|Women in Business|
Published: Thursday, 19 November 2009 07:47
Sopiea Mitchell • Cosmetic Chemist
Sophistry Custom Skin Care • 748-0491 Alameda Towne Centre • sophistryskincare.com
It took 14 years and a lot of frequent flyer miles before Alameda resident Sopiea Mitchell decided to open Sophistry, a retail store for her custom-made skin care products. After earning a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of San Francisco, she worked for five years with biotech company, Chiron. In 2000, she went into business, creating specialty application skin care products for patients of plastic surgeons and aestheticians in several Asian countries. "We take a holistic approach to skin care by customizing our products to each individual customer, Sopeia said."Our goal is to provide the best quality products at an affordable price." The product line includes skin cleansers, moisturizers, eye cream, and various replenishing serums and more. Sophistry is located in Alameda Towne Centre by the fountain and is open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more info call 748-0491, visit sophistryskincare.com or search Sophistry Skin Care on Facebook.
Tana Moschetti, EA/CFP • Financial Planning/Tax Prep
Tana D. Moschetti, EA/CFP • 523-3553 3215 G Encinal Ave • www.tanamoschetti.com
Tana Moschetti has been helping people plan and meet their financial goals since 1979. She is a certified financial planner, investment advisor representative, and is licensed to sell securities and insurance. Tana has an excellent grasp of the financial situations that exist today and exceptional knowledge of resources that can help her clients, whether beginning careers or approaching retirement. Additionally, she is an enrolled agent, and can represent her clients before the IRS. The unique overlapping of professional designations and discipline makes Tana impeccably qualified to assist clients with intriguing solutions to their financial concerns. Raised in the Midwest, her approachable personality puts clients at ease while she deftly makes the complex understandable. Having raised two daughters through college, into marriage and teaching abroad, Tana is free to turn all her energy and expertise toward her business and your financial world.
CA Insurance License # 0833216. Securities offered through H.D. Vest Investment ServicesSM, member SIPC
Advisory Services offered through H.D. Vest Advisory ServicesSM, Non-bank subsidiaries of Wells Fargo & Company.
Diana Redding • Attorney-at-Law
Diana Redding, J.D., L.L.M., M.B.A, is an Associate Attorney at the Law Offices of W. Lance Russum, A Professional Corporation, who practices law in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Trust and Probate Litigation and Taxation. Diana understands the family dynamics related to the many aspects of Estate Planning, Probate and Trust issues as well as Trust Probate Litigation and offers practical advice to assist her clients.
Diana is a member of the Alameda County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service (LRS). Most LRS referrals are low income and have for the most part been pro bono work. "Our office is small," says Diana, "We like to help where we can." Diana attended Golden Gate University in San Francisco, where she received her J.D., M.B.A. and LL.M. degrees.
Diana holds a black belt in Karate and is also an avid bike rider, hiker and kickboxer. She was recently introduced to rockclimbing and is enjoying that new challenge.
Terecita Dean, DDS, NMD, FAGD
Terecita Dean, DDS Family Practice 522-0878 2071 Central Ave. The Wellness Center Spa ?www.wellnesscenterspa.com
Terecita Dean is a cross disciplinary dental practitioner ?a naturopath as well as a craniomandibular orthopedic practitioner. Dr. Dean is passionate and committed to total body wellness and healing. She is extremely active in providing leading-edge technology to her patients with a dynamic natural system of healing and oral care. The Wellness Center's comprehensive care therapy is concerned with the whole body, mind and spirit to foster a healthy foundation upon which to build your life. The Wellness Center has a general family dental practice and a fit spa with complete body management programs designed to address whole body health. The dental practice offers services with the latest in restorative and aesthetic dental techniques for adults along with treatments for the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and dental sleep disorders. Snoring and daytime fatigue are a clear sign of a more severe disease called obstructive sleep apnea (OAS). This can contribute to hypertension, coronary artery disease, stroke and death.
Terecita Dean, DDS Family Practice ?522-0878 ?2071 Central Ave. The Wellness Center Spa ?www.wellnesscenterspa.com
Susan L. Jeffries
Law Offices of Susan Jeffries • 865-6664
2121 Central Ave. • www.susanjeffries.com
Attorney Susan L. Jeffries is both a divorce lawyer and tax attorney who has operated her own family law firm in Alameda since 1990. Susan L. Jeffries & Associates is the only local multi-lawyer firm that specializes exclusively in divorce and family law issues. The firm offers full case management and litigation of all issues and trials. In addition clients come to the Jeffries firm for consultation, coaching and document preparation when they want to manage their own divorce. Tax analysis and business advice are unique features of this firm. The firm can answer all your family law questions regarding property settlement, custody and visitation, pre- and post- marital agreements, child support, spousal support and financial and tax advice. Voted "best attorney" since 1993 by the Alameda Newspaper Group, the Jeffries team will be there for you.
Tere Lee, CRS
Tere Lee • United Brokers Real Estate • 521-3352
Tere Lee has been representing Buyers and Sellers in Alameda and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years. Tere prides herself in offering service, dependability and honesty to her clients. She’s never more than a phone call away. She is a community volunteer and a member of the Alameda, San Leandro and Oakland Chinatown Chambers of Commerce.
Luise A. Roke, EA, MBA
Wilson & Tornlof, Inc. • 521-1890
"Plan, Prepare and Defend"
Luise Roke has a B.A. in English and a B.S. in Speech and Theatre Arts and an MBA from Pepperdine University. Roke is the President and Owner of Wilson & Tornlof, Inc, a tax and business consulting firm. "Our clients know we stand by our motto to help them plan, prepare and defend." She offers more than 30 years experience in representing taxpayers through all administrative levels of the IRS and FTB, dealing with audits, collections and appeals. Roke is a fellow in the National Tax Practice Institute. With more than 34 years experience in adult education she has helped many people become American citizens. Roke believes in community service through participation in local organizations, currently the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary and the Alameda Welfare Council.
Dianne Richmond • Realtor® • CRS • e-Pro
Dianne Richmond • 748-5410
Member of Alameda Association of Realtors, CAR, NAR and Council of Real Estate Specialist.
Diane Hayes • Owner
Alameda Shade Shop • 522-0633 914 Central Avenue • www.alamedashadeshop.com
As the proprietor of one of the last original shade shops, Diane Hayes has continued the family business with resounding success, offering a wide range of authentic Victorian window shades both locally and nationally with the aid of her website, shadeshop.com. Her business prides itself in its offering of a wide range of antique and modern styles reflecting the local flora of tastes, and its dedication to customer service. Diane's background as a machinist and her contractor's experience ensures that she will not sell a product that she does not stand behind. Besides her handcrafted roller shades, Diane's shade shop offers all forms of window coverings to her local customers- anything from drapes to verticals, and everything in between. Because of her investment in the community, Diane urges customers to come into the shop and see for themselves her full and stunning gallery of window coverings.