The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation has released it 2022 list of the Santa Clarita Valley’s Largest Employers.
The top five employers in the SCV and number of employees:
1 Six Flags Magic Mountain 2,200
2 William S. Hart Union School District 1,999
3 Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital 1,778
4 College of the Canyons 1,481
5 U.S. Postal Service 1,642
The SCV is a growing region with significant opportunities for businesses including available, state-of-the-art industrial and commercial buildings in master planned developments.
Despite the challenges of the last two years, 2022 was successful for many companies, and there were several attractions and expansions across target industry clusters. Through research for the Economic Outlook Forecast, the SCVEDC has compiled the Santa Clarita Valley Largest Employers List illustrating some remarkable growth this past year.
New to the SCV Largest Employers List but not to our area is Logix Federal Credit Union, which began occupying its new headquarters in late 2021/early 2022. Logix purchased 12 acres in the Valencia Commerce Center and developed an initial 175,000 square foot headquarters, with the opportunity to expand to 254,000 SF. Logix jumped an astonishing 1,248% from last years headcount to a total of 674 employees and is still growing.
The Santa Clarita Valley economic ecosystem is varied and diversified with multiple professional industry sectors including Aerospace & Defense, Medical Devices, Digital Media & Entertainment, Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing and Corporate & Professional Services.
Many companies expanded in 2022, and there was a lot of movement in this years rankings. Lief Labs continues to thrive, gaining recognition on the Inc. 5000’s fastest growing private companies list for an eighth year. Leif recently expanded its footprint in the SCV, achieving 122% growth over the last three years, and over 50% employee increase during some of the toughest years of uncertainty and expansion risk.
Below are nine more firms with meaningful gains this past year, expanding their companies by more than 25%:
A workshop about “Basics of Filing Taxes and Family Law Issues,” hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will help participants “learn about filing taxes – whether you file your own or not” and “Family Law issues - divorce, child custody, and support.”
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $4.8 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2022, compared to net income of $5.0 million, or $1.50 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2021.
California State University, Northridge film students, along with faculty and alumni have produced a public service announcement to address the ongoing fentanyl crisis and educate the public about the dangers of fentanyl pills.
Registration is now open for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley’s second poker night fundraiser, “All In for Family Promise.” The event will take place on Friday, March 3, at the Canyon Country Community Center.
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers after a rainfall.
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.