Club Leader Nominated for Women in Business Award
Ellie Tipton Ortiz, current president of Laguna Beach’s Woman’s Club and a member of Soroptimist International locally, earned nomination by the Orange County Business Journal for its annual women in business award.
Ortiz is an experienced divorce mediator whose company, Laguna Beach Legal Document Service, specializes in divorce mediation, family law, child and spousal support, living trust and estate planning.
“Anyone can prepare paperwork, but to make a difference in people’s lives and guide them to work together for the sake of their children, is where I feel I am serving a higher purpose,” said Ortiz.
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Award Possible for Entrepreneur Finalist
Alan Fuerstman, founder and chief executive officer of Laguna’s Montage Hotels and Resorts, was among 18 finalists for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Award in Orange County.
The award program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to one’s business.
Award winners will be announced at a gala on Thursday, June 6 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point.