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Welcome to the Executives Association of Long Beach Member Directory

The long standing slogan of the association has been "Business is our Business". The Executives Association of Long Beach (EALB) was founded in 1922. It is an association of Long Beach business executives, each of whom represents his or her respective firm at the management level.

The Long Beach Executives Association is a member of the International Executives Association, a worldwide group of similar associations. It is not a service club, a social group or fraternal order. The EALB is a networking group for business owners and high level executives. It has but one unique objective: to capture the natural bond of common interest which exists between business executives and by regular weekly meetings, develop and enjoy a brand of fellowship conducive to the creation of additional and profitable business for all its members.

It does not require its members to patronize each other, but it does provide opportunities for each member to promote their products or services and it can open doors that otherwise are closed to desired business. Members of the EALB often consider the association as an extension of their own business or profession.

 

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MEETING INFORMATION:

Location: The Grand

Day: Monday

Time: 12pm - 1:15pm

Visitors please contact us to be our guest.

 

Thanksgiving Luncheon | November 14, 2022

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On Monday, November 14th the Executives Association of Long Beach met for their annual Thanksgiving hosted by TGIS. 

TGIS Catering has been a member of the Execs since 1994 and originally began with Sofia Riley, the founder and George's sister. Their dad came to the United States in 1951 and was in the food business then too. George grew up in kitchens but when attending college at USC decided to study accounting. He was then in the entertainment industry for years until Sofia asked him to come work and with her. They have been going strong ever since and as everyone can agree that their food gets more delicious and creative every year. 

George treated the Execs to a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. The entire meal of turkey, ham, veggies, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and pumpkin pie was delicious.

George also talked about the commitment to the quality of his food, ordering 22lb turkeys with no byproducts as well as locally fresh produce. 

TGIS also offers Kosher and plant based options. The Kosher meals are prepared in a separate kitchen, only a Rabbi has keys to, and separate serving dishes from the ones he uses for other events. The plant based options are new for TGIS but has already a hit with the entertainment industry.

When looking for someone to cater for the holidays, look no further then T.G.I.S. The customer service is wonderful and they will work with you to create an amazing menu that will fulfill you and your guest expectations.

 

Next Meeting: 

Next week we are dark. 

Announcements: 

This coming December will be our 100-Year Anniversary. 

We invite you to come together to celebrate this great achievement with a special Centennial Celebration Dinner, which will be held at The Long Beach Petroleum Club on Wednesday, December 14th at 6:30pm. 

Please click on the Eventbrite link below for further details about our event. 

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From our Business Promotion Committee: Members of the Execs, we are asking to bring at least one potential new member to a meeting within the next 5 months. If you are unable to help in this way, we kindly ask that you help us by contributing $50 towards recruitment efforts at the next social mixer. 

Meetings will begin at 12pm. Please be prompt. 

If you are looking to speak please let me know, I am filling the calendar for 2022

Remember to invite guests to keep our membership continually growing! I will be asking all of you information on Potential members. 

Our website has been updated to send leads in real time. Click on the the "Got Leads?" button the the top right of the Execs website. Click who the lead is going to and your name and a message. 

1st Classification Postings:

 Attorney: Business Law

2nd Classification Postings:

 

Membership Postings:

Keo Keopong of Wolf & Wallenstein has applied for membership. 

 

Welcome New Members:

Welcome Bruce Scott of PinPoint Local of Long Beach under the classification of Digital Marketing: Optimization.

 

Other Membership News: 

Membership Promotion

When you refer a new member, you can have a choice in one of two options

1. Have your dues waived for one quarter.

 

2. Have your dues, as well as the new members dues cut in half for one quarter.

 

New member has to be in good standing for the first 6 months to receive the promotion. 

We have introduced two new types of membership. 

Affiliate Member

       Dues are $150 per quarter

       Pays $50 initiation fee to cover badge and T-shirt expense

       Pays $18 for lunch at each meeting attended

       May give and receive leads and give classification talks

       No attendance requirement; may attend showcase and special events

       Entitled to any open classification; no exclusive classification entitlement

       Listed in roster and on web as affiliate member – classification and name only

       Not a voting member and not board eligible

       One-year limit as affiliate member; must become an executive member thereafter

Non-Profit Member

       Dues are $150 per quarter

       Pays $50 initiation fee to cover badge and T-shirt expense

       Pays $18 for lunch at each meeting attended

       May give and receive leads and give classification talks

       No attendance requirement; may attend showcase and special events

       Allows multiple Non-Profits in different categories. 

       Listed in roster and on web as Non-Profit member

       Voting member and one Non

       No limit as Non-Profit member

Classification of the Month:

N/A

 

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Board Meeting Minutes: 

EXECUTIVES ASSOCIATION OF LONG BEACH

November Board Meeting Agenda

November 14th, 2022

Location: Betty Reckas

 

1:00 PM   T. DiLeo                                                                                 ROLL CALL

PRESENT: _x_T.DiLeo  (P) _x_ J. Skovgard (VP) _x_ D. Sakamoto (S/T)
     H. Desh _x_ M. Loos   x_ M. Garcia  x_ N. Whittacre  _x V. Bunting

_x_ J. Beeler (PP)

Others: S. Caudillo (Executive Director) _x_

 

1:10 AM    T. DiLeo                                                                                      MINUTES

·     Motion to approve minutes from October Board Meeting?

·     Motion:  M. Loos   2nd:  J. Beeler   Discussion. All in favor? 8 Any Opposed? 0 Motion Passes

 

1:15 AM    D. Sakamoto                                                           FINANCIAL REPORTS

·   Motion to receive and file the financial reports for October?

·   Motion:  D. Sakamoto   2nd:  V. Bunting   Discussion. All in favor? 8 Any Opposed? 0 Motion Passes

 

1:20 AM    J. Skovgard                                                                                    MEMBERSHIP

·   We have one new application. Bruce Scott of PinPoint Local Long Beach under the classification of Digital Marketing: Optimization.

·   Motion to accept Pinpoint Local Long Beach under the classification of Digital Marketing: Optimization on the contention on receiving his business license?

·   Motion:  M. Loos   2nd:  M. Garcia   Discussion. All in favor? 8 Any Opposed? 0 Motion Passes

 

1:20 PM     M. Loos                                                                BUSINESS PROMOTION 

·  Follow up on Happy Hour Event from October 25th?

·   Potential member invite results

 

 

 

 

1:25 PM    T. DiLeo / S. Caudillo                                              OLD & NEW BUSINESS

·  An issue has been brought up about banning certain guest from meetings. The Bylaws state:

·  (d) Guests at Meetings: With the exception of Annual or Special Meetings of the Membership, Representatives may invite guests to attend when the business and/or profession of such guest(s) is not competitive to a Member Firm, and the charges for such participation expense shall be billed to the Member Firm(s) account.

·  I have received two quotes for a website rebuild. LB Web design, who we are with right now would like to build a new website for $4000. To move our website, we currently have right now to Wordpress, it is $2800. 5 Elements, to move over the website to WordPress and put it on a new server, it is $8000. Bruce has not given me a quote yet. We will add to the marketing budget for next year. 

 

 

 

1:30 PM      T. DiLeo                                                     GOOD OF THE ASSOCIATION

·  Comments from each member on their current evaluation of the state of the EALB.

·  The next board meeting is December 12th at 12:50pm    

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