Business and civic leaders filled the San Leandro Senior Center as the Chamber of Commerce installed its new officers Thursday night.
The event was a sellout according to Chamber President Dave Johnson with 175 guests on hand for the $75 per seat event.
The Senior Center's ballroom is one of San Leandro's most elegant public venues. The tables were set with grape colored tablecloths with service by Miraglia Catering.
Attendees from city government included:
Mayor Stephen Cassidy; Vice Mayor Michael Gregory; Council members Benny Lee, Ursula Reed, Jim Prola and Pauline Cutter; City Manager Chris Zapata; Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli; Business Development officers Cynthia Battenberg and Jeff Kay.
Here's the Chamber's new lineup for 2013:
Executive Committee & Officers
Chair: David Grodin, Owner, Grodin Financial
Chair-Elect: Joe Santana, VP Operations, Mi Rancho
Immediate Past Chair & Chair, San Leandro by Design: Gaye Quinn, President, Quorum Real Estate, Inc.
Vice-Chair Finance: Anthony Thompson, Vice-President & Relationship Manager, Bank of Alameda
Vice-Chair Government Affairs: John Gooding, President, The Quadric Group
Vice-Chair Industry & Technology: Jenny Linton, President, OSIsoft
Vice-Chair Entrepreneur Forum: Jerry Garcia, Owner, State Farm Insurance Agency
Vice-Chair Marketing & Communications: Ed Niu, Owner, Movocity/ILN Enterprises
At-Large: John Johnson, President, McDermott Costa; Hank Sullivan, President, Strategic Solutions
Members of the Board
Robbin Beebe, Founder & President, Divine Home Care
Cindy Cathey, Superintendent, San Leandro Unified School District
Carey Wright, Community Relations, Alameda County Industries
Gordon Galvan, Owner, Galvan & Associates
Gary Offenberg, President, Pacific Farms
Victoria N. O’Gorman, Medical Group Administrator, Kaiser Permanente
Pat Poddatoori, President, Sanhyd, Inc.
Dr. Sally Scrutchin, Chiropractor
Steve Song, Owner & President, F.H. Dailey Chevrolet
Ben Wanzo, Owner, Teach Bar
Michael Weisner, Restaurateur & Owner, Paradiso Restaurant