Our Associate Members

Legal Services

Company / Organization



Beveridge & Diamond PC

Beveridge & Diamond’s more than 110 lawyers in eight U.S. offices focus on environmental and natural resources law and litigation. We help clients around the world resolve critical environmental, health, safety and sustainability issues relating to their products, facilities, and operations. Whether dealing with products or facilities, we know where environmental regulation and enforcement have been and where they are going, and we help our clients address present and future challenges. The lawyers in our California office represent enterprises throughout California, around the U.S., and worldwide. Clients benefit from the firm’s deep understanding of the interplay between California’s complex statutes and regulatory programs and federal environmental schemes.

Jean Brinker
(415) 262-4019


Downey Brand LLP

As a full-service law firm, we offer counsel in more than 30 areas of civil practice including environmental law, water, agriculture, corporate, civil litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy, employment, construction and real estate. The firm is well-known for its deep industry knowledge in natural resources as well as its breadth of business practices and litigation strength.

Merry Iseley
(916) 444-1000


Hallisey and Johnson Law

H&J specializes in probate and trust matters and probate and trust litigation. The firm probates estates, initiates and defends will contests, files creditors’ claims and defends trusts and estates from creditors’ claims, prosecutes and defends elder abuse cases, and handles all aspects of conservatorship proceedings.

Jeremiah Hallisey
(415) 433-5300


Sidley Austin

The firm has built a reputation for successfully representing clients on complex transactional, regulatory and litigation matters spanning a range of legal areas. From our offices in the commercial, financial and regulatory centers of the world, we harness our knowledge to provide thoughtful advice for the myriad legal and business challenges that our clients face.

(213) 896-6000


Company / Organization



Barkley Risk Management & Insurance

Barkley Risk Management & Insurance is one of the premier risk management consultants and insurance brokers in California. Founded in 1995, Barkley Insurance has evolved into the industry leader as measured by its client retention, quality and integrity of staff, community involvement, carrier relations, and relations in the marketplace.

Nate Wollenman
Office (818) 854-1657


Bender Insurance Solutions

Provides insurance and risk management services to businesses.

CompWest Insurance Company

Worker’s Compensation insurance carrier specializing in manufacturing, healthcare, and hospitality businesses in California and the West.

Kinetic Inc. (CompScience)

We offer solutions based on our experience as operators. Our systems are built to handle the demands of commercial agriculture with a focus on mobility and simplicity. Our team believes in diversity. We call many places home and believe you need many viewpoints to see the whole picture. We specialize in getting complicated projects across the line and maintaining compliance once licensure is granted. Our main office is in Santa Barbara, CA. We have satellite offices in Northern California, Hawaii and Florida.

Josh Butler
(650) 766-4901


The Greenspan Co. / Adjusters International

As licensed public adjusters, we only represent you, never the insurance company after a large loss. In representing our clients’ interests in settling property insurance claims, we save our clients time, lower their stress, and negotiate their settlement while working exclusively for them so they can focus on their employees and customers. We maximize and expedite their financial recovery while relieving the emotional burden of dealing with insurance companies

Grant Staking
(925) 408-9880


Trade Associations

Company / Organization



American Beverage Association

The American Beverage Association (ABA) is the trade association that represents America’s non-alcoholic beverage industry. Since its inception in 1919, ABA has provided a neutral forum for its members and serves as liaison between the industry, government and the public, by providing a unified voice in legislative and regulatory matters. Today the ABA represents more than 160 beverage producers, distributors, franchise companies and support industries.

(202) 463-6732

American Chemistry Council

We deliver business value through exceptional advocacy using best-in-class member performance, political engagement, communications and scientific research.

Tim Shestek
(202) 249-7000


Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

We represent manufacturers of major portable and floor care appliances and suppliers to the industry.

Kevin Messner
(202) 872-5955


California Independent Petroleum Association

CIPA represents crude oil and natural gas producers, royalty owners, and service and supply companies operating in California.

Rock Zierman
(916) 447-1177


Can Manufacturers Institute

The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is the national trade association of the metal can manufacturing industry and its suppliers in the United States. The can industry accounts for the annual domestic production of approximately 130.7 billion food, beverage, aerosol and general line cans; which employs more than 28,000 people with plants in 33 states, Puerto Rico and American Samoa; and generates about $15.7 billion in direct economic activity. CMI members are committed to providing safe, nutritious and refreshing canned food and beverages to consumers.

(202) 232-4677

Carpet and Rug Institute

Our purpose is to educate consumers, commercial stakeholders and the industry about carpet and rugs.

Jennifer Stowe
(706) 278-3176


Chemical Insustry Council of California

The CICC seeks to provide an effective means for individual companies and organizations engaged in the commerce of chemicals to combine their talents and resources to build understanding and support for sound public policies that affect the chemical industry in California.

Lisa Johnson
(925) 308-4601


Flexible Packaging Association

The FPA is the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry. FPA is comprised of manufacturers of flexible packaging and material/equipment suppliers to the flexible packaging industry.

Alison Keane
(706) 278-3176


Manufacturing Skill Standards Council

Certifying over 100,000 candidates, the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) ®, an industry-led 501(c)3 non-profit, is America’s leader in training and certifying foundational technical competencies for front-line technicians for in-demand, higher wage, higher skill jobs in advanced manufacturing and supply chain logistics. Technicians with MSSC Certifications are qualified for 11.3 million jobs in front-line production, material handling, and distribution. 84% of executives surveyed agree there is a talent shortage in U.S. manufacturing. MSSC is helping industry close that gap as they prepare to manufacture the future.

Steve Harrington
(909) 240-5501


North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

NAIMA represents the insulation industry, bringing together North American manufacturers of fiber glass and mineral wool insulation products.

Angus Crane
(703) 684-0084

Pacific Merchant Shipping Association

The PMSA is an independent, not-for-profit association focused on global trade. 

John McLaurin
(510) 987-5000


Pharmaceuticals Research & Manufacturers Association

PhRMA represents the country’s leading biopharmaceutical researchers and biotechnology companies.

Debbie Williams
(202) 835-3400


Power Inn Alliance

Power Inn Alliance creates and strengthens the physical, business and economic conditions of the Power Inn community.  This is achieved through a collaborative approach to advocacy, beautification, civic partnership, security, transportation, marketing and communication.

Power Inn Alliance is the property-based business improvement district (PBID), created in 2006 to “Advocate for business, transportation and community”. The district is located in the southeastern quadrant of the city of Sacramento and is home to over 1,500 businesses which creates over 28,700 direct jobs and produces over $3.8 billion in annual economic output.  It serves as the city’s manufacturing core with over 62% of the city’s manufacturing base taking place in the 6.2-mile area*.  The Alliance is also home to the California Mobility Center, which works with start-ups and industry leaders to drive the pace of discovery and support innovation in future mobility.


Rachael Brown
(916) 453-8888


SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association

PIA’s members represent the entire plastics industry supply chain in the US.

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)

A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the SEMA.

Christian Robinson
(909) 610-2030


The Manufacturers Council of the Inland Empire (MCIE)

The Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire (MCIE) supports and provides education on manufacturing topics to manufacturers, employees, students, and the community. The Council provides a strong, unified voice when communicating with regional, state and national entities on issues impacting the region. Programming is designed to help manufacturers find solutions for issues including: employment and training, research, regulatory compliance, import and export, and funding.

Molly Burgess, Executive Director
(909) 965-6089


Western States Petroleum Association

WSPA represents companies that account for the bulk of petroleum exploration, production, refining, transportation and marketing.

Cathy Reheis-Boyd
(916) 444-9981


Energy Services

Company / Organization



Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

Through our certification program, standards, advocacy, and other activities, we strive to help save energy, improve productivity, and ensure a better environment.

Mike Nerozzi

Calpine Corporation

America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources.

Kassandra Gough
(925) 557-2224


CPower Energy Management

CPower is helping to create a Customer-Powered GridTM that will enable a flexible, clean and dependable energy future by unlocking the full value of customer-owned DERs. Our leading flexibility and reliability solutions strengthen the grid when and where it’s needed most. CPower works with more than 17,000 sites across the U.S. to help energy users conserve power when demands peak.

John Desper
(714) 646-7945


Pacifico Power

Pacifico Power is an energy company that supplies microgrids, solar energy, wind energy, battery, and combined heat power generators to businesses. We help businesses improve overall operations by delivering cutting edge on-site energy systems that are well-researched and purposefully optimized. We provide energy cost savings, reliability, energy carbon reduction and cost certainty and we can deliver it at no upfront cost to the customer.

Mitch Crowley
(310) 482.8553


Sempra Energy

Natural gas liquids production.

Eugene Mitchell
(619) 696-2000


Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison, the largest subsidiary of Edison International, is the primary electricity supply company for much of Southern California.

Paula Mattson

Financial Services

Company / Organization



Bank of America

Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

Irene Djohan Stevens
(925) 398-6142


First Citizens Bank

First Citizens Bank helps business, commercial and wealth clients build financial strength that lasts. Founded in 1898 and headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., we provide a unique legacy of strength, stability and long-term thinking that has spanned generations. First Citizens Bank.

James Camarillo, AVP
(916) 218-3896


JP Morgan Chase

J.P. Morgan Wealth Management will work closely with the clients to understand their unique needs and create solutions designed to help them meet their financial goals. Our experienced advisors excel at tailoring individual portfolios utilizing J.P. Morgan’s robust investment capabilities.

Ashley Grech
(916) 491-3344


Mitsubishi HC Capital America, Inc.

As one of the oldest and most well-respected commercial lenders in the United States, Mitsubishi HC Capital America is a leader in the manufacturing equipment finance space. Our industry-specific programs, and our commitment to speed and simplicity, will continue to provide the manufacturing community the capital it needs to grow – and thrive.

Adam Clarke
(801) 791-1434


Other Services

Company / Organization




Adastra is an industry leading Data & Analytics services provider that specializes in developing solutions in Artificial Intelligence, Big DataCloudDigital,, and Governance. With 20 years of industry experience, deep technical expertise, full stack capability, and end-to-end services, Adastra is a leader in delivering scalable, stable, secure, and high performing solutions. We have a proven track record of delivering enterprise grade solutions to Fortune 1000 and SME organizations across industries. Adastra offers iterative, packaged Data & AI architecture solutions that scale as enterprises work along their digital transformation journeys. Specialized in transforming enterprise applications, Adastra uniquely bridges the gap between business strategy and technology execution, so our clients can harness and leverage their data assets, accelerate innovation, improve operational excellence, and create unforgettable customer experiences.

Dilraj Sehdev


Caltronics Business Systems

Caltronics is a Dealer Service Provider of Copiers Printers Faxes Business Solutions which will Improve Workplace Productivity.

Greg Elko
(916) 363-2666


Emplicity, Inc.

Emplicity is a full-service PEO & HR outsourcing services for small & medium-sized businesses across the United States. mission has always been to maximize our clients’ success by reducing human resources costs, minimizing employer-related risk and increasing employee productivity.

Michael Hendricksen, NorCal
(650) 576-3345

Andrew Khan, SoCal

(714) 381-9892

HSB Solutions

HSB Solutions, Inc. is a California DVBE networking services company providing resources for government information technology projects. HSB Solutions delivers the expertise you have come to count on. In response to the public sector marketplace, HSB Solutions was started by disabled veterans with backgrounds as Senior Programmer, Senior Project Manager, and Senior Systems Engineer. With the ability to draw upon many different types of resources PLUS the expertise of HSB managers, HSB Solutions has the know-how to get the job done on time, on budget, and within scope.

Chad Hodges
(916) 549-8876



IMSM is a full-service ISO consultancy established in 1994 in the UK. Consulting across a wide range of industry sectors and sizes, we provide qualified, professional, and experienced expertise dealing with 15 International Standards. These prestigious standards span multiple disciplines, ranging from Quality, Environmental, Energy, and Health & Safety to Information Security, Laboratory Competence, Medical devices, Automotive, Aerospace, Food Safety, and Cosmetics. 

Tina Travierso
(720) 934.6767


Industry Business Council

The IBC serves over 3,000 business located in the City of Industry and member businesses from the surrounding region with a mission to promote a business-friendly community for the purpose of advancing economic growth.

Joanne McClaskey
(626) 968-3737

Kit Cole Consulting, LLC

Kit Cole is the founder and director of Kit Cole Consulting, LLC and brings 30 years’ experience in the public and private sector to corporate and government clients focusing on infrastructure projects impacting communities and the environment.

Kit Cole
(818) 822-6378


Majestic Realty

Majestic Realty Co. is the largest, privately-held developer and owner of master-planned business parks in the United States. With approximately 87-million-square-feet in its portfolio including industrial, office and retail space, as well as sports, entertainment and hospitality projects, Majestic provides real estate solutions for tenants large and small, creating jobs, tax revenue and community benefits across the country. Headquartered in southern California, Majestic has regional offices in Atlanta; Dallas/Ft. Worth and Laredo, Texas; Denver/Aurora, CO; Las Vegas; Phoenix; Portland; and Bethlehem, PA.

Fran Inman
(916) 449-9030


Millennium Consulting Associates

Millennium Consulting is a trusted provider of environmental, health and safety, industrial hygiene consulting and engineering services.

Jack McCubbin
(925) 808-6700


Moss Adams, LLP

Moss Adams is a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients with growing, managing, and protecting prosperity.

Marci Reynolds
(916) 503-8100



MUN CPAs is a professional accounting firm specializing in a variety of business and individual services, including audit & assurance, research & development, tax & accounting, litigation support, and business valuation services.

Debra Griffin
(916) 774-4208


McHugh, Koepke & Associates

A full service government relations firm specializing in legislative, regulatory, administrative and budget advocacy; public affairs’ research; and analysis for clients throughout California.

Gavin McHugh
(916) 930-1993


Peak Performance

Peak Performance uses Industry experts to upskill your workforce in ever increasing complex manufacturing systems through our Industrial Skills training which provides customized hands-on application training in Control Systems, Electro-Mechanics, Mechanical CAD and Mechatronics.

Ryann Norman
(423) 498-5566


Serlin Haley

Serlin Haley provides a full spectrum of lobbying services.

Brian DaSilva
(916) 790-1600


Trinity Consultants

Trinity Consultants is a leading global Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) firm that provides services and solutions in the Regulatory Compliance, Ecology & Water, Built Environments, and Life Sciences markets.

Emily Kolb
(916) 273-5125



Voxy is an innovative corporate training solution that has been used successfully by hundreds of organizations around the world to upskill their teams. Our AI-driven platform, accessed both on a desktop and any mobile device, allows each learner to follow a fully personalized and highly engaging English learning experience.

André Almeida
(310) 362-6722


Western Aerosol Information Bureau

The WAIB, a non-profit trade association, is a leading resource for our industry and our members. We work towards a better understanding of the aerosol package and the regulations governing its use. We passionately share in the concern to educate and to act responsibly for our environment and safety….. for now and for future generations.

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