Our mission is to help members achieve success by building meaningful relationships.
We aim to provide a service where like-minded, ambitious, social driven, diverse professionals can find one another to explore synergy, promote commerce, and enrich their surrounding communities.
our founding members:
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As a former Escrow Officer, Allison brings her extensive planning and logistical experience into overseeing many aspects of management organization, contract administration, strategic planning and operations as Managing Partner of nonprofit consulting firm, Envision Consulting. In addition, as a graphic designer and web marketer, she brings in unique talents to nonprofits, expanding resources and efficiency. She leads the Working Parent Circle.
Matt Kamin has been working and volunteering in the nonprofit world for over sixteen years and holds a MBA in nonprofit management. As Managing Partner of nonprofit consulting firm, Envision Consulting, Matt serves community-based nonprofits in the Los Angeles area specializing in executive search. He is head of the Encino chapter.
An adjunct professor of Wills and Trusts at Southwestern Law School and named a top attorney in Pasadena Magazine and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2014-2016, Vanessa Terzian began her legal career as a Trust Administrator for Wells Fargo, N.A. Her experience at Wells Fargo, working closely with clients, portfolio managers, beneficiaries and other attorneys, shed light on how a poor estate plan can ruin a family’s fortune and more importantly, their relationships. She serves as head of the Pasadena East chapter.
Lynk Law founder Sona Tatiyants sought to create the firm she personally would want to work with. As a wife, mother, and business owner, she understands how overwhelming an estate plan can feel. As an attorney, she knows just how important it is to have that plan in place. She serves as head of the Glendale chapter.
our partnership group:
I chose to partner with The Exchange because they are the first to truly recognize that fostering genuine relationships, creativity, diversity, and selfless community engagement is inherent in our professional practice and development.
I am proud to partner with The Exchange because I prefer to refer business to people I know and trust. Because The Exchange provides a format to dive in and really get to know your fellow Exchange members, a lot of commerce is done within and among the various group members. I also prefer to refer to individuals who are proud to give back to the community and, since The Exchange places an emphasis on involvement of non-profit organizations, you can find many such individuals.
I’m proud to partner with the Exchange as it allows me to gather resources for my clients and to develop lasting business connections.
I am proud to partner with The Exchange as I truly believe in the collective and individual power of the members and am excited to see them strive to reach their goals.
It’s an enormous opportunity to meet dedicated professionals in a cross section of services, but while we learn about and from each other and build relationships and coalitions of trust and integrity, we have FUN! You know what they say about “all work and no play…”? No one is “dull” at The Exchange! I am proud to have been an early member and now, a partner.
I believe that a progressive, collaborative, group of positive and forward thinking tribe of professionals enhances our lives and our businesses and helps me help my clients with any needs they may ever have by connecting with so many quality professionals to be able to recommend them to.
I decided to partner with the Exchange because I know firsthand the value of networking and building relationships with other service providers. This level of co-elevation where the connection is more than just a round table discussion fosters the kind of growth I want to be a part of.
I decided to partner with the Exchange because I want to permanently align myself with this amazing group of professionals and I believe I will be able to use my knowledge and expertise to help bring this organization to the next level.
I am proud to partner with The Exchange because I believe it has a unique and wonderful culture that can have an incredibly positive impact on the lives and careers of its members, and I am excited to help bring this experience to more smart, kind, and dedicated professionals.
I am proud to partner with The Exchange because we are better together; power by the partnership we can take our business to new heights while making meaningful personal connections with our members.