2020 Associate Members

The California Alliance is grateful for the support of its Associate members, organizations that provide products and services to California Alliance members. Each year, they signal their commitment to the work of the Alliance through their financial contributions. Associates are invited to send representatives to the Alliance Conferences. Organizations interested in becoming Associates are invited to consult our Associate application.


 Associate Premier Partners
eINSIGHT, Sacramento
The eINSIGHT behavioral health data platform allows you to rapidly and accurately assess clients and demonstrate ROI for your mental health, substance abuse, and social services programs. School-based mental health programs, behavioral health service providers, drug and mental health courts, correctional facilities, and social service agencies get up and running in weeks with the flexibility they need to satisfy all stakeholders.
For over 60 years we at United Agencies have lived by these words.  We support you in the fulfillment of your organization’s mission in more ways than just Insurance and Employee Benefits.  Through our Nonprofit Alliance Program we have donated over $1,600,000 to charities.


Associate Partner


Huntington CulinaryHuntington Beach
Huntington Culinary provides comprehensive menu writing and food management services to bring your agency into full compliance with Community Care Licensing and the new standards of the National School Lunch Program. They develop strategies to increase healthy food consumption, contain food cost and maximize federal reimbursement.





501(c) Agencies Trust, San Jose

501(c) Agencies Trust currently works with 422 California agencies saving them time and money by managing their unemployment costs. Any 501c(3) agency may elect to opt out of the State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) program and continue to provide benefits to separated employees. Thousands of nonprofits nationwide have increased their bottom lines by exercising this option. To see if your agency will financially benefit, please contact us today for a Free Analysis. Phone: 800/631-2967. Email: [email protected] 


Accreditation Guru, Jennifer Flowers

Accreditation Guru, Inc. helps guide organizations through the (re)accreditation process via an efficient and systematic approach and provides support with strategic planning, board of directors’ development/education, quality improvement programs and more. We specialize in CARF, COA and Joint Commission accreditation.



Armanino LLP, CPA & Consulting
, Sacramento

Armanino LLP is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California. We are a nationwide leader in serving nonprofit organizations which represents its largest industry niche. They provide 4 main areas of service—assurance/audit, tax, consulting and business management. Their offices are located in West and Downtown Los Angeles, Woodland Hills (2), El Segundo, San Jose, San Ramon and San Francisco as well as Portland, Chicago and Dallas. And coming to a city near you



Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Pasadena

Nationally recognized as a leading provider of risk management, insurance and employee benefits consulting, Chapman has been serving organizations in the Western United States for over 35 years, creating, designing, implementing and managing products and solutions to help our clients achieve their goals. Chapman is built on a foundation of strong client partnerships with over 2,200 nonprofit agencies including a multitude of Alliance members.



Binti builds software designed specifically for child welfare. Over 75 agencies across 12 states use Binti’s platform to more effectively license foster families, match children with families, manage their cases, and more. Since launching their licensing Module for Child Welfare 3 years ago in California, they have grown incredibly quickly due to its positive, measurable results; in fact, on average agencies approve 60% more families per year after using Binti and approves families 20% faster. Social workers estimate Binti saves them 20-40% of their time. Binti's Licensing Module is like TurboTax to become a foster/adoptive and is also software for social workers to track background checks, training attendance, annual renewals, and complete their paperwork on their mobile phone while in the field. 



Bolton & Company, Pasadena

Headquartered in Pasadena with offices in Santa Clara and Orange County, over the past 87 years, Bolton & Company has developed a specialization in serving the nonprofit sector. We currently serve over 200 organizations working in education, social services, and healthcare. Bolton provides robust, cost-effective employee benefits, property and casualty insurance, and risk management solutions. We also provide a full network of trusted advisors that help nonprofit organizations with accounting, risk management, and legal concerns.


Careprovider.org Residential Training Services

The Careprovider.org LLC Residential Training Services was designed to consolidate in one place, a fully integrated resource of very qualified and competent trainers and consultants for Foster youth care providers, Adult residential providers and residential Care for the Elderly as well as all organizations that are dedicated to advancing quality care, human services and staff development. Careprovider.org offers various training sessions for groups and individuals, on topics pertinent to your organization and its regulatory bodies.



Der Manouel Insurance Group & Financial Services, Inc., Fresno

Der Manouel Insurance Group, a division of HUB International, was founded in 1983 and over the last 35 plus years, has become an industry leader in risk consulting and employee benefits solutions for nonprofit agencies that work with vulnerable youth and families. Our goal is to help Alliance member agencies fulfill their stated missions.


Exym, Walnut Creek

Exym is a leader in Electronic Health Record (EHR) software for behavioral health agencies. We proudly serve over 90 agencies across California with our intuitive, robust EHR system. Thousands of clinicians use Exym's software to simplify their billing, documenting, and case management needs. Based in California, Exym is built to meet the unique needs and regulations of California's behavioral health community.


If you are looking for a blend of personal service and expertise, you have come to the right place! We offer a broad range of services for business owners, executives and independent professionals. Our rates are affordable. We are experienced and we're friendly. Please call us for a free initial consultation.



Heffernan Insurance, Huntington Beach


InterWest Insurance Services, Sacramento

InterWest is a leader among leading insurance firms. They offer unparalleled expertise in Commercial, Employee Benefits and Personal insurance coverages, as well as innovative value-added services from their Claims & Risk Control Specialists and Human Resource and Labor Law Consultants. Although they operate principally in California, they are licensed to write business in all 50 states and staffed to service customers with locations throughout the nation.




M.D. Manouel Insurance Agency, Inc. has been committed to providing our clients with peace of mind since 1974.The agency provides a blend of experience and enthusiasm unequaled in the insurance industry. Their aggressive approach to finding the best insurance company for clients is their ultimate goal. An insurance agency must know, understand, and specialize in the needs of its various clients. Providing proper coverage at the right premium simply works for us and our valued clients.
Motivo connects new therapists with experienced supervisors from the beginning to the end of the clinical supervision process. The online platform is both secure and easy to use. With the rise of telehealth, most states now allow clinical supervision hours to be obtained online through live video-conference. Motivo is first online platform connecting mental health therapists to clinical supervisors, to be an easier and more efficient path toward licensure. Think of Motivo as a new way forward! 



Mutual of America, Walnut Creek

Since 1945, Mutual of America has remained committed to offering plan sponsors, plan participants, and individuals carefully selected, quality products and services at a competitive price and the personal attention they need to help build and preserve assets for a financially secure future.


Nonprofits Insurance Alliance dba Nonprofits Insurance Alliance of California (NIAC), Santa Cruz

Nonprofits Insurance Alliance of California (NIAC), is part of a group of 501(c)(3) nonprofit companies that provide a broad range of general liability insurance coverages to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. NIAC has been writing in California for over 30 years and currently insures more than 10,000 nonprofits.


NonProfits' United, Sacramento

NonProfits’ United is California's first member-owned self-insurance pool for nonprofit organizations. We provide quality, cost-effective services including stable and affordable insurance coverages, expert claims management, safety and loss control, on-site consultations, training, and personalized service. As a nonprofit, governed by our members, our resources are used to benefit our members.


Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services, Inc., Concord

Nonstop Administration and Insurance Services is proudly changing the way nonprofits and their employees access healthcare with the partially self-funded health insurance program, Nonstop Wellness. The Nonstop Wellness program decreases the annual costs of healthcare for nonprofits while reducing or eliminating deductible costs, copays, and coinsurance. Our mission is to ensure your nonprofits growth and sustainability – starting with the health and wellbeing of your employees.





PracticeWise LLC, Satellite Beach, Florida

Founded in 2004, PracticeWise helps those who are in the business of helping others lead better lives. We prioritize and deliver the best available evidence to enable behavioral health providers and the systems they work in to be as efficient and effective as possible. PracticeWise provides training, tools, and resources that help individuals working with children and families to help kids get better faster. Go here to learn more and to join the PracticeWise community. 




Praxes is a behavioral health solutions company.  Our consulting services assist STRTP’s and foster family agencies with program development, accreditation, Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services, financial, and human resource operations.  Praxes’ training provides on-site, live-streaming, and pre-recorded courses required for STRTP staff and foster family agencies.  We also are a State DSS approved vendor for administrator CEU’s.  Our Shop is available to access these training courses. Apogee, our web-based treatment system, offers customized clinical decision-making tools for practitioners. 




RPS Monument Insurance Services, Newport Beach

RPS Monument Insurance Services is a full-service program administrator specializing in self-funded workers’ compensation programs. Providing a wide array of services including program design, regulatory approval and compliance, niche-based safety and loss control, and aggressive claims management, Monument is committed to delivering self-insured group programs that bring members ongoing cost savings and added control. As California’s leading self-insured workers’ compensation group administrator, Monument has maintained 98 percent client retention since its founding over 10 years ago.


Suhr Risk Services of California - Risk Management Professionals, San Jose

Suhr believes in your vision first; partnering with non-profits for over 50 years & saving millions in the process to help support your core-missions. They believe so strongly in how their value can reduce cost and improve coverage, they’re happy to donate $500 to any Alliance member willing to allocate 30 minutes considering their value proposition. What do you have to lose?


Umlaut Foundation

Umlaut Foundation provides free tutoring and school supplies to middle school and high school foster and kinship youth. Our volunteer pool consists of over twenty-five well-rounded volunteers, and tutoring interests range from digital art to SAT prep to basic homework help. In light of the pandemic, we are using virtual tools such as Zoom to make our program more accessible to foster youth in these times of need.  In addition to our tutoring sessions, we also run donation campaigns for supplies and have collected over fifty donations in the form of textbooks, workbooks, and flashcards.  For more information please visit our website at umlautfoundation.com, or contact our CEO, Lily Cheng, at [email protected].


Unemployment Services Trust, Santa Barbara

Founded by nonprofits for nonprofits, the Unemployment Services Trust (UST) provides 501(c)(3)s with a safe, cost-effective alternative to state unemployment insurance. UST helps members save millions annually through claims management, hearing representation, claim audits and simplified reporting. Join more than 2,000 nonprofits nationwide and request a Savings Evaluation.



Associate Professionals


Cardenas Consulting Group



 CharbakConsulting, LLC, Pinole 

Charbak Consulting group is a NAICS 541611 California registered Small Business based in Pinole, California. We provide quality management consulting and project management services to the private sectors and governmental organizations primarily in the field of mental health care compliance.

We are uniquely focused on assessing our client's current quality and compliance practices and help them identify and implement industry best practices in their business. This results in reducing compliance risks and increasing workflow efficiency. We have been preforming these services for over 15 years. All of our sensitive compliance assignments are done under confidentiality agreements. 

Our services can be customized to meet your business needs and goals. Call today for your free consultation! 510.939.1133. 


D.T. Paulk Consulting


Elizabeth Stanley-Salazar


Gadda Hendrix Consulting

Gadda Hendrix Consulting offers a range of support services for behavioral health organizations, including: strategic planning, project management, training and leadership development, retreat facilitation, clinical program development and supervision, grant writing, policy and procedure development, and advocacy. We specialize in both residential and community-based specialty mental health services, compliance and quality management.




Implematix is a trusted partner for California’s public and private child welfare organizations, emphasizing organizational agility for their clients. This agility creates learning organizations which nimbly implement both improvements and innovations in the face of a rapidly changing regulatory environments. Government agencies and community-based organizations turn to Implematix to get important projects done on time and on budget, and most importantly — to have the intended outcomes for children and families. This consultancy assists with business transformation, implementing legislative mandates, Continuous Process Improvement (CQI), strategy development, improving implementation capacity, as well as mentoring and coaching. Implematix accelerates the business of Human Services so that practitioners can do what they do best — expertly caring for the most vulnerable among us.


LMT & Associates, Inc.

 LMT & Associates, Inc. provides consultation and support services to non-profit and government entities throughout the Western United States.  Our principle consultant, Dr. Lynn Thull, brings more than 30 years of expertise in organizational leadership, policy, advocacy, and direct service.  We specialize in behavioral health, child welfare, education, and other health and human service sectors.


Matthew Madaus

Matthew Madaus is a LCSW and a former executive and senior manager at several Alliance agencies. He provides consultation in the areas of business development, program design, leadership development, and technology applications.  


Robyn Harrod


Sarah Rock, Rock Results

Sarah Rock is a consultant for nonprofits, governments, communities and health entities to prevent ACEs and build resilience. She is a prevention specialist,and spent a lot of my time (donated) doing work to promote and advance child abuse and neglect work in California. She creates practice tools, design and conduct ACEs and trauma informed practice trainings, program design and planning.