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Business Network Chapter Meetings

Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Lewitt Hackman Law Firm • 16633 Ventura Boulevard, 11th Floor  • Encino
Former City Councilperson and LAPD Sergeant, Dennis P. Zine presents: How to protect you and your family from terrorism.... read more
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Wednesday, July 06, 2016, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP • 655 North Central Avenue • Glendale
Education and Finance in California, presented by Jon Primuth. Jon Primuth is a 1989 graduate of UCLA law school and is a partner in the Pasadena law firm Primuth & Driskell, LLP handling the full range of trust and estate matters. Jon was elected to the South Pasadena unified school board in November, 2015. He serves as the South Pasadena representative on the Five Star Coalition of school districts comprised of Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, La Canada, and South Pasadena school districts. He will present on selected topics in education finance in California, such as the strengths and challenges of the current statewide funding formula, local revenue sources, and the current legislative response to the issues arising out the Vergara case. ... read more
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South Bay
Thursday, July 07, 2016, 7:30:00 AM - 9:30:00 AM
Il Fornaio Restaurant • 1800 Rosecrans Ave. • Manhattan Beach
**Register & pay in advance. Cost is $20 at the door.**... read more
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 7:30:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management - Westlake • 2815 Townsgate Road • Westlake Village

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Century City
Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 7:30:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger • 1900 Avenue of the Stars, 21st Fl • Los Angeles

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Orange County
Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 7:15:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Rutan & Tucker, LLP • 611 Anton Boulevard, 14th Floor • Costa Mesa
With the outspoken Donald Trump constantly in the news as the bombastic Republican candidate for President, Ronald Knapp, Gorby 2, emerges again in the limelight as “The Guy Who Got Trump.” It was in December of 1988 that Mikhail Gorbachev, Secretary General of the Soviet Union, came to address the United Nations. Ronald Knapp went to New York for one day to do a segment on Fox TV with Gordon Elliott’s "Good Day, New York,” knocking on doors in New Jersey the same day Gorbachev was arriving. He was so successful that Fox said, "Let's hire a limo and turn him loose on New York.” Knapp was greeted on the streets of Manhattan for eighteen days as “The Guy Who Got Trump” after Fox TV’s cameras captured Trump’s encounter with him in front of Trump Tower, thinking he was Mikhail Gorbachev, ... read more
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Business Mixers Special Events

Happy Hour! , San Diego
Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 5:30:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM
Join us on the beautiful outdoor deck at The Loma Club for a fun evening of Bruin networking! RSVP to Holly Kennedy | holly@kennedy-golf.com | 619-994-9397 About the Loma Club: Dating back to the early 1900s, The Loma Club was originally part of the historic San Diego Country Club, which merged with A.G. Spalding's Point Loma Golf Club in 1914 to create a San Diego landmark that has been in existence for over a century. Located in the Naval Training Center (now Liberty Station), the course was utilized by the Navy during the 1920s for physical fitness and recruit training. While serving in the Navy, the legendary Sam Snead acted as the head Golf Professional. Formerly known as Sail Ho Golf Course, the club attracted talent such as Craig Stadler and Phil Mickelson in Junior Golf Tourname... read more
The Loma Club in Liberty Station • 2960 Truxton Road • San Diego
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July 2016 - Westside Luncheon (BH Host), West LA Monthly Luncheons
Thursday, July 14, 2016, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $25.00
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!
Calling All Westside Bruins: The BP Beverly Hills Chapter is proud to host the JULY WESTSIDE LUNCHEON. Join us on Thursday July 14 from noon to 1:30 PM at MARIA'S KITCHEN, 10761 Pico, where for $25 you can partake of a THREE COURSE MENU that includes: Soup or Salad Choices: Chopped Italian Salad, Caesar Salad, Minestrone Soup; Appetizer Choices: Bruschetta, Bianchi Pizza; and Entrée Choices: Linguine Primavera, Chicken Picatta, Mushroom Risotto, Linguini Bolognese, along with Soft Drinks, Tea, Coffee. Valet parking is $4; a public lot and Westside Pavilion parking are nearby. This is a great venue for our event as Madelyn Alfano, the owner, is a longtime supporter of UCLA and BP. Be sure to RSVP and join your fellow Bruins for a fun time of COMMERCE, CAMARADERIE & CUISINE (oh -- and also... read more
Maria's Italian Kitchen  • 10761 W Pico Blvd. • Los Angeles
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Summer & Sangria Mixer, Beverly Hills
Thursday, September 22, 2016, 5:30:00 PM - 8:30:00 PM, Cost: $25.00
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All Our Chapter Meeting Sponsors:

Jonathan Schreter, Executive VP

Michael Anderson, Vice President | Registered Principal
(310) 432-7018

Jonathan Schreter, Los Angeles Chapter President

Debra Gentz, Vice President, Sr Relationship Manager
(818) 456-8045
& Rod Ponce, Financial Services Officer
(310) 393-705

Robert A. Green, Partner
(626) 683-4514


To qualify to become a BP Member, candidates must be seasoned professionals who are well established in a business, which may be reflected by a minimum of five (5) years of experience in your profession. The candidate must maintain an active UCLA Alumni Association Annual or Life Membership and demonstrate a strong affiliation with UCLA, which may be reflected by having obtained a degree from the University, attended UCLA for a minimum of two (2) years full-time, completed a professional certification through UCLA Extension or other University entities that are consistent with BP's mission, served as a faculty or staff member at the University, and/or being actively engaged with the University and its mission. The BP Membership Committee reviews all applications, and may decline membership to any applicant, who, in the Committee's discretion, may not benefit from participation in BP and may not benefit BP by being a member. Further, BP Members must complete their personal BP Professional Profile and post a compliant professional portrait on the BP website.

Mission Statement

The mission of Bruin Professionals ('BP') is to assemble a diverse group of UCLA Alumni who are well established in a profession or business and are willing to make a commitment to attend BP meetings. BP Members will have the opportunity through an organized format to develop relationships and expand their business activities by sharing referrals, resources, information, ideas and advice. BP will develop Bruin synergy and establish a venue through which Professional Alumni can become actively associated with UCLA and promote new business leads.


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