The SCMA and MLCMS provide the support you need tomaintain a successful practice
SCMA’s Business Partner Program adds valuable benefits for SCMA members. The program is dedicated to offering products and services designed to support the business and personal needs of practicing physicians. Physicians benefit from discounts and referrals to quality services, and partners benefit from ongoing visibility with the medical community. Endorsed Partner and Partner levels are available to qualified companies.
The programs are open continuously for new annual memberships beginning at the date of approval. Download the application and the brochure, or contact Susan Gumucio at 707-525-0102 or email@example.com.
Homebound is a full-service homebuilder, with an experienced team dedicated to helping property owners rebuild. The team handles all aspects of the rebuilding process including navigating insurance, lot preparation, architecture, design, construction, and warranty. Homebound's dedicated project concierge is there to guide you through the process, saving you time and helping you get home sooner. The Homebound Team has built thousands of homes collectively in California, and is working with dozens of clients in Sonoma and Napa counties.
BENEFIT: Exclusively for SCMA members, Homebound offers Informational Events and Curated Dinners; Initial Home Recovery Consultation (1-hour +/- meeting to discuss insurance, design, construction, and concierge services to make your rebuilding an enjoyable experience from beginning to move-in); and Move-In Service.
Contact us at 707-244-1101 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate you are an SCMA member.
Since 1890, Exchange Bank has been serving the local community through trusted banking, financial services and charitable giving. Exchange Bank differs from national and regional banks by focusing 100% of its charitable giving on the community it serves. In 2017, Exchange Bank and its employees contributed over $665,000 to the community. 50.44% of the Bank’s cash dividends go to the Doyle Trust, which funds the Doyle Scholarship at Santa Rosa Junior College. Since 1948, the Doyle Scholarship Fund has provided $83 million to over 127,000 students.
BENEFIT: Exchange Bank has designed special checking benefits and discounted residential and auto loans exclusively for SCMA members. Our staff is available to review these programs and benefits with you—contact our Customer Care Center at 707-524-3000 or visit a local branch. Please indicate you are an SCMA member when you call; have your membership ID number available. www.exchangebank.com
In addition, Exchange Bank has developed five Community Rebuild Loan Programs that offer flexible lending options to those who experienced a direct property loss during the North Bay fires. Our local, experienced lending consultants are available to discuss which program works best for your needs. Contact us at email@example.com or call Kevin Smart, VP, Residential Mortgage Manager at 707-541-1252.
Russell Van Sistine / Edward Jones
With consistent use of an established process, Russell Van Sistine, financial advisor, and partners Amy Stang and Sarah Godinez, branch office administrators, help clients navigate often-complex financial affairs. With professional services focused on the medical community and in particular, physicians, Russell and his team work diligently to ensure a thoughtful, well-rounded and informative experience.
BENEFIT: SCMA physicians receive individual, customized service plans that include advantages available only to members of the Medical Association. Call for details and to schedule a no-cost financial health check-up. The firm also hosts quarterly investment dinners for SCMA physicians—check with SCMA for upcoming dates, topics and guest speakers.
CONTACT: Russell directly at 707-542-7071 or Russell.VanSistine@edwardjones.com You can also find him at www.edwardjones.com by searching for Financial Advisor Russell Van Sistine.
Cooperative of American Physicians
The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. is pleased to support Sonoma county physicians with superior medical malpractice coverage and valuable services to help you prosper and maintain your independence.
BENEFIT: Our comprehensive risk management programs help ensure your patients are safe and satisfied, while our value-added practice management benefits provide you with the administrative support you need to focus on what’s most important—patient care.
For more information, please visit www.CAPphysicians.com/sonoma or call 800-356-5672.
David Berry / Berry & Fritzinger, P.C.
I am an experienced local lawyer dedicated to helping people navigate the legal process, whether it is negotiating provider or other contracts, assisting clients buy/sell practices, negotiating leases, or resolving a variety of business and personal disputes. My firm provides a broad range of services that include estate planning; a significant part of my practice is representing building owners with construction defects and other problems. I am committed to helping the medical community, with deeply held gratitude for the local medical providers who saved my wife’s life.
BENEFIT: A free initial consultation to SCMA members. If retaining me or my firm makes sense, we will discuss how to do so. If a lawyer outside of my firm is a better fit, I will make the referral. My goal is for physicians to leave the consultation feeling that they received excellent support and service. Contact me at 707-800-0550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheela Hodes & Tammra Borrall / Compass
Business partners since 2007, we have consistently ranked in the top 1% of realtors in the county. Our priority remains quality over quantity; we have built a team of professionals who provide personalized service focused on individual clients. Over the past 11 years we have served the medical community in Sonoma County, helping more than 50 local physician families buy and sell property—and build connections in the community. To learn more about our services and special benefits for SCMA members, please visit www.PhysicianRealEstateSupport.com.
BENEFIT: SCMA buyers package: Professional services including home design consultation and comprehensive 1-year home warranty (up to $1,000 value).
SCMA sellers package: Professional services to prepare home for sale, including staging, landscaping and trade consultations/services (up to $1,500 value).
Contact us at 707-547-3838 or Team@SonomaWineCountryHomes.com.
Sudha Schlesinger / Compass
Since moving to Sonoma County with my physician husband in 2007, I have been actively representing physician families in the local housing market. My savvy and experienced team at Pacific Union repeatedly exceeds expectations with customized marketing and purchase strategies; efficient execution; tough negotiating skills; and state-of-the art marketing tools.
Sellers receive consultations for home/landscape staging and buyers enjoy tours of housing, inventory and analysis of neighborhood, amenities and schools available.
BENEFIT: SCMA buyers receive an exclusive $1,000 voucher toward closing fees. SCMA sellers also receive a free Pest Inspection, $1,000 toward staging costs, and if selling lot only—a complimentary estimate of value. Please let me know how we can help you in this challenging post-firestorm market. 707-889-7778 or email@example.com. www.winecountryluxuryhomes.com
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