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!

 Timothy Kolgen
 (858) 795-2257
CBIZ Valuation Group, LLC, is one of the largest U.S. valuation firms in the United States. Our mission is to build the best talent available in the valuation industry. We specialize in physical fixed/capital asset inventories for schools districts throughout California. Our valuations assist in supporting Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting (GAAFR), Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), California School Accounting Manual (CSAM) and myriad of other purposes. In addition to inventory services we also specialize in Property Insurance Appraisals for Risk Management and insurance placement purposes
 Bob Fletcher
 (916) 575-8888
Since 1980, Vanir Construction Management, Inc., has been one of the nation’s leading construction management firms. We provide full-service construction, program and project management. Our firm has been consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record a “Top 100 Construction Management firms” for over 25 years. By tailoring our services and teams, we exceed our clients' needs, budget and expectations in education, healthcare, justice, public buildings, water/wastewater, transportation and sustainability markets. Our industry-leading experts find solutions to guarantee project success. Vanir, a minority- and woman-owned firm, is headquartered in California with offices across the U.S.
 Chuck Luchen
 (913) 484-5800
Staples is your trusted K-12 product and service solution to help you prepare for your students' and staffs' return to school. Shifting budgets and ensuring a clean and safe learning environment are key. Staples helps provide consistency, advice, insight and more. They offer national cooperative contracts with low pricing, personal protective equipment for staff and students, print programs to help with distance learning needs, technology solutions to keep students and staff connected, social distancing signage, innovative sanitizing equipment (electrostatic sprayers), first aid and safety kits, and cafeteria supplies.
 Kevin MacQuarrie
 (510) 450-1999
Over the last 45 years, WLC has used design to create efficient, sustainable, and beautiful spaces that conform to the most recent trends in building and school planning, including Title 24, NexGen Learning, campus security, and collaborative learning environments. With offices in Rancho Cucamonga, Folsom, and Berkeley, WLC Architects specializes in master planning, architectural design, new construction, modernization, construction support, educational programming, sustainability, DSA closeout, and funding opportunities.
 Bert Johnson
 (916) 988-8808
SitelogIQ is dedicated to the idea that an organization’s facilities play a crucial role in its success. Efficient, comfortable, and forward-thinking spaces all help organizations keep overhead costs down, improve productivity, and plan for a sustainable future. Since 1988, we have delivered projects for educational institutions from the Oregon border to San Diego. SitelogIQ is a Program Manager with in-house Planners, Architects, Professional Engineers, Project Managers, Construction Managers, Certified Energy Managers, and Commissioning Agents experienced and ready to help School Districts maximize their participation in the School Facility Program. Our goal is to create healthy, comfortable indoor environments.
 Tim Gershon
 (312) 705-8976
Experts in Your Industry: Whether you’re a small or large school district, county office of education, public, private or charter institution, we have IT experts specializing in education. Future-Proof IT: Your CDW-G account team can help you plan for the future with information about new and emerging technologies based on your needs. Your Personal Team: Your account team connects you with IT experts, who serve as an extension of your IT organization. On- and Offline Support: Contact your account team any time online. Or, we’ll bring the experts to you through our network of field technician available across California.
 Aja Stickler
 (909) 980-7777
We are the largest independent school supply dealer in California. We sell school and office supplies, furniture (with installs), custodial supplies, technology supplies and much more.
 Gina La Bier
 (925) 727-2827
METEOR Education’s team of educational consultants, learning environment designers and industry experts help communities create transformational learning experiences. Through purposeful design we effectively combine methods, tools and environments in a way that empowers teacher-student and student-to-student relationships. The end result is an increase in student engagement, capacity and overall achievement.
 Chris Cuevas
 (866) 504-0010
Offering a well-rounded benefits program is important to attract and retain employees. But the maintenance that comes with it can be overwhelming. Along with cost and time pressures and an increasingly complex regulatory environment, you need someone who can help. American Fidelity focuses on helping the education industry overcome these challenges. We specialize in benefit management by offering a wide range of products and services specific to your needs and trends we see in your market.
 Ken Ward
 (951) 270-5211
Davis Demographics is dedicated to providing K-12 school districts with the vital data needed to plan for the future with confidence. Using leading-edge GIS technology combined with each district’s own data, their SchoolSite™ software generates comprehensive student forecasts, along with community demographic analysis and exceptional tools for school boundary adjustments. With their 27 years of experience and time-tested methodologies, it all adds up to an unbeatable formula for helping school district leaders make informed, strategic decisions regarding your long-range facilities plans.

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