Friday, April 26, 2019

Jess Pavlow and members L to R: John Oulton of Richmond Limousine, CD Director of Events Jess Pavlow, Tammy Carlisle of Action Limousines, and Brett Barenholtz of Boston Car Service/Above All Transportation Los Angeles — On December 4, the annual Greater California Livery Association (GCLA) holiday party welcomed nearly 150 members from all over the country and all throughout the ground transportation industry—including Chauffeur Driven’s Director of Events Jess Pavlow.

L to R: Ron Stein of Exclusion Sedan Service and Megan Tucker and GCLA 2nd Vice President/Vendor Director Jeff Brodsly of Chosen Payments L to R: Ron Stein of Exclusive Sedan Service and Megan Tucker and GCLA 2nd Vice President/Vendor Director Jeff Brodsly of Chosen Payments The yearly celebration took to a new venue this year, as party-goers headed to Boomtown Brewery for a night of craft brews and tasty fare, including a visit from the Kogi Korean taco tuck.

!-- Nearly 150 industry members attended the December 4 GCLA holiday party Nearly 150 industry members attended the December 4 GCLA holiday party -->In a swell of support beyond the triple-digit attendance numbers, more than 40 of the industry’s organizations donated sports and entertainment memorabilia, professional services, and more to help the association thoroughly trounce its previous fundraising record of $29,000. By the end of the night, GCLA 2nd Vice President/Vendor Director Jeff Brodsly of Chosen Payments announced that this year’s party yielded more than $75,000.

Chauffeur Driven donated a number of auction items: John Oulton of Richmond Limousine won an e-blast, Tammy Carlisle of Action Limousines won a pass to the 2019 CD Show in Boston, and Brett Barenholtz of Boston Car Service/Above All Transportation won a pass to the 2019 Executive Retreat in Austin.

Members of the 2019 GCLA board of directors Members of the 2019 GCLA board of directors The evening also saw the election of the 2019 GCLA board, which is filled with new and familiar leaders alike:

President: Mo Garkani of The COTS Group
1st Vice President: Harry Dhillon of Ecko Transportation Worldwide
2nd Vice President: Jeff Brodsly of Chosen Payments
Secretary: Darren Croasdale of La Costa Limousine
Directors: Selim Aslan of MIB Limousine, Perry Barin of Music Express, Maurice Brewster of Mosaic Global Transportation, Thomas Buck of Beau Wine Tours, Carlos Garcia of Carlos Transportation Services, Robert Gaskill of Motev, Chris Hundley of Limousine Connection, Don Mahnke of ABC Worldwide Transportation, and Mark Stewart of CLI Worldwide
Vendor Directors: Jeff Brodsly of Chosen Payments, Phil Hartz of Acton SoCal Penske Professional Vehicles, Patrick O'Brien of O'Brien & Associates, and Steve Wood of South Bay Ford

The GCLA will be holding its Day on the Hill in Sacramento February 13.

Visit gcla.org for more information.

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