7-year Litigation and Transactional Attorney Available

Chantene Koplow is a seven-year California attorney in the Santa Clara area. She has top-notch educational credentials and solid experience in employment law, international trade, regulatory compliance and government affairs. She has worked five years as an attorney for U.S. Customs, including customs forfeiture cases, penalty actions, and related litigation. She has also served as counsel for a number of non-profits. Please contact Bob Green if you would like Chantene's resume and contact information.

Director of Sales for a Mission-Driven Data Trust Provider (Remote)

Our client is a mission-oriented data trust company seeking to change the way that organizations in the social services space utilize data. They are seeking a Director of Sales to help carry out their ultimate goal of becoming the number one data technology company in the world. The Sales Director will work closely with the Head of Data Trusts and the Chief Revenue Officer to lead business development efforts for our client's products, manage their existing sales pipeline, and assist with the creation of the sales team as the company grows. This client is headquartered in Chicago, but the Director of Sales may be based anywhere in the US.
- Create and manage relationships with prospective clients, particularly in the social services sector (government, education, nonprofit, etc.) and serve as an external face of the company
- Have full responsibility for all stages of the sales cycle, with a particular focus on incoming leads
- Work with strategy, platform, and data trust teams on pricing proposals for prospective clients, taking into account alternative funding sources in the social services world
- Work with Finance Director and Operations staff to monitor cash flow as it relates to business development
- Assist with creating and updating sales and marketing materials, from one-pagers to presentation tools to case studies
- Provide weekly reporting on pipeline development, including forecasting and suggestions for areas of potential growth
- Assist in development of the sales team as the business grows; eventual responsibility for leadership of (future) sales representatives
- Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or a related field
- 5-10 years demonstrated experience in the sale of enterprise/data contracts in the SaaS, IaaS, and/or PaaS space, with special attention to the social services sector
- Experience in developing and leading sales teams in a growing company (or a strong desire to apply proven management techniques in order to do so)
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with an entrepreneurial spirit (prior startup experience preferred)
- Teamwork mentality, with the ability to self-manage as needed (most of the company works remotely, so autonomy is important)
- Superior communication skills in both client development and executive leadership collaboration
- Ability to learn quickly with the desire to adjust and grow as the company expands
- Desire to put skills to use in the name of making an impact in disadvantaged sectors and communities
Apply: https://www.thetreehousepartners.com/job-detail/?job_id=514

Small Business Consulting

Hi BP! We are looking for someone who consults small businesses on operational solutions. We have outgrown our Excel spreadsheet for tracking customers and would like some suggestions on a CRM or other system that would effectively track our clients without being overly complex (we currently have three people managing inquiries and conversions). We are hoping there is someone out there who knows different business solutions who we could engage to help us make the right choice for our business.Thank you for any referrals

Human Resources Coordinator for a Leading Charter School Organization

Our client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are known for providing an empowering support network, innovative and customized teaching methods, and outreach. They are seeking a Human Resources Coordinator who will support the HR Department and company's employees. This person will play a key role in all daily transactions, resolve moderately complex to difficult issues in close partnership with and guidance from HR leadership, and provides support for diverse projects and initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity to explore the HR realm from the “front lines” and develop into an HR professional and leader.
- Provide employees with accurate, consistent and timely responses and solutions regarding HR related questions and issues, including questions regarding employee benefits
- Monitor and respond to HR inbox emails within 48 hours or less
- Identify trends in employee questions and propose proactive solutions
- Process day-to-day HR transactions including, but not limited to new employee hiring, salary scale placement, employee and volunteer file management, verifications of experience, job changes, employee separations, mandatory trainings, and volunteer processing
- Track Workday transactions and business processes to ensure completion of tasks required by managers and employee as self
- Support the administrative processing of benefits billing, leaves of absences, worker’s comp, unemployment claims, pension, union membership and credentials
- Assist with authorizer and other audits as assigned
- Maintain employee personnel files
- Bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university
- 1-3 years of HR experience (Workday HRIS system knowledge is a plus) and the desire to develop into an HR professional
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
- Strong computer literacy skills, including but not limited to a proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and apply effective change management strategies to navigate the culture effectively
- Experience in education, especially in public K-12, a plus
- Desire for personal and professional growth, with a passion for helping the organization reach its goal of supporting academia in disadvantaged areas

FP&A Manager for an Innovative CPG Company

Our client is a fast-growing start-up beauty brand focused on creating safe, high-performance products – their first, a line of aluminum-free deodorants, has taken off! They are seeking a FP&A Manager to work directly with the CEO, CFO, and team to assist with data analysis, financial planning and reporting, management reports, investor presentations, and other strategic projects. This person should be able to work well within a fast-paced team environment, be a problem solver, take initiative, and ability to tackle multiple projects.
- Track, review, and analyze financial data and KPI metrics with the team and draw insights from the data
- Assist with the monthly financial accounting closing process and work directly with client’s outside accounting firm to assist with the preparation of monthly financials
- Prepare complex models to project the financial performance of the business and to aid in fundraising presentations
- Provide insights based on channel-specific KPI & sales analysis that inform strategic planning and business growth
- Assist with the creation of presentations to key stakeholders
- Participate in various ad-hoc financial projects in collaboration with the Director of Operations
- Bachelor's degree required in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or Business with strong academic performance
- 3 to 5 years of finance experience with a corporate finance department or a financial services firm
- Experience with multi-channel consumer product companies, especially Food/Drug/Mass retail is a plus
- Strong modeling experience with exceptional Excel skills

Director/VP of Operations for an Innovative CPG Company

Our client is a fast-growing start-up beauty brand focused on creating safe, high-performance products – their first, a line of aluminum-free deodorants, has taken off! They are looking for a high-energy experienced Director/VP of Operations to manage their supply chain and be a hands-on member of the team. In this role you’ll blend a data-driven approach, operational expertise and a passion for exceeding our customer expectations. This is a great opportunity for someone with a proven track record of success to join a small (but rapidly growing) brand and be a part of delivering continued successful growth.
- Oversee supply chain, from contract manufacturer to our customer’s doorstep
- Lead purchasing and planning inventory, from PO through delivery
- Manage third-party vendor relationships and contracts
- 3PL, suppliers, etc
- Consistently review and re-new contracts as needed, finding savings and efficiencies
- Monitor operational performance and share findings, to drive decision making for the business
- Take an analytical approach that’s supported by data and use those insights to manage efficient planning and purchasing, and find efficiencies in the supply chain
- 8+ years managing operations in a fast-paced environment
- Direct-to-consumer and mass retail experience strongly preferred. Background in beauty/ personal care consumer products is a plus
- Strong mix of analytical and project management skills, with natural leadership style
- Collaborative and eager to partner closely with the rest of the team
- Customer-centric, always keeping the customer’s experience in mind to make it seamless and exceptional
- Extremely organized, dependable, and self-motivated with the ability to excel in a hands-on, fast-paced environment

Regional Director for a Respected Business Association, Washington DC

Our client is a well-known business association. They have recently expanded into Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. and are seeking a Regional Director to lead the charge. This role is perfect for someone with a strong business network (lawyers, accountants, real estate professionals, and other service providers) who is great at relationship-building and self-motivated. This is a high-growth, entrepreneurial role within an established company with an incredible track record. Responsibilities:
- Develop and maintain a healthy pipeline of qualified member candidates
- Maintain strong membership retention numbers by working with group leaders and executive committee members
- Research and provide custom programs to keep members engaged
- Ensure group leaders are supported so they can execute on the benefits of the organization and give members the best experience
- Build out the chapters with quality candidates who can add to the group
- Design, implement, and manage marketing programs to get the brand name out to the right professionals
- Facilitate networking between members to add value to the membership and program
- Leverage existing networks to bring in new members
- Lead (plan, facilitate, follow-up) group leader meetings
- Identify appropriate venue/scheduling for Company-hosted events
- Bachelors Degree
- 5-7+ years experience in a similar sales-oriented role
- Experience with another professional membership organization, a big plus
- Excellent oral and written communication skills- Self motivated professional who is able to work from home and manage themselves
- Ability to attend early morning meetings and evening events (monthly – quarterly)
- A natural networker and “people person,” required!
- Creative and an ‘out of the box’ thinker and strong problem solver

Project Manager for an Elite Consulting Firm

Our client is a world-class management consultancy firm that helps clients solve complex, strategic, cultural, and leadership challenges. They have led breakthrough engagements at many of the world's top companies. They approach their work through a systems-view that intentionally connects human dynamics to issues of strategy, organization, and process.They are seeking a Project Manager for their LA office to be highly involved in client relationships while handling the logistics of consulting and leadership development engagements, client offsites, and business development. This person will be working directly with highly skilled consulting practitioners and be on the front lines of their work through the entire delivery process. This role will require a combination of regular travel in the greater LA area for client work plus internal working sessions through a combination of in-person, video-conference and phone interactions with the virtually-based LA team.
- Structure, lead and execute all operational aspects of complex client projects from start to finish
- Serve as the primary point of contact for scheduling coordination with clients, leveraging Microsoft Outlook and video-conferencing applications
- Accurately capture and synthesize large quantities of information during client interactions, meetings, interviews, etc
- Manage logistics for client offsites including space rental, catering, AV setup, and coordinating with client teams, including occasional travel to client site
- Support the consulting team with drafting client proposals and project deliverables, which require expertise in Microsoft PowerPoint and proficiency with Word and Excel programs
- Drive coordination and tracking of a partner’s potential business development and networking opportunities, using CRM tools
- Work with the larger Operations team to develop strategies for increasing impact and effectiveness with internal processes and delivery of client work
- Bachelor's degree, required
- 5+ years of experience in project management or administrative roles, ideally in consulting or a service-role with high-profile clients
- A high level of emotional maturity coupled with a detailed & analytical approach to your work
- Proficiency in producing deliverables in PowerPoint

Mike Anderson, Elected to Board of Directors, Small Business Council of America, Washington DC

On Saturday, February 1st, Mike Anderson was elected to the Board of Directors of the Small Business Council of America. A national organization comprised of attorneys, cpas, finance professionals and business owners based in Washington DC, the SBCA, is a major advocate for favorable tax and estate laws and benefits for small, private business and represents professionals that provide services to small, private business. The SBCA is the voice on Capital Hill and in the Administration for tens of thousands of small, private businesses. The SBCA is also a pool of experts that Congress and the Administration draw on to learn about the impact of tax, estate and benefits laws. www.sbca.net

Housing Need

My Thai step daughter has just relocated to LA. She is  looking to share an apartment or rent a room with a private bathroom, beginning in March, near public transit for the next 4-5 months or possibly longer. She is in her late 20's, fluent in English, with a background in HR. Her budget is $600-$700 per month. Please contact Toba Brent at 424 382-6816.
Many thanks,
310 995-2800

Real Estate and Marketing Assistant

Location: Manhattan Beach, CA
Highlights: Full Time, Part Time, Closing Bonus Opportunities.
Salary: Hourly plus bonus opportunities.
Manhattan Beach Luxury Residential Broker at Vista Sotheby’s is seeking someone to help grow an already top producing business. We are looking for a self-motivated person who lives in and loves the South Bay. If you are interested in real estate and are well organized, hard working, tech savvy, have great ideas and are comfortable with digital marketing, please apply.
There is room for advancement for someone who is client focused and wishes to learn and help grow the business. Ideal candidate will have flexible hours and be available 24-30 hours per week with room to take on more as the demand grows.
  • Digital and Social Media Marketing
  • CRM and Customer Management
  • Data Entry
  • Coordinate meetings and phone calls
  • Create email campaigns
  • Listing preparation assistance
  • Work creatively with agents to engage customers and stay connected
  • Participate in training sessions to improve skills
  • Compile reports for agents and clients
  • Calendar management
  • Transaction coordination
  • At least one year experience in the real estate industry, assistant background preferred.
  • Proficient in social media marketing
  • California Real Estate License or interest in obtaining
  • Interest in Real Estate or Marketing, Tech savvy is a requirement
  • Proficient in Google suite of products, MLS and CRM tools
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Good communication skills.
Cover letter and resume required. If no cover letter or resume, no response will be provided.

Senior Marketing Analytics Manager for a B2B Online Printing Conglomerate

Our client is a fast-growing and private equity-backed provider of online printing solutions and marketing collateral for individuals and businesses. They are seeking a Senior Marketing Analytics Manager to bring strategic thought leadership and problem solving to the organization. The Senior Manager will play a key role for shaping marketing strategy and establishing best practices for analytics, as well as driving revenue and profit by directing analytics tasks. The client is also open to Director-level candidates.
- Collect and analyze data, conduct research, interpret results, and implement analytical solutions
- Develop statistical and econometric models to inform marketing decisions
- Build and maintain predictive models to quantify life time value of the customers
- Identify customer trends and help guide strategy
- Produce segmentation analyses using Advanced Analytics tools such as R, Python and/or SAS
- Train team members on BI tools
- Set-up attribution models to measure and analyze multi-channel effectiveness
- Deliver recommendations to the marketing, merchandising and product teams to on how to continually improve KPIs
- Bachelor's Degree in math, statistics, business, economics, or other quantitative field, required
- 5+ years of experience in analytics, with a focus on marketing analytics
- Proven ability to derive strategic insights and make recommendations from quantitative data
- Experience using SQL, Microsoft Excel, Google/Adobe Analytics, and other data visualization software (Tableau/Looker, MicroStrategy, etc.)
- Ability to manipulate large data sets and statistical modeling through R or Python
- Familiarity with classification, clustering, customer segmentation, and marketing automation techniques, a plus
- Excellent project management skills

Controller/Assistant Controller for a Commercial Interior Design Company

Our client is a rapidly scaling outsourced accounting and operational support services firm for growing companies. One of their clients is a commercial interior design company located in Downtown LA that requires additional outsourced back office support for their growing business. The accounting firm is seeking a Controller/Assistant Controller who will be dedicated full time onsite to support the interior design company and work in their DTLA office. This person should have a strong accounting background along with several years of experience in Human Resources and OSHA knowledge. This position has lots of room for growth, as there are parallel opportunities to advance within our client's firm as well as eventually be recruited to work directly for the interior design company down the road.
- Manage accounts payable including heavy use of Bill.com
- Run payroll using ADP software
- Collect data to manage costs and budget
- Plan and execute on workflow for monthly, quarterly, and yearly accounting closes
- Work closely with the external Head of Accounting to manage cash flow and forecasting
- Oversee benefits administration, employee on-boarding processes, and PTO
- BA/BS, Accounting, Finance, or a related field
- 5+ years of experience as a Controller or Assistant Controller
- Experience with Human Resources related tasks
- Knowledge of California Labor Laws
- Previous experience in the construction/interior design space
- Ability and interest to learn new systems and processes
- Ability and interest to coach and be helpful to colleagues
- Expert knowledge of Quickbooks Online and MS Office Suite
- Leadership potential and interest in growth

Fractional Controller & CFo positions

I have 2 manufacturing client in the north San Fernando Valley looking for fractional financial help. ! is looking for a fractional Controller & 1 for a fractional CFO. Who do you know who meets these criteria?

Communications and Events Associate, Hillel at UCLA

Hillel at UCLA’s Philanthropic Advancement Team seeks to harness the talents of a professional whose strategic efforts, through the production of compelling communications and community events, will elevate Hillel’s prestige and credibility among current and prospective stakeholders.  Reporting to the Director of Community Philanthropy, this Associate will support the fundraising efforts of the entire Philanthropy Team, including collaboration with the Director of Philanthropic Partnerships, Executive Director and members of the Student Life Team, key lay leaders, vendors and student partners.
Responsibilities of Donor Services Associate:
Principal duties include (but are not limited to)
  • Communications (Email, Social Media, Mail Appeals, Annual Reports)
  • Events Management (High Holy Days, Parlor Meetings, Donor Events, Board Meetings)
  • Support of Grants Administration/Writing/Reporting 
  • Prospect Research and Database Segmentation/Inquiry
Characteristics of an Ideal Teammate:
  • Genuine investment in Hillel’s mission and purpose
  • Collaborative spirit, highly relational
  • Inquisitive and creative problem solver 
  • Energetic, diplomatic and takes pride in their work
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing, sales, development (non profit experience a plus) 
  • Familiarity with general principles in fundraising
  • Confidence and experience in event production/management
  • Refined sense of visual aesthetic and capable of guiding visual design projects
  • Adept in nurturing and sustaining working relationships with off-site vendors
  • Strong writing skills both in short and long form (i.e. for social media, for mail appeals and for grant reporting)
  • Ability and willingness to work occasionally on evenings and on some Jewish holidays
  • Experience (or proven comfort in) working in shared office space
  • Ability to prioritize as well as manage time and stress with poise
  • Comfortable around college students, understands appropriate boundaries and ease of interaction
  • Knowledge of the Los Angeles Jewish philanthropic landscape
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite, email campaign platforms (i.e. Nationbuilder, MailChimp) and experience using CRM platforms (i.e. DonorPerfect, Salesforce, Raiser’s Edge, Blackbaud), online forms.
  • Expertise in utilizing social media platforms and mechanisms for leveraging social media for promotional purposes and fundraising
  • Personal connection to the Hillel movement
  • Familiarity with basic techniques in contemporary fundraising
  • Familiarity with NationBuilder and Wufoo
Compensation Package: $50,000-$60,000 salary range, negotiable commensurate with experience. Hillel offers ample, affordable health benefits.   Exempt position with flexible vacation plan, employer-paid Life, Basic AD&D, Long Term Disability Insurance.
About Hillel at UCLA:
Hillel at UCLA is a great place to work. We encourage creativity, value personal authenticity, provide opportunities for professional development and believe in a healthy work-life blend. We are guided by Jewish values and, as a staff, we strive to model for our students and community an enduring commitment to well-rounded Jewish living . The office is centrally located on the east side of UCLA and houses a vibrant energy reflective of the diversity of our students and community members. 
Please submit cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Medical Malpractice Attorney

I have a client who has experienced complications from a prostate procedure. I am looking for a medical malpractice attorney who can discuss his situation with him and advise him as to the viability of a lawsuit. I have some of the details, but the client has much more information.

Referral for Adoption Attorney

I am looking for an adoption attorney well versed in assisting a couple interested in locating a child for adoption, and the process to follow.

UCLA’s Master of Applied Economics Distinguished Speaker Series: Eugene Fama

UCLA’s Master of Applied Economics, Distinguished Speaker Series presents Eugene FamaNobel Laureate, Father of Modern Finance.
Financial Markets and Investing:
A Conversation with Eugene Fama and Aaron Tornell
Thursday, February 13, 2020
6:00-7:30 p.m. 
California NanoSystems InstituteUCLA
For any questions or to RSVP, please contact [email protected]

Director of Product for a B2B Online Printing Conglomerate

Our client is a fast-growing, private equity-backed provider of online printing solutions and marketing collateral for SMBs. They are seeking a Director of Product. The ideal candidate is a leader of teams, processes, and strategic product thinking who is responsible for the conceptualization, execution, and optimization of the company’s customer relationships. This person will work closely with marketing, software development, quality assurance, manufacturing and operations integration, customer service, and executive management while meeting time-to-market, revenue, and profit growth objectives.
- Lead product team in delivering website-experience and steadily improve website relationships with customers across portfolio of brands
- Guide team towards a SCRUM working process (currently embryonic SCRUM efforts in place!)
- Assess the quality and effectiveness of customer relationships through NPS and other similar metrics
- Define, implement, monitor, and improve website revenue and performance KPIs
- Recruit, hire, train, develop, and manage product team, including local, domestic remote, and offshore resources
- Act as a coordinator of product strategy and innovation to achieve a cohesive and unified strategy across the company
- Depending on level, potentially serving as part of executive team, providing insight on broader product strategy/roadmap
- 5+ years of product team leadership experience – ideally in an ecommerce and web-to-product setting
- Experience recruiting, training, developing, mentoring, and retaining team
- Ability to manage resources and processes across multiple locations and time zones
- Working knowledge of business/financial planning and budgeting
- Experience with problem-solving within multi-faceted and complex systems
- Experience negotiating with third-party providers of products and services
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and working with technical and non-technical teams
- Desire to be part of a fast-growing and dynamic (as well as entrepreneurially-minded) team

Workday Systems Specialist for a Leading Charter School Organization

Our client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are known for providing an empowering support network, innovative and customized teaching methods, and outreach. They are seeking a Systems Specialist to maintain the Workday system for the school organization's district. This person will be working directly with the Workday Systems Manager providing ongoing configuration and support. The ideal candidate will have an interest in thinking outside the box and working with others to come up with creative solutions.
- Support and work in conjunction with Workday Systems Manager to configure, maintain, and optimize Workday functionality in the following areas: absence management, benefits, compensation, recruitment, talent, time tracking, payroll, business processes, reporting and analytics, security, and integrations (Enterprise Interface Builders and Web Services)
- Improve processes and collaborate with department leads in Human Resources, Benefits, Human Capital, Finance & Accounting, and Payroll to configure, test, and deploy business process solutions
- Actively perform research to implement creative solutions that meet complex department needs and organizational requirements
- Create, design, and maintain Workday reports, dashboards, and calculated fields
- Project manage semi-annual release testing and configuration
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Computer Science, Business Information Systems, or other applicable field- 5+ years of Workday experience in HCM and Reporting is required (additional experience in Workday Benefits, Payroll, Financials, Recruiting, Compensation, Absence Management, Time Tracking, and Security is preferred)
- Experience in the education sector (familiarity with union requirements is a plus)
- Excellent, high-level working knowledge of Excel (familiarity with SQL is a plus)
- Experienced working with and maintaining confidentiality of employee information
- Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication skills
- Mission-oriented mindset, required!