Business Member Directory
The following companies are ACCCA Business Members. These companies assist the Association through their support of our events and activities throughout each year. ACCCA members are encouraged to find out more about these valuable resources for services and products for their campuses.
Member Benefit Partners
Alliant is a private, independent university offering a wide variety of programs, degrees, and certifications through our five schools: the California School of Professional Psychology, the California School of Education, the California School of Management and Leadership, the California School of Forensic Studies, and the San Francisco Law School. Alliant is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
Schools First Federal Credit Union
Diana Kot, Marketing Manager Member Acquisition
2115 N Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706-2613
We believe school employees—as well as the educational community and credit unions as a whole—deserve our active support. Scholarships and grants made by SchoolsFirst FCU and the Education Foundation for Orange County Schools help students and teachers finance their education and create enriching classroom programs. Our Legislative Advocacy ensures you understand proposed laws that affect you as a credit union Member, and how you can communicate with legislators on issues that are important to you. Grassroots outreach efforts have the greatest impact on legislators, and can help us have a voice in both Washington, D.C. and Sacramento.
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
Keesha Clark, Marketing Specialist
12800 Center Court Drive, Suite 300
Cerritos, CA 90703
Phone: (562) 653-3200
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo is a full-service law firm with 140 attorneys in seven offices throughout California. With over 30 years of uncompromising commitment to high quality legal work and providing consistently practical management solutions to our clients, AALRR has earned a reputation as one of California’s leading law firms. We represent both private and public sector clients, with emphasis in the areas of employment, labor, construction, education, real estate, general business and business litigation, corporate, taxation, bankruptcy and immigration.
Ann Kennedy, President
59867 Cascadel Drive North
North Fork, CA 93643
Phone: (559) 877-7800
A Kennedy Group is a well-respected consulting firm that specializes in providing bond program management, fiscal accountability, fund tracking and reporting services to its clients. A Kennedy Group implements web-based technologies and has become known for its expertise and success in cloud reporting services. For more information, visit our website www.akennedygroup.com.
Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs
Nancy Anderson, Senior Director of Member Services
16550 Bloomfield Ave.
Cerritos, CA 90703
Phone: (562) 677-2012
ASCIP is a full service, member owned, non-profit JPA offering all lines of insurance, plus loss prevention, risk management and training programs. For more information, please visit our website www.ascip.org.
Dr. Tod Burnett, Executive Vice Chancellor of Advancement & Special Projects/Interim Dean of the School of Education
16355 Laguna Canyon Rd
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: (949) 341-7631
Brandman University is a part of the Chapman University System. Founded in 1861, Chapman University is one of California’s oldest, most prestigious private universities and is home to over 4,000 undergraduate students and 1,500 graduate students at its beautiful campus in Orange, California. U.S. News and World Report ranks Chapman a Top School in America’s Best Colleges 2012. Chapman University is accredited by, and a member of, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Visit the Brandman University website for more information.
Melanie Shukert Thomas, Senior Vice President | Partner
2211 Michelson Drive, Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92612
Direct: (949) 252-4515
Burnham Benefits is a privately held employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm headquartered in Irvine, California with seven additional locations across the western US. Founded in 1995 by current President and CEO Kristen Allison, Burnham is among the largest brokerage firms in the state to specialize in strategic employee benefits consulting and brokerage services. Burnham has cultivated steady, strategic growth — an average 22 percent gross revenue growth year-over-year for 10 straight years; over 500 clients (retention rate exceeding industry averages); over 90 employees—continuing our consistent growth trajectory.
Community College employers require a sophisticated approach in employee benefits consulting. Faced with budget constraints, competition for employees, and union considerations, you need a consultant experienced in helping employers navigate the complex world of benefits – one who can improve plan satisfaction and performance, and a firm not tied to any pool or specific insurance carrier. We’d love to get to know you and be a resource for you and your team.
514 North 3rd Street, Suite 203
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 244-2700
eLumen offers a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that uniquely enables collection, management and reporting of per student, per course outcomes assessment data. We enable academic institutions to gain enriched insights from outcomes.
Gensler is a global design firm, with 44 offices and 3,500 employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers, sports fans, students, passengers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 20 practices, including commercial office buildings, professional services, retail, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadia and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design.
Piper Jaffray is the leading financial and underwriting firm serving the needs of California schools and colleges since 1988. We provide custom financing solutions by structuring and underwriting General Obligation Bonds, Lease Revenue Bonds, Tax Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs), Bond Refinancings and Bridge Financings. Piper Jaffray’s California services are based in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
PPL, also known as Professional Personnel Leasing, Inc., has been serving California Community Colleges since 1978. Most community college districts in California have used our services, and we are proud that most are also repeat customers. We enjoy a statewide presence, but constantly strive to promote the firm and our interim administrators. Visit our website for more details.
Schools Excess Liability Fund (SELF)
1531 I Street, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (866) 453-5300
The Schools Excess Liability Fund (SELF) is a joint powers authority created under Title 1, Division 7, Chapter 5, Article 1 of the California Government Code. Our organization serves nearly half of the public school districts in the state and represents approximately 3 million students. Our members include many K-12 districts, community college districts, charter schools, county offices of education and regional occupational programs. We have been in business since 1986.