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Board of Directors

Our board is comprised of Fontana’s most influential business leaders, who are thoroughly invested in seeing our community continue to prosper with a thriving economy, and strong, dedicated workforce.

RALPH THRASHER

Chair

RALPH THRASHER

Sales Manager
Utility Trailer Sales

After more than 25 years at Utility Trailer Sales, Ralph is highly regarded in the industry. He is a long-time Fontana resident and still resides in the core of the City. In addition to the Chamber Board, Ralph is a Fontana Rotarian and avid bicyclist.

PHIL COTHRAN

Board President

PHIL COTHRAN

President/Owner
State Farm Insurance

Phil Cothran is a life-long Fontana resident, successful business owner, and philanthropist whose deep affection for his community is apparent through his extensive community service and volunteerism.

TROY LINDSTROM

Past Chair

TROY LINDSTROM

President/Owner
Lynam Industries

Troy founded Lynam Industries and built a strong niche for his manufacturing firm in the server rack industry. The company is taking over new markets in security x-ray equipment used for cargo screening.

DANIEL REID

Treasurer

DANIEL REID

Vice President
American Business Bank

Daniel has over 35 years of expertise in commercial banking and finance.  At American Business Bank, Daniel specializes in working with middle market business owners and consults on strategies for growth and profitability.

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Secretary

NORM SIDDIQUI

President
Crown Technical Systems

Norm Siddiqui is the President of Crown Technical Systems, located in Fontana, CA. He has over thirty years’ experience in the Power-Utility Business. The company is a premier manufacturer of engineered custom-built Control Rooms, and Power Distribution Centers for the Utility, Power Generation and Renewable Power Industry.

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

DIRECTORS

RAY ALLARD

RAY
ALLARD

Owner/Principal

Allard Engineering

Ray founded Allard Engineering in 1992 and has enjoyed nurturing its growth and success of specializing in the areas of residential, commercial, and public works projects.

MIKE ARREGUIN

MIKE
ARREGUIN

Vice President

Burrtec

For more than 30 years, Mr. Arreguin has been a vital part of Burrtec Waste Industries’ Executive Management Team. As Vice President, he represents the organization’s interests in Municipal Services, Sales and Marketing, Public Relations and Governmental Affairs. He is actively involved in the community and over the years he has volunteered his time to the Fontana Chamber of Commerce and other local community organizations.

AMAN BRAR

AMAN
BRAR

Founder/ Owner/ President

South Star Logistics

Star Logistics specializes in warehousing, logistics and transportation. Aman is also an avid investor in industrial and residential real estate, and serves as the CEO of Optimum Logistics, a 3PL Company.

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DR. KRUPAL CHHOTU

Founder/ Owner/ President

Dental World

 

BILL HAWKINS

BILL
HAWKINS

President

AMS Paving Inc.

Bill is the founder, owner and President of AMS Paving. AMS Paving is one of the largest contractors in Southern California, with the capacity for large scale paving contracts across California.

KEN LINDT

KEN
LINDT

Owner/Presidents

Harbor Truck Bodies

Ken, an automotive industry veteran, is Owner and CEO of Harbor Truck & Van, a leading service/utility body and commercial van products manufacturer that has recently added a new distribution and operations center here in Fontana. The Fontana facilities feed Harbor products to other company operations in the San Antonio, Seattle, and Pheonix regions.

AMELIA LOERA

AMELIA
LOERA

Co-Owner

Tio’s Restaurants

Amy is a co-owner in Tio’s Restaurants. There are five Tio’s restaurants in total, but their flagship location is right here in Fontana, Tio’s Grille & Cantina.

SAM MONTES

SAM
MONTES

General Manager of Operations

Blackrock Logistics, Inc.

Sam Montes is the General Manager with oversight of operations, sales, business development and marketing. With it’s largest terminal located here in Fontana, Blackrock Logistics specializes in temperature-controlled transport, distribution, and yard management.

TRAVIS PARKE

TRAVIS
PARKE

President/Owner

California Recyclers

Travis is the Owner and President of California Recyclers, an innovative and superior quality recycling center that is top ranked in the industry. Travis’ entrepreneurial spirit has moved him to branch out into new industries including converting plastic waste into diesel fuel.

KEN RIVERS

KEN
RIVERS

Chief Operating Officer

Kaiser Permanente

Ken Rivers has been the Chief Operating Officer for Kaiser Permanente, Fontana since 2016.  Ken has nearly 30 years of healthcare leadership experience, both in the non-profit and for-profit sectors of health care.

IDILIO SANCHEZ

IDILIO
SANCHEZ

President/Owner

ABS Collision Center

Idilio Sánchez is the owner of ABS Collision Centers. He is also a Republican Delegate for the state of California, Fontana Planning Commissioner, and Past President for the State of California’s Auto Body Association.

RAJ SANGHA

RAJ
SANGHA

Vice President/Co-Owner

DGC Group of Companies

Raj Sangha is President of Dhindsa Group of Companies, Inc. which have ownership interests in logistics, commercial truck fleets, truck driving schools, various gas stations and restaurants- including Waba Grill and Spice Jar. His latest venture is Chop Stop, and he plans to bring one to Fontana.

TODD VIGILETTI

TODD
VIGILETTI

President/Owner

Stargazer Productions/ Center Stage Theater

Todd, along with his wife Jennifer, are the owners of Stargazer Productions. In addition to managing Center Stage Theater in Fontana, Stargazer provides and creates live entertainment, audio visual , and corporate event management services to hundreds of business clients, theme parks and hotels throughout Southern California. New Services include DIgital Conference Management, Virtual Conference Production and Live Streaming Entertainment.

BILL WADDINGHAM

BILL WADDINGHAM

Vice President/Co-Owner

Rotolo Chevrolet

Bill is the Vice President of Rotolo Chevrolet in Fontana and is also the owner of Excite 1 Advertising. He has served several terms on the Fontana Chamber of Commerce and is also a dedicated Fontana Rotarian.

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GORDON HILL

PRESIDENT

Pacific Forge

Gordon Hill is the President of Pacific Forge, a high-precision closed die forger of parts for the aerospace, transportation, marine, alternative energy and public utility markets. Pacific Forge has a proud history in Fontana, having been an active civic contributor to the community since 1955.

Mr. Hill holds degrees in Chemical Engineering and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; a Masters in Chemical Engineering and an MBA. He serves on several boards and was inducted into the Chemical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni at the University of Missouri.

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ADRIAN FRANCOZ

PRESIDENT

Zetasky

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MAR SAMAYOA

PRESIDENT

SoCAL GREAT DANE

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GILBERT HUTTON

PRESIDENT

CMC

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