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Edward Yu / Speedpro Coastal OC

Edward is a marketing and advertising veteran with over 20 years’ experience from some of the world’s leading ad agencies including Saatchi and Saatchi, Doner, Euro RSCG Worldwide and RPA as well as digital start up boutiques Cie Studios and Citizen7 Studios. Continue reading

Bobby Ladd / “Once Upon A Time in Compton”

Tim and Bob began their careers as police officers for the Compton Police Department in 1982. They were partners for 15 years working gang homicides in one of the most dangerous cities, during the most violent times in history. Continue reading

Joel Bones / Goldrush Tattoo

For over 24 years, Joel Bones has tattooed in many countries around the globe, but calls Orange County, CA home. He has won awards and appeared in various tattoo publications, newspaper, and online media. He’s spent these years perfecting his skills, focusing mostly on realistic tattooing (black and grey & color). His work embodies a high emphasis on clean, contrasted, and sharp resolution Continue reading

Sandra Sandoval, LCSW / Licensed Clinical Therapist

Sandra Sandoval has over 20 years of experience as a therapist and has served as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for the last fourteen years. Her specialization is assisting individuals of all ages to cope with anxiety, as well as mild to moderate depression. Continue reading

Dr. Denise Joseph-Brown, MD / Surgeon in Los Alamitos

Dr. Denise Joseph-Brown was born in San Fernando Trinidad. Immigrated to the US in 1974. After finishing high school, she went to college in New York. She completed medical school and her residency in Washington, DC, and has been in the practice of General Surgery since. Continue reading

Dr. Massoud Kashanchi / South Coast Dental Specialists

Dr. Kashanchi earned his DMD degree in dentistry at Boston University’s Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry. He completed additional postdoctoral training in prosthodontics, earning a certificate of advanced graduate studies from Boston University. He also completed a general practice residency at Harvard University’s Forsyth Dental Center Continue reading

Mickey Gubman / Mickey Gubman Advisors

Mickey retired from the Tennant Company, a NYSE listed company,  in 2013 where he spent 30 years successfully partnering with a variety of small businesses around the world to establish processes and systems that drive faster growth and greater profits. Continue reading

Mike Farrell / Farrell’s Plumbing

Mike was born in Minnesota and moved to Southern California at age 4. He was raised in Los Alamitos in Orange County, where he went to school at St. Hedwig’s and St. John Bosco High School. Mike is the fourth of seven children, and learned at a young age that he had to work hard to earn his way. Continue reading

Bill Schallmo / The Virtual Realty Group

As a California native and resident for his entire life, Bill Schallmo appreciates that California caters to a broad spectrum of residents. From the sandy beaches of Newport, the warm desert climate, urban work–live dwellings, high-rise luxury condos, to the comfort of mountain retreats.  Bill has experience with first time home buyers, investors, return customers who are upgrading or downsizing as well as new construction and relocation services. Continue reading

Brian Mandel / Estate Planning & Asset Protection Lawyer

Brian Mandel is recognized by the State Bar as a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law. Less than 1% of all California attorneys have achieved this elite distinction. Certified Specialists, by virtue of their experience, on-going legal education, and the recognition and respect of their peers, have achieved a level of legal knowledge and professionalism that very few attorneys in California have achieved. Continue reading