ACDS Business Listings
Do you need a good dentist? Financial Advisor? General contractor? If so, the ACDS Business Listings are for you.
We've heard from many families that they want to support businesses owned by ACDS families but don't know what products and services are available. So we've developed the ACDS Business Listings to provide a directory of ACDS family businesses and enable parents to patronize within the ACDS community.
Thank you for supporting the ACDS community!
- Arts & Entertainment
- Business & Professional Services
- Construction & Contractors
- Health & Medicine
- Legal & Financial
- Media & Communications
- Real Estate Services
- Sports & Recreation
Arts & Entertainment
Not Just Ballet
Owner: Lauren Graves
Phone: 408 370 6882
Pre-ballet and Creative movement for children ages 3 - 6. Mommy & Me dance and movement classes for children ages 2 - 3.
Tina Maciej Photography
Owner: Tina Maciej
Contact Us: Website
Location: San Jose, San Francisco, and wide Bay Area
Tina Maciej Photography is a family photographer based in San Jose specializing in portraits, special occasions, and more. Tina Maciej Photography is proud to be voted Best Family Photographer in San Jose by Expertise.com and to have numerous photos prominently featured on the Almaden Country School website.
Business & Professional Services
Owner: Phill Bradley
Phone: 510 249 1350
Location: 1180 Page Ave. Fremont, CA 94538
Bradley Nameplate is a label company who has served the Bay Area for over 30 years, printing anything from barcodes and shipping labels to overlay panels and aluminum nameplates. With over 500 active customers from local Mom & Pop shops to global fortune 500s, chances are we can do the job you need.
Keller Williams Realty
Owner: Chris Knox
Mark Fordyce Broker Services
Owner: Mark Fordyce
My mission is to help people with insurance (Property & Casualty and Life & Health), real estate, lending & tax free retirement needs. I work with companies all with over 25 years experience in the areas listed above to ensure my clients' satisfaction through experience!
Owner: Stephynie Malik-Wheeler
Location: 900 E. Hamilton Blvd Suite 100 Campbell CA 95008
We provide deeply skilled technology consultants for applications such as SAP, Oracle, etc. We also have a vast number of functional consultants for Change Management, Supply Chain etc. Please visit our website for details.
My College Hunt
Owner: Sandy McMaster
Phone: 408 832 3415
We help families identify colleges that match their student's needs and interests, and provide guidance on all aspects of the college planning, application, and decision process.
Payment Processing Direct
Owner: Bret Greenfield
Phone: 408 335 6909
Location: 8200 Central Avenue, Newark, CA 95120
Over 9 years of combined industry experience, my wife Michelle and I offer credit card processing services to businesses through a top U.S. processor. Complimentary rate reviews offered to analyze your credit card processing costs, to reduce your overall costs and provide the best PCI-Compliant solution for your payment processing needs.
Silicon Valley Coaches, LLC - Career and Personal Coaching
President: Susan Alexander, CPCC, PCC
Phone: 408 930 3743
Construction & Contractors
Artisan Builders Group
Owner: Reno Breschi
Artisan Builders Group is a licensed, bonded, and insured remodeling and maintenance company. We specialize in bathroom and kitchen remodels as well as rental unit maintenance/turn over work. Exclusively for our friends, family and staff at ACDS, Artisan Builders Group will donate 10% of the net proceeds from your project to ACDS.
Brooke Shaw Builder
Owner: Brooke Shaw
Phone: 650 941 3223
Remodel and new construction contractor
Maximum Roof Care Corp.
Owner: Steve Hunter
Location: 1182 Olive Branch Lane, San Jose, CA 95120
Maximum Roof Care installs and repairs all types of residential roofs. We also install new gutters, gutter screens and Install SunTunnel skylights. Visit our website to receive a Free Estimate or give us a call.
Ribbs Plumbing, Inc
Owner: Stephen Ribbs
Phone: 408 258 3824
Ribbs Plumbing has been established since 1927. We take care of any plumbing work. From remodeling, to re-piping, to simple repair job we do it all.
Soleeva Energy (Solar)
Owner: Ralph Ahlgren
Phone: (408) 396-4954
Soleeva Energy specializes in custom residential and commercial solar installations, home battery storage systems, and home energy upgrades. We offer state of the art solar equipment with the best warranty in the industry. With over twelve years of design, engineering, and installation experience, we are pleased to be able to offer special pricing for ACDS families, friends and faculty:
Soleeva Energy will donate directly to ACDS $1,000.00 for each residential or commercial solar system installed in 2023 and we will also extend a $500 tuition credit to each family who installs a solar system through Soleeva Energy in 2023. In addition, we will discount your system cost 10%!
Please call Ralph Ahlgren directly for this special offer and pricing.
Health & Medicine
Arbor Dental Group
Owner: Mark and Connie Ajlouni
Phone: 408 270 2273
Location: 3151 S. White Road, Suite 104, San Jose, CA 95148
Multi-specialty practice providing general and cosmetic dentistry with board certified surgeons, orthodontists, and root canal specialists to provide you and your family comprehensive care in a very modern relaxed atmosphere. Monthly “Kids Day” where clowns, balloon makers and only kids makes this trip to the dentist something to look forward to.
Circle of Joy Birth Services
Owner: Shannon Cath, Certified Doula
Phone: 415 871 1135
Location: San Jose, CA
Birth and Postpartum Doula services: I am certified and experienced in joyfully supporting homebirth, birth center birth, hospital birth, VBAC, Breech and ECV, LGBTQIA+, childbirth education, unmedicated-birth, epidural-supported birth, induction, IVF and fertility issues. I provide non-judgmental guidance and evidence-based support for newborn developmental stages, feeding, healing from birth and the journey into parenting.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Owner: Laura Hunter, LCSW
Location: 248 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Counseling and social work services specializing in helping individuals and couples who are tackling health crises, commuication issues, and depression. Experienced at treating grief, loneliness, aging issues, and issues related to the effects of cancer, chronic pain and illness. Home visits available for individuals that are home bound or elderly.
Pinnacle Animal Hospital
Owner: Michelle Forgy (Ellis)
Location: 4724 Meridian Avenue, San Jose
Pinnacle Animal Hospital is a new, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital located at the corner of Branham Lane and Meridian Avenue. We see dogs, cats, rabbits, and other small mammals. Our vets practice modern, personalized medicine and are supported by a superb team. We are AAHA accredited and San Jose's FIRST AAFP Cat Friendly Practice. Stop by for a tour anytime!
South Bay PCIT
Owner: Lisa England, LMFT & Certified PCIT Therapist
Location: Appointment by Video until further notice
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is an evidence-based practice that benefits all families with children ages 2-7 years old, teaching parents practical skills in managing child behavior. PCIT helps kids increase self-esteem, regulate emotion, improve compliance, develop positive social relationships, increase positive behaviors and decrease negative behaviors. PCIT is especially beneficial for kids managing anxiety and learning differences. Video sessions available. 15% discount to ACDS families.
Legal & Financial
Platinum Investment Partners
Owner: Kirsten Fordyce
Location: 6155 Almaden Expressway, Suite #100, San Jose, CA 95120
Make your mortgage easy with Kirsten Fordyce and Platinum Investment Partners. We are a full-service mortgage broker specializing in real estate purchase and refinance transactions including conventional, FHA and VA.
"I am a second-generation mortgage broker and enjoy doing business with the ACDS community!"
Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Owner: Josh Fagin
Phone: 650 842 5227
I structure insurance programs (workers compensation, property, liability, etc.) for businesses, and am proud to be one of the employee owners.
Our firm enjoys all of the industry accolades you could wish for such as Best Place to Work, Largest Private Broker in California, and one of the Top Corporate Philanthropists in the Bay Area.
Contact: Chantal Adam Dumont
Phone: 408 209 6590
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services.
Contact: Neda Mansoorian
Location: 50 West San Fernando Street Tenth Floor, San Jose
Full service, multi-practice, law firm with 25 lawyers, specializing in areas such as employment, business and corporate, intellectual property, and family law.
RBC Wealth Management
Owner: Brad Baron
Phone: 408 947 3313
Location: 99 Almaden Boulevard, Suite 101
Providing investment, education, retirement, and estate transfer planning for over two decades.
Willy Hermanto Financial Advisor
Financial Educator and Certified Fiduciary Advisor
Phone: (408) 892-0930
Office: 433 Airport Blvd, Suite 550, Burlingame, CA 94010
Helping families strengthen their financial foundation through crucial financial literacy concepts. At the same time, I have developed leaders such as myself from different career backgrounds, helping them gain financial freedom and time flexibility as business owners. My passion is to empower families from all walks of life to take control of their lives and their futures.
Media & Communications
Color Fiesta Graphics
Owner: Surbhi Vaswani
Phone: 408 203-5674
Location: San Jose, CA
Custom Graphic design for web and print
Custom business logos, banners, blog, social media, bookmarks, hangtag, clothing label, letterhead, stickers, brochures, postcards, flyers, coupon, business card, invitations, ad, greeting card, all web and print graphic design for your business branding! Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Owner: James Parks
Phone: 408 844-4808
Location: 7206 Silver Lode Lane, San Jose, CA 95120
Ding Fleet provides professional web marketing and design to businesses throughout the Bay Area.
Owner: Dave Muret
Phone: 408 205-1516
For twenty-five years, helping artisan wineries develop their own unique marketing and branding positions, public and media relations, and wholesale and direct to consumer communications.
Print for Brands
Owner: Surbhi Vaswani
Phone: 408 203-5674
Location: San Jose, CA
Custom Printing for your brand
We print business cards, postcards, hang tags, note cards, stickers, outdoor and indoor banners, brochures, flyers, greeting cards. We also specialize in woven damask and satin clothing labels of all sizes, and these are the best quality in the market. We also offer embossing, raised ink, metallic foiling, spot UV, and offer a variety of paper and plastic stocks. We do all sizes of tags and business cards, and all quantities no order is too big or small for us, email at email@example.com
Real Estate Services
Metro Property Management
Owner: Desiree' Breschi
Metro Property Management is a full service property management company servicing all of the South Bay Area. For all of our ACDS friends, families and staff, Metro Property Management is offering to donate your first month's management fee to ACDS when you sign a one year Property Management Agreement.
Sports & Recreation
America's Best Karate
Owner: Kevin Waldschmidt
Phone: 408 268-6639
Location: Almaden and Silver Creek
America's Best Karate (ABK) teaches students of all ages. Over the past 20 years, ABK has graduated more ACDS students to Black Belt than any other martial arts school. Mention that you are an ACDS student and receive special discounted pricing.
HOTWORX 24-Hour Fitness Center
Owner: Mary Jo and David Heindel
General Manager: Nora Heindel (ACDS alumna)
Location: 54 W Santa Clara St., San Jose (between Market and First Streets)
Workout in less time with all the benefits of infrared at this new innovative 24-hour fitness studio featuring exercise in an infrared sauna. Saunas accommodate one to three people for a semi-private workout featuring 9 different options – seven isometric sessions such as Pilates, Core and Barre (40 minutes) plus two HIIT Row and Cycle workouts (15 minutes). The infrared heat accelerates the removal of toxins, speeds up your metabolism for a major calorie burn, and activates the body’s regenerative process for quick recovery. Free validated parking. For your free trial, call (408) 320-1030, or email sanjose.downtown@
Phone: 408 539-7433
Location: Los Gatos
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Magical Moments Vacations by Heidi
Owner: Heidi Sleiman
Travel agent with Magical Moments Vacations (a Platinum Earmarked and Authorized Disney Planning Agency) specializing in Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Aulani a Disney Resort and Spa, Adventures by Disney and Universal Parks vacations. I have been a Disney and Universal Specialist for 3 years now, but have a lifetime of experience. I travel to Disney and Universal destinations 4+ times a year and keep current with all the news. I have taken trips with my children, solo and adults only. Sit back relax and let me take the stress out of planning your magical vacation! When you book your trip with me you can expect the highest level of service, plus my planning services are completely COMPLIMENTARY. What I offer: custom itineraries, personalized planning, theme park touring plans, expert Disney advice, discount monitoring, I am budget considerate and accessible- 7 days a week 7am to 9pm PST (24 hours for traveling clients).