In celebration of The Daily Transcript's 120th Anniversary, we pay tribute to the prominent business leaders who have impacted our lives, our communities, our economy. We also honor our region's rich history with a look at some of the pioneers who built the foundation for the county's future growth.

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  • The Daily Transcript celebrates milestone, 120 Top Influentials

    More than 400 people packed the President's Ballroom at the US Grant hotel last Thursday to honor those selected as The Daily Transcript's 120 Top Influentials and to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Transcript.

  • From the publisher

    The Daily Transcript’s 120th anniversary provides the opportunity for reflection on the rich history of the paper, its staff and the community it serves. Since 1886, the Transcript has offered news, data and information useful to San Diego’s business community.

  • A tribute to 120 people who helped shape San Diego

    We pay tribute to 120 of San Diego’s most influential people who helped shape our city, our neighborhoods and the region. From what was once a sleepy beach/military town to what has become one of the epicenters of leading technology and biotechnology companies, San Diego is a robust economic region because of the entrepreneurial spirit of these leaders.

  • BERKMAN strategically poised to achieve clients’ goals

    BERKMAN is an award-winning, full service public relations, marketing and branding firm with one singular focus: Communications. It is the company’s core philosophy that communication of clear, compelling, comprehensive, accurate information is essential to the ability of any client — public sector, private sector or not-for-profit — to respond appropriately and adequately to today’s rapidly changing business, social and political environments.

  • The Sycuan Tribe — A part of San Diego’s past and future

    The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation has been a part of San Diego for thousands of years and today we play a vital role in the culture and economy of our region. The Sycuan Tribe has a unique identity with deep traditions and ties to our heritage with strong and positive goals for our future.

  • SDCCU upholds reputation to customers, employees

    San Diego County Credit Union, the largest locally-based credit union in San Diego County, has an enviable reputation for being a great place to work and build a career. SDCCU has been voted the “BEST Credit Union” by the Union Tribune Readers Poll for seven years in a row and continues to grow in membership.

  • Maslak builds legacy at North Island Credit Union

    North Island Credit Union is proud to announce that President and CEO Michael Maslak is listed as one of The Daily Transcript’s Top 120 Influentials. Maslak leads an award-winning organization committed to providing world-class financial services. Yet, his personal mission, as with the credit union’s mission, is “providing people with the means to achieve their dreams.”

  • Pardee Homes congratulates its leaders — and the Transcript — for its accomplishments

    Pardee Homes is pleased to congratulate The Daily Transcript’s Top 120 Influential honorees. We are particularly proud that Pardee Homes President and Chief Executive Officer Mike McGee was selected for this honor.

  • Corporate giving: CEOs do much for their employees, shareholders, communities

    The reputation of America's top business leaders has been severely damaged by the bad deeds of a limited few. Names like Ken Lay, Martha Stewart and Bernard Ebbers have become synonymous with corporate high jinks.