Marshall Merrifield, Member-Board of Port Commissioners, Port of San Diego joins Executive Growth to discuss how he was sworn into the Board of Port Commissioners on April 15, 2013, to represent the City of San Diego. Merrifield serves as President/CEO and majority shareholder for Bluewave Security, which manufactures high-tech equipment for video and door-access surveillance. He previously was President/CEO and majority shareholder for the security company General Lock and Clark Security Products, the largest privately-held security hardware business in the United States, until 2010. His past business affiliations have involved industries ranging from animation to investment banking. Merrifield cofounded Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad and has been a Board Member for the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA in Encinitas and for former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders’ Economic Advisory Council. He serves as a member of the Campaign to End Homelessness’ leadership team. Merrifield graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.
BISTalk ran for over 2 years as a drive-time show on ESPN radio in San Diego as part of their experiment in ‘alternative’ non-sports business programming. ESPN returned to all sports programming and BISTalk took it as an opportunity to join the 21’st century with a rebrand and a relaunch as the Executive Growth Podcast.