Consulting: Business

Ste. Marie Specialists

805 Canyon Wash Dr.
Phone: (626)379-0407
Contact: Robin McCarthy

Designed to help build a brighter future for your non-profit, Ste. Marie Specialists, provides over 15 years of experience in assisting organizations with budgeting, board growth, development, and strategic planning for a brighter tomorrow.

Abbey Claire Professional Organizing

330 S. Oakland Ave., #2
Phone: (323)243-3569
Contact: Abbey Keusch

Achieve S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Phone: (626)344-0046
Contact: Laura Wilcox Hypnotherapist, CHT,MNLP, BSW

Teaching you exercises to help strengthen your mind so that you can break habits and achieve goals. I use various methods to help my clients such as, hypnotherapy and other relaxation methods, along with Neuro Linguistic Programming and Artistic Rehabilitation Techniques to help you to become a better you and live a happier life.

Acme Media Works

530 S. Lake Ave., #704
Phone: (626)940-5143
Contact: Camerina P. Schwartz

Aflac Pasadena-Michele Troy

1 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Suite 200
Phone: (626)255-3797
Contact: Michele Troy

We offer business solutions for small business.  Alfac offers vountary benefits as well as other business needs such as payroll and business loans.

Ameriprise Financial

242 S. De Lacey Ave.
Phone: (626)799-2237
Fax Number: (626)548-5985
Contact: Kyle Nakano

After being based in Beverly Hills for over a decade and serving the senior and affluent communities, I have moved my practice to Pasadena.  As a fixed-income manager in Beverly Hills, I focused primarily on tax-free investments and creating and managing cash flow for my clients.  As a Certified Financial Planner Professional, I am expanding my services to include full services financial planning and full service investment and retirement planning for business owners, families, and foundations.  I am excited to become a new member of the Pasadena business community and I look forward to working with like-minded business owners and individuals.

Art Rodriguez & Associates

709 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 200
Phone: (626)683-9777
Fax Number: (626)683-9991
Contact: Art Rodriguez

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

Barbara Rocha and Associates

PO Box 60521
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.

Carter Agency, The

1015 N. Lake Ave., Suite 204
Phone: (626)345-1413
Fax Number: (626)398-8762
Contact: Ron Carter

The Carter Agency (TCA) is a strategic Public Relations and Marketing company which specializes in results-driven Media Relations, Public Outreach, Image Consulting and Marketing campaigns. The Carter Agency is recognized for effectively assisting its clients in solving their public relations and cummunications challenges. TCA provides services to the public as well as the private sector. TCA's diverse services include projects in the Non-Profit, Entertainment, Technology, Media Sports, Retail, Consumer Marketing and Hospitality Industries.

Chefs Center of California

45 N. San Gabriel Blvd.
Phone: (213)446-6700
Fax Number: (626)744-9800
Contact: Joe Colletti

Coleman Inc.

87 E. Green St., Suite 205
Phone: (626)535-9500
Contact: Peggy Coleman

COLEMAN specializes in taking complex business challenges and translating them into simple customer oriented solutions. We are an outcome driven consulting firm that focuses on working with start-ups or businesses undergoing transformational shifts within private, public and non-profit sectors. We develop and implement “customer centric” marketing and business strategies, create communications that inspire, motivate and persuade and implement innovative change management initiatives that align teams and ensure organizational readiness for companies from public utilities, retail, entertainment, consumer products, real estate to biotech.

COLEMAN is proud to be a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certified firm and recipients of W.P. Carey Certificate in Customer Experience from Arizona State University.  

Custodia Freight Services

P.O. Box 41150
Phone: (626)765-6053
Fax Number: (626)270-4901
Contact: Matthew Boulton

Custodia Freight Services is a Logistics consulting company specializing in INTL Freight Management by air and sea, Tender & Freight cost analysis, Govt. Agency assistance related to Importing of goods as well as domestic transportation & 3PL.


2400 N. Lincoln Ave., Suite 212
Phone: (858)997-8512
Fax Number: (858)997-8512
Contact: Michael Schell

DatumSec has taken the same technologies that large enterprise companies use to secure their own networks and created a solution that works for the smallest business. Our expertise is making this complex technology work for even those organizations without any IT skills at a cost that allows them to assess 100% of their vendors.

DatumSec operates under a single premise: offer a scalable, measurable, and repeatable approach to securing even the smallest of organizations.  With a team of dedicated professionals coming from security powerhouses like Symantec, Yahoo and Arbor Networks, DatumSec specializes in providing a truly objective cyber security risk assessment solution.

DigiStack Inc.

Phone: (916)505-3444
Contact: Kim Ferreira

DJK Consulting LLC

Phone: (626)905-3303
Fax Number: (866)400-5961
Contact: Dana Kelly

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

3231 E. Foothill Blvd.
Phone: (626)714-7577
Contact: Allison Fuller

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

Financial Focus Counseling

1000 Walnut, Suite 219
Phone: (626)396-0405
Contact: Howard Ursettie

Financial focus counseling is dedicated to providing independent straight forward advice on money matters to couples and individuals and businesses. Our goal is to teach, advise and help our clients get their spending under control, develop specific financial goals and actions that allow them to win financially regardless of income, age or stage in life. In addition we assist in evaluating financial decisions to avoid financial mistakes and eliminate the anxiety, stress and trouble that come with financial problems.

First Innovative Financial Group Inc.

109 N. Ivy Ave., Suite D
Phone: (626)256-8870
Contact: Nathaniel Booker


301 N. Lake Ave., Suite 420
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!

Ground Level Consulting

3579 E. Foothill Blvd., #320
Phone: (310)463-5942
Fax Number: (626)795-8821
Contact: Christina Suter

The founder of Ground Level Consulting, Christina L. Smith has been a small business owner and a consultant for over 20 years. With her extensive personal experience in business and consultant paired with a background in psychology Christina can help you understand the dynamics of how small business works from accounting to employees, as well as what will make or break the success of your business, and your sanity as an owner.

Janas Associates/Janas Consulting

201 S. Lake Ave., Suite 302
Phone: (626)432-7000
Fax Number: (626)432-7050
Contact: R. Carter Freeman

Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Exit Strategies

Jenkins Bowler, LLP

626 S. Lake Ave.
Phone: (626)792-2179
Fax Number: (626)792-2411
Contact: Charles Kiu

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.

Jericho Road Pasadena

75 S. Grand Ave.
Phone: (626)319-6466
Contact: Melanie Goodyear

Since 2010, we have connected volunteer experts with nonprofits that offer critical services to underserved residents in our community. By meeting the business needs of these nonprofits free of charge – from strategic planning to marketing and IT – nonprofit staff can focus on stronger delivery of services, thereby building better communities.

John Robinson Consulting, Inc.

1055 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 500
Phone: (626)375-9389
Contact: John Robinson

Kinsel Forensic Accounting LLP

1222 Lincoln Ave.
Phone: (818)265-9714
Contact: Stacy Kinsel

Kit Cole Consulting

661 Glenmore Blvd.
Phone: (818)822-6378
Contact: Katherine Cole

Lauren Lewis Public Relations & Communications

4631 Greenbush Ave.
Sherman Oaks
Phone: (818)970-0052
Contact: Lauren Lewis

With close to two decades of hands-on experience, the last four years focusing primarily in Pasadena and the entire San Gabriel Valley, Lauren Lewis has established herself as one of the area’s leading Public Relations and Communications Specialists. Well-versed in a variety of areas, Lewis’ past and present client roster features Businesses (i.e. Pasadena Entertainment, Massage Envy Hastings Ranch), Restaurants (i.e. redwhite+bluezz, Dog Haus, Dog Haus Biergarten, King’s Row Gastropub), Events (i.e. Pasadena Jazz Fest, Pasadena Wine Festival, Cal Phil Festival on the Green at Santa Anita Race Track) and Non-Profits (i.e. California Philharmonic, Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation, Union Station Homeless Services – member of Communications Board). Also a former journalist, Lewis is known for writing informative, effective and entertaining copy while creating numerous angles that make sense to both the client and extensive media outlets with specific target audiences.

LegalShield-Erin Mackey

8939 S. Sepulveda Blvd., #110-248
Los Angeles
Phone: (310)730-3601
Fax Number: (213)325-3670
Contact: Erin Mackey

Everyone deserves legal protection. At LegalShield, we've been offering legal plans for over 40 years, creating a world where everyone can access legal protection- and everyone can afford it. Unexpected legal questions arise everyday, from the  trivial to thetraumatic,and with LegalShield on your side, you'll have access to a high quality law firm for as little as $17 a month. With LegalShield, you will be protected and empowered to worry less and live more. 

LegalShield-Yvette McDowell

Phone: (626)483-4151
Contact: Yvette McDowell

McDermott Consulting Inc.

710 S. Arroyo Blvd.
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.

52 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.
Sierra Madre
Phone: (626)355-3039
Fax Number: (626)355-3713
Contact: Kelly & Tara Brown

Employee Benefit Consultants/Third Party Administrator

National Construction Alliance

100 E. Corson St., Suite 230
Phone: (626)229-9975
Fax Number: (757)299-9973
Contact: Michael D'Antuono

Ossman Project Mgt. Consulting

215 N. Marengo Ave., 3rd Floor
Phone: (626)440-9049
Fax Number: (626)440-9114
Contact: Chip Ossman III

Ossman Project Management Consulting, Inc. Providing construction management support to the construction industry. Since 1997.

Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corp.

3255 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1501
Los Angeles
Phone: (866)301-9989
Fax Number: (213)739-0639
Contact: Constance Anderson

Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

3035 E. Foothill Blvd., Room 122
Phone: (626)585-3105
Contact: Salvatrice Cummo

Phillips, Fractor & Company LLC

750 E. Walnut St.
Phone: (626)744-3540
Contact: Ross Selvidge

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.

Phlunte Riddle Leadership Consultants

Phone: (626)786-5655
Contact: Phlunte Riddle

Effective Consultants, LLC Organization Management - Emotional Intelligence Leadership for the 21st. Century Community Engagement Media Relations

Point C, LLC

120 N. Madison Ave.
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 Root Source 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.

Shepard HR Solutions

3075 Glenrose Ave
Phone: (626)797-4190
Fax Number: (626)797-4190
Contact: Jennifer Shepard

Shepard HR Solutions delivers quality human resources solutions to small businesses, boutique entertainment firms, non-profits, and high tech start-ups in the Greater Los Angeles Area. Let's get your Human Resources policies and practices in tip-top, legally compliant shape! With our customizable services, we can build your HR department from the ground up, provide ongoing HR support, or just come in and audit your current practices to make sure you're on the right track.

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

544 Pioneer Dr.
Phone: (818)552-2651
Contact: Greg Shields

Business Networking Group

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

729 Mission St., Suite 100
South Pasadena
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.

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.)

Transworld Business Advisors

680 E. Colorado Boulevard, Suite 180
Phone: (818)949-8738
Fax Number: (818)949-8738
Contact: Romy Teh

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

1912 Kaweah Dr.
Phone: (232)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.