Commodores

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The Mission of the Commodores Club is to encourage business investment and involvement in the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce and provide leadership and support for special events that benefit the Chamber membership and the community.


2017-2018 Executive Committee

SKIPPER – DON LAWRENZ
Pension Administrators, Inc.

FIRST MATE – CHANDLER BELL
Hornblower Cruises & Events

SECOND MATE – TIM SHIELDS
George & Shields, LLP

YEOMAN – MARIE CASE
Case Communications

PURSER – JOE STAPLETON
Spinnaker Investment Group, LLC

SERGEANT AT ARMS – LARRY SMITH
Larry Smith / Surterre Properties

IMMEDIATE PAST SKIPPER – DAVID BEEK
Island Marine Fuel


Active Commodores

CRAIG BATLEY
Burr White Realty

DAVID BEEK
Island Marine Fuel

KURT BEIMFOHR
Buffalo Capital Corporation

CHANDLER BELL
Hornblower Cruises & Events

PAUL BLANK
Drunk Elephant

TIM BROWN
Tim Brown & Associates

MARIE CASE
Case Communications

BLAIR DOANE
Safeguard Business Systems

CHIP DUNCAN
Newport Beach Fire Department

SAM EL-RABAA
Balboa Bay Resort

RICH FISCHBECK
Paws & Whiskers Petsitting

 SCOTT JONES
Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club

DOROTHY LARSON
Larson & Associates, CPAs

DON LAWRENZ
Pension Administrators, Inc.

GEORGE LESLEY
George M. Lesley, Certified Public Accountant

JON LEWIS
Newport Beach Police Deparment

RAY LEWIS
RW Lewis Builders

D.J. MARTIN
Connell Chevrolet

CAROL McDERMOTT
Entitlement Advisors, LLC

JOHN POMER
Redwood West

BILL RHINESMITH
NetPath Communications

RON SCHWARTZ
Muldoon’s Irish Pub

GARY SHERWIN
Newport Beach and Co.

TIM SHIELDS
George & Shields, LLP

LARRY SMITH
Larry Smith / Surterre Properties

DEBBIE SNAVELY
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa

JOE STAPLETON
Spinnaker Investment Group, LLP

GERRY TIERI
AIS

JIM WALKER
The Bungalow Restaurant

PAUL WATKINS
Paul Watkins, APC

GERARD WIDDER
Fashion Island Hotel

DON YAHN
Cushman and Wakefield

LAUREL ZAESKE
Brown Rudnick LLP


Staff Commodores

BOB BLACK
LINDA BEINFOHR
DAVID BLANKENHORN
HOMER BLUDAU
DAVE CARMICHAEL
DOUG CAVANAUGH
JOHN L. CURCI
JIM DALE
LULA HALFACRE
RUSH HILL
CHUCK HIRSCH

LLOYD IKERD
BILL JACOBY
DAVID JANES
DAN KILMER
HENRY SCHIELEIN
BOB SHACKLETON
MICHAEL STEPHENS
MIKE WHITEHEAD


Past Skippers

ROGER ALFORD
RUDY BARON
BILL BARRINGTON
H. SEYMOUR BEEK
JOHN BLOM
BOB CALLAHAN
KIRK DAWSON
DICK DICKSON
JOE DUBOIS
TOM EVANS
DUNCAN FORGEY
BILL HAMILTON
DAN HAMILTON

BRETT HEMPHILL
TOM JOHNSON
BILL PIERPOINT
BILL RHINESMITH
BILL RING
PAUL SALATA
RAY SAPORITA
JERRY SEWELL
LES STARNES, D.D.S.
ANDREW THEODOROU
NORM WITT
CHRIS WYNKOOP


Honorary

CHARLES CURREY
WILLIAM P. FICKER
KARIN GRAVES
BILL GUNDERSON
DENNIS HARWOOD
RICHARD R. LUEHRS
DAN MARCHEANO
JEFF PARKER
STEVE ROSANSKY
JIM VILLERS