Member Companies

Altus Schools

Altus Schools share the philosophy of putting students first in education. Their schools focus on improving student achievement, creating prototypes for educational reform, and improving the quality of life for students, their families, and their communities. These nonprofit, State-funded, free public schools redefine how teachers teach and students learn! Contact: Wade Aschbrenner at (858) 678-3917 - or Tim Tuter - (858) 678-2042 -

Barrett Engineered Pumps

Barrett Engineered Pumps is the premier pump specialist & distributor for San Diego County. They represent 20 major manufacturers for the commercial plumbing, HVAC, industrial, municipal water, and municipal wastewater markets. Contact: Craig Barrett at (619) 232-7867 -

Barry Handler, MD

Barry Handler, MD is a board-certified plastic surgeon in San Diego with over 19 years of experience specializing in cosmetic surgery of the face and body. He performs facelifts, breast augmentation, tummy tucks, makeovers and liposuction. Contact: Barry Handler, MD at (619) 583-4222 -

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

At Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties they believe in putting you first. They are committed to pursuing your dream home, and by focusing on what matters to you they find homes carefully tailored to fit your today and tomorrow. Contact: Charles Murch at: Cell (619) 517-5307 -

Best-Rate Repair Company

Best-Rate Repair Company Inc. has been based in San Diego since 2002. Best-Rate specializes in wood damage repairs, repairing structural damage to balconies, decks, patios and stairs, and the rebuilding of decks and balconies. Their team of professionals pride themselves on finding the right solution to every customers’ unique problem. Contact: Steve Michna at (858) 740-1643

Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest

Better Business Bureau is a non-profit community of trustworthy businesses organized to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. They do this by setting standards, supporting best practices, celebrating marketplace role models and calling out substandard behavior. Contact: Michael Sedio at: (858) 427-1121 -

Brigantine Restaurants

Brigantine Restaurants has been in business since 1969 and is still family owned and operated. Besides 7 Brigantine Restaurants, 5 Miguel’s Restaurants, and 1 Ketch Grill and Taps, this past fall they opened Portside Pier, a 42,000 sq. ft. waterfront space which will include 3 restaurants, a coffee & gelato bar, and a 150-person event space with amazing views of San Diego Bay. Contact: Mark Morton at (858) 268-1030 -

Brilliant Marketing Ideas, Inc.

Brilliant Marketing Ideas is a full-service advertising specialty company offering a wide range of promotional products to promote your company. Offering over a million products with 3,500 factories across the country, they can help you find a cost-effective way to market and promote your business with custom promotional items that speak to your market. Contact: Linda Neumann at (858) 382-5568 -

Bytes, Inc.

Bytes, Inc. (Bytes) excels in three areas: 1) development of creative, custom software solutions for web and mobile business applications, 2) augmentation of technology teams, and 3) QA and Testing resources across a broad spectrum of industries worldwide. Since its beginning in early 2002, Bytes has offered efficient, reliable, time-to-market, and cost-effective solutions through its multi-skilled development teams coupled with strong executive-level, sales, project management and support. The company is based in San Diego, CA and has over 250 man-years of technology (web, database and mobile), quality assurance and business operations expertise in-house. Contact: Sanjiv Prabhakaran at (619) 933-3366 -

Carmel Capital Partners

Carmel Capital Partners is the unconventional investment-centric firm for serious investors who are looking for an alternative approach to investing. The San Diego-based firm was founded with the goal of delivering stable long-term returns for clients through opportunistic, value-oriented investments. Contact: Ellis Smith at (858) 457-7544 x217 -

Christian Roofing, Inc.

Christian Roofing, Inc. started its journey just shy of 23 years ago. Throughout their history they have successfully completed small and large roofing and solar projects for residential, industrial, and commercial owners. Contact: Shawn Preman at (619) 401-9607 - or Araceli Guerrero at (619) 401-9607 ext 204 -

Dalton Toyota & Subaru

Dalton Toyota (Formerly Frank Toyota) & Dalton Subaru (formerly Frank Subaru) are proud to continue the support the San Diego Community with their vehicles needs with a commitment to customer care, integrity and honesty. Contact: Dalton Toyota - Gary Fenelli at (619) 474-5573 or Dalton Subaru - Gary Fenelli at (619) 470-5600 - or Ibrahim Ibrahim at Cell (619) 997-7222 -

Dream Dinners

From our founders, to our store-owners, family is at the forefront of everything we do. Our mission is to make gathering around the dinner table a cornerstone of daily life. Contact: Sheila Callahan at Store (858) 679-3732 | Cell (858) 692-9067 -

Envision Personalized Health

Envision Personalized Health's integrative wellness center is located in central San Diego. They specialize in private appointments for Personal Training, Health Coaching, Pilates, Yoga, Nutrition, Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Massage Therapy & Spa Services. Contact: Marla Salewsky at (619) 776-2105 -

Farmers Insurance - Peterson Agency

Although many companies have grown from small beginnings to become giants in their industries, Farmers is one of the few to start a business only one year before the greatest economic depression in American history and still survive to become a household name. Innovative business thinking and our commitment to doing what’s right for the communities we’re privileged to serve have been a hallmark of Farmer’s since 1928 and have propelled us from a tiny one-room office in downtown Los Angeles to offices and homes all across America. Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® was built to last, with a firm foundation of reliable businesses and a dedication to continual improvement. What began as a simple car insurance company for farmers has become a multi-line, multi-company insurance and financial services group with a solid reputation. Our Agency’s focus is helping families insure their homes, autos, umbrellas, recreational vehicles, and pets. Contact: Cathy Peterson at (858) 748-3134 -

Ferris & Britton

Ferris & Britton’s attorneys offer expert service in the areas of corporate, corporate finance, business transactions, biotechnology, telecommunications, technology licensing and partnering, business litigation, employment, labor, real estate, tax and estate planning law. Contact: Gary Moyer at (619) 233-3131 -

Five Star Transportation Services

Five Star Transportation Services pride themselves on providing a Five-Star experience to corporate executives and leisure clients, making their trips more productive and enjoyable. Ride comfortably in the care of the most professional chauffeurs in the industry. Contact: Adrian Davis at (619) 294-3300 -

First Pacific Bank

First Pacific Bank ("FPB") was founded in 2006 and is a relationship focused business bank for the local community. Friendly Hills Bank has offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, and San Diego and serves the business in those communities by offering a wide variety of business financing and deposit products. It has experienced bankers to help serve their customers with quality products and excellent service. Contact: Marie Crivello at (760) 473-7308 -

Frost Hardwood Lumber

Frost Hardwood Lumber, with a century in the lumber business, is dedicated to providing quality wood and related products to the woodworking industry. Their unmatched facilities and long-term experience in the industry proves that they are dedicated to their customers. Contact: Byram Frost at (858) 455-9060 | Cell (858) 864-6129 -

FYI Systems

FYI Systems provides highly reliable and compliant IT support for business clients located in Southern California. Their proactive maintenance and monitoring services are backed by service level agreements (SLA’s) for guaranteed results and expected levels of support. Contact: Jim Enlow at (858) 720-9400 -

Grah Safe and Lock

Grah Safe and Lock is a full-service security company, specializing in Access Control, Security Solutions, and Security Compliances. In addition to serving commercial and residential customers, they are certified to service government and military facilities. Contact: Glenn Younger at (619) 234-4829 -

Hawley Auto Body & Paint

Father and son, Don and Steve Hawley, are behind the wheel of Hawley Auto Body & Paint, the full-service frame, mechanical and restoration center that continues to earn return customers. Open since 1949, they are now on the third generation of customers who come from every corner of San Diego County. Contact: Steven Hawley at (619) 222-3062 -

Hochman Torres LLP

Hochman Torres LLP is a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout the San Diego area, dedicated to providing their clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of business needs. Hochman Torres LLP has years of valuable experience assisting businesses and individuals with their accounting and tax needs. Contact: Nick Torres at (858) 812-2013 | Cell (858) 395-8673 -

Ideal Plumbing, Heating & Air

Ideal is more than just a company that installs and repairs your plumbing, heating, air, or electrical. They believe in service excellence, demonstrated since the company’s inception in high moral standards and business ethics. Their highly trained technicians handle everything from the most complex issues to routine service & maintenance. Contact: Don Teemsma, Jr. at (619) 583-7963 - or Dan Teemsma at

InnerOptimal Inc.

InnerOptimal offers the latest and most advanced neurofeedback brain training system. This amazing non-invasive technique will help you improve your memory and the quality of your sleep, reduce your anxiety, alleviate procrastination, be more efficient and have more success. Contact: Dr. Danielle Chavalarias at (760) 633-3328 -

Kahala Travel

If travel is your book, what will be your next chapter? Their professional travel experts and experienced travelers are ready to provide leisure and corporate clients with personalized, courteous service and unsurpassed travel expertise. The Kahala Travel difference: they don't just give you info – they give you insight. Contact: Janine Joseph at (619) 282-8300 -

Keane Studios LLC

Keane Studios began in 1968. As a wedding studio, they photographed 2,000 weddings as well as families and children over a 25 year period. In 1995, they photographed their first high school seniors. They now photograph 7500 seniors at 17 county high schools. Their high end Legacy family portraits, as well as executive portraiture, complete their offerings. Contact: Bill Keane at (858) 259-1900 | Cell (858) 353-8978 -

Koi Zen Cellars

“Our Goal is to create a community where people gather and socialize over a glass of wine” Over the years we continued to learn about wine, where it grew, and how it was produced. But living in PA we had limited opportunities. That changed when we moved to San Diego in 1997 and our appreciation and access to wine greatly increased. Slowly a dream formed of owning a winery one day. Contact: Lisa Miller at (858) 381-2675 | Cell (858) 212-2277 -

Landscape Resource Group

Landscape Resource Group + Assoc. is a boutique landscape architectural firm providing landscape architecture, garden design and construction consultation services in the Southern California region. Contact: Chip Wilson at (619) 497-0556 -

Lloyd Pest Control

Lloyd Pest Control is one of Southern California’s premier pest elimination companies. Their elimination service covers Southern California with more than 200 radio-dispatched trucks, 200 licensed technicians, supervisors, a Quality Control staff, an entomologist, and a biologist. Contact: Jamie Ogle at (800) 223-2847 | (619) 298-9865 -

Local Blitz Digital Marketing

Local Blitz Marketing is an internet marketing company focused on bringing value by building digital sales funnels for the companies that need it most...small and medium. At Local Blitz there are no short-term goals, only long-term strategies that actually work. Contact: Simon White at (760) 525-2160 -

Mail Management Group

Since 1988, Mail Management Group has been serving the printing & marketing needs of companies large and small throughout San Diego County and all of Southern California. Their services include sourcing and customizing lists, managing your existing lists, design, printing, mailing (postal or email), and order fulfillment. Contact: Rachel Murany at (619) 593-9121 x102 -

Marsh & McLennan Insurance Agency

Marsh & McLennan Agency serves the risk prevention and insurance needs of middle market companies in the United States. Through the strength of their management team, their geographic presence and their world class services, MMA provides public and private companies with risk management and employee benefit support that helps them flourish. Contact: Ruben Villegas at Cell (619) 961-8878 - (858) 587-7582 or Steven Nico at (858) 232-5246 -

NACM Commercial Services

NACM Commercial Services is the premier resource for business credit services. They have been helping credit managers succeed since 1896 by providing a comprehensive suite of products, services, and tools to thousands of businesses. They are committed to providing resources that help you improve your company’s financial success. Contact: Greg Garner at (619) 239-8191 -

Newman Windows & Doors

Newman Windows & Doors offers high-quality products with professional in-house installation at a competitive price. Their vision is to elevate the customer experience — to treat them like true VIPs. This encompasses values like on-time service, professionally trained technicians, free in-home estimates, and stellar customer service. Contact: Duncan Newman at (760) 438-8080 | (619) 276-6500 | Cell (760) 500-9553 -
One Easy Fee Home Loans

One Easy Fee Home Loans

One Easy Fee Home Loans is a traditional mortgage brokerage focusing on residential loans for purchase and refinance transactions. Offering Conventional financing for conforming and jumbo products along with government programs VA and FHA. One Easy Fee Homes Loans believes in transparency and offers live rates 24/7 on the company website. The company also has additional products, such as private or hard money, bridge loans, and reverse mortgages. Contact John at One Easy Fee Home Loans at 619-493-0193

Pacific Coast Commercial

Pacific Coast Commercial is one of San Diego’s leading providers of commercial real estate brokerage and property management, currently representing over 5 million square feet under property management including over 1,000 tenants. Pacific Coast knows their clients deserve the best and they deliver it. Contact: Ken Robak at (619) 469-3600 | Cell (619) 469-3600 -

Pay It Forward Processing

PFProcessing is a nationwide full-service merchant card processing company. Their executive team has over 52 years of direct business experience with 22 years in the processing industry. They aspire to assist you in growing your business by providing regional sales offices with a proven successful track record of providing low cost processing. Contact: Debbie Mendoza at (858) 722-9123 -

Park West Dental Group

Whether you just need a regular check-up, or more sophisticated dental treatment, Park West Dental will strive to understand your needs and surpass your expectations. They look forward to brightening your smile with the same attentive care, gentle technique, and conscientious service that they've given to thousands of satisfied visitors. Tom Bierman at (619) 297-2954 -

Payan Pool Service

What began as a one-man pool-cleaning service in San Diego in 1987 has grown into a full-service residential and commercial operation with trained employees in four departments, plus office professionals and an after-hours emergency crew for their service clients. Contact: Javier Payan at (619) 449-1392 -

PaintGreen/Peek Brothers Painting

Peek Brothers, formed in 1980 by John Peek, has recently merged with PaintGreen, formed in 2006 by Jon Ray. Both companies have focused on providing an excellent customer experience and quality craftsmanship in fine home painting. With 60+ years of combined experience, we have the expertise and knowledge to make sure your home and your referral's homes receive the best care possible. We specialize in residential exteriors, interiors, cabinetry and will happily handle small to mid-size commercial projects as well. Contact: Jon Ray at (858) 505-1361 | Cell (619) 578-9534 - jonray@paintgreen,com

Replica Printing Services

Replica serves all of your individual and commercial print, copy and digital production needs. Whether you are looking for a copy service, document scanning, binding, posters or brochures, their experienced staff can assist you with all of your digital printing & reprographic projects. Contact Ryan Stevens at (858) 549-5380 -

San Diego Employers Association

Since 1914, San Diego has relied on SDEA to provide essential HR services and programs that create and preserve an inspired, healthy, and productive workforce. Their members see them as an extraordinary resource on a broad range of HR concerns. Contact: Jennifer Jacobus at (858) 505-0024 -

Sharp Business Systems

Sharp Business Systems (SBS) is a direct sales division of Sharp Electronics Corporation. Their experienced business technology specialists evaluate your current technology environment and document workflow to help improve your company’s efficiency, security and bottom-line through their best-in-class products, solutions and support. Contact: Chris Hart at (858) 776-8944 -

Silvia McColl Wealth Management

Bill McColl & Brandon Silvia provide comprehensive, goals-based portfolio management and retirement planning primarily for individuals, families, businesses and foundations. Their dynamic approach is unusual, comprehensive and built just for you. Contact: Bill McColl, CFP at (619) 637-9920 -

Sloan Electromechanical

For 70 years, Sloan Electromechanical Service & Sales has been the premier provider of motor, generator and control services and products for municipalities and industries throughout San Diego, Orange, Imperial and Riverside counties. Their mission is safety, reliability and efficiency for every project. Contact: Jerry Gray at (619) 239-5174 -

St. Paul’s Senior Services

Since 1960, St. Paul’s Senior Services has been dedicated to serving the spiritual, physical, and social needs of the elderly, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion consistent with personal and affordable preferences. They strive to be the most outstanding and innovative provider in California. Contact: Amanda Gois at (619) 239-6900 ext 3052 -

The Best To You

The Best To You has a large selection of unique gourmet gift baskets, themed gifts, branded gift items, and stand-alone gifts. Custom design and personalized gift baskets are a specialty at The Best To You! When you need an important gift rushed out they always try to accommodate requests for same day delivery. Contact: Linda Gorin at (858) 578-2740 -

The Business Cleaning Company

The Business Cleaning Company, Inc. is a full-service janitorial corporation based in Southern California. They offer a Quality Assurance System where a representative is assigned to your facility, with open communication at all times, along with field inspectors and customers service representatives ready to assist you. Contact: Miguel Boggiano at (858) 689-8966 -

The UPS Store

The UPS Store is a locally owned franchise offering a range of products and services designed specifically to help and support small business owners in the local community. They're more than packing and shipping. They provide printing services, a real street address for mailboxes, package notification and even direct mail services (design, print, mail). Contact: John Burnham at (619) 291-5678 -

Ticor Title

For over a century Ticor Title Insurance Company has been one of the nation’s premier real estate service companies, providing title insurance and other real estate-related products and services. Ticor’s employees are committed to providing customers with a level of satisfaction that is unparalleled in the title insurance industry. Contact: Tonya Courtney at (858) 254-9309 -
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