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Pacific Federal, LLC (PacFed) will operate as a subsidiary of Zenith American (Zenith), headquartered in Tampa, Fl. James Garrison will continue as PacFed president, and the company will operate at its current location in Glendale, CA. This is Zenith’s first acquisition in the Los Angeles area. With 44 offices across the country, Zenith manages benefit plans for Taft-Hartley trust funds, trade associations, government entities and corporate employers.
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In The Community
Jim Garrison, President of Pacific Federal, LLC, serves on the executive board and the board of directors for the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and as co-chair of its Health Care Council. He is also a member of the board of directors for the L.A. Jobs PAC, Music Fund of Los Angeles, Valley Industry and Commerce Association PAC, and serves on the advisory board for Loyola Marymount University’s Center for the Study of Los Angeles. In 2016, he was named one of the 200 most influential business leaders by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
Mike Cox, President of PacFed Benefit Administrators, serves on the Board of Directors of the Southern California Association of Benefit Plan Administrators.
Veronica Romero, Vice President of PacFed Benefit Administrators Client Services, serves on the Board of Directors of the Verdugo Workforce Investment Board.
VICA provides a rare opportunity for Valley business leaders to connect with state lawmakers and discuss important public policy issues during its annual State Officeholders Dinner. The event provides a fast-paced platform for attendees to pose questions addressed to specific officeholders about California's top legislative issues. The 2018 State Officeholders Dinner is on Friday, March 9 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Globe Theatre in Universal Studios Hollywood. To learn more go to their website.
Pacific Federal President Jim Garrison will be awarded with the Excellence in Leadership Award by the Southern California Chapter of the Teamsters National Black Caucus (TNBC) at its annual awards luncheon on Saturday, March 11 in Long Beach. Additional honorees include Chris Silvera, Secretary-Treasurer, Teamsters Local 808; Abraham Ghorbanian, DDS, Aava Dental; and William “Billy” O’Connell, Colette’s Children’s Home. For more information, go to their their Facebook calendar page.
PacFed is proud to sponsor the Dolores Huerta Foundation as they celebrate their Quinceañera! The celebration will take place on Saturday, March 17 at the LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes located at 501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles (across from Olvera Street). The two-part event includes live music and a screening of “DOLORES” The Movie, that will be free to the public. Doors will open at 5:30pm. Tickets are now available to join Dolores Huerta, special guests, friends, family and staff at a exclusive VIP reception before the movie, from 5-7pm. To purchase tickets, please go to DHFQuinceLaPlaza.eventbrite.com.
PacFed is proud to support the upcoming VICA Congressional Luncheon. The annual Luncheon is a unique and fun opportunity to directly engage elected officials from Washington who represent the San Fernando Valley. The event will be held Wednesday, April 4 at The Garland. To learn more go to their website.
Sandra Corral, Esq. has joined PacFed in July 2016. Sandra is an attorney. She works in Client Administration and Regulatory Compliance for PacFed Benefit Administrators. In this capacity, she oversees the administration of several trust funds and ensures their compliance with federal and state laws.