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"The FIRM BNI" is an twelve year old award-winning business networking group in Orange County that meets at the Mesa Verde Country Club in Costa Mesa, CA, on Wednesday mornings from 7:30AM to 9:00AM.

Our numbers speak for themselves:
Fiscal Year is October to October.
2007: Number of members = 17. Revenue generated from referrals: $510,000.
2008: Number of members = 25. Revenue generated from referrals: $1,075,000.
2009: Number of members = 27. Revenue generated from referrals: $1,395,000.
2010: Number of members = 36. Revenue generated from referrals: $2,034,000.
2011: Number of members = 40. Revenue generated from referrals: $2,221,222.
2012: Number of members = 40. Revenue generated from referrals: $3,351,232.
2013: Number of members = 31. Revenue generated from referrals: $2,220,829.
2014:
Number of members = 25. Revenue generated from referrals: $2,106,803.
 2015: Number of members = 21. Revenue generated from referrals: $1,619,644!

2016: Number of members = 19. Revenue generated from referrals from October 2016 to present: $656,437 & counting!


NOTE: Acceptance to membership in this Meetup group is NOT acceptance as a member of The FIRM BNI chapter itself. Prospective BNI chapter members must undergo a rigorous interview and acceptance procedure.

Our current BNI members:

    Attorney - Business Litigation (Brian Bisol)

    Attorney - Estate Planning (Kara Rudin)

    Attorney - Personal Injury (Dawn Menchaca, Cohn & Swartzon)

    Attorney - Transactional Law (Patricia Mortensen)

    Certified Public Accountant (Steve Olmsted)

    Computer Networks - Computer Security & Support (Gregg Hill)

    Human Resources (Heidi Fisher)

    Insurance - Health, Life, Disability (Rischi Sharma)

    Insurance - Property & Casualty (Patti Juneau)

    Payroll Services (Scott Wigglesworth)

    Printing Services (Greg Brown)

    Real Estate - Residential (Marlene Waterhouse)

    Residential Mortgage (Pete LoPresti)

    Senior Services, Elder Care (Tom Borsuk)

    Window replacement contractor (Gary Kopel)


Members we are seeking for The FIRM BNI:

* Professional business owners with experience in the following fields:

    Attorney - Family Law

    Bookkeeper

    Cabinet maker

    Carpenter (finishing)

    Commercial Retailer

    Electrician

    Electronic Waste Recycler

    Event Planner / Party Planner

    Fine Art Framer

    Flooring & tile contractor

    Handyman

    Interim CEO

    Plumber

    Property Management - Commercial

    Property management - Residential

    Restaurant / catering

    Telecom Company

* If you are a business owner in a field not listed, feel welcome to join us to see if The FIRM BNI chapter may be a fit for your business.

DETAILS:
Time: 7:30AM - 9:00AM (prompt) - Every Wednesday

Location: Mesa Verde Country Club: 3000 Club House Road, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

NOTE: Acceptance to membership in this Meetup group is NOT acceptance as a member of The FIRM BNI chapter itself. Prospective BNI chapter members must undergo an interview and acceptance procedure.

Visitors do not receive referrals from our members. The integrity and success of The FIRM BNI chapter has come from the commitment each member has made. We look forward to meeting you and learning more about how you may be able to be a part of our professional family.

IMPORTANT:
Dress Code: Private Club - Collared Shirt and No Denim.

Please Bring: 50 Business Cards. There is a $15.00 room fee which includes a hot breakfast.

We look forward to meeting you!

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