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 International University
Johnna Sangster, Senior Director of Partnership Development
Phone: (858) 635-4633
Email: johnna.sangster@alliant.edu
Website: www.alliant.edu

Alliant prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership. Our online Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership and Management Degree Program prepares you with the skillset you need to advance your career in educational leadership and administration. ACCCA members are eligible for a 15% tuition savings for our October 2019 cohort. Our online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) equips you for 21st-Century business leadership through an interdisciplinary approach that challenges you to apply theory to practice through project-based learning. ACCCA members are eligible for a 10% tuition savings. Learn more about our October 2019 cohort and our $25,000 Founder’s Grant.

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Schools First Federal Credit Union
Diana Kot, Marketing Manager Member Acquisition
2115 N Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706-2613
dkot@schoolsfirstfcu.org

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. 


Business Members

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Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
Keesha Clark, Marketing Specialist
12800 Center Court Drive, Suite 300
Cerritos, CA 90703
Phone: (562) 653-3200
Website: www.aalrr.com

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.
 

A Kennedy Group
Ann Kennedy, President
59867 Cascadel Drive North
North Fork, CA 93643
Phone: (559) 877-7800
Email: akennedy@akennedygroup.com
Website: www.akennedygroup.com
 

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
Email: anderson@ascip.org
Website: www.ascip.org

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.


 

 
Brandman University
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.


Burnham Benefits
Melanie Shukert Thomas, Senior Vice President | Partner
2211 Michelson Drive, Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92612
Direct: (949) 252-4515 
Email: thomas@burnhambenefits.com

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.


California Casualty
Auto & Home Insurance 
Roxanne Dean, Assistant Vice President
700 N. Brand Blvd., Ste. 570
Glendale, CA 91203
Phone: (310) 375-1614
 
California Casualty's auto and home insurance products are offered only to ACCCA as a member benefit for many years providing the highest quality personal insurance products available in the marketplace. ACCCA members receive special group rates with extra benefits, such as, waving your comprehensive deductible for vandalism to your vehicle while parked at school. Computer coverage is also extended from your home insurance policy up to $3000 at home or school. California Casualty provides a Review Panel Process for ACCCA to ensure member satisfaction. A complete range of Auto and Home insurance policies are available, including Earthquake, Umbrella Liability and Non Standard Auto. For more information or a rate quotation, call us toll free at 866-680-5142 or go online at www.calcas.com/accca.
 

eLumen
514 North 3rd Street, Suite 203
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 244-2700
Website: www.elumenconnect.com

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
Deborah Shepley, Director, Higher Education
500 S.Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: (213) 243-8828
Email: deborah_shepley@gensler.com
Website: www.gensler.com

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.


Keenan & Associates
Sue Vogt, Associate Vice President
2355 Crenshaw Blvd, Suite 200
Torrance, CA 90510
Phone: (916) 859-7160 ext. 4161
 
Keenan is the largest privately held insurance brokerage/consulting firm in California. Keenan’s innovative solutions provide high quality, cost-effective insurance, employee benefits, and financial services. We specialize in proprietary programs for public agencies and healthcare organizations. Our expertise in risk management, claims services, and technology consistently exceeds customer expectations.
 

 
Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
Cynthia Weldon, Director of Marketing and Training
6033 West Century Blvd, 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (310) 981-2055
 
With offices in Los Angeles, Fresno, San Francisco and San Diego, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore provides general counsel, labor, litigation advice, management training and assistance to community college districts in all matters pertaining to education law and employment relations, including business, construction, and facilities issues, both transactional and legal.  Members of the Firm have firsthand experience and in-depth understanding of the special demands of labor relations and employment law as they apply to community college districts. Visit www.lcwlegal.com for more information.

 
Nelnet Business Solutions
Desi Davis, Regional VP, Higher Ed, Pacific Region 
PO Box 82528
Los Angeles, CA 
Phone: (310) 707-7565
 
With a #1 core value of focusing on the customer, we provide innovative educational services in loan servicing, payment processing, education planning, and asset management. These products and services help students and families plan, prepare, and pay for their education while making the administrative and financial processes more efficient for schools and financial organizations.

 


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Piper Jaffray
Ivory Li, Senior Vice President
345 California Street, Suite 2400
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 616-1614
Email: ivory.r.li@pjc.com
Website: www.piperjaffray.com

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.


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Professional Personnel Leasing, Inc. (PPL)
Guy Lease, Executive Vice President/CFO
2702 Tiki Road
Novato, CA 94945
Email:guy.lease@gmail.com
Website: www.pplpros.com

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
Website: www.selfjpa.org

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.

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