Carl Heft | President
Carl joined the Board in 2016. Carl took on the role of Board Secretary in early 2018 and is now our current Board President for 2019.
Carl's business is Personalized Mortgage Express http://www.pmeloans.com/ where he strives to make sure that your purchase or refinance is a smooth process, with no last minute surprises, with first class service from beginning to end. PME features a wide array of the best loan programs in the nation to meet your unique needs. Whether you are a homeowner looking for the best rates available in the market to buy or refinance, or you are a real estate agent looking for excellent service and the best loan programs for your clients, PME is the one-stop shop for all your mortgage needs!
Sheri Feinberg | Vice President
Sheri is one of the original founding Board Members. Sheri previously served as the Events Committee Chair and has has been involved in just about every other aspect of helping to build the Chamber into what it is today. Sheri is our current Vice-President for 2019.
Sheri offers printing services and products at Printex Printing and Graphics https://www.printexinc.net/ There is no print job to big or small for her. Sheri's business is located in Laguna Hills, California and has been offering a wide variety of offset and digital printing services and products for over 35 years. Call her now at (949) 586-3800 to speak with one of her printing experts about your next printing project. Serving and delivering to all of Orange County.
Lori Renaud | Secretary
As a long time Chamber Member and volunteer at live events, Lori joined the Board in 2018 and previously served as our Membership Committee Chair. Lori is our current Board Secretary for 2019.
Professionally Lori runs Acti-Kare https://actikare.com/south-orange-county/ which is the perfect solution to life's
challenges. Lori offers customized plans of care to help you or your loved
one stay active and independent in the comfort of home. Her flexible
scheduling lets you get the help you need, when you need it. She doesn't
require an hourly minimum or long term contract, so we can be there as
much or as little as you need. Plus an RN is on call 24/7 to assist with
urgent needs. There's no place like home. Get the help your loved ones need so they can stay there.
Patrice Mills | Treasurer
Patrice is a long time Chamber Member who joined the Board in 2018. Patrice currently serves as our Board Treasurer and Budget Committee Chair.
As a Certified Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Patrice makes it easy for you to spend more time working your business, so you can make more money and less time running your business with day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting activities. From her office in Laguna Hills, she is able to provide our tax preparation services to individuals & businesses in all of Orange County.
Clement Pepe | Immediate Past President
Clement Pepe is the "Founding Father" of the Laguna Hills Chamber of Commerce. After the South County Regional Chamber dissolved, Clement stepped up with a handful of other founding board members to create the foundation of what the Laguna Hills Chamber of Commerce has grown into today. Clement served as Board President for 2014-2018.
Professionally Clement is a pioneer in the success/life coaching profession. He designed and started his Success Coaching practice http://powertechnology.org/ in 1992.
The system Clement designed and uses is a proven method for success, based on a 3-step process. Clement works with business owners and sales professionals on increasing their sales and self-confidence in the process.
Nick Socha | Immediate Past Vice President
Nick is one of the original founding Chamber Board Members and served as the Vice President for the Chamber for the period of 2014-2018.
Nick specializes in providing strategic, comprehensive advice to help successful attorneys, physicians, and business owners, as well as the next generation of millennial business leaders to meet their financial goals through his business practice at Northwestern Mutual http://nicksocha.nm.com/
Nick also often collaborates with fellow advisors to educate clients on wealth management strategies and solutions.
Jake Anderson | Board MemberJake joined the Board in 2017 and currently serves as the Government Affairs Committee Chair.
Professionally Jake is the General Manager for the Laguna Hills Mall www.shoplagunahillsmall.com which serves the nearby communities of Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, Lake Forest, Aliso Viejo, Foothill Ranch and Rancho Santa Margarita.
Anchored by Nordstrom Rack, the Laguna Hills Mall boasts several restaurants including King's Fish House, California Pizza Kitchen, BJ's Restaurant & Brewery, Woodfire Kabob and Ruby's Diner.
James Rocke | Executive Director & Board Member
James joined the board in 2016 and currently serves as our Events Committee Chair, Communications Chair, and Annual Board Nominating Committee Chair.
Professionally James has owned and operated several businesses over the years, most recently running a business in the City of Laguna Hills for three years. In 2018, James was asked to step up to oversee and coordinate the daily business operations and management of the Chamber https://lagunahillschamber.com/
In conjunction with and under the direction of our board of directors, James is focused on
enhancing our member experience, expanding our current program offerings,
increasing our community outreach and growing our overall membership base.