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A Few Good People.Com -- Patty Abraham, RN

13318 Caminito Mar Villa

Del Mar, CA 92014

(858) 481-7437

Provides unique entrepreneur training and mentoring to business and medical professionals in transition from traditional careers. Cooperative teams support a business model of work-life balance.

Ar'tic Containers -- Craig Pann

P.O. Box 1165

Jamul, CA 91935

(619) 659-6988 or 1-800-942-7842

Lease or rent refrigerated cargo containers and generators.

A.S.A.P. Staffing -- Pamela Mathews

303 H St., Suite # 422

Chula Vista, CA 91910

(619) 819-5794

ASAP Staffing stands for "Always Sending Amazing Professionals." We are hiring all medical professionals to work in all contracted hospitals, convalescents, clinics, etc.

Avatar Legal -- Cynthia Jones, Esq.


4660 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 500

San Diego, CA 92122

(858) 335-1606

Cynthia Jones provides legal representation in business and real estate matters. Her business practice includes entity selection and formation, business purchases, trademarks, contracts and litigation.

Baker & Cerretani LLP -- Christine Jordan

4370 La Jolla Village Drive, 4th Floor

San Diego, CA 92122

(858) 550-0115

The firm represents small- to medium-sized businesses in corporate formation and maintenance, employment counsel, litigation and contract negotiations. They also represent executives in contract disputes against large companies.

Bank of America, N.A. -- Small Business Banking


450 B St., Suite 900

San Diego, CA 92101-8003

Bank of America provides a full range of banking and investment services in 29 states with over 5,800 banking centers and over 16,500 ATMs.

Berkley Web Strategies LLC -- Holly Berkley

532 Beech St.

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 234-7900

Voted "Best Of San Diego" and BBB Member, services include web design, online marketing, SEO, hosting and more. Berkley is author of "Limited Budget Online Marketing for Small Businesses."

Bonita Acupuncture & Holistic Health -- Lori Gritz, M.B.A., L.Ac. and Darcy Yent, N.D., L.Ac.

4190 Bonita Road, Suite 207

Bonita, CA 91902

(619) 267-6050

Bonita Acupuncture & Holistic Health is an integrative medical center that offers acupuncture, naturopathy and herbal medicine in a beautiful serene setting. Practitioners are state and nationally licensed.

California Bank & Trust

11622 El Camino Real

San Diego, CA 92130

(858) 623-3128

We are a San Diego-headquartered bank with over 90 branches throughout California. We offer personal, friendly service, delivered by experienced local bankers.

Catta Design Group -- Mina Lee


10703 Santa Tomasa Ave.

San Diego, CA 92127

(858) 487-3611

Catta Design Group is an industrial design and product development-consulting firm that specializes in product design and manufacturing, prototypes, CAD and patent drawing.

Centre City Development Corp.

Anne Marie Mowatt-Molina, Equal Opportunity Administrator

225 Broadway, Ste 1100

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 533-7137


CCDC's Equal Opportunity program is opening doors for qualified minority firms to participate in downtown's redevelopment and build lasting professional relationships.

Centre for Strategic Management -- Sheryl D. McTear


7550 Eads Ave., Suite 308

La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 454-9955

A leading edge international alliance recognized for unique systems thinking approach to planning, leadership, change, mergers and board governance with superior results.

Clearpoint Agency Inc. - Beth Walsh


731 South Highway 101, Suite 2B

Solana Beach, CA 92075

(858) 724-2500

Clearpoint, an award-winning PR agency, supports clients with strategic communications, creative collateral, and expert PR designed to get companies the recognition they deserve.

Cobb, Stees & Co. LLP - Laura Stees


16476 Bernardo Center Drive, Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92128

(858) 487-4580

"Peace of Mind" is our product. Certified public accounting is our profession. Business, individuals, trusts, estates - we'll help you chart your course for financial success!

Creation Wraps - Joanna Elliott

3624 Ryan Drive

Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 741-0877

Creation Wraps specializes in educating people on how to look and feel their best.

The Daily Transcript -- Randy Hahn


2131 Third Ave.

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 232-4381

Founded in 1886 - The Daily Transcript is a daily business news, data and information organization located in San Diego.

Dataman -- Sue Doc Ross


P.O. Box 927853

San Diego, CA 92192

(858) 271-1733

Dataman provides cost-effective business solutions and free business advice to increase staff efficiency and maximize profits.

Dee Sanford International -- Dee Sanford


375 Winewood St.

San Diego, CA, 92114-5955

(619) 263-6868


Dee Sanford delivers motivational, informative business focused keynotes and workshops; training in presentation skills, service and sales, and personal and professional development; and hosts women's networking events.

Dispute Solutions, LLP - Pamela D. Ferry Esq. & Nancy T. Beardsley Esq.


511 Saxony Place, Suite 101

Encinitas, CA 92924

(760) 479-0066


Established in 2000 by Nancy Beardsley Esq. and Pamela Ferry Esq., Dispute Solutions provides mediators, arbitrators and individualized ADR consulting services to a wide variety of businesses.

EDGE Consulting Group -- Pamela Gort

255 Borrego Court

Oceanside, CA 92057

(760) 754-5470

Wish employees came with a warning label or user's manual? EDGE provides reliable information from assessments to help companies better select, develop and retain talent.

Elan Organic Coffees - Karen Cebreros


1205 J St., Suite F

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 235-0392

Elan Organic Coffees is the pioneer developer and importer of certified organic, shade grown coffees in Latin America. Elan is the largest importer of Fair Trade coffees in the United States.

Fast Posters - Jan Forest

4085 Pacific Highway

San Diego, CA 92110

(619) 692-0610

Since 1992 we have created and printed everything from business cards to large format, one to full color. We also laminate, mount, trade show signage and vinyl banners.

Fire-Art Foundry Sculpture Gallery -- Shelley Campbell

7914 Ronson Road, Suites C & D

San Diego, CA 92111

(858) 571-8528

Fire-Art Foundry Sculpture Gallery features paintings, etchings and bronze sculpture. We are conveniently located next to Fire-Art Foundry, a full-service bronze casting foundry.

Foresters - Grisel Saez

3131 Camino del Rio North, Suite 1580

San Diego, CA 92108

(619) 641-9226

A financial services organization inspired by helping children. Foresters offers products and services such as investments and insurance.

Geer & Geer Engineering (GGE) - Jennifer Geer


11835 Carmel Mountain Road, # 1304-201

San Diego, CA 92128

(619) 218-2458

Geer & Geer Engineering (GGE) is a professional electrical and electronics engineering, training and project management consulting firm. Clients include utilities, R&D and manufacturing firms and universities.

Goddess Illusions - Jerry Barbour

2828 Upshur St., # 125

San Diego, CA 92106

(619) 208-4697

Custom-designed, one-of-a-kind, jewelry and accessories. Natural and semi-precious stones, including pearls, turquoise, amethyst, etc. Corporate events and private parties

Grand Electric Supply -- Laura Sims


2450 La Mirada Drive

Vista, CA 92081

(760) 727-0400

Electrical distributor certified: SWBE, SMBE, SDB. Products: Hubbell Wiring Devices, Cutler-Hammer Distribution & Control Products, Lighting Systems, etc.

Grant Writing Specialists - Penny Goforth


4281 Lowell St., Suite 19

La Mesa, CA 91941-6061

(619) 460-2738

"Helping those who help others." Our consulting services include business/strategic planning, resource development, grant writing, program evaluations, fundraising, training, and media/public relations.

Hampton Inn by Hilton -- Elicia Henry


1531 Pacific Highway & 1747 Pacific Highway

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 652-4922

Time to relax, to breathe, we're the No. 1 choice. Parking, breakfast, high-speed Internet, Marriott Rewards & Hilton Honors, the leading programs for hotels.

IT Support Pros Inc.


3655 Ruffin Road, Suite 300

San Diego, CA 92123

(858) 277-7119

IT Support Pros helps companies reduce their computer support costs while increasing their access to technical support. We provide office technology support for applications, desktops, servers, network and security systems.

Jane Darin Studio - Jane Darin


5648 Camber Drive

San Diego, CA 92117-4047

(858) 514-8154

In bronze or cloth, I strive for a moment of greatest expression. I hope you find something to admire and acquire among my sculptures.

J. Bird Design Inc. - Joyce Black


5051 San Aquario Drive

San Diego, CA 92109

(858) 270-7799

J. Bird Design Inc. is a professional graphic design firm that offers a full array of creative solutions for the identity needs of businesses in print and on the Web.

Lana's Bake Shoppe - Lana Golubchik

4150 Mission Blvd., Suite 107

San Diego, CA 92109

(619) 807-8841

Lana's overall strategy is to "get customers in the shoppe for the First Time!" The quaint, old-fashioned handmade product from a family recipe will impress everyone.

Lanning and Owens, Certified Public Accountants - Alicia Owens

5464 Baltimore Drive, Suite A

La Mesa, CA 91942

(619) 698-2401

Offering services for individuals and companies, including tax return preparation, accounting, bookkeeping, payroll services, business development and management services. Also offering investment services as a registered representative of The Principal Financial Group.

LaserQuick Inc. -- Cheryl Capoocia

1365 N. Johnson Ave., Suite 115

El Cajon, CA 92020-1649

(619) 441-5020, toll free (877) 354-2045

LaserQuick Inc. is a woman-owned company offering low-cost printer, copier and fax cartridges and supplies as well as onsite laser printer repair.

The LeTip Golden Triangle Media Group - Leslie Carter


Coco's Coste Verde at 7:01 every Tuesday morning

(858) 546-2497

A writer, a graphic artist, a sign maker and a printer make up the Le Tip Golden Triangle Media Group. We make your business irresist!

Mika Jewelry Designs -- Sheila Netti


374 East H St., Ste. A,

PMB 149

Chula Vista, CA 91910

(619) 482-4235

Mika Jewelry Designs specializes in custom, one of a kind jewelry and bridal jewelry. We create beautiful jewelry using precious and semi-precious stones, gold, silver and dichroic glass.

My Rollie Pollie

4932 Mt. Hay Drive

San Diego, CA 92177

(858) 277-6944

The only shopping cart seat cover on the market to convert from a single seat to a double, and back again. Also has an attached hidden shoulder tote.

NAPO - San Diego Chapter (National Association of Professional Organizers)


P.O. Box 1824

La Jolla, CA 92038

(619) 687-7207

The National Association of Professional Organizers is a non-profit professional association whose members include organizing consultants, speakers, trainers, authors and manufacturers of organizing products.

NASE (National Association for the Self-Employed)


PO Box 1968

Carlsbad, CA. 92018

(760) 613-NASE (6273) or (818) 406-NASE (6273)


A national nonprofit service organization that combines almost 1 million people into one big group for affordable health, dental, vision and 154 other benefits.

National University - Dr. Susan Silverstone, SOBM


11255 North Torrey Pines Road

La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 642-8430

Dr. Susan Silverstone, SOBM, is chairman of the Woman's Business Center of California (WBCC) and serves as a liaison to National University.

National University -- Hoyt Smith (director of public relations)


11355 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 212

La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 642-8111

National University grants more master's degrees to women than any other college or university in California, according to U.S. Department of Education data. For more information, call (800) NAT-UNIV.

Organization of Women in International Trade - San Diego Chapter

P.O. Box 880383

San Diego, CA 92168-0383

(619) 525-3539

OWIT-SD is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to serving San Diego professionals engaged in international trade by providing networking and educational opportunities.

Planet Food - Tess Brown

3807 Arnold Ave.

San Diego, CA 92104

(619) 542-0028

Catering for social $ corporate events. Gourmet breakfast and picnic baskets, lunch boxes and a la carte delivery to full service dining. Event and menu design available. We are personal, courteous and highly service oriented.

Preschool Peace Patrol - Adelaide Zindler


23672 San Vincente Road

Ramona, CA 92065

(760) 789-3404

Life skills for today's children... We make good kids great! Discover "Pre-School Peace Patrol" for Pediatric Life Coaching with Coach Adelaide.

Rancho Sante Fe Properties - Cheri Myron


P.O. Box 2047

Rancho Sante Fe, CA 92067

(619) 540-5398

Cheri Myron is a real estate agent with Rancho Santa Fe Properties, a division of Prudential California Realty, specializing in residential properties in Rancho Santa Fe.

RD Alchemy Natural Products -- Regina DiSilvestro


3707 Fifth Ave. # 314

San Diego, CA 92103


Manufactures therapeutically focused, all natural herbal extracts, skin care, massage oils, spa products, teas, aromatherapy oils and mists. Also provides herbal medicine consultation and education.

Remax - Victoria Radcliff

643 G St.

San Diego, CA 92101

As a real estate consultant, our mission is educating consumers on property ownership by partnering with mortgage brokers and presenting monthly seminars o the public.

RJL Consulting - Jan Loomis


16939 St. Andrews Drive

Poway, CA 92064

(858) 674-1218

RJL Consulting develops business plans, grant proposals, training, strategic marketing plans and branding campaigns that help companies outperform their competitors and sustain profitability.

San Diego Business Healthcare Connection

1551 4th Ave., Suite 440

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 231-0333

The San Diego Business Healthcare Connection is a nonprofit organization that works with business owners on private and public healthcare options for business owners and their employees.

City of San Diego, Community and Economic Development

Patricia L. Hughes-Raber, Senior Business Finance Officer and Michael Lengyel, Business Finance Officer


600 B Street, Fourth Floor

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 533-7454

The City of San Diego addresses various finance needs among local businesses with an array of business incentives and highly competitive direct loan programs.

San Diego County Water Authority - Emily Yanushka


4677 Overland Ave.

San Diego, CA 92123

(858) 522-6600

The San Diego County Water Authority provides a safe and reliable water supply to support the region's $130 billion economy and 3 million residents.

San Diego Public Library -- Leslie Simmons, Business Reference Librarian

Social Sciences Section

Business Resources and Technology Link


820 E St.

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 238-6630

We serve small, developing businesses, providing them free access to reference service, online databases, print materials, and a multitude of learning programs and lectures.

Sempra Energy - Jaymee Lomax


101 Ash St., NBC 16B

San Diego, CA 92101

Sempra Engergy believes that supplier diversity is a wise strategy that makes us a stronger competitor and more closely allied to our customers.

Southwestern College Small Business Development & International Trade Center (SBDITC)


900 Otay Lake Road, Building 1600

Chula Vista, CA 91910

(619) 482-6391

The Southwestern College Small Business Development & International Trade Center (SBDITC) provides one-on-one technical and management assistance for existing and start-up small businesses. To learn more about our services, check our website or call 619-482-6391.

Tanaka Graphics - Kyoko Tanaka


733 Sutter St.

San Diego, CA 92103

(619) 295-7261

Simple, classy, timeless graphic design for business. We create a strong impression with branding. Project management to coordinate your design needs from print to on-line.

Tsahai Studio -- Sculptured by Manuelita Brown

255 Santa Fe Drive

Encinitas, CA 92024

(760) 436-0789

Manuelita's work has been described as authentically personal-figurative and portrait bronze sculptures evoking universal human emotions with classic, elegant form. Corporate and private commissions welcomed.

Union Bank of California


530 B St.

San Diego, CA 92101

Union Bank of California is a full service bank and leader in business lending serving small, medium and corporate clients offering a large array of products and services.

Unique Travel Concepts Inc. - Kelly Wieboldt

4679 Date Ave.

La Mesa, CA 91941

(619) 464-6426

Let us be your travel specialist! We are dedicated to providing excellent customer service and product knowledge, ensuring a wonderful and memorable travel experience.

USA Federal Credit Union - Nicole Anderson, VP of Marketing


9999 Willow Creek Road

San Diego, CA 92131

(800) 220-1872

We help members discover financial freedom by providing our members with the service and value they deserve and by offering the right choices that meet their unique financial needs.

Visual Impact - Kym Ostberg

4847 Mercury Street

San Diego, CA. 92111

(858) 268-3800

Visual Impact, a minority women owned company is a print, promo and office supply company providing efficiency for your business in all aspects.

Warm Spirits Consultants - Beverly Martinez/Yvonne Gill


4712 E. Donner Ave.

Fresno, CA 93726

(559) 291-6764

Warm Spirit offers a comprehensive collection of nature-based products with the finest ingredients formulated to nurture, nourish and restore balance to body, mind and spirit.

Winn Unlimited -- Bonnie Zoe Winn


444 Marine St.

La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 454-5433

Winn Unlimited provides organizing and accounting services to individuals and small businesses, customized to their needs. Included services are software training, systems design, organizing offices, and full-charge bookkeeping.

Wiz Marketing - Debbie Adelman


2280 Garnet Ave., Suite 201

San Diego, CA 92109

(858) 272-5677

Promoters of "The Head to Toe Women's Expo" -- April 8, 9 and 10, 2005. The ultimate weekend for women -Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Women's Business Enterprise Council-West (WBEC-West)


2266 S. Dobson Road, Suite 200

Mesa, AZ 85202

(480) 775-5162

WBEC-West is a partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, the nation's largest third-party certifier of woman owned businesses.

WOW Imaging Products - Jennifer Perez

866-WOW-WOW1 (866-969-9691)


Wow Imaging Products is a certified small business that operates as a broker of quality compatible toner supplies. WOW researches manufacturers for overall value so our customers don't have to.

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