Expert Contributors

Architect
Steve Wynn
Barry & Wynn Architects, Inc.
925-837-1422
www.barryandwynn.com

Steven Wynn, AIA is an Architect with over twenty years’ experience designing custom homes, additions and remodels. A Cal Poly grad, Steven is NCARB certified and a LEED accredited professional with expertise in historic preservation and adaptive use. He and Blair Barry, a Danville native, are partners in their award-winning firm, Barry & Wynn Architects. Steven enjoys hiking with his camera and enjoying time with his family, including two young daughters.

Chiropractor
Dr. Mahsa Khodabakhsh, B.S., D.C.
Empowered Chiropractic Pain Relief & Wellness Center
925-523-7564
www.drmahsa.com

Dr. Mahsa Khodabakhsh is best known for her dedication to her patients. As the founder and director, her mission has always been to help people in need, not only by removing their pain but to inspire them to live life empowered. She has a diverse background and believes in a comprehensive approach to health and wellness utilizing personalized chiropractic care, nutritional counseling and the latest technologies.

Custom Medication
John Clauser
Custom Care Compounding
925-830-4631
www.customcarecompounding.com

Part of the Tri-Valley Community for more than 20 years, Custom Care Compounding is family-owned and owner operated. These communities are not just where we work, they are where we live. Our customers are not just patrons of our businesses, they are our neighbors. We are very grateful to be part of the Tri-Valley area and are committed to providing the most professional care along with the highest quality service.

Dentist
Paul Cannariato, DDS
Danville Dental Care
925-820-2121
www.paulcannariatodds.com

Dr. Paul Cannariato and his team have been providing friendly and professional care in Danville for over thirty years. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific in 1987, and thereafter studied Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain at the University of California, San Francisco. In addition to his own practice, he enjoys mentoring other dentists as a visiting faculty member of the Spear Institute.

Education
Dorris Eaton
The Dorris-Eaton School
925-930-9000
www.dorriseaton.org

The Dorris-Eaton School serves preschool through eighth grade students and is recognized locally and nationally for its academic excellence. Strong writing, grammar, and reading classes are paired with interactive science, math and history courses. Foreign language, technology, art, music, and physical education are integral components of the program. Our experienced faculty provides the solid foundation that enables our graduates to succeed in the finest high schools and universities in the country.

Event Coordination & Design
Rayna Hess
Eventfully Yours Event Designs
925-370-1300
www.eventdesignsbyrayna.com

Rayna Hess has over 15 years of experience in corporate and private event planning. She is an expert at bringing your vision to life, creating a spectacular event that friends and co-workers will talk about for years to come. Rayna’s sophisticated designs and effortless management style make her a preferred vendor at a number of popular, local venues including Blackhawk Country Club.  As co-owner of Chairs for Affairs Party Rentals, she also has high-quality event rentals at her fingertips for each of her clients.

Fashion
Jonni Smith
A Dress Change Consignment
925-855-5581
www.adresschangeconsignment.com

A Dress Change Consignment has been outfitting Danville and the surrounding areas since 2009. We are now the only women’s consignment shop in town and have grown our clientele to over 2500 consignors. Our labels range from high-end couture such as Chanel and St. John to casual clothing such as Chicos and Eileen Fisher as well as purses, shoes and jewelry. A Dress Change prides itself on customer service and we are here six days a week to serve your needs.

Financial Advisor
Jeff Gustafik, SVP Investments
The Wells Fargo Advisors
925-472-5200
jeff.gustafik@wfadvisors.com
www.umanziogustafik.wfadv.com

A Bay Area resident since 1985 I have spent my entire career as a financial advisor. I am committed to helping clients enjoy and preserve their wealth with sophisticated, personalized strategies. I accomplish this by designing and developing investment portfolios that reflect each client’s specific, long-term needs with a focused investment selection process and strategy implementation.

General Contractor
Jim Long 
S&J Properties
925-820-2924 
jim@propertiesbysj.com
propertiesbysj.com

S&J Properties is a Design/Build company that specializes in residential remodeling construction projects. By performing both the design and construction, we provide the most beautiful, long-lasting and highest value remodeling projects in the industry. Our planning process is extremely thorough, which results in “no surprises” and a rapid and real timeline. Communication with clients, our partners and other regulatory organizations are optimized. We specialize in providing inspiring and custom solutions.

Jeweler
Steve Padis
Steve Padis Jewelry
415-626-8288
info@padisjewelry.com
www.padisjewelry.com

Steve and Judy Padis own and operate Padis Jewelry, which has four locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. They founded the company in 1974 and are proud to have earned a reputation as one of the finest jewelers in San Francisco, serving generations of clients for their most precious moments in life, from engagement to anniversary to milestone gifts. Padis Jewelry maintains top-tier relationships with the most sought-after designers including Tacori, Forevermark, Verragio, Breitling, Tag Heuer, and Roberto Coin. As members of the American Gem Society, Padis is among the top 5% of jewelers across the country.

Mortgage
Lynn Eskew and Darrell Robert Nelson
Diversified Capital Funding
Lynn 925-899-0777
Darrell 707-208-1514
divcap.net

Darrel and Lynn both have more than 25 years in the industry, Lynn brings a broad base of knowledge and experience to your transaction. Focused on solutions, she has built and maintained a strong referral base through diligence, persistence and puts the client’s needs first. Given the ever-changing environment of lending, Darrell strives to make the home buying process as simple and stress-free as possible.

Pool Service
Jon Lubrano
Atlantis Pools
925-736-0447
info@atlantispoolsdanville.com
www.atlantispoolsdanville.com

Atlantis Pools Inc. is a family owned business that has been serving Contra Costa County for over 25 years. From pool repair, maintenance needs, remodels and updates, no job is too big or small for us. We take pride in the high quality service we give to each customer.

Real Estate
Barbara Wilson, SRES
Barbara Wilson, Coldwell Banker
925-989-9559
barb.wilson@cbnorcal.com
www.coldwellbankerhomes.com

Barbara loves working with families wanting to find the home of their dreams and has been helping people make all the right moves since 2003! She works with clients to advocate on their behalf. A Relocation and Luxury Specialist, assisting families moving.

Senior Living Facility
Andrea Campisi
The Reutlinger
925-964-2062
www.rcjl.org

Andrea Campisi is the Director of Marketing for The Reutlinger Community, rated 5 stars, that provides high-quality health care to seniors for Assisted Living, Enhanced Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing. She has worked with the elderly for many years and is an advocate for making their lives the best possible.

Tree Service
Trex Donovan
Buena Vista Tree Service
415- 531-1247
ntdonovan@yahoo.com
buenavistatree.com

Buena Vista Tree Service is committed to preserving our urban forests and environment. They recycle 100% of our green waste into a reusable landscaping product. Trex safely and efficiently handles all types of tree emergencies 24 hours a day to eliminate tree risks to people and property and significantly reduce your liability exposure.

Veterinary
Dr. Nick Bricaud DVM
Blackhawk Veterinary Hospital
925-736-7440
drnick@blackhawkvet.com
www.blackhawkvet.com

Blackhawk Veterinary Hospital is a full-service hospital serving Danville and the surrounding East Bay. Our clients and patients are considered an extension of the Blackhawk Veterinary Hospital family and we strive to provide excellent and compassionate care combined with outstanding customer service. From vaccines to surgery we have all of your veterinary needs covered.

Voice Lessons
Elizabeth Hunter Ashley
Elizabeth Hunter Ashley, The Performance Studio
925-548-2694
Elizabeth@elizabethhunterashley.com
www.elizabethhunterashley.com

Elizabeth works as a Professional Lyric Coloratura Soprano, Private Voice Teacher, Philanthropist. Ms. Hunter Ashley spe­cializes as a Soloist in Oratorio, Opera, Concert, Sacred, Musical, and Cabaret. She performs in and around the San Fran­cisco Bay Area, the United States, and internationally with renowned conductors. As a Private Voice teacher Elizabeth is the sole proprietor of The Elizabeth Hunter Ashley Performance Studio in Danville, California.