Steve Bernstein is a Senior Vice President of Wells Fargo’s Business Banking Division in Southern California. Bernstein is responsible for more than 185 Business Banking team members including 19 business banking managers across his division of San Diego, Imperial, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties serving California companies with annual revenues between $2 million and $20 million.
Bernstein, a 12-year veteran of the company, was appointed to his current position in 2010. As a Division Manager, he oversees business banking offices in Corona, Ontario, Escondido, La Jolla, Rancho Mirage, Orange and Irvine.
Prior to his current role, Bernstein served as Region Area Manager for the Southern California Region. He has also held the position of Business Deposit Consultant Area Manager and participated in the very first Southern California BDC class.
Bernstein is an active member of the community. For the past seven years he has served on the Board of Directors and Finance Committee for the Alzheimer’s Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties, and is also active on the Board of Directors of the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. Steve is also on the Board of Directors for the Management school for San Diego State University. Steve is a San Diego State University graduate, as well as, a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School’s 2013 class.
Bob Bolinger is Vice President/Market Manager for Entercom San Diego’s radio properties Country KSON FM 97.3/92.1, Alternative KBZT FM 94.9 and Adult Contemporary KIFM FM 98.1, a position Bolinger has been in since July of this year.
Bolinger is a 30 year veteran of San Diego radio, having held similar managerial positions for CBS, Clear Channel, The KFMB stations and Edens Broadcasting. Among those radio brands were KyXy, KOGO, KGB Star 94.1 and Q106.
Bolinger has always been and is active in the San Diego community. Board positions have included San Diego Radio Broadcasters Association, Make A Wish, YMCA, San Diego Bowls and of course Jacobs Cushman San Diego Food Bank.
Bolinger, a Duke University graduate, is married to Jeannie Johnson and has two beautiful daughters Maddie (18) and Sophie (15).
Harvey Berger is a founding partner of Pope, Berger & Williams, LLP. For over 30 years, Harvey has represented individuals, insurance companies, small businesses and billion dollar corporations in all aspects of civil litigation. Many of his clients have stayed with him for over a decade. His specialty is employment law, both representing employees and defending employers in lawsuits, class actions, mediations, arbitrations and labor commissioner hearings. He also provides personnel advice and counsel to avoid litigation.
Harvey Berger obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1974 and a Masters in Management from M.I.T. Sloan School of Management in 1976. After working for several years as a personnel manager and labor relations consultant, Harvey graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1981.
Harvey has been voted by The San Diego Daily Transcript as one of the Top (10) Employment Attorneys in San Diego County, by other employment lawyers, for years 2005 through 2008, 2012 and 2014. Harvey has been selected as one of San Diego’s “Super Lawyers” each year from 2007 – 2015. He was also selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America each year from 2008 – 2014 through Best Lawyers, as well as one of San Diego’s Best Lawyers each year from 2008 -2014.
Harvey has lectured to statewide attorney organizations as well as to businesses throughout the Southern California area on wage and hour issues, sexual harassment and management issues. He is a Chapter Author of Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey, as well as the 2008 Cumulative Supplement and co-author of a book on USERRA. Harvey is an arbitrator for AAA and privately arbitrates and mediates cases upon request.
Harvey is active in various bar associations and legal organizations. He has been co-chair of the San Diego County Bar Association Labor & Employment Committee for 2012 and 2013. He was on the Wage and Hour Committee of CELA and was chair of its Bench-Bar Committee. He has been on the Board of Directors of the Lawyer Referral Information Service (LRIS) from 2009 – 2013, and was the chair of that committee from 2012 – 2013. He is a volunteer for the San Diego County Bar Association Servicemember’s Civil Relief Act committee, for which he appears pro bono on behalf of active duty military service members who are sued in court.
On August 28, 2009, David Bejarano was appointed as the City of Chula Vista’s 23rd Chief of Police. Chief Bejarano is a native of El Paso, Texas, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from National University. During his tenure with Chula Vista, the police department has received national recognition as one of the safest cities in the nation.
Chief Bejarano began his career in public service when he joined the United States Marine Corps in 1975. In 1979, he joined the San Diego Police Department as a sworn officer. Chief Bejarano served in a variety of assignments including special investigations, the SWAT Team, Border Crime Prevention Unit, and led the department’s security planning and operations for the 1996 Republican National Convention. In 1999, he was appointed as the City’s 32nd Chief of Police. Among his accomplishments as a police chief, was establishing one of the nation’s first full-time Elder Abuse Units, collaboration with the City Attorney’s Office in establishing the nationally recognized Family Justice Center and development of innovative policies and training to address use of force and racial profiling concerns.
In 2003, Chief Bejarano was appointed by the President of the United States as the United States Marshal for the Southern District of California. During his tenure, Chief Bejarano was appointed to chair a Federal Narcotics Enforcement Initiative focusing on multi-state narcotics trafficking investigations along the California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas borders. This leadership role provided Bejarano with a unique perspective on drug trafficking challenges facing our county and country.
He has and continues to hold national leadership positions with the International Association of Chiefs of Police Executive Committee, serves as 1st Vice President of the California Police Chiefs’ and Sheriff’s Association.
Chief Bejarano has received numerous awards, commendations, and appointments throughout his public service career, including being recognized with a Peacemaker Award and Diogenes Award (for demonstrating integrity and candor with the public and news media). In 2012, he was also recognized as the Police Executive of the Year, by the California Association of Tactical Officers.
Corrine Brindley’s SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment career began in 1987 in the SeaWorld San Diego public relations department. Her responsibilities included managing a team of 14, acting as park spokesperson and developing story ideas and press releases. While in the public relations department Brindley penned more than a dozen SeaWorld San Diego television specials. During that time she was awarded two Emmy awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievement in writing.
In 1996 SeaWorld San Diego taped Brindley to head up a new team: Marketing Services. Coordinating the development of print, broadcast, collateral and advertising material the new department provided creative direction and brand development.
Two years later Brindley joined a park team managing the company’s first political ballot initiative. The passage of Proposition D, the SeaWorld height initiative, allowed the park to propose attractions over 30 feet tall on the park’s city-leased land.
After the successful initiative campaign, Brindley was asked to develop SeaWorld San Diego’s first Community and Government Relations Department. In her role as Director of Government Affairs she was responsible for developing and maintaining a strong governmental, political and community network. Brindley serves as the primary political contact for city, county and state representatives. She manages issues that arise before assigned political bodies, and coordinates SeaWorld’s analysis and response.
In 2010 as part of a company restructuring Brindley transferred to the corporate team at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. Based in San Diego, she continues in her role as liaison to elected officials representing both SeaWorld San Diego in California, and SeaWorld San Antonio in Texas.
Brindley, a graduate of the University of California, San Diego also acts as park media trainer. Prior to coming to SeaWorld she worked at a public relations and advertising firm in Sydney, Australia. A native San Diegan, her neighbor was one of the park’s first killer whale trainers. An avid traveler, she has visited each of the seven continents.
Not only does she serve on the San Diego Food Bank’s Board of Directors, but she also serves on the following:
- California Travel Industry Association
- Equinox Center
- San Diego County Bar Association
Michelle Clatterbuck is Senior Vice President of Finance for Intuit, Inc.’s Consumer Tax Group. While at Intuit, she has held various senior financial management positions, including Vice President of Finance for the Accounting Professionals Division and Intuit Healthcare. Prior to Intuit, Clatterbuck served for 8 years in various financial management roles at General Electric. Before that, Clatterbuck was a financial litigation consultant at The Barrington Consulting Group. Clatterbuck holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Virginia.