June 16, 2024

Highly Recommended Businesses

Altus Schools

Altus Schools share the philosophy of putting students first in education. Their schools focus on improving student achievement, creating prototypes for educational reform, and improving the quality of life for students, their families, and their communities. These nonprofit, State-funded, free public schools redefine how teachers teach and students learn!

Bank of Southern California

A growing community business bank established in 2001, Bank of Southern California, with headquarters in San Diego, CA, is locally owned and managed. They offer a wide range of financial products to individuals, professionals, and small-to-medium sized businesses, delivering a high touch, relationship-based approach.

Barrett Engineered Pumps

Barrett Engineered Pumps is the premier pump specialist & distributor for San Diego County. They represent 20 major manufacturers for the commercial plumbing, HVAC, industrial, municipal water, and municipal wastewater markets.

Barry Handler, MD

Barry Handler, MD is a board-certified plastic surgeon in San Diego with over 19 years of experience specializing in cosmetic surgery of the face and body. He performs facelifts, breast augmentation, tummy tucks, makeovers and liposuction.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

At Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties they believe in putting you first. They are committed to pursuing your dream home, and by focusing on what matters to you they find homes carefully tailored to fit your today and tomorrow.

Better Business Bureau of the Pacific Southwest

Better Business Bureau is a non-profit community of trustworthy businesses organized to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. They do this by setting standards, supporting best practices, celebrating marketplace role models and calling out substandard behavior.

Brigantine Restaurants

Brigantine Restaurants has been in business since 1969 and is still family owned and operated. Besides 7 Brigantine Restaurants, 5 Miguel’s Restaurants, and 1 Ketch Grill and Taps, this summer they will open Portside Pier, a 42,000 sq. ft. waterfront space which will include 3 restaurants, a coffee & gelato bar, and a 150-person event space with amazing views of San Diego Bay.

Carmel Capital Partners

Carmel Capital Partners is the unconventional investment-centric firm for serious investors who are looking for an alternative approach to investing. The San Diego-based firm was founded with the goal of delivering stable long-term returns for clients through opportunistic, value-oriented investments.

Copper Electric, Inc.

Copper Electric, Inc. is an area leader in the Electrical Service field. They work with residential, commercial and industrial clients and pride themselves on their capability to meet all types of electrical wiring demands with deadlines. They are focused on providing a wide array of services to meet all their customers’ needs.

Cornerstone Mortgage

Cornerstone’s expertise and commitment, combined with their innovative technology, translates into a powerful dynamic lending platform that allows for them to compete at a higher level than most banks or brokers. Their pricing engine provides you with real time rate quotes 24/7 without any personal information required.


DEPARTURE provides the Thinking, Design, Content and Coding to help companies do one thing: exploit the combined power of classic branding and progressive technology. Services – brand strategy, logos, website design/build, mobile apps, TV, radio, outdoor, collateral, & more.

Envision Personalized Health

Envision Personalized Health’s integrative wellness center is located in central San Diego. They specialize in private appointments for Personal Training, Health Coaching, Pilates, Yoga, Nutrition, Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Massage Therapy & Spa Services.

Ferris & Britton

Ferris & Britton’s attorneys offer expert service in the areas of corporate, corporate finance, business transactions, biotechnology, telecommunications, technology licensing and partnering, business litigation, employment, labor, real estate, tax and estate planning law.

Five Star Transportation Services

Five Star Transportation Services pride themselves on providing a Five-Star experience to corporate executives and leisure clients, making their trips more productive and enjoyable. Ride comfortably in the care of the most professional chauffeurs in the industry.

Frank Motors

Made up of Frank Toyota, Frank Hyundai, Frank Subaru & Frank Used Car Center, Frank Motors is family owned & operated since 1965. Frank Motors serves the community with an absolute commitment to customer care, integrity and honesty.

Frost Hardwood Lumber

Frost Hardwood Lumber, with a century in the lumber business, is dedicated to providing quality wood and related products to the woodworking industry. Their unmatched facilities and long-term experience in the industry proves that they are dedicated to their customers.

Fully Promoted

Fully Promoted has been serving San Diego’s corporate and small business community with embroidery, screen printing, promotional products and tradeshow setups since 2006. Think of them as a promotional marketing powerhouse with special super powers in logo apparel.

FYI Systems

FYI Systems provides highly reliable and compliant IT support for business clients located in Southern California. Their proactive maintenance and monitoring services are backed by service level agreements (SLA’s) for guaranteed results and expected levels of support.

Grah Safe and Lock

Grah Safe and Lock is a full-service security company, specializing in Access Control, Security Solutions, and Security Compliances. In addition to serving commercial and residential customers, they are certified to service government and military facilities.

Hawley Auto Body & Paint

Father and son, Don and Steve Hawley, are behind the wheel of Hawley Auto Body & Paint, the full-service frame, mechanical and restoration center that continues to earn return customers. Open since 1949, they are now on the third generation of customers who come from every corner of San Diego County.

Hochman Torres LLP

Hochman Torres LLP is a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout the San Diego area, dedicated to providing their clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of business needs. Hochman Torres LLP has years of valuable experience assisting businesses and individuals with their accounting and tax needs.

Ideal Plumbing, Heating & Air

Ideal is more than just a company that installs and repairs your plumbing, heating, air, or electrical. They believe in service excellence, demonstrated since the company’s inception in high moral standards and business ethics. Their highly trained technicians handle everything from the most complex issues to routine service & maintenance.

InnerOptimal Inc.

InnerOptimal offers the latest and most advanced neurofeedback brain training system. This amazing non-invasive technique will help you improve your memory and the quality of your sleep, reduce your anxiety, alleviate procrastination, be more efficient and have more success.

Kahala Travel

If travel is your book, what will be your next chapter? Their professional travel experts and experienced travelers are ready to provide leisure and corporate clients with personalized, courteous service and unsurpassed travel expertise. The Kahala Travel difference: they don’t just give you info – they give you insight.

Landscape Resource Group

Landscape Resource Group + Assoc. is a boutique landscape architectural firm providing landscape architecture, garden design and construction consultation services in the Southern California region.

Lloyd Pest Control

Lloyd Pest Control is one of Southern California’s premier pest elimination companies. Their elimination service covers Southern California with more than 200 radio-dispatched trucks, 200 licensed technicians, supervisors, a Quality Control staff, an entomologist, and a biologist.

Local Blitz Digital Marketing

Local Blitz Marketing is an internet marketing company focused on bringing value by building digital sales funnels for the companies that need it most…small and medium. At Local Blitz there are no short-term goals, only long-term strategies that actually work.

Mail Management Group

Since 1988, Mail Management Group has been serving the printing & marketing needs of companies large and small throughout San Diego County and all of Southern California. Their services include sourcing and customizing lists, managing your existing lists, design, printing, mailing (postal or email), and order fulfillment.

Marsh & McLennan Insurance Agency

Marsh & McLennan Agency serves the risk prevention and insurance needs of middle market companies in the United States. Through the strength of their management team, their geographic presence and their world class services, MMA provides public and private companies with risk management and employee benefit support that helps them flourish.

Midas Midway

Midas offers complete auto care for your vehicle. Whether it’s time for your next factory recommended maintenance visit, a routine oil change, new tires, or repair services on your brakes, muffler and exhaust, suspension, air conditioner, or any other mechanical or electrical component of your car, Midas is in your neighborhood and ready to serve you.

Moran Canvas Products

Moran Canvas is a premier awning manufacturer in Southern California, with 30 years of success, a large team of employees and partners, and a 10,000 sq. ft. state-of-­the-art custom fabrication facility. Moran Canvas continues to be guided by an unrelenting focus on quality that earns the trust and friendship of its clients.

NACM Commercial Services

NACM Commercial Services is the premier resource for business credit services. They have been helping credit managers succeed since 1896 by providing a comprehensive suite of products, services, and tools to thousands of businesses. They are committed to providing resources that help you improve your company’s financial success.

Newman Windows & Doors

Newman Windows & Doors offers high-quality products with professional in-house installation at a competitive price. Their vision is to elevate the customer experience — to treat them like true VIPs. This encompasses values like on-time service, professionally trained technicians, free in-home estimates, and stellar customer service.

Pacific Coast Commercial

Pacific Coast Commercial is one of San Diego’s leading providers of commercial real estate brokerage and property management, currently representing over 5 million square feet under property management including over 1,000 tenants. Pacific Coast knows their clients deserve the best and they deliver it.

Pay It Forward Processing

PFProcessing is a nationwide full-service merchant card processing company. Their executive team has over 52 years of direct business experience with 22 years in the processing industry. They aspire to assist you in growing your business by providing regional sales offices with a proven successful track record of providing low cost processing.

Park West Dental Group

Whether you just need a regular check-up, or more sophisticated dental treatment, Park West Dental will strive to understand your needs and surpass your expectations. They look forward to brightening your smile with the same attentive care, gentle technique, and conscientious service that they’ve given to thousands of satisfied visitors.

Payan Pool Service

What began as a one-man pool-cleaning service in San Diego in 1987 has grown into a full-service residential and commercial operation with trained employees in four departments, plus office professionals and an after-hours emergency crew for their service clients.

Peek Brothers Painting Contractors

Since 1981, for over 37 years, Peek Brothers Fine Home Painting has been making their hometown beautiful with over 3,000 projects completed. They are consistently complimented on their cleanliness, reliability and the pleasant personalities of their crew members.

Replica Printing Services

Replica serves all of your individual and commercial print, copy and digital production needs. Whether you are looking for a copy service, document scanning, binding, posters or brochures, their experienced staff can assist you with all of your digital printing & reprographic projects.

Rug Renew

When you have your rugs cleaned by Rug Renew, each rug is hand washed with the finest tools and equipment available and the results are stunning. They have been in business since 1992 and have the extensive knowledge and expertise to handle all of your rug cleaning needs. Their technicians have been trained by their industry’s best across the country.

San Diego Employers Association

Since 1914, San Diego has relied on SDEA to provide essential HR services and programs that create and preserve an inspired, healthy, and productive workforce. Their members see them as an extraordinary resource on a broad range of HR concerns.

San Diego Flood Restoration

San Diego Flood Restoration was established in 2007. They are a company that offers 24/7 emergency restoration services, including: water damage clean-up, raw sewage clean-up, fire and smoke damage clean-up, mold remediation, emergency board-ups, and bio recovery.

Sharp Business Systems

Sharp Business Systems (SBS) is a direct sales division of Sharp Electronics Corporation. Their experienced business technology specialists evaluate your current technology environment and document workflow to help improve your company’s efficiency, security and bottom-line through their best-in-class products, solutions and support.

Sign Diego

Sign Diego is a full-service sign company locally owned and operated since 1988. For over 20 years, Sign Diego has provided high quality custom signage and excellent customer service to businesses, organizations, institutions and individuals throughout San Diego County.

Silvia McColl Wealth Management

Bill McColl & Brandon Silvia provide comprehensive, goals-based portfolio management and retirement planning primarily for individuals, families, businesses and foundations. Their dynamic approach is unusual, comprehensive and built just for you.

Sloan Electromechanical

For 70 years, Sloan Electromechanical Service & Sales has been the premier provider of motor, generator and control services and products for municipalities and industries throughout San Diego, Orange, Imperial and Riverside counties. Their mission is safety, reliability and efficiency for every project.

St. Paul’s Senior Services

Since 1960, St. Paul’s Senior Services has been dedicated to serving the spiritual, physical, and social needs of the elderly, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion consistent with personal and affordable preferences. They strive to be the most outstanding and innovative provider in California.

Suzanne P. Handler, MD

Dedicated to improving the vision and individual needs of her patients, Dr. Handler specializes in cataract and refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK). Her practice also provides routine exams for glaucoma and macular degeneration, as well as BOTOX® treatments.

The Best To You

The Best To You has a large selection of unique gourmet gift baskets, themed gifts, branded gift items, and stand-alone gifts. Custom design and personalized gift baskets are a specialty at The Best To You! When you need an important gift rushed out they always try to accommodate requests for same day delivery.

The Business Cleaning Company

The Business Cleaning Company, Inc. is a full-service janitorial corporation based in Southern California. They offer a Quality Assurance System where a representative is assigned to your facility, with open communication at all times, along with field inspectors and customers service representatives ready to assist you.

The UPS Store

The UPS Store is a locally owned franchise offering a range of products and services designed specifically to help and support small business owners in the local community. They’re more than packing and shipping. They provide printing services, a real street address for mailboxes, package notification and even direct mail services (design, print, mail).

Ticor Title

For over a century Ticor Title Insurance Company has been one of the nation’s premier real estate service companies, providing title insurance and other real estate-related products and services. Ticor’s employees are committed to providing customers with a level of satisfaction that is unparalleled in the title insurance industry.

VanBerg Construction

VanBerg Construction stands as a pillar of certainty amid an industry devoid of that precious resource. For over a quarter of a century, VanBerg has applied a unique, proprietary and wholly transparent system designed to eliminate uncertainties and inspire confidence, trust, and peace of mind.

Vistage Worldwide

Vistage is the world’s largest executive coaching organization for small and midsize businesses. For more than 60 years they’ve been helping CEOs, business owners and key executives solve their toughest challenges through a comprehensive approach to success.