Partners

Business Partners:


PartnerImage_RRDonnelleyDLSWorldwideRR Donnelley’s – DLS Worldwide

As a part of RR Donnelley Logistics, we strive to employ and develop best practices with our own internal and external (client) freight handling. Delivering National and Regional Logistic Solutions – With over 112 stations strategically placed across the U.S. we understand your business because we are there!

You will discover that doing business with DLS Worldwide means more than just moving freight – It’s a partnership built on trust and years of industry experience. Make the call today and begin experiencing the RR Donnelley difference.

  • Only contract with dependable carriers
  • Demand same quality service and delivery from our vendors as you do
  • Expect quality service
  • Ship billions of pounds of freight annually
  • Leverage our volume to secure rates that are competitive & pass the savings on to you
Contact: Scott Wynn – Agent for RR Donnelley’s DLS Worldwide /(MOD)Modesto, CA Station
Website: www.rrdonnelley.com/dlsworldwide/
Address: 1209 Woodrow Ave.#A6 Modesto, CA 95350

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Office: (209) 815-9619
Cell: (909) 229-6110
Fax: (209) 857-5180
Email: scwynn@dls-ww.com
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PartnerImage_NancysPassionsNANCY’S PASSIONS®

Nancy’s Passions® is a Limited Liability Company that is a cosmetic umbrella, encompassing many creative avenues and manufacturing, where colored beauty products is one of our passions.  Reborn in the latter portion of 2014, it services both the natural trade and mainstream cosmetic categories for color. Clients include boutique celebrity lines, masstige to high-end prestige lines.  Products range in terms of applications.  The heart of color at this lab is Nancy herself. She is known for her out of the box thinking and approaches. Her eclectic skills and diverse Fine Arts & Science backgrounds, allow her to create color like no other.

In-house services range from turn-key private label items with flexible minimums, to R&D color projects, custom formulation sales and manufacturing of sticks, pressed makeup, liquids, gels, hair color, professional grade applications or salon grade applications. We believe in the European work ethic of creating lasting business relationships.  This combination allows our problem solving and color product formulations to come from a very fresh, trendy, new school, kind of style.  We also have experience working with several continents and countries, along with their regulations and multicultural differences.  Languages spoken: French & English.

Contact: John Tedeschi
Website: www.NancysPassions.com
Phone: (949) 734-4197
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PartnerImage_JTAssociatesJ Tedeschi & Associates LLC

Trusted Advisors & Solution Providers for the Global Supply Chain

We are an independent consulting firm specializing in Quality, Regulatory, Product Integrity and Compliance activities serving as extensions of our client’s own resources. The industry focus is cosmetics, personal care, nonprescription O-T-C drugs, dietary supplements, medical devices and home fragrance. No matter the size of our clients, we own the role as “trusted advisor” driving excellence and protecting the reputational capital of our business partners. The objective is to mitigate risks by allowing our partners to take risks and not allow them to be placed at risk.

Experience is our key resource having worked at L’Oreal, L-Brands, Laura Mercier, Revive      Skin Care and Perricone MD. Trade association experience having been the Chairman of the PCPC Safety & Regulatory Toxicology Committee and Chairman of the CSPA Air Care Committee also serving on CSPA Board of Directors. John can be reached at (614) 216-2976 or johnt@jtassociates.org

Contact: John Tedeschi
Website: www.JTAssociates.org
Phone: (614) 216-2976
Email: johnt@jtassociates.org
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BODIOLOGY

link_BodiologyOffering the finest cold pressed oils, All Natural Always — Nut Free, we off the best massage oil prices in the Industry without compromising our products.  We never test on animals and all of our containers can be recycled.

Mission Statement: “Our goal is not only to be a Business of Success but also a Business of Value”

Contact: Kim M. Anderson
Website: www.MyBodiology.com
Phone: (951) 760-1708
Email: kim@mybodiology.com
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Inventive Product Group

Toni Abbruzzese and Jason Carmichael offer a combined 35+ years of varied experience in all areas of consumer product development. Their unique career responsibilities have allowed them to enjoy unusually diverse creative opportunities from which they acquired extensive insight and knowledge of the marketing, development, and sales of unparalleled and highly regarded products.

Toni and Jason navigate clients through all stages of new product development from concept to launch and ensure all elements work cohesively for smooth project flow and timely marketplace inception. Working with a global network of partners, Inventive Product Group’s focus includes: product ideation, contract manufacturing strategies, package development, sourcing, brand positioning and messaging, clinical and safety testing, regulatory compliance, cost analysis, risk assessment, project management, and operational logistics.

Contact: Toni Abbruzzese
Website: www.InventiveProductGroup.com
Phone: (949) 394-0907
Email: Toni@inventiveproductgroup.com
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PartnerImage_IDRProductionsKelly Burke’s IDR Productions, LLC

We are experts in direct response television production (DRTV), infomercials, broadcast commercials and digital video marketing that yield immediate sales with 20+ years of doing so under our belt.

We’re friendly and knowledgeable about long form and short form infomercials and integrated direct response advertising. We’re happy to discuss your needs.

Contact:  Kelly Burke
Website: www.idrproductions.com
Phone: (949) 273-4511
Email: Kelly@idrproductions.com
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PartnerImage_FormulatorSampleShopFORMULATOR SAMPLE SHOP

Formulator Sample Shop® is a supplier of specialty ingredients for the personal care and cosmetic industries.

Introducing: PhytoScents, Natural Botanical Scented Extract Oils, Leucidal Liquid Line, Emulsifying Wax, Extracts, Oils, Powders

Contact:  Maggie Ghanem
Website: www.FormulatorSampleShop.com
Phone: +1(704) 276-7099
Email: MGhanem@FormulatorSampleShop.com
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PartnerImage_ProImageIncPROFESSIONAL IMAGE, INC.

Since 1984, Professional Image, Inc. has specialized in high-end folding carton packaging and print for many industries including personal care, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, gourmet foods and more.

With customer service and quality being our top priorities, we work closely with our clients in everything from product image and market trends to timeline and budget.

Contact:  Amanda Baker
Website: www.pi-pkg.com
Phone: (800) 722-8550
Email: abaker@calvertco.com
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PartnerImage_GrahamPDayDAY Brand & Product Development

As a seasoned creative professional operating with in the personal care industry,  I create and develop brands and product lines from start to finish. I specialize in brand inception, corporate ID, package design, package sourcing, production coordination and market positioning.

Contact:  Graham P Day
Website: www.cargocollective.com/GrahamPDay/
Phone: (562) 221-9340
Email: info@driftwoodcaravan.com
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Vantage Packaging, Inc.

We are a full service packaging distributor located in Southern California and have been in business for 20 years. We specialize in plastic and glass packaging for the  cosmetic, pharmaceutical and personal care industries.   We take great pride in providing outstanding customer service, quality packaging at competitive pricing.   Some of the packaging items we supply are bottles, caps, jars, tubes, airless bottles and tubes, eye droppers, treatment pumps, lotion pumps and foamers.   We work with approximately 75 factories in the U.S., Italy, China, Taiwan and Korea so if it’s out there we can usually find it.   With minimum orders as low as 5,000 pieces on many items we are able to help the newer companies get started with custom packaging rather than bland generic packaging.
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Contact:  Roger Taff
Website: www.VantagePackaging.com
Phone: (951) 696-4950
Email: roger@vantagepackaging.com
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MikeNVoLaw Offices of Mike N. Vo

Mike N. Vo is a partner at The Law Offices of Mike N. Vo headquartered in the heart of Orange County, California. With over 12 years of legal experience and hands-on management of a family owned manufacturing business, Mike understands the everyday challenges of small business owners. He works with start-up businesses and established businesses to grow their company and stay out of court. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Mike sits on the board of a local non-profit and volunteers his time helping the professional fingernail industry.

Contact: Mike N. Vo
15355 Brookhurst St., Suite 202
Westminster, CA 92683
Website: www.mikevolaw.com
Phone: (714) 455-9076
Email: mvo@mikevolaw.com
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Savvy Brands partner

Post_SavvyBrandsBE A SAVVY BRAND PARTNER! Do you have a product you’d love to share with a very Savvy community? Is it fabulous, stylish, and functional? Does it solve problems big and small? If so, they want to hear from you!

  1. Email  your submission tobrandpartners@mysavvybrands.com
    Include product images, description, price point and sample video footage or other marketing materials on your product.
  2. Send a sample to: Savvy Brands Partner
    Attention Michele
    21520 Yorba Linda Blvd. Suite #G434  Yorba Linda, CA 92887

All product submissions are reviewed and tested by their product team. When they find a product they love, they love it so much we can’t wait to share! They hope to be sharing your product too! Please note: we are unable to return samples without proper paperwork; should you require the sample be returned, please arrange for pickup.

Contact: Michele
21520 Yorba Linda Blvd. Suite #G434
Yorba Linda, CA 92887
Website: www.mysavvybrands.com
Email: brandpartners@mysavvybrands.com
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John Yeatman Insurance

JOHN YEATMAN INSURANCE: FREE information and enrollment assistance for health plans on or off the exchange for yourself or employees.  I specialize in individual/family and tax-free plans for employees of small businesses (without a group plan!).   No fees as all services offered are compensated by the insurance companies. So, there’s some good news…NO CHARGE to use an advocate by your side you can trust.  Licensed in California to assist all residents in-person or remotely.

Contact: John Yeatman
4254 S Tropico Drive
La Mesa, CA 91941-6876
Website: LinkedIn Profile
Phone: (619) 469-1420
Email: YeatmanIns@att.net
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1st Century Bank

PartnerImage_BenSaulsonBen Saulson is a business banker based in Los Angeles at 1st Century Bank. He is focused on providing exceptional service and a community banking relationship to a strong and diversified base of clients that include professional services firms, real estate investors, family–owned and closely held businesses, entertainment professionals, and entrepreneurs.

Contact: Ben Saulson
Business Development Officer
1875 Century Park East #1400
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Website: www.1CBank.com
Phone: (310) 270-9500
Direct: (310) 270-9593
Email: bsaulson@1cbank.com
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Nathalie Sutter-Schlemer |Senior Executive, Global Product Development

NathalieSutterSchlemerSuite of Services   (View full suite of services PDF >>)

  • R&D
    • Concept development and formulation design
    • Formulation optimization and renovation
    • Unique Ingredient research and identification
  • Manufacturing
    • Strategic CMs sourcing
    • QA contract set ups
    • Pilots + first production + tech transfer orchestration
  • Packaging
    • Sourcing and costing of innovative functional packaging
    • Packaging Briefs
    • Graphics and Art Preparation orchestration
  • Marketing
    • Complete Marketing Product Brief
    • Claims development + USP presentation
    • User group studies direction
Contact: Nathalie Sutter-Schlemer
Senior Executive, Global Product Development
Phone: (310) 748-4008
Email: nathalieschlemer@gmail.com

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