Lambda Alpha Orange County Chapter began 2018 with the initiation of eleven new members at an afternoon party and initiation ceremony held at President Steve and Rona Gromet’s home in Laguna Beach. LAI International President, Robert McBride and LAI’s International Executive Director, Sheila Hamilton were present and joined  O.C. Chapter officers and members in welcoming the new members and their spouses.


New 2017 members are (from left to right):

Doug Murphy, Ticor Title

James McGrade, Healthcare Property Advisors

Steve Eberle, The Eberle Co.

Ryan Tanaka, Valuation Advisory Group

Bill Hoffman, Hoffy Tours

Chris Jenkins, Gromet & Associates

Mark Ellis, First American Title

Dave Atkinson, GMU Geotechnical, Inc.

Bill Shopoff, Shopoff & Associates

Jessie Kempf, Gromet & Associates

Steve Gromet, LAIOC President

New Members not shown in the photo are Paul Grover, President, Strategic Land Advisors; Dr. Koorish Guidanean, Real Estate Investor; Jay Munoz, Vice President,  Appraisal Services, JPMorgan Chase and Coralee Newman, President, Government Solutions Inc..


Join us and welcome our new members at our next breakfast meeting on Wednesday, April 18 at the Pacific Club.  Ryan Chamberlain, District Director of Caltrans will discuss Senate Bill #1, Transportation Funding.