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!

 Anastasia Beckett
 (949) 701-2774
Metrus provides efficiency as a service to its customers, accelerating the adoption of energy efficiency measures in the built environment by removing the barrier of initial capital outlay and treating efficiency as a resource.
 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.
 Tom Barentson
 (916) 769-4725
By holistically approaching a school district’s energy needs, Southland Energy offers long-term solutions for each stage of the building life cycle. Southland has helped many K-12 clients reduce operational costs, while improving the learning and teaching environment. In today’s dynamic education environment, it’s imperative to keep operational costs low in order to direct dollars to classrooms and students. Every dollar saved on utilities can be used for improvements that not only lower operating costs, but also provide cleaner, healthier and safer learning environments. Upgrades such as implementing new HVAC technologies and lighting solutions can help filter out common cold and flu viruses.
 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.
 Kevin MacQuarrie
 (510) 450-1999
PBK-WLC has provided its educational clients with award-winning architectural and engineering design solutions in California since 1974. With 500+ professionals across 20 offices, PBK-WLC embraces a truly unique business culture which prioritizes customer service and transforms its clients’ needs and visions into groundbreaking architecture, resulting in functional and inspirational instructional environments.
 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.
 Casey Morris
 (916) 381-3010
SyTech Solutions is a leading document management company that specializes in school records. Through our unique business methodologies and commitment to success, we deliver results-oriented solutions that help our customers realize their goals. SyTech offers a broad range of leading document technologies solutions. Our services include document imaging, data capture, document management systems, and online hosting services. We provide award-winning technology solutions that minimize up-front cost and maximize value. SyTech works with many public and private organizations across California. SyTech is CMAS certified.
 Jeff Benjamin
 (800) 272-2962
Facilitron is a data-driven facilities management platform and marketplace that streamlines facility scheduling and the rental process of school and public spaces, while enabling insight into real-time cost and utilization data. The system allows school districts to showcase their facilities in an online catalog, process facility rentals and manage work orders and maintenance projects. Through an all-inclusive partnership, Facilitron provides its cloud-based software, setup and support with no direct costs to schools, allowing public spaces to be easily managed, listed, discovered and booked through the platform.
 Jennifer Chernut
Since 1993 InTouch has been helping school districts streamline processes, increase internal financial controls, and cut costs with our CPA designed enterprise ecosystem. As the only provider of point of sale software in the K12 market, our suite of products creates a complete and comprehensive solution for all your payment, athletic & activity registrations, and fee & fine management needs. Our system integrates with widely used accounting, food service, library & textbook, and asset management software, creating a true “one-stop shopping” experience.
 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.

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