About the Author
Corporate Background: Dick Kazan was the founder, chairman and CEO of Capital Associates, Inc. which became one of the largest computer leasing companies in the United States, with over $2 billion in assets. Capital Associates had offices nationwide and in Japan and many of its clients were Fortune 500 or second 500 firms. As the architect of a one person start-up firm, Mr. Kazan recruited and motivated talented people and together they built the company into an industry powerhouse and along the way successfully overcame many common business obstacles. In 1994, Mr. Kazan sold his ownership in the company and resigned from the Board of Directors. For Mr. Kazan, Capital Associates was a 20 year invaluable experience and from it, he can discuss many of the business and job issues you may face.
Real Estate Background: Mr. Kazan and his wife Anne have successfully invested in Real Estate since 1976. If you are an investor, homeowner or want to become an investor and/or homeowner, Mr. Kazan can give you seasoned advice.
Media Background: As a talk show host on major Southern California radio stations KABC, KMPC and KOGO, Mr. Kazan interviewed numerous successful businesspeople, some of whom headed companies that are world renowned. He also shared business and real estate advice and success stories such as those he offers you, with thousands of listeners. Mr. Kazan did the same for readers as a business columnist for Radio & Records, a major radio industry publication and for The Daily Breeze, a Los Angeles area newspaper with 65,000 subscribers. Mr. Kazan is currently the author of a peaceful writings discussion forum published on www.saneramblings.com
Formal Education: Bachelor’s Degree in History, California State University, Los Angeles (1967) and a Master’s Degree in Social Science, San Jose State University (1969).