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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.
EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

RALPH THRASHER

Sales Manager

Utility Trailer Sales

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. 

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

President/Owner

Lynam Industries

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.

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.

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.

DIRECTORS
RAY ALLARD

RAY ALLARD

Owner/Principal

Allard Engineering

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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

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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

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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.

DR. KRUPAL CHHOTU

DR. KRUPAL CHHOTU

Owner

Dental World

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Dr. Chhotu was born and raised in Fontana. He has a Doctorate in Dental Medicine and completed his Residency at UCLA. He decided to return to the city where he was born to practice dentistry and serve the community.

BILL HAWKINS

BILL HAWKINS

President

AMS Paving Inc.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.