more than 30 degrees and certificates through its undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies programs. Please visit www.vanguard.edu
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