Michael Schwartz

Michael Schwartz is the editor of Richmond BizSense, and covers banking, lawsuits, finance, M&A and golf. He can be reached at [email protected] or 804-855-1037.

Slideshow: BizSense’s first young professionals event

It was a packed, festive evening last week as BizSense hosted its inaugural young professionals networking event, RVA < 30. And we plan to do more of these for businesspeople age 30 and under.

Topgolf thinking small with planned addition to Westwood facility

With its 3-story driving range and towering nets taking shape on Westwood Avenue, the company also is eyeing a 14-hole mini-golf course on the site. It’ll be only the third such location in the company’s national footprint, joining Dallas and Chicago.

Live Well Financial forced into Chapter 7

An embattled local mortgage lender has been dealt another blow, as a group of its largest creditors were successful in their bid to push the company into bankruptcy.

Hild wants bank lawsuit tossed

The CEO of defunct local mortgage company Live Well Financial is fighting back against a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, arguing he’s not personally on the hook for debt his firm owes to a Michigan-based bank.

Trading Day: Local SEC filings for 6.20.19

A recently retired CEO gets a new incentive plan for his new gig as executive chairman. Plus several local insiders sell off shares and cash out options.