As Groucho Marx once said, “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” Dogs have brought joy and love into humans’ lives for centuries, serving as loyal companions, hard workers, and best friends. While millions of people, including over half of U.S. households, experience the rewards of pet ownership, some, like Aaron Wesley Smith of Orange County, CA, have an extra special bond with and appreciation for their four-legged friends.

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Aaron Wesley Smith

Aaron Wesley Smith, president of Retrolock Construction and former president of AMI Hospitality, an interior finish company in Las Vegas, is known as much for his construction and business acumen as his dedication to animal welfare. In addition to being a lifetime dog owner, as a businessman, he was always ahead of his time in the dog-friendly office movement. …


Retrolock executives joined with business associates from Shawmut Design and Construction and a throng of other Los Angeles-area movers and shakers when they participated in the Seventh Annual Avison Young/Posse Foundation Golf Tournament, held at Calabasas Country Club near Los Angeles on Sept. 16.

A leader in construction and interior finishes, Retrolock (RLC) gives back to the community by contributing to numerous charitable and philanthropic concerns in Southern California, but the Posse Foundation is special, said RLC CEO Tania Tomyn.

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Tania Tomyn for Retrolock

One of RLC’s partners, Shawmut Design and Construction, has long been involved with the Posse Foundation, Tomyn said. Once Tomyn’s friends at Shawmut told her about the Posse Foundation’s mission — placing multicultural teams of overlooked, high-achieving public high school students (a “posse”) into colleges on full scholarships — the family-oriented Tomyn became a big supporter, along with her spouse, Aaron Smith. …


Tania Tomyn, CEO of Retrolock Corporation (also known as Retrolock and RLC), is proud to announce that Retrolock Corporation has successfully on-boarded 10 new employees in the month of August 2019. Retrolock is an interior finish and sub-contracting company that is thriving as a leader in interior finish scopes and continues to take on high-profile projects in California. …

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Aaron Wesley Smith, formerly of Michigan, is the president and driving force of Retrolock Corp (RLC)

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