Welcome New members

July 2016

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
1515 Norman Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(415) 238‑5656
Mr. Mario Fialdini
Electronic Gases,chemicals,equipment/Services

Intersection Space
3165 Olin Ave.
San Jose, CA 95117
(650) 430‑0428
Ms. Vickey Li
Office Space

Kristal Wong ‑ Rodan‑Fields
PO Box 5982
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 398‑1665
Ms. Kristal Wong
Skin Care

Norcal Brain Center
4855 Atherton Avenue, Suite #202
San Jose, CA 95130
(408) 585‑5275
Mr. Mihn Tran

WeWork Valley Towers
75 E. Santa Clara St, Floor 6
San Jose, CA 95113
(650) 825-5392
Ms. Evan Cranston
Office Space












































Mayor Talks About Santa Clara’s Future

Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor gave a brief update on the State of the City.  She is pleased with the progress that is happening in the downtown area of Santa Clara (near Franklin Square and the University).  She recognized SiliconSage Builders for their development in this area, while also recognizing Related California for their proposed City Place project next to the Convention Center and across from Levi’s Stadium.

Mayor Gillmor said that the City has to “take advantage of the economic opportunity that we have – progress is taking place in our City and it’s still going to happen.”  Taking advantage of these economic opportunities will help the City recover from the loss of the more than $13 million in leases that the City lost with the dissolution of the RDA.  It is her hope that the ground lease from the City Place project will help to replace some of this income.


During her discussion with Roy Truitt, Interim President & CEO for the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce & Convention-Visitors Bureau, Mayor Gillmor said that the City has a healthy reserve fund and she wants to continue to maintain it.  “It’s great now, but  we need to work hard to make sure it is stable for the future.”  In response to a question about future developer fees charged by the City, the Mayor explained that the fees are a way to try to generate more funds for park areas to recreate for both residents and businesses in Santa Clara.  With more residential housing, she wants to make sure there are recreation opportunities available.  The fees are a way to ensure this.

As for the future City Manager position, she stated the City “needs someone that is forward thinking, creative, economic development-minded, but also community minded.”  She commented that much has been accomplished under Julio Fuentes, but there is still much to be done.  The job will be challenging as the new manager will need to be someone who can work with not only some of the largest companies in the world that are trying to locate here and do business here, but the residents that have been here for years and the newer residents.

In closing, she talked about the jobs/housing imbalance and the loss of the RDA funds to create affordable housing.  “It’s the moderate income housing that most of us fall into….it’s the middle class that’s out there trying to make a living” and for these residents it’s hard to live here.  “The positive side of the imbalance is that we’ve had so much business here in the past, that we’ve generated a lot of tax income.  We could then have wonderful streets, parks, all those types of amenities that our residents have enjoyed.”  She then went on to say that the biggest challenge is the affordable housing, which is needed – the dissolution of RDA took away this vehicle.  She would like to see more diversity of housing, to include for-sale housing as well as rentals and senior housing.

Member Renewals: November 2015 – February 2016

Member Renewals

November 2015 to February 2016


California’s Great America

El Camino Hospital

Graphic Packaging International, Inc.

Related Companies


Peterson’s Insurance

Santa Clara University

University Electric Co., Inc.


Graphic Packaging International, Inc.

41-50 YEARS:

J.B. Trophies

Realcom Associates

31-40 YEARS:

California’s Great America

Republic Services

Santa Clara Marriott

Winchester Mystery House

21-30 YEARS:

Action Day Nursery/Primary Plus

Akins Collision Center, Inc.

Applied Materials

Best Western Inn Santa Clara

David D. Tobkin, CPA /Professional Accountant

David’s Restaurant

Discover Magazine

House of Genji

Kier & Wright, Civil Engineer & Surveyors, Inc.

Pizz’a Chicago

PremierOne Credit Union

Santa Clara Realty

Santa Clara Vanguard

The Plaza Suites

11-20 YEARS:

Alliance Occupational Medicine

Bloomster’s, Inc.



Musson Theatrical, Inc.

Off The Wall Soccer

Piatti Restaurant

Pollock Investments

6-10 YEARS:

Able Glass & Window


Diamond Quality Printing

Mission City Community Fund

Pier 39

Rivera & Associates

Rossi Expositions, Inc.

Royal Coach Tours

Sanctuary Salon

Santa Clara Police Activities League

Santa Clara Windustrial

Yellow Checker Cab Co., Inc.

2-5 YEARS:


ActionCoach of Santa Clara

Alaska Airlines

All Reasons Moving

AmeriPride Uniform Service

Aquarium of the Bay

Bank of America

Barry Swenson, Builder

Bell Electrical Supply

BlueLight Cinemas, LLC

California Payroll

Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association(CASPA)

Comtechtel Xicom Technology

County of Santa Clara CalWORKS Employment Services

Courtyard by Marriott San Jose North/Silicon Valley

Ding Ding TV

El Camino Hospital

Fineline Graphics & Design, Inc.

Griffin Structures, Inc.

Huntford Printing & Graphics

Iguanas Burritozilla

Kobe Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Boat

LumaSense Technologies

Luxul Technology, Inc.

Marriott Fremont Silicon Valley

NSE/Irene Y. Kimura‑Kern

Nurse Builders Academy

Playground Pictures

Related Companies

Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends

Santa Clara County Association of Realtors

Santa Clara County Fairgrounds Management Corporation

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Club

Slatter Construction, Inc.

Solis Winery

Taps Termite & Pest Specialists

TapSnap/Kristen & Poli

Tellus Solutions, Inc.

TFS Private Patrol & Event Security

The Fish Market Restaurant

The Mlnarik Law Group, Inc.

Tiger Style Training

Union Bank

Value Business Products

Walmart Neighborhood Market

Wheels and Deals of Silicon Valley, Inc.

XCEO, Inc.



BIA Bay Area

Comcast Spotlight

Dash Data

EZER Law Group

Katherine Davalos‑Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Minority Business Consortium

Mishmosh, LLC

Peace‑It‑Together Counseling Agency

Scott’s Seafood San Jose

Silicon Valley International Group

SpeedPro Santa Clara

SSG Company

The Domain Hotel

Top Tier Performance

Vineyard Unlimited



New Members: November 2015 to February 2016

New Members:
November 2015 to February 2016

November, 2015

Chariot Charters, Inc.

300 Beale Street, Unit A

San Francisco, CA 94105

Phone: (415) 933‑7449

Web Address: http://www.chariotcharters.com

Ms. Victoria Lehman

Transportation Services

Customer Pulse 360

Sunnyvale, CA 94087

Phone: (408) 202‑9619

Web Address: http://customerpulse360.com

Ms. Seema Varma



1040 N. 4th Street, Ste. B

San Jose, CA 95112

Phone: (510) 364‑8103

Web Address: http://www.installments.com

Mr. Antony Chang

Financial Services

Joba Corporation, Only Upholstery

PO Box 32601

San Jose, CA 95152

Phone: (408) 667‑4758

Ms. Babita Valadez

Auto Body Works & Detailing

Synchronized Swimming Athletes with Disabilities

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone: (408) 569‑5700

Web Address: http://www.synchroswimawd.org

Ms. Tina Boales

Non‑Profit Foundations/Organizations

December, 2015

Chauffeur Adamo Limousine

21060 Homestead Rd., Ste 210

Cupertino, CA 95014

Phone: (888) 580‑8101

Web Address: http://www.ChauffeurAdamo.com

Mr. Alexander Adamo

Limousine Services

Holiday Inn San Jose‑Silicon Valley

1350 N. First Street

San Jose, CA 95112

Phone: (408) 453‑6200      Fax: (408) 437‑9558

Web Address: http://www.holidayinn.com

Ms. Marianne Milton

Hotels & Motels/Resort

Ivy Associates

325 Sharon Park Drive, Suite 205

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: (650) 323‑0404      Fax: (650) 323‑0414

Web Address: http://www.ivyassociates.com

Mr. Ross Veltman

Consulting Service/Seminars

Portable Party Crew‑West DJ & Karaoke Entertainment

PO Box 1428

Novato, CA 94948

Phone: (415) 608‑8222      Fax: (415) 883‑3899

Web Address: http://www.portablepartydj.com

Mr. Jerry Schultz

DJ ‑ Weddings, Parties, Corp.& Sporting Events

Quality Respite and Home Care

1171 Homestead Rd.

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone: (408) 244‑5600      Fax: (408) 244‑5605

Web Address: http://qualityrespiteandhomecareinc.com

Mr. Michael Carter


TQ Nail

1998 Homestead Rd., Suite 105

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone: (408) 243‑3989

Mr. Kelvin Nguyen

Nail Spa Salon

Vape Affair

2905 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95051

Phone: (408) 244‑2778

Web Address: http//:vapeaffair.com

Mr. Stanley Nguyen

Retail Store

January, 2016

AXA Advisors, Pacific Branch

1840 Gateway Dr., Suite 150

San Mateo, CA 94404

Phone: (650) 532‑2266      Fax: (650) 532‑2241

Web Address: http://www.pacific.axa‑advisors.com

Mr. Gerard Bessette

Financial Services

DoubleTree by Hilton Newark‑Fremont

39900 Balentine Drive

Newark, CA 94560

Phone: (510) 413‑2306      Fax: (510) 651‑5219

Web Address: http://www.newarkfremont.doubletree.com

Mr. Jon Burchett

Hotels & Motels/Resort

K1 Speed

2925 Mead Avenue

Santa Clara, CA 95051

Phone: (408) 338‑0579      Fax: (408) 980‑9242

Web Address: https://www.k1speed.com/santa‑clara‑location.h

Mr. Joey Nagase


Mayuri Indian Cuisine

2230 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone: (408) 248‑9747      Fax: (408) 248‑9746

Mr. Sam Kumar


San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission

949 East Channel Street

Stockton, CA 95202

Phone: (209) 944‑6285      Fax: (209) 944‑6230

Web Address: http://www.acerail.com

Ms. Corinne Winter

Transportation Services

Stephanie D. Beran, CPA

PO Box 612138

San Jose, CA 95161

Phone: (310) 487‑5626

Web Address: http://www.bluecoraltax.com

Ms. Stephanie Beran

Business Taxation

February, 2016

Association of the United States Army, Silicon Valley Chapter (AUSA)

720 Hillmar Street

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Major General Kent Hillhouse

Non‑Profit Foundations/Organizations

Goliath Business Group

307 Los Padres Blvd.

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone: (408) 261‑9431

Web Address: http://www.johnlmclemore.com

John L. McLemore

Business Consultant/Development








Grandall Law Firm (Silicon Valley Office)

5201 Great America Parkway, Suite 426

Santa Clara, CA 95054

Phone: 408‑596‑5916        Fax: 408‑329‑7966

Web Address: http://www.grandall.com.cn

Ms. Lindy Zhang

Auto Repair/Service/Accessories & Parts

Larkspur Landing Sunnyvale

748 N. Mathilda Avenue

Sunnyvale, CA 94085

Phone: (408)733‑3746       Fax: (408) 530‑0619

Web Address: http://www.larkspur.com

Ms. Sandra Younger

Hotels & Motels/Resort

Mountain Mike’s Pizza

1290 Franklin Mall

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone: (408) 246‑3900

Web Address: http://www.mountainmikes.com

Mr. Kamal Singh

Sales‑ Leads,mailing Lists,seminars


5830 Halleck Drive

San Jose, CA 95123

Phone: (408) 363‑8523      Fax: (408) 226‑1248

Web Address: http://www.promoshopinc.com

Ms. Cori Nieri

Ad Specialties & Promotional Products

San Juan Committee

PO Box 1416

San Juan Bautista, CA 95045

Phone: (831) 623‑2951

Ms. Jill Pagaran

Non‑Profit Foundations/Organizations

The Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology

233 E. Lancaster Avenue, Suite 104

Ardmore, PA 19003

Phone: (619) 861‑2237      Fax: (484) 418‑1019

Web Address: http://energypsych.org

Dr. Robert Schwarz

Non‑Profit Foundations/Organizations

California’s Great America

California’s Great America is celebrating 40 seasons of creating smiles for Bay Area families. Adventure seekers enjoy exhilarating thrills on Gold Striker – “California’s best wooden coaster,” Flight Deck, Demon and Drop Tower. Family rides include the tallest double-decker carousel anywhere and Rip Roaring Rapids. Plus, the little ones can enjoy the expanded Planet Snoopy kids area.

Boomerang Bay, California’s only combination theme and waterpark, includes a wave pool, waterslides and a lazy river to enjoy the California sun. Live entertainment includes an acrobatic areal ice show and impressive musical performances. In October, Halloween Haunt, the Bay Area’s premier Halloween event, provide haunting scares for those who dare.

From its  origins in a small, developing farming to community, to its current role in the center of what’s possible in Santa Clara, Great America has always enjoyed it’s Chamber partnership. The connections and alliances provided by the Chamber have been a strategic part in Great America’s success. The Chamber is willing to assist whenever called upon and is a vital cog for businesses large and small in Santa Clara.

Support Local Teachers and Students

Have you been looking for ways to support local education? Sponsor Santa Clara Unified School District’s Back-to-School Kickoff event on August 14 by hosting our staff at a venue on your site. Santa Clara Unified is looking to take our staff of 1,500 off campus for an inspirational kickoff to the 2015-2016 school year.
We have three amazing speakers lined up and it would make the welcome back even more special for our staff if we could partner to turn it up a notch. What is needed: Seating for 1,500, A/V equipment (or we can bring in rental A/V equipment), and
access to nearby parking. Don’t have a venue but still want to help? We’d love to partner to provide our staff morning snacks and beverages. There are many ways this benefits our sponsor(s). First, feeling really good about doing something amazing for our local
educators as we send them into the school year inspired to meet every succe
ss and challenge that comes their way. Second, you get bragging rights. We will spread the word around town about how SUPPORTIVE and AMAZING you are and the ways you
show our community you care. How? News releases, communication to parent
s, social media posts, our community newsletter (mailed to 50,000 homes). We could even arrange an opportunity at the start of the morning for the CEO, VP, etc. to address our staff for 2-3 minutes. We really want to do something different and exciting for our staff this year and know there is a partner out there who’s been itching to do the same.
Contact: Jennifer Dericco, SCUSD Public Information Officer, (408) 423-2131 or

PACE Awarded Grant from the Intero Foundation

The Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE) has received a grant from The Intero Foundation. This grant will provide PACE School students with a sand and water sensory feature for their Occupational Therapy play space.
interofoundation-logo logo
PACE School students range in age from 6 to 22 and live with moderate to severe autism. These students exhibit a wide range of motor deficiencies and sensory triggers. PACE Occupational Therapists (OTs) created a therapy play space at the school site to help students with these issues, and the Intero funds will help the school to expand the
program. Sensory, sand and water tables allow children to enjoy a variety of sensory experiences – tactile, vestibular, visual, and proprioceptive. Use of a variety of textures stimulates different sensory input in children.PACE students will now experience
this sensory stimulation daily.
Cathy Jackson, the President of the Intero Foundation, stated, “I am proud that Intero is committed to the mission of the Foundation. Furthering the education and well-being of children in our community is a goal our entire team can support––and this gra
nt is how we express our dedication.” Money is raised for the Intero Foundation through the agents and employees of Intero in addition to fundraising events.
“As Realtors we earn our living by serving the community, so when we formed Intero it was fundamental that we figured out a way to give back to those communities. We do this through the Intero Foundation,” says Tom Tognoli, President and CEO of Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc. The Intero Foundation presents grants to deserving orga
nizations chosen by the members of Intero offices in different regions on a quarterly basis.
Autism is a neuro-developmental disability that impacts an individual’s ability to regulate sensory input, to communicate, to interact socially, and to learn in conventional ways. Autism is considered a spectrum disorder and so affects each individual differently and at varying degrees.
About PACE:
Founded in 1989, Pacific Autism Center for Education provides high-quality programs
for individuals with autism and its related developmental disabilities. PACE operates a non-public school for ages 6-22, offers Early Intervention therapy services, and operates two children and four adult group homes in Santa Clara County.
EIN: 77-0259858.
About the Intero Foundation:
Funded, promoted and governed by Intero agents and employees, the Intero Foundation is a non–profit organization guided by the principle that one must give in order
to receive and committed to helping children in need. Since its inception in 2002, the organization has raised more than $3 million and has supported over 140 charities that positively impact the growth and well-being of children in need.
Deb McClellan
Marketing & Communication Manager
PACE – Pacific Autism Center for Education
1880 Pruneridge Ave., Santa Clara, CA 95050
408.625.6174 |