Associate Members

LEGAL SERVICES
Company/Organization Description Contact
Alston & Bird LLP We are experienced in IP, complex litigation, corporate and tax, health care, financial services and public policy. (704) 444-1002
www.alston.com
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

www.bdlaw.com
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

downeybrand.com
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

downeybrand.com
Reed Smith LLP Reed Smith is a dynamic international law firm, dedicated to helping clients move their businesses forward. Todd Maiden
(650) 352-0500

www.reedsmith.com
Turner Law At Turner Law, we fight for clients in every state and local tax forum – from theoretical discussion to initiative or legislative enactment and regulatory implementation, to after the fact controversy. Greg Turner
(916) 498-3308

turnersalt.com
INSURANCE
CompWest Insurance Company Worker’s Compensation insurance carrier specializing in manufacturing, healthcare, and hospitality businesses in California and the West. Kristin Doyle
(888) 266-7937

compwestinsurance.com
Twitter/CompWest
LinkedIn – Compwest-insurance
Bender Insurance Solutions Provides insurance and risk management services to businesses. Roland Guillen
Office (916) 380-5305

mybendersolutions.com
www.linkedin.com/in/rolandguillen
TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
American Beverage Association (ABA) 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
ameribev.org
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

americanchemistry.com
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

aham.org
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

www.cipa.org
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
www.cancentral.com
Carpet and Rug Institute Our purpose is to educate consumers, commercial stakeholders and the industry about carpet and rugs. Jennifer Stowe
(706) 278-3176

www.carpet-rug.org
Chemical Industry 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

cicc.org
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

flexpack.org
Housing Contractors of California The HCC is a non-profit trade association of independent specialty contractors, related suppliers, and affiliate members. Our members and staff work together in an organized, professional manner on important issues that affect our businesses and industry. David Murillo
(916) 287-4419

housingcontractors.org
North American Insulation Manufacturers Association NAIMA represents the insulation industry, bringing together North American manufacturers of fiber glass and mineral wool insulation products. (703) 684-0084
insulationinstitute.org
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association The PMSA is an independent, not-for-profit association focused on global trade. The PMSA is an independent, not-for-profit association focused on global trade. Angus Crane
(510) 987-5000

www.pmsaship.com
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers Association PhRMA represents the country’s leading biopharmaceutical researchers and biotechnology companies. Debbie Williams
(202) 835-3400

www.phrma.org
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association PIA's members represent the entire plastics industry supply chain in the US. (202) 974-5200
www.plasticsindustry.org
Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is the largest business membership organization in the Santa Clarita Valley representing more than 65,000 member employees. Peter Warda
(661) 702-6977

www.scvchamber.com
Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the SEMA. Christian Robinson
(909) 610-2030

www.sema.org
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

www.wspa.org
ENERGY SERVICES
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. Chris Bresee
(703) 524-8800

www.ahrinet.org
Calpine Corporation America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources. Kassandra Gough
(925) 557-2224

www.calpine.com
Leading Edge Power Solutions Lower your utility bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from your operational processes with our affordable and clean onsite generator solution. Mimi Walters
(949) 476-1000

www.lepsenergy.com
NRG Energy NRG Energy, Inc. is a large American energy company, dual-headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey and Houston, Texas. Rebecca Lee
www.nrg.com
Sempra Energy Natural gas liquids production. Eugene Mitchell
(619) 696-2000

www.sempra.com
Southern California Edison Southern California Edison, the largest subsidiary of Edison International, is the primary electricity supply company for much of Southern California. Mike Marelli
www.sce.com/
OTHER SERVICES
Andrew A. Woods & Associates Transportation and Chemical Supply Chain Consulting Andrew Woods
(916) 802-5862

LinkedIn - andrewwoodsca
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

www.caltronics.net
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. (626) 968-3737
www.industrychamber.com
Inline Translation Services, Inc. Inline Translation Services, Inc. provides affordable and professional written translations of business and legal documents into over 50 languages, with high quality and fast turnaround. Richard Paegelow
(818) 547-4995

www.inlinela.com
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

kitcoleconsulting.com
Majestic Realty Co. Our current portfolio of approximately 87 million square feet includes industrial, office, retail and multi-family space, as well as sports, entertainment and hospitality projects. Majestic Realty Co. is the largest Privately Owned Industrial Developer in the U.S. Fran Inman
(916) 449-9030

www.majesticrealty.com
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

www.mossadams.com
MUN CPA 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

www.muncpas.com
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

www.mchughgr.com
Paymerang Paymerang is all about reciprocal actions. You pay out money, and money comes back to you. Quite a bit of money, in fact. We’re able to pay competitive rebates by working harder to enroll more of your suppliers in virtual cards. Virtual cards are not only great for rewards, they also offer the added convenience of no limits on payments and no lengthy financial statements. Even better, you’re never exposed to risk since all virtual cards are issued in our name. With Paymerang, you get a new revenue stream without paying anything out of pocket for our services. Matthew Kirkpatrick
(804) 868-5794

www.paymerang.com
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

www.peakperformanceinc.com
Property Tax Assistance Company PTA provides client advisory services in complex Assessment Appeals Board (Board) presentations involving accounting, appraisal, and property tax interpretations. Sean Keegan
562-282-5924

www.property-taxes.com
Serlin Haley Serlin Haley provides a full spectrum of lobbying services. Brian DaSilva
(916) 790-1600

www.serlinhaley.com
Taqtile Spatial Computing Software for Augmented Reality Kent Walters
(855) 827-8453

taqtile.com
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. www.waib.org