Consulting: Business

Abbracci Group

Phone: (312) 848-5147
Contact: Keri Ohlrich

Abbracci Group is an unconventional HR consulting group. We love HR and all things talent and work with you to provide solutions that are sustainable, whether we are helping your HR team become HR Warriors (based on our book, The Way of the HR Warrior), setting up and diagnosing your HR department, analyzing how to increase the effectiveness of your teams, or just brainstorming with you as you know something is not right, but not sure what it is. We work with you to solve talent problems and do it with common sense, humor, and empathy. 

Actionable Consulting Services

Phone: (949) 903-9011
Contact: Ardie Hood

Art Rodriguez Associates

Phone: (626) 683-9777
Fax Number: (626) 348-8472
Contact: Peter Impala

Alcohol Licensing & Land Use Consultants servicing restaurants, markets, hotels, and entertainment venues.

Barbara Rocha and Associates

Phone: (626) 792-8075
Contact: Barbara Rocha

"Presentations and public speaking skills training. On-site custom corporate workshops and coaching sessions for groups or individuals; public workshops and one-on-one coaching." Business Communication Speaking Skills Workshops Corporate and public workshops On-site customized workshops and coaching sessions for groups or individuals can be scheduled. Two public seminars are year are offered in Pasadena, May and November. Novice to accomplished executives benefit from this training. To learn more email Barbara at or phone (626) 792-8075.


Phone: (626) 768-2827
Fax Number: (626) 765-3966
Contact: George Sagadencky

Workers Compensation, Payroll, HRBBSI offers local small business support with dedicated HR professionals, Risk and safety professionals, Payroll management and Claim support. We offer Workers Compensation with the most completive rates in the industry removing deposit, deductibles with clear and simply claims management strategy allowing you to run your business, and not let your business run you.

Bridge Safety Consultants

Phone: (310) 433-5611
Contact: Joe Stevens
Safety Programs and Sexual Harassment Training

Bridges Leadership and Education Service LLC

Phone: (626) 381-8902
Contact: Yvette Latunde

Building Safety Solutions, Inc.

Phone: (626) 482-4080
Contact: Hector Gomez

Chefs Center of California

Phone: (213) 446-6700
Fax Number: (626) 744-9800
Contact: Joe Colletti

Custom Business Planning and Solutions

Phone: (888) 530-4097
Contact: Peter Mehit

Deborah Johnson, M.A., Presentations, Consulting, Seminars

Phone: (909) 949-0326
Contact: Deborah Johnson

Deborah Johnson, M.A., Presentations, Consulting, Seminars

Deborah specializes in helping women at the halftime of their life reinvent, restart and reorganize their businesses and lives. She helps clients and groups create a sustainable business aligning with their desired lifestyle, taking them through her Hero Mountain® seminars. With her vast experience as a music headliner, she’s available for keynotes, workshops and consulting, also hosting multiple yearly events, covering business structure, mindsets and tech tools.

Clients: Conferences, Associations, H.R., Professional Organizations, Education, Small Business

Enhanced Marketing Performance

Phone: (626) 219-2726
Fax Number: (626) 628-1973
Contact: Craig Valine

Craig Valine and Enhanced Marketing Performance helps everyday business owners make better strategic marketing choices to help achieve extraordinary results in their business and personal lives. At our Monthly Power Events, it’s the place to learn "what's working NOW" in direct response marketing (Online & Offline) to help you make money NOW and make your business more valuable over the long-term! It’s the place to get support and feedback from like-minded entrepreneurs and business owners, and it’s the place to stop wasting your time and finally get the tools, strategies, and resources to make your life easier and help you reach whatever goals you've set for yourself in the fastest time possible! Website:

Envision Consulting

Phone: (626) 714-7577
Contact: Julie Ha Truong

Envision Consulting is dedicated to providing nonprofit executive search, strategy and leadership development tailored to the nonprofit sector. Our broad spectrum of services helps increase revenues, expand awareness and strengthen service delivery.

Exceptional Quality Professional Development

Phone: (786) 488-8295
Contact: Casswell Goodman

Workforce Development, Job Training, Career Exploration, and Staff Development


Phone: (626) 795-5000
Fax Number: (626) 795-1950
Contact: Mercy Steenwyk

EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES firm connecting you with top consultants, experts & specialists in forensic business, construction, engineering, accounting, medical, and other scientific & technical discipline since 1991 nationwide!

Hillary Wright, PhD

Phone: (310) 633-1295
Contact: Hillary Wright

Adult individual psychotherapy for an array of issues from a difficult phase in life, to relationship issues, to major psychological disorders.  Executive coaching: soft skills, employee management, conflict management, group dynamics, strategic planning. 

JD Audio Visual

Phone: (626) 792-6682
Fax Number: (626) 796-6635
Contact: Kyle Sandoval

JD Audio Visual provides full event productions such as lighting, audio, projection, staging and rigging.

Jenkins Bowler LLP

Phone: (626) 792-2179
Fax Number: (626) 792-2411
Contact: Charles Kiu

Full-Service CPA Firm specialized in high net-worth individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, trust and estate taxations.

Jenkins Bowler LLP results from the growth of an accounting practice started in Pasadena in 1960. The Firm has the reputation of providing quality services to its clients for many decades. The partners and staff of the Firm are fully dedicated to providing professional, personalized accounting, tax and consulting services to individuals, trusts,small-to-medium sized businesses and non-profit organizations.

John Robinson Consulting, Inc.

Phone: (626) 375-9389
Contact: John Robinson

John Robinson Consulting, Inc. is a general consulting firm offering a range of services We are a small firm with big experience.  John Robinson has over 20 years of consulting and management experience in the private sector for cities, ports, special districts, water districts, municipal clients and industrial clients. This knowledge and program management experience that John Robinson will provide you will be the highest standard of consulting services while ensuring deadlines are met.

Specializes In: 

Grant/Loan Identification and Assistance

Project/Program Management

Water and Wastewater Planning and Design

Permitting and Regulatory Assistance

Construction Management

Kabateck Strategies

Phone: (916) 956-9027
Contact: John Kabateck

Kabateck Strategies has more than 30 years of experience, relationships and know-how in the State Capitol and with leaders at every level to make sure you are heard by the highest-level decision makers to help you win your battles. We will get you in the room with the right legislative and executive branch leaders, key regulators and organization leaders – and help you develop winning strategies to get you those winning outcomes.   

Kinsel Forensic Accounting LLP

Phone: (818) 265-9714
Contact: Stacy Kinsel

Kinsel Forensic Accounting LLP provides forensic accounting services including economic loss calculations, business insurance claims accounting, litigation support, and fraud investigations. We perform calculations such as the analysis of economic damages, lost profits, business interruption and loss of earnings, investigation of employee theft and fraud matters, calculation of business valuations and assistance with trust and family law matters. We provide expert witness testimony.


Phone: (323) 697-1166
Contact: Kathleen (Kat) O' Sullivan

KSHIFT is in the people business. Every business is dependent 100% on its people to deliver on their promises. Whenever you have people, you have endless “dynamics” that either set you up for success or put your business at risk. The multi-generational workforce amplifies those dynamics. KSHIFT is committed to solving those pesky people's problems AND obliterating the generational tug-of-war that is putting so many businesses at risk today. How? By helping business leaders fully leverage each generation’s skills, strengths, and experience. KSHIFT’s proven strategies and practical framework are designed to elevate people, productivity and profit . . . allowing businesses to grow with ease.

Kat O'Sullivan, CEO of KSHIFT believes far too many small to mid-sized businesses fail, often at the height of their success. For almost a decade, Kat has leveraged all of her expertise and related insights to help businesses thrive in the midst of and despite seismic shifts in the workplace and the marketplace.

Kurtz Consulting

Phone: (626) 253-2149
Fax Number: (626) 403-905
Contact: Cynthia Kurtz

Linda Harris

Phone: (626) 394-2478
Contact: Linda Harris

Emergency Preparedness/ Disaster Recovery Seminar

How can your business profit after a disaster?  All business should prepare for emergencies, but is your business resilient enough to take advantage of FEMA or Army Corp of Engineers emergency contracts?

Emergency Preparedness is often associated with maintaining customer service after the event but there could be contract opportunities for you.  Learn about the recent missions of the Los Angeles Army Corp of Engineers, see where you could fit in and play a role in the recovery response.  Disasters are unexpected events but recovery plans are made and modified every day, are you a part of someone's plan?

Learn how to create resiliency in your business so you can take part in the restoration process.

McDermott Consulting Inc.

Phone: (626) 403-6861
Fax Number: (626) 403-9056
Contact: James McDermott

McDermott Consulting, Inc. has over 30 years experience in public affairs specializing in government, community and media relations. The company has provided strategic communications consulting to a wide range of corporate and government clients and specializes in developing communications campaigns for corporate public affairs and high visibility public policy issues targeted to specific community, government and media audiences.

Millennium Pension Services Inc.

Phone: (626) 355-3039
Fax Number: (626) 355-3713
Contact: Kelly & Tara Brown

Employee Benefit Consultants/Third Party Administrator

Mixed Roots Enterprises, Inc.

Phone: (800) 926-1831
Fax Number: (888) 926-5880
Contact: Holly Bachman

Leveraging the Power of the Mixed Roots Brand, Mixed Roots Enterprises is all about creating Awareness, Connections, Impact and Change for government, businesses and nonprofits with the fundamental values of Identity, Diversity, but most importantly Unity specializing in marketing, PR, business development and special events within the greater community. A portion of profits will benefit various causes and organizations that we deeply care about including the Mixed Roots Foundation that raises awareness and funds for the adoption and foster care community.

-Marketing Services
-PR/Community Relations
-Special Events / Event & Cause Marketing
-Small Business & Business Development / Networking and Referrals
-Nonprofit / Fundraising / Social Impact Consulting
-Multicultural Marketing/Diversity & Inclusion

Nishan International

Phone: (323) 823-8886

Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corp.

Phone: (866) 301-9989
Fax Number: (213) 739-0639
Contact: Constance Anderson

Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation provides Small Business Start-Ups and Existing Businesses with Financial Services, Technical Training, and Professional Advisement

Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Phone: (626) 585-3106
Contact: Donald Loewel

The SBDC is the SBA’s largest service program and provides high-quality business & economic development assistance to small businesses & entrepreneurs. We provide no-cost business advising and low-cost training to existing and new businesses.

Phillips, Fractor & Company LLC

Phone: (626) 744-3540
Contact: Ed Garcia

Phillips, Fractor, and Company is your expert solution for economic, financial, statistical, managerial, valuation, accounting, and complex analyses.  We are a boutique litigation support and consulting firm that specializes in providing creative, effective solutions tailored to our clients' unique analytic and research needs.  Our team is comprised of experts and consultants who blend active academic careers with real-world experience in a variety of fields.  We draw on economic theory, statistical analysis, survey research, mathematics, computer science, and business theories and best practices to conduct high quality research based on appropriate methodology to give precise insights into our clients' specific research problems. Because of our multidisciplinary and methodologically rich backgrounds, we excel at solving problems that are too difficult or complex for other research firms.

Point C, LLC

Phone: (626) 768-2517
Contact: David Grannis

Land use, transportation strategic consulting firm.

RootSource Fundraising

Phone: (626) 676-7098
Contact: Kim Alaine Rathman, Ph.D

At RootSource Fundraising, our Mission is to empower nonprofit agencies to build the fund development and organizational systems they need to sustain and grow their services for the community by providing them with:

Professional grant and publication writing

Government grants and contract compliance

Organizational capacity building

Fund development, program, and strategic planning or 

Customized Board and Staff trainings.

SC Business Solution

Phone: (773) 744-1499
Contact: S. Samuel Chun

SC Business Solution provides consultative services to small businesses to maximize marketing through social media, payment solutions, and business finance.  Our goal is to increase clients' cash flow and sales by increasing sales with cost-effective marketing to ensure customer retention and attract new customers, reduce credit card processing costs and capital injection through non-traditional lending.

Small Business Networking Group, Inc. dba Professional Referral Organization (PRO)

Phone: (213) 952-3060
Contact: Greg Shields

Business Networking Group--Various, including Attorneys, CPA, Electrician, Lenders, Insurance, Financial Planner, Dentist, Security Alarms, etc.

Soteria HR

Phone: (818) 426-5451
Contact: James Harwood

We offer a wide array of outsourced HR Services that specifically address the requirements of a variety of businesses in a multitude of industries. We listen and respond with creative and tailored solutions that address potential HR pitfalls long before they become problematic.  Services provided include HR Administration covering payroll, employee benefits, workers compensation, employee handbooks and policies, and compliance consultation.  We also provide HR consulting to address HR best practices, employee development and training, performance management and recruiting practices. 

Stanislawski & Company, Inc.-A Certified Public Accounting & Business Consulting Firm

Phone: (626) 441-0330
Fax Number: (626) 441-3933
Contact: Charles G. Stanislawski

Are you looking for a firm large enough to offer a full array of accounting, taxation, consulting, and business management services, but small enough to know you on a personal level? Then look no further. Stanislawski and Company, Inc. started over 50 years ago as a small operation, and has grown today to include numerous CPA's and Enrolled Agents with Master Degrees in Taxation, each offering top-notch credentials and experience. Whether you need accounting, tax planning, tax return preparation, personal financial planning, estate and trust, small business consulting, business management or a full complement of other individualized services, we will give you the full resources you would expect only from a large accounting firm while maintaining the personal touch.

The PRAXIS Group

Phone: (626) 967-3865
Contact: Stacey Holmes Girdner

The PRAXIS Group, a management consulting service, works with hard driving leaders and teams to get them to the next level. PRAXIS has devoted years of passionate service to exploring and improving the way people work and work together in business environments. Through executive coaching, leadership development, team building, and offsite meeting facilitation, PRAXIS partners typically become more personally effective, gain the necessary skills to lead their organizations, get more from their teams, and collaborate on strategies, goals, and plans so their future vision can be defined and realized. 

Thomas Jesse Goff

Phone: (213) 880-1116
Contact: Thomas Jesse Goff

Message training and national financial-media placement for start-up brands and founders. (Former op-ed editor at L.A. Times and investigate reporter at Fortune. Internatonal media relations chief of Lockheed and ARCO.)

V1H Consulting

Phone: (626) 379-4108
Contact: Larry Hammond

V1H Consulting is a minority-owned, certified small/micro business (Certification ID #: 2002757). We have over 50 years collective experience in facilitating team building, leadership development and a range of management consulting services centered on the research-proven approach of Strengths-Based Interdependence.

Because many leaders are trying to fix what is wrong rather than focusing on what is right, they hire us to breakthrough performance barriers and increase employee engagement by building solidly performing teams.  We help them to discover, declare and develop their employee talents and unlock their strengths to achieve success.  The bottom-line is our Strengths-Based System creates high performing teams and organizations of excellence.

Win-Win Workplace Solutions

Phone: (323) 259-9449
Fax Number: (323) 344-0009
Contact: Gail Schaper-Gordon

Win-Win Workplace Solutions is a collaboration of independent consultants who come together seamlessly to work on client issues in order to help those organizations achieve their next level of success. With a powerful combination of practical and theoretical experience in business psychology and corporate management, Win-Win offers a full-range of services designed to grow your business and achieve your goals including: strategic planning, enhancing board governance, performance improvement, leadership and team development, talent selection and on-boarding, consulting and customized workshops and retreats.


Phone: (626) 768-7800
Contact: Derek Laing