CEF is proud to partner with each of the donors below in making Big Impacts for student success. Each of the business partners listed below has made a direct contribution to the CEF endowment, supporting K-3 literacy through college and career readiness. CEF acknowledges their generous contributions and appreciates their ongoing support.
A business owner may choose to donate at any amount but will only recognized as a CEF business partner when donating at least $500 annually.
Levels of recognition:
- Gold Level Donor: $10,000 and above
- Silver Level Donor: $1,000 to $9,999 annual donation
- Bronze Level Donor: $500 to $999 annual donation
CEF would like to recognize the following as a CEF business partner!
Gold Level Partners
Tri Counties Bank www.TriCountiesBank.com
Tri Counties Bank offers a unique brand of customer Service with Solutions® providing a breadth of personal, small business and commercial banking services serving communities throughout Northern and Central California, including Santa Rosa and the San Francisco Peninsula.
Established in 1975 and now with assets of over $6.3 billion, Tri Counties Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) headquartered in Chico, California. In addition to its California communities branch network, the Bank provides easy access to its services with advanced online and mobile banking, a nationwide network of over 32,000 surcharge-free ATMs, and bankers available by phone 7 days per week. In Half Moon Bay, to learn more call (650) 726-6373, visit the branch at 756 Main Street or visit www.TriCountiesBank.com.
Silver Level Partners
As a trusted real estate broker and advisor, Donald’s mission is to help clients achieve their personal and professional real estate goals. In 2006, Donald established himself on the Peninsula as an independent broker specializing in investment sales. Now with Keller Williams Realty, he currently works out of the Peninsula Estates Half Moon Bay office at the corner of Main Street and Highway 92.
Jackson Robertson www.HMBproperty.com
Lifetime coastsider and Coldwell Banker real estate professional, Jackson Robertson, says “it’s all about relationships, community and communication.” As a young Toastmaster, he found early success by listening, and focusing on client’s priorities. Jackson has deep roots on the coast, attending city council meetings and supporting local initiatives for Coastside youth. Jackson currently serves on the board of the Cabrillo Education Foundation, Coastside Mother’s Club and Friends of Moss Beach Park.
Kirsten Hagen www.HomesByHagen.com
As a Residential real Estate Broker, Kirsten delights in living in Half Moon Bay and helping clients throughout San Mateo County, both coastside and bayside. She has joined forces with Mark Palermo to form Palermo Properties Team at Compass. Kirsten has been in the industry since 2005, when she brought extensive experience in management, customer service and support to her business.
Dr. Humphrey Lu, MD www.HMBabies.com
Dr. Lu - Pediatrician - Dr. Lu offers quality, comprehensive pediatric care from birth to 18 years of age. Dr. Lu is the only private pediatrician in Half Moon Bay and has long lasting relationships with his patients. Dr. Lu is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and has been serving the coastside community since 2004. He began his own practice in 2008 - focused on personalized care and promptly addressing family questions and concerns. Dr. Lu's electronic health records and management system keeps the office current with technology, modern medicine and to be environmentally responsible.
Josh Warshauer, Goldworks www.goldworkshmb.com
Born and raised in Half Moon Bay as a recipient of the generosity of those before him. Josh has grown into a second generation business owner with a drive to continue the example set forth and provide those same types of advantages to future generations of coastside youth. Along with being a proud supporter of CEF Josh, through his business Goldworks, actively supports a growing list of deserving youth scholastic, sports and art based groups, as well as other programs dedicated to positively shaping the future of our beautiful coastal community.
Goldworks is a fine jewelry store located at 542 Main Street in downtown Half Moon Bay that features its own original designs, numerous award winning designer lines, a wonderful collection of estate jewelry and offers a full range of custom, repair, appraisal and buying services. Josh is a GIA Graduate Gemologist, an alumni of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, and was fortunate to begin learning the business starting at childhood from his parents Jay and Patti who originally opened the store in 1987.
New Leaf Community Markets www.newleaf.com
Celebrating 10 years of service in Half Moon Bay in 2018, New Leaf Community Markets has been nourishing and sustaining our Half Moon Bay community with wholesome and healthy foods, as well as honoring employees and supporting a variety of non-profits and local organizations. New Leaf is committed to having the best in their aisles, looking first to local, organic growers and producers and nurturing these important relationships. Whether it’s the full service deli, bakery and juice bar, specialty products catering to those with varied dietary needs or wellness classes offered in the community classroom, New Leaf is here to serve. New Leaf Community Markets is the first grocer in California, and second in the world, to achieve a B Corporation Certification. New Leaf is, and always will be, rooted in the greater good.
Neda Moshasha, O.D. www.hmboptometry.com
Dr. Moshasha received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA, in the year 2000. She has been practicing full scope primary care Optometry for over 15 years. Dr Moshasha established her practice, HMB Optometry Family Eye Care in the year 2013. Her office is an inviting environment offering the best quality family eye care services on the coast. Dr. Moshasha uses the latest digital optometric technology for visual examinations and medical diagnostics. Her practice also offers an optical department offering a variety of distinct eyewear products.
Lisa Forward www.lisaforward.com
Forward thinking and dedicated to helping her clients achieve their goals, Lisa is the ultimate partner in real estate. Thanks to her client's support, she is proud to be a part of the Top Agent Network and is in the top 2% in volume production of all MLS agents selling on the coast in 2017 and 2018. She feels that this honor is because she truly believes that her job is not just about selling, it's about serving. Lisa is a result-oriented sales professional, known for completing complicated transactions smoothly. She is also known for keeping her client's best interest in mind and treating every transaction as if it were here own.
Bronze Level Partners
Grant Walters www.grantwalters.com
Lifelong Half Moon Bay Resident and Real Estate Agent at Coldwell Banker for the past 26 years, Grant Walters has long been a supporter of our Schools. With two children graduating from Half Moon Bay High School and years spent coaching our High School Football teams, he is keenly aware of the challenges public schools have faced over the years. Grant also is also a ardent supporter of the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. Grant says, “when we demonstrate that we take care of our own schools and our elderly, it is easy to convince clients that our coastside a very special place to live".
Parsons Financial Advisors www.parsonsadvisors.com
As a lifelong coastside resident, John Parsons is actively involved in the community through membership with the Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce, Half Moon Bay Yacht Club and from coaching and involvement with youth basketball. John owns and operates Parsons Financial Advisors in Half Moon Bay where he helps individuals with comprehensive financial planning and investment planning to work toward their important financial goals. As a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, John thrives on building sustainable relationships with his clients to assist them with Wealth Management, Life Planning, Estate Planning, Protection Planning and more.
Empowered Fitness https://empoweredfit.com
We help busy and hard-working women and men go from being stressed, overweight, and unhappy to being strong, confident, toned, and an inspiration to their friends and family through a professional and modern focus on fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle. At Empowered Fitness you will reach beyond what you think is possible and find that you are up to the challenge. You will be supported, cared for, and guided while being pushed to become better and better each day. You will make new life-long friends and discover that you've always had an inner athlete just waiting to be found. At Empowered Fitness, you will find a place to call your own, where everyone knows your name, and where you will thrive and grow. Welcome!
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