Board of directors & LEADERSHIP TEAM

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 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 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

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 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.

Jake Anderson | Board Member

Jake 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 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.

Jennifer Pointer | Interim Executive Director

Jennifer joined the Laguna Hills Chamber of Commerce in April 2019.  Having over 9 years of chamber experience with the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce, she connects the Chamber Members, Board, City and its Residents together for a better Laguna Hills to do work and live in.

Jennifer has a degree from Vanguard University in Information Technology Management.  She has grown up in South Orange County and enjoys working with Businesses and Residents. 


Thank you to our Board Members and Committee Chairs for the volunteer efforts to enhance the Laguna Hills Chamber of Commerce

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