Buyers Guide

Better than searching on the Internet. Easier to find than a business card.

Our Buyers Guide is a listing of products and services supplied by CASBO-associated businesses, organized within categories that match our 15 school business disciplines to make it easier than ever to find just what you need. We believe that how well you approach your job on a daily basis depends in part on having the best resources. If you have a budget, this is one resource that has your back!

 Gema Ptasinski
 (626) 857-7300
CLA exists to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services. With more than 6,100 people, 120 U.S. locations, and a global affiliation, we promise to know you and help you.
 Vickie Goudreau
 (559) 439-8800
Innovation Commercial Flooring provides Consultation, Sales and Installation of Commercial Flooring products, specializing in serving Education within the Central Valley. We are community minded and actively involved in contributing for the good in the areas we serve.
 Erica Gonzalez
 (415) 364-6841
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (“Stifel,” pronounced STEE-FUHL) is the leading underwriter of California and National K-12 school district bonds. Stifel assists local districts in financing school facilities and technology improvements. They give back to the communities they serve by providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors through Stifel's Fabric of Society essay competition and by supporting school-related foundations and functions with charitable contributions.
 Sarah Tchechel
 (510) 282-0389
ForeFront Power is paving the way for public agencies to reap the benefits of clean, affordable solar and energy storage. A trusted partner in California for over a decade, we’ve helped schools and colleges save money and meet sustainability goals by taking control over their own energy procurement. Our innovative energy solutions, proven methodology, and trusted affiliates have made us a preferred provider of solar and storage to California’s public sector with over 200 MW of capacity delivered.
 Art Perez
 (909) 980-5512
Retirement Plan Services: Voya Financial® is one of the nation’s leading providers of 403(b), 457 and 401(a) defined contribution plans for the education community and was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 by the Ethisphere Institute.
 Janet Mueller
 (619) 595-0202
Dannis Woliver Kelley (DWK) is a full-service education law firm focused on serving the legal representation needs of California public school districts, county offices of education, community colleges and other educational organizations. Established in 1976, we were the first California law firm to devote its entire practice to governing boards, public schools and education. With more than 60 attorneys and seven offices across the state, DWK is one of the largest women-owned law firms in the country.
 Kelly Fargo
 (661) 716-3710
Global CTI is a voice and data integrator working with K-20 schools in California for over 30 years. Global CTI specializes in voice solutions, mass notification, private LTE broadband and physical security solutions for schools.
 Ryan Phillips
 (585) 208-8147
U.S. OMNI is the nation’s largest independent 403(b) and 457(b) third-party administrator providing compliance, remittance and customer support services, including access to in-house legal counsel and IRS audit support. Today, OMNI services over 3,000 plans across 46 states for public school districts, municipalities and non-profit organizations.
 Nena Smith
 (925) 454-2900
WAXIE delivers total facility supply solutions for every market sector, from innovative surface sanitation/disinfection to entryway matting and site maintenance solutions. Our market and industry-specific expertise will contribute to your lower operating costs, enhanced public image and reduced chance of infection. We’ll provide you with a custom-fit cleaning solution for your business, and deliver the exceptional results that you have come to expect from WAXIE.
 Kevin Gordon
 (916) 557-9745
California's leading advocates for public education, Capitol Advisors Group has the largest advocacy team in K-12 education. The firm engages its client school districts and county offices of education in every major fiscal and policy issue facing public schools. The team includes the best known experts in school funding, curriculum and instruction, school facilities finance, special education, student well-being, school innovation and business services.

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