Richmond Chamber Ambassadors 2017

Connect, Inspire, and Grow Your Business!

Chamber Ambassadors are known as “The Party People.” As the welcoming arm of the Chamber, they enjoy many benefits and many networking perks. They welcome new members with a phone call or visit, mentor them at mixers and events by introducing them to other Chamber members and make sure the new members know how to use their membership to the fullest. Ambassadors are seen at every Chamber event, always networking and having a great time!



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Sharla Sullivan 



EBMUD has a proud history of providing high-quality drinking water for 1.4 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. The District’s award-winning wastewater treatment protects San Francisco Bay and serves 685,000 customers.

Jacqueline Majors

Past Chair
J Majors & Associates, PR +Events, LLC

CEO and President Jacqueline Majors, has over 20 years of executive administrative and event coordination background with major corporations and a variety of small businesses.

Vice President, Vernon Whitmore (Previous owner of Globe Publishing).

Our business philosophy is to help each company accomplish their company goals of fundraising funds to operate on a yearly basis with consistent donor donations and to provide public awareness of the launch of new products and services thru media and press releases. Assist in aiding to enhance a firm’s overall image. We provide outreach services to the private and public sector.

Johnny Austin

Past Chair
Bay Area Rescue Mission

The Rescue Mission helps meet the basic needs of hurting and homeless men, women, and children in the Bay Area with food and a clean, safe place to sleep.

John Benning

RCOC Ambassador

Inspired Entrepreneurs Business Solutions

Gwen Buchanan

(510) 233-6481

Gisele Bonds

Positive Images

Gisele Bonds established Positive Images in 1989 in order to formally pursue her passion for photography. Positive Images is a full service studio offering portraiture of families, High School Seniors, children, executives, weddings and other special events. With the introduction of her Signature Series, Gisele marked a the beginning of a new story telling style that captures mood and emotion with heirloom finishing. It is Gisele’s intent to create a piece of custom art that preserves the heritage of her clients, for future generations.

Edgar Deleon


Darlene Drapkin

Urban Transformation

Urban Transformation is dedicated to creating and implementing comprehensive revitalization programs in neighborhoods and urban centers throughout the country. Urban Transformation (UT) has first-hand knowledge of the many unique challenges facing urban districts, from diversity to safety and cleanliness, to adequate funding. From strategic planning to merchant organizing and galvanizing volunteers, Urban Transformation can help tap your neighborhood’s full potential and help you “transform” it into a cleaner, safer, more attractive and inviting district with a sense of pride and place. UT serves local governments, redevelopment agencies, business associations and downtown organizations throughout the United States.

Louise Green

Broker Associate
Fisher Realtors

Joshua Mallory


Paychex, Inc. is a recognized leader in the payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing industry, with a steadfast commitment to success and a record of achievement that continues a tradition of delivering excellence.

The company was founded in 1971 by B. Thomas Golisano with just $3,000 and a good idea – to make payroll outsourcing easy and affordable for small businesses. From those early days with just one employee, Paychex now has more than 12,000 employees serving more than half a million small- to medium-sized businesses nationwide.

Linda Meza

Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union

Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union knows there is a definite need for competitive loan rates and personalized service. We are committed to delivering individualized service and low-cost financial products to help you meet your financial goals.

Catherine Montalbo


Cliffton Perry

Inspired Entrepreneurs Business Solutions

Joshua Pollack

Joshua Tree Chiropractic

Dr. Joshua Pollack is a board-certified, licensed Chiropractor and founder of Joshua Tree Chiropractic in El Cerrito, California. A California native, he earned his undergraduate from University of California at Santa Cruz and his Doctorate from Life Chiropractic College West.

Dave Schoenthal


LegalShield has been providing legal service plans to North American families for over 40 years. Our customers can access legal counsel and advice from qualified lawyers simply by calling a toll-free number. Many other benefits are included, but even at the most basic level our plans allow you to have peace of mind.