Board of directors, LEADERSHIP TEAM & Staff

Carl Heft | President

Carl's business is Personalized Mortgage Express where he strives to make sure that your purchase or refinance is a smooth process, with no last minute surprises, with first class service from beginning to end. PME features a wide array of the best loan programs in the nation to meet your unique needs. Whether you are a homeowner looking for the best rates available in the market to buy or refinance, or you are a real estate agent looking for excellent service and the best loan programs for your clients, PME is the one-stop shop for all your mortgage needs! Contact Carl

Jake Anderson | Vice President & Government Affairs Committee Chair

Professionally Jake is the General Manager for the Laguna Hills Mall which serves the nearby communities of Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, Lake Forest, Aliso Viejo, Foothill Ranch and Rancho Santa Margarita. Anchored by Nordstrom Rack, the Laguna Hills Mall boasts several restaurants including King's Fish House, BJ's Restaurant & Brewery, Woodfire Kabob and Ruby's Diner. Contact Jake

Martha Haecherl | Secretary

A trusted real estate expert and local specialist serving Orange County Communities, Martha Haecherl is committed to providing best-in-class customer service and outstanding performance to each and everyone one of her clients.   Martha is our current Board Secretary for 2021. Contact Martha

Patrice Mills | Treasurer

As a Certified Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Patrice makes it easy for you to spend more time working your business, so you can make more money and less time running your business with day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting activities. From her office in Laguna Hills, she is able to provide our tax preparation services to individuals & businesses in all of Orange County. Contact Patrice

Patrica Thee | Board Member - Events Committee Chair

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Jeff Halloren | Board Member - Membership Committee Chair

Jeff comes from four generations of bankers and passes that knowledge onto his clients.  Jeff joins the Laguna Hill Chamber Board of Directors as the Membership Committee Chair in 2021. Contact Jeff

Clement Pepe | Immediate Past President & Business Development Committee Chair

Clement Pepe is the "Founding Father" of the Laguna Hills Chamber of Commerce. After the South County Regional Chamber dissolved, Clement stepped up with a handful of other founding board members to create the foundation of what the Laguna Hills Chamber of Commerce has grown into today.

Professionally Clement is a pioneer in the success/life coaching profession. He designed and started his Success Coaching practice in 1992. The system Clement designed and uses is a proven method for success, based on a 3-step process. Clement works with business owners and sales professionals on increasing their sales and self-confidence in the process. Contact Clement

Sheri Feinberg | External Affairs Committee Chair

Sheri is one of the original founding Board Members. Sheri previously served as the Events Committee Chair and has has been involved in just about every other aspect of helping to build the Chamber into what it is today.

Sheri offers printing services and products at Printex Printing and Graphics There is no print job to big or small for her. Sheri's business is located in Laguna Hills, California and has been offering a wide variety of offset and digital printing services and products for over 35 years. Call her now at (949) 586-3800 to speak with one of her printing experts about your next printing project. Serving and delivering to all of Orange County. Contact Sheri

Jennifer Pointer | Interim Executive Director

Jennifer joined the Laguna Hills Chamber of Commerce in April 2019.  Having over 10 years of chamber experience with the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce, she connects the Chamber Members, Board, City and its Residents together for a better Laguna Hills to do work and live in.

Jennifer has a degree from Vanguard University in Information Technology Management.  She has grown up in South Orange County and enjoys working with Businesses and Residents.  Contact Jennifer


Thank you to our Board Members and Committee Chairs for the volunteer efforts to enhance the Laguna Hills Chamber of Commerce

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