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Business Network Chapter Meetings

Encino
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Lewitt Hackman Law Firm • 16633 Ventura Boulevard, 11th Floor  • Encino
We'll do some networking and learn a little about each other's businesses. Consider the following question: What was the strangest or funniest incident you’ve experienced in your business?... read more
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San Francisco
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 5:00:00 PM - 7:30:00 PM
WeWork SoMa • 156 2nd Street • San Francisco
Please join us for form some informal networking with experienced professionals from UCLA as well as WeWork members. Appetizers and drinks will be provided. Bring business cards.... read more
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Santa Monica
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 7:15:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Feinberg, Mindel, Brandt & Kline, LLP • 12424 Wilshire Boulevard • Los Angeles
The November 2016 ballot includes 17 state-wide initiatives and many local measures. In Santa Monica, voters will be asked to vote on Measure LV, otherwise known as the LUVE Initiative, which is sponsored by Residocracy. Come join us on September 28 to learn more about this initiative from Jason Islas, Communications Director for Santa Monica Forward and Editor of the Santa Monica Next website. Jason has actively covered local governance issues in Santa Monica for more than five (5) years and has studied Measure LV in detail. The Land Use Voter Empowerment (“LUVE”) Initiative will change the process by which land use projects are approved in Santa Monica by requiring, as the final step in the approval process, a plebiscite on any project taller than 32’. Similar popular votes will be ... read more
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Glendale
Wednesday, October 05, 2016, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP • 655 North Central Avenue • Glendale
Seven Steps to Issue Resolution: Differentiating yourself from the competition and increasing client acquisition/retention - presented by Chris King Competition today is tougher than ever. Industries are becoming more commoditized and everyone is sending out their messages via the same channels, ranging from broadcast to social media. How can you increase the chance that your message is heard and resonates with the right audience? In “Seven Steps to Issue Resolution: Differentiating yourself from the competition and increasing client acquisition/retention,” attendees learn how to connect and resonate with the right clients and in a way with which the competition cannot compete. Connecting with clients on a deeper and more personal level, understanding their core values and how they conne... read more
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South Bay
Thursday, October 06, 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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Warner Center
Thursday, October 06, 2016, 7:00:00 AM - 9:00:00 AM
CohnReznick LLP • 21700 Oxnard Street • Woodland Hills
On Thursday, October 6, our guest speaker will be Lana Rushing, founder of Rushing PR in Los Angeles. She will provide tips to help you and your business stand apart, and she will help us to examine how we present ourselves both online and in person. Like us, Lana has a terrific network and is an excellent connector. She also happens to be a precision communicator. Here's more about Lana: Veteran communications expert Lana Rushing launched Rushing PR in 2008 to provide boutique-style service with big-agency thinking for clients around the world. With a team comprising only experienced professionals, Rushing PR represents companies ranging from start-ups to global brands in industries spanning technology, entertainment, professional services, consumer/lifestyle categories, non-profit goodw... read more
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Business Mixers Special Events

Launch Party, Irvine
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 5:30:00 PM - 8:30:00 PM, Cost: $10.00
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!
Join us at Del Frisco's in the beautiful Irvine Spectrum Center as we launch our 16th Regional Chapter, and second greater OC chapter! Heavy appetizers will be provided with a no-host bar. Come network with other Bruins, and join in the festivities celebrating our new lunch hour chapter. $10 in advance, $20 at the door. Thank you to our Sponsors: Hall & Company; Knobbe, Martens Intellectual Property Law; Murtaugh, Meyer, Nelson & Treglia LLP (MMNT), Attorneys. ... read more
Del Frisco's Grille • 772 Spectrum Center Dr. • Irvine
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October 2016 - Westside Luncheon (BH Host), West LA Monthly Luncheons
Thursday, October 13, 2016, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $25.00
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!
The BP Beverly Hills Chapter is proud to host the OCTOBER WESTSIDE LUNCHEON, to be held at Maria's Italian Kitchen, 10761 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064. It features an amazing three-course menu and a presentation by Dana Katz, one of the principals in UCLA's OPERATION MEND, which provides leading-edge medical care to U.S. service members who suffered catastrophic injuries in Afghanistan and Iraq. THE MENU: Feast your eyes (and more) on the following SOUP OR SALAD CHOICES: Chopped Italian Salad, Caesar Salad, Minestrone Soup; APPETIZER CHOICES: Bruschetta, Bianchi Pizza; and ENTREE CHOICES: Linguine Primavera, Chicken Piccata, Mushroom Risotto, Linguini Bolognese, along with Soft Drinks, Tea and Coffee -- and all for $25 ($30 for RSVPs after Sept. 30)! OPERATION MEND: Founde... read more
Maria's Italian Kitchen  • 10761 W Pico Blvd. • Los Angeles
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Irvine Inaugural Meeting , Irvine
Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 11:30:00 AM - 1:00:00 PM
Join BP Irvine as we have our inaugural meeting! ... read more
Hall & Company • 111 Pacifica, Suite 300 • Irvine
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OktoBRUINFest, All BP
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00:00 PM - 8:30:00 PM
Join BP Chapters Santa Monica, Westwood and Silicon Beach for a fun, casual networking happy hour! Wednesday, Oct. 27 | 6-8:30 p.m. | WURSTKUCHE (Venice) Not a morning person, or are you a younger alum looking for some Bruin networking? Join BP & UCLA YAP for this highly sought-after joint networking opportunity for younger UCLA Alumni at Wurstkuche. Gourmet sausages, craft beers, UCLA Bruins... can't get much better than this! ... read more
Wurstkuche • 625 Lincoln Blvd. • Venice
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Nov West LA Luncheon (SaMo Host), West LA Monthly Luncheons
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $25.00
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!

TBD • TBD • TBD
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All Chapter Holiday Party , All BP
Monday, December 12, 2016, 6:30:00 PM - 9:30:00 PM, Cost: $25.00 for Members; $30.00 for Non-Members
Payments are final once submitted. No Refunds!
This meeting is limited to 175 people!
Join BP as we host the biggest and brightest UCLA alumin Holiday Party on the Westside! Mix and mingle with Bruins of all professions, and expand your UCLA network while building commerce, camaraderie and community! $25 Members $30 Non-Members $35 At the Door ... read more
DoubleTree Santa Monica  • 1707 4th St.  • Santa Monica
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OC Holiday Luncheon , Orange County
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM, Cost: $30.00
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BP Thanks
All Our Chapter Meeting Sponsors:

Jonathan Schreter, Executive VP
JSchreter@boltonco.com
(626)535-1408


Michael Anderson, Vice President | Registered Principal
Michael.Anderson@RaymondJames.com
(310) 432-7018


Jonathan Schreter, Los Angeles Chapter President
JSchreter@BoltonCo.com


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


Robert A. Green, Partner
rgreen@lrrc.com
(626) 683-4514


BECOMING A BP MEMBER

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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