The Chairmen’s RoundTable Welcomes New Members

Four companies/organizations join the non-profit on its mission to strengthen San Diego one company at a time.

San Diego, CA, March 14, 2016 --( The Chairmen’s RoundTable (CRT), a San Diego non-profit organization that provides pro-bono mentoring to CEOs of private businesses in the Greater San Diego area, announced today four new members: AlignAlytics, Dowling & Yahnke, Life Lounge SD and Meridian Properties Real Estate.

“These new members are partnering with the CRT to identify and reach out to local companies who can benefit from our senior executive mentoring program,” said Paul Thiel, CRT’s Chairman. “They share our passion for making San Diego an even better place in which to work and live – and understand how helping individual businesses can have a positive impact on the whole community.”

Each new sponsor or partner shared a unique reason for joining CRT:

AlignAlytics, a provider of analytic solutions precisely tailored to solve your business problems, stated, “We are very impressed by the great work that the CRT does for San Diego. They have helped many companies grow to generate more jobs and a stronger economy for the San Diego area. We are happy to support and be associated with such a great group.”

Dowling & Yahnke, an independent, fee-only registered investment adviser, explained, “For 25 years, community involvement has been a cornerstone of Dowling & Yahnke. We strive to connect with, and give back to, those that have helped foster our success. As part of our commitment, we see the Chairmen’s RoundTable as an opportunity to contribute to the success of San Diego’s thriving small business community.”

Life Lounge SD, a private cross generational membership community, said, “We partnered with the CRT because we recognized their philosophy and values aligned with our core principal - 'helping others so they may live their vision’.”

Meridian Properties Real Estate, a commercial real estate investment, development and consulting company, added, "I'd met a number of people that were active with the Chairman's RoundTable and found them all to be extremely bright, successful and generous with their time and knowledge. I knew I could learn a lot from a group that had so much talent and business experience to share."

About AlignAlytics
AlignAlytics provides ‘fit for purpose’ analytic solutions, precisely tailored to solve your business problems by Integrating diverse and complex data and then shaping it to fit a specific business problem; Enriching this data with business judgment and analytic techniques to deliver actionable insights; and Embedding these insights into decision-making processes with easy-to-use workflow and interfaces.

Our Analytics Solution Lab combines mastery across several key skills and capabilities … strategy consulting experience (ex: Bain, McKinsey, etc.); advanced data expertise; broad analytics tools and software knowhow … and leverages our proprietary cloud development platform for uniquely efficient and rapid solution delivery.

We deliver Our Solutions in different forms depending on what best benefits the Company … Packaged Applications, Solution Accelerators and Consulting Services.

About Dowling & Yahnke
At Dowling & Yahnke, we approach wealth management differently than Wall Street firms, insurance companies, and banks. Since 1991, we have served our clients as a fiduciary – putting clients’ interests first. With approximately $3 billion of assets under management, we serve individuals, not-for-profit and other organizations with services spanning investment management and financial planning.

About Life Lounge SD
Life Lounge SD is a private cross generational membership community comprised of SMB owners, entrepreneurs, executives, professionals and influencers.

Mostly, we are a family of givers, achievers and inspired action-takers sharing an ‘espirit de corps’ while helping each other reach our personal/professional visions in a trusted environment.

We engage at quarterly lounge events that feature notable keynote speakers at beautiful locations as well as monthly content driven Briefings, Mastermind Sessions, Intensives and fun outings.

About Meridian Properties Real Estate, Inc
Meridian Properties Real Estate, Inc. is a commercial real estate investment, development and consulting company located in Carlsbad, CA. Meridian is led by Mike Kalscheur and invests primarily in industrial and retail property across the United States.

About Chairmen’s RoundTable
The Chairmen’s RoundTable is a non-profit volunteer organization composed of more than 40 current and former Chief Executive Officers, with extensive board experience and diverse industry backgrounds, and a broad base of sponsor and partner organizations. CRT mentors provide invaluable advice without compensation to CEOs of private businesses in the Greater San Diego area as a way of giving back to the community. CRT’s well-defined mentoring program is ideal for privately-owned small to mid-sized companies that are at a strategic crossroad and are looking to gain an outside perspective on key business issues. CRT serves around 30 clients per year and to date, more than 425 local companies have benefited from CRT’s mentorship. For more information and to read about past client successes, please visit
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