As the host of “My Fair Wedding,” Los Angeles’ illustrious David Tutera has become a household name. He is a beloved celebrity event and wedding planner (he has put together the likes of award show parties, events for royalty and much more) with more than 30 years of experience under his belt.
Los Angeles-based artist, author and business owner, Real Weng, has released her first book, The Peaceful Protectors: Coloring Collection. Weng is the founder of Lilireal Studio Art, where she handcrafts and designs 100 percent of her work.
Andre Hudson is the head of design for INDI EV, a Los Angeles-based company that specializes in the next generation of electric vehicles. The company recently launched “a labor of love,” says Hudson, the INDI ONE, a gaming-inspired five-passenger family crossover.
Joshua Severson is a father, chef and “all-around nice guy” that can be seen helming the kitchen at Tangerine Room. The signature restaurant at the brand-new Westin Anaheim Resort is making waves with its coastal cuisine and, according to Severson, houses the nicest hotel staff and best culinary crew around.
in Lai is not only the president and CEO of the newly renovated Ocean Park Inn, but he is an active member in the Pacific Beach community, even being named the Honorary Mayor of Pacific Beach. “We are proud to be a part of the Pacific Beach community.”
Sarah Salvatore is a California native, real estate investor and designer who recently revamped Midnight Moon Cabins, a trio of idyllic, modern cabin rentals in Big Bear. “We strive to create unique experiences that our treasured guests can cherish and share forever by offering beautiful spaces and always going above and beyond the expectations of hospitality.”
San Diego’s James Brechlin is the senior vice president of commercial real estate company, ABI Multifamily. “I specialize in the sale of multi-family/land properties with a focus on consulting with private money investors and their real estate strategy.”
Madison Blanton is the CEO of One Step Beyond, Inc., a nonprofit with campuses in California and Arizona that provides comprehensive programming and services for adults who have intellectual disabilities. On Nov. 20, One Step Beyond hosts its first-ever virtual gala event.
Shell Beach-based Naomi Neilson founded Native Trails in 1996, a company based on her passion for age-old artisan tradition, sustainability and fair trade practices. Currently, Native Trails leads the industry in artisan-crafted products for kitchen and bath design and has 1,300 showrooms throughout the United States and Canada.
Pujan Sarkar is the head chef of ROOH Restaurant, where he introduces “the spirit of India to San Francisco through the restaurant experience.” Chef Sarkar brings forth a delicate balance of rich traditional flavors and techniques with fresh local ingredients at ROOH.