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!

 Heather Simonson
 (619) 616-1556
The California Schools Voluntary Employees Benefits Association (VEBA) was started in 1993 through the combined efforts of school superintendents and representatives of both the California Teachers Association (CTA) and the California School Employees Association (CSEA). VEBA provides health care benefits for education, municipal and public agency employees that are effective, affordable and of the highest quality and value.
 Gregg Kasubuchi
 (213) 355-5108
Trusaic is a software company that simplifies complex data and complicated regulations to give school districts the information and confidence they need to improve their operations. Our World Class 75 Net Promoter Score is proof that our clients trust us to get the job done and done right. Our services include ACA compliance and penalty reduction or elimination, and pay equity analysis.
 Kelsey McCarthy
 (415) 276-2216
At Equitable, we know educators are driven by passion and have unique financial needs. That's why we created a strategy made for education professionals. As the #1 provider of 403(b) plans in k-12 schools, we can help teachers supplement their pension by turning their salary into a more comfortable retirement.
 Randy Merritt
 (949) 485-5903
Through sophisticated investment banking services and exceptional client service, we are committed to help build the future of education in California. Backed by the strength of a top national underwriter, we’re a recognized leader in California K-12 education financing. Let us put our experienced local team and deep resources to work for you. RAYMOND JAMES UNDERWRITES THE FOLLOWING FOR CALIFORNIA K-12 SCHOOL DISTRICTS: • General Obligation Bonds • Certificates of Participation • Refunding Bonds • Tax-Secured Financing • Taxable Bonds
 Kim Scott
 (408) 244-7100
For 50 years, Blach Construction has been enhancing Greater Bay Area and Monterey communities, building inspirational structures that comprise an extensive and award-winning education portfolio. Our focus on enduring quality and excellence transcends the long-lasting buildings we construct into the positive and collaborative experiences our life-long customers consistently have. A leading innovator, we are dedicated to investing in new techniques and technologies that deliver greater efficiencies and value. We earn numerous awards each year for our projects, safety efforts, employee engagement and community service and have achieved ranking as a “Top Contractor in California” by ENR. Discover more at blach.com.
 Hank Egigian
 (909) 821-2835
RWP manufactures, sells and ships various Landscape Materials and Building Supplies. We are best known for our Playground Safety Chips, FIBER FALL which meets and surpasses all the ASTM State Testing requirements, head impact, wheel chair accessiblity, and free of toxins. RWP has been green since 1983.
 Cumming Corporation
 (303) 619-3721
For over 20 years, Cumming has provided value-added solutions that enable projects to be executed on time and within budget. Cumming provides a comprehensive suite of services – including project and cost management, scheduling, energy consulting, and more – that specifically addresses its clients' unique challenges, no matter the sector or project type.
 Jeff Gowdy
 (760) 242-8890
Business system software for school districts and county education offices. Modules include: General Ledger, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Warehouse Inventory, Fixed Assets, Work Flow Management, Employee Management, Position Control, Employee Benefits, Employee Leave, Personnel Requisitions, Extra Time Requests, Online Timecard Entry, and more.
 Charlotte Doepker
 (310) 212-0363
Keenan has partnered with California schools providing innovative insurance and financial solutions since 1972. We are the experts you can rely on when it comes to employee benefits, workers' compensation programs, property & liability, early retiree programs, construction insurance programs, and loss control services. Keenan is dedicated to meeting the needs of schools and directly supporting our communities. Find out how we can help your district provide valued benefits for your staff and keep your campuses safe - all while putting money back in the classroom.
 Michael Rochman
 (925) 609-1140
The School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR), a JPA, aggregates purchasing power for CA public agencies in procurement of solar energy and storage, electricity demand response, LEDs, telecommunications and networking, natural gas commodity supply, electricity commodity supply, and conservation. We aggregate buying power and add our decades of expertise to obtain the best available value for our hundreds of program participants.

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