A Team That Helps You Succeed!

We help serve on each other's marketing team and we are good friends, the kind that can safely say anything to each other. We pray for each other and we are very good at providing feedback on elevator pitches, presentations, and challenges.

Why We're Better (and Cheaper)

Our Advanced Business Roundtable is one of the most unique business networking and self-coaching organizations in the region. We include many positive aspects for business owners. We're also the most affordable! Compare us to anyone and see for yourself.

Our Members

Below are members of our roundtable. As you can see, they come from a wide range of business categories and backgrounds. The synergy in the group is amazing and the life/business experiences of each members significantly add to the power of our networking roundtable. 

Our built-in Leads form will automatically send business leads to ABR members. We work as each other's marketing team and bring in tens of thousands of dollars of business to the members every year. Great ROI!

Member Name: Scott Alvord

Business Name: Advanced Development Concepts, LLC

Business Category: Business Coaching/Consulting, Strategic Planning, Business Startups, Target Avatar Marketing

Phone: (916) 782-4272


Description: ADC's tagline is "Helping Businesses Thrive!" Services include:

  • Business Consulting, Coaching, Training
  • Hacker-proof Business Strategies
  • Target Avatar Marketing
  • Process Improvement
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Startups
  • Stagnation Breakthrough

Member Name: Cindi Taylor

Business Name: Big Valley Mortgage

Business Category: Lender, Home Loans, Mortgage Loans, Refinancing

Phone: (916) 390-1349

Email: CDTaylor@APMortgage.com


Description: Big Valley Mortgage is one of the fastest-growing, full-service mortgage bankers serving our local communities. We are passionately committed to serving our clients by delivering honesty, integrity, and excellence in all facets of our business. We are honored to have earned the reputation of going “beyond the call of duty” to take care of each and every client, addressing their unique needs and concerns.

Member Name: Rebekah Richards

Business Name: Jucebox Local Marketing Partners

Business Category: Digital Marketing

Phone: (916) 415-8625

Website: JuceBoxLocalMarketingPartners.com

Description: Digital Marketing including web design, social media, PPC, and SEO. Our mission is to empower local business owners to utilize the most effective digital marketing strategies to attract more clients.
We aim to be your one-stop-shop for personalized and strategic online marketing that fits your goals and budget.

Member Name: Mike Eldred

Business Name:  State Farm 

Business Category: Personal Insurance including Homeowners Insurance, Auto Insurance, Renters Insurance, Disability, Boat, RV & Motorcycle Insurance.

Phone: (916) 786-4848


Description: This boutique agency provides personal insurance lines (and more) for families throughout California. Services include auto, homeowners, renters, disability, boat, RV & motorcycle insurance. Mike and his team are dedicated to helping people "plan today for a worry-free tomorrow". He is committed to providing an open, trusting and sincere relationship to help you manage risk and achieve both short and long-term financial goals.

Member Name: Daniel Blum

Business NameMass Mutual Financial Group

Business Category: Financial Planning, Disability Insurance, Career Recruiting at Mass Mutual

Phone: (916) 878-3342


Description: Whether you’re taking care of loved ones, a family business, a company, or a group of employees, you’ll receive the same level of personalized attention. Not only offering quality insurance and financial planning services, Daniel recruits new advisors to help them start an exciting career.

Member Name: Jerry Jozwiak

Business NameLighthouse Printing & Graphics

Business Category: Custom offset and digital printing, graphic design services, and promotional items.

Phone: (916) 844-6951

Website: www.LightHousePrinting4u.com

Description: We offer a full spectrum of quality offset and digital printing, graphic design services, and promotional items at competitive rates. We desire to establish trusted, long lasting customer relationships. Our commitment is to exceed your expectations by providing unparalleled customer service. Our focus is to always produce the best product for you, the client.

Member Name: Debra S. Petersen

Business Name: Petersen Law (Tax and Estate Planning Strategies)

Business Category: Estate Planning, Probate Services, Tax Controversy

Phone: (916) 939-3933

Website: www.PetersenLaw.net

Description: Debra works with her clients to develop estate plans that are unique to them and that carry out their goals and wishes. She explains your options and designs your plan around your goals. For those who need help with tax planning, past-due taxes, tax controversy work, probate or trust administration, she is caring, compassionate, and competent. With solid planning help, you can have peace of mind for generations to come.

Member Name: Nick Toomey

Business Name: Keller Williams Realty

Business Category: REALTOR®, Real Estate Agent

Phone: (916) 626-9043

Website: www.ToomeySellSac.com

Description: Nick and Liz Toomey are third-generation Real Estate experts who have a passion for helping people. They feel buyers and sellers should be walked through the real estate process with confidence and assurance that their Realtor has their best interest in mind. Nick is has earned the 2018 Placer County Association of Realtors Master's Club Award, proving to be a well experienced, top producing agent in the real estate industry. Nick and Liz do not see the home buying and selling process as a transaction, they see it as a relationship. They empower their clients to have the knowledge and tools at their fingertips to help them feel secure and cared for. Growing up within the Greater Sacramento area, they have a keen awareness of the dynamics of all neighborhoods and cities. They believe this region is the best place to live, and they can't wait to help you find your home within it.

Member Name: Bobby Pena

Business Name: BPcubed, Inc.

Business Category: Public Relations/Communications

Phone: (916) 440-0980

Website: www.bp3.com

Description: Straightforward, Targeted, Bottom-Line Results...
Providing our clients with effective communication and outreach strategies that help them reach out to the media, public and private organizations, legislators and various demographic slices of today’s public.

Member Name: Hilda Zuck

Business Name:  Premier Designs Jewelry

Business Category: High fashion jewelry, direct sales jewelry

Phone: (916) 870-0609

Website: www.SparklesByHilda.com

Description: Ready to take your style on an adventure? Have a special occasion coming up? Hilda can help you accessorize! She'll show you how to earn your faves free or even give you more information about what makes being a Premier Jeweler so amazing!

Member Name: Tim Carson

Business Name: Family Comfort Heating and Cooling

Business Category: HVAC, Air Conditioning Repair and Installation, Heating Repair and Installation, Ductless HVAC, Attic Insulation, Whole House Fans Installation and Repair, Indoor Air Quality, Light Commercial HVAC, Emergency Service

Phone: (916) 459-0405

Website: www.MyFamilyComfort.com

Description: Tim is known throughout the region for his family-operated HVAC company. Because he has a reputation of honesty and ethics when it comes to services that are not necessary, he is a regular referral when our friends need anything related to heating and cooling.  He is highly trusted.

Member Name: Jack Duran

Business Name: Duran Law Office

Business Category: Legal Services, Attorney, Lawyer.

Phone: (916) 779-3316

Website: www.DuranLawOffice.com

Description: Your go-to firm for your business legal needs. With 17+ years of experience working with small to big businesses, no problem is too big or small for us to handle. From forming a business entity, drafting demand letters, reviewing contracts, to business transactions and complex litigation, we do it all. Free 30-minute consultation for prospective clients.

Member Name: James Longo

Business Name: James Longo and Associates

Business Category: Handyman, Construction Projects, Electrical, Plumbing, etc.

Phone: (916) 846-0772


Description: Handyman, Construction Projects, Electrical, Plumbing, etc.

Member Name: Allan Darte

Business Name: Smart Energy Broker

Business Category: Solar Energy, Solar Panels, Battery Backup Systems, Solar Consultant

Phone: (916) 462-2401

Website: www.SmartEnergy-Home.com

Description: Smart Energy is a solar brokerage firm with NO BROKERAGE FEES! We are partnered with the top solar brands/companies and can get a price few others can. Along with our team of solar-specific employees with the knowledge that came from the “big box stores,” we can give an unbiased review of all the solar programs and get our client the best price. All this and more, under one roof. We are here to make sure your home is powered by clean and affordable energy, which will improve your home value and the environment at large!

Member Name: Dustin Whitehead

Business Name: White Line Pest Management

Business Category: Residential pest control services and commercial pest control services.

Phone: Work: (916) 234-0318;   Cell: (916) 800-DUST (3878)

Website: www.WhiteLinePest.com

Description: Pest control management, rodent control services, bedbug remediation, bird control, wildlife removal services, commercial sanitation inspections, pest control management for schools (following healthy schools act).

Our built-in Leads form will automatically send business leads to ABR members. We work as each other's marketing team and bring in tens of thousands of dollars of business to the members every year. Great ROI!

About Us

We are not just another business networking group. We are special.

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Our Members

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Calendar of Events

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Innovative Ideas

The meetings are designed for personal and innovative growth. We feed each other with great tips, honest feedback, and business improvement.


The roundtable builds camaraderie through a confidential environment of sharing and helping each other. We even take prayer requests during the roundtable. Laughter is interwoven in our discussions. We love to socialize.

Breakthrough Barriers

As iron sharpens iron, we help each other figure out how to break through the challenges we have as business owners (and sometimes as human beings).

We Meet at Old Town Pizza (We're back in person starting July 7, 2021)

Every Wednesday 11:30am to 1:00pm
(Except before Thanksgiving, week of Christmas & New Years)

However, until we're back in person, we're meeting virtually in Zoom. Guests can join us at noon at: www.ABRoundtable.com/zoom (don't click the link until it's time for the meeting)