SCM Family Businesses

SCM Family Businesses

About the school photos Strip


Bay Photo, Inc.
State-of-the-art photo processing
services for amateur and professional
photographers. Family owned in Santa
Cruz county since 1976
Larry Abitbol
Retail Store Locations:
2959 Park Avenue, Soquel, CA 95073
715 Soquel Avenue,Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Professional Lab and Headquarters:
2161 Delaware Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Lynne Owen Photography
High energy, high impact photojournalistic
portrait, fashion, wedding and event photography. Special
expertise in capturing form, motion and expression under
natural and low light environments. Portfolios include
Santa Cruz Montessori (website, promotional materials and
books) and Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre. Local, national and
international clients.
1420 Olive Springs Road
Soquel, CA 95073
(view purchase SCM event and classroom 2003-current
photos, click “Order Prints/View Events”
McFadden Photography
Portrait and Event Photography Specialist in model, family photography and stylish wedding coverage
Brian McFadden
250 20th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Recreation, Exercise & Well Being

Aptos Judo
Judo: The Gentle Way. An exciting international
sport, motivating workout, and effective self-defense
John Thomas
7000 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
The Body Shop Fitness Studio
Exercise classes and personal training
Sunita Bancroft
Bioenergy Balancing
Release outdated beliefs, emotions and traumas that have manifested themselves as allergies, learning difficulties, chronic discomfort and reactionary approaches to life.
Renee Tennant, CBB
Dandelion Yoga and Therapy
Yoga, breath and posture instruction
Gong Lin
137 Camino Venado Lane
Soquel, CA 95073

Go with a Pro
World-wide guided surf and ski trips with a professional surfer and raconteur “Wingnut” and ski legend Scot Schmidt
Robert and Janice Weaver
Ibis Cycles
Hans Heim And Carol Easton
In Tune Wellness Services
Life coaching and yoga for individuals and families
Michelle Dixon

Play It Again Sports
New and Used sporting equipment for sports enthusiasts of all ages! We love people and we love sports!
Tom Frankl
4770 Soquel Dr.
Soquel, CA 95073
SkyDive Monterey Bay
World’s highest tandem! 18,000 ft.
Garth Harley
Marina Municipal Airport
Spokesman Bicycles
Hans Heim & Carol Easton
231 Cathcart
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Tennis Instruction
Private and group instruction for all ages
Paul Zaretsky, Tennis Professional
The Walking Lady
Motivation and support to walk and exercise for emotional, physical, financial and spiritual well-being
Cathy Diaz

Marketing, Communications, and Business Support

Acrobat Staffing
Hospitality outsourcing
Lauren Labinger
33 S. 33rd Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Action Symphony Coaching and Training
Productivity Seminars and
Performance Coaching for Business
Sue Brenner, PMP, PCC, Author “The
Naked Desk”
Internet marketing consulting
Robert Jordan
2030 N. Pacific
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Communications 4 Good
Marketing, branding and public relations
Sandy Skees
101 Cooper St Nextspace, Suite 204
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Dunbar Productions Inc.
Full Service Video Production for television, web or whatever your needs may be.
Priscilla & Romney Dunbar
405 Melrose Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Everything Writing
Developmental editing
E. Lisette Gerald-Yamasaki, CPT
Ferlito/van der Wyk
Web design and development for small and medium businesses
Paul Ferlito
707 Fairmount St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Gadget-Tree, Inc.
Advanced Web Development
Doron Brenner
Graphic Design and Visual Communications
Specializing in logo development, advertising, sign design and painting, custom party invitations and more. References available upon request.
Yvette Contois
The Art Factory
9099 Soquel Drive #15
Aptos, CA 95003
Jennifer Astone Consulting
Philanthropic Consultant – International giving, organizational development and networking
Jennifer Astone
308 Coates Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
Juice in the City
Daily local deals for moms who like to have fun! A “Groupon meets Avon.” Sign up for free at and get daily local deals emailed to you- all deals at least 50% off.
Jennifer Allen
Lynn Meyers Bookkeeping Services
Lynn Myers
9039 Soquel Drive, Suite 2
Aptos, CA 95003

Mythmaker Creative Services
Brand and Package Design
David Bernard
105 Locust Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Outsource Research Consulting
Quantitative market research and
high-end analytics
Nico Peruzzi, PhD.

Robinson Tax and Bookkeeping
Tax and bookkeeping services for individuals and small businesses. Enrolled Agent and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
Susan Robinson, EA
1010 Center Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
831-246-2378 cell

Scott Design Inc.
Online marketing communications
Kirsti & Matt Scott
2425 Porter St.
Soquel, CA 95073

Slub Design
Art direction and design of advertising, newspapers, magazines, and books.
PO Box 1994
Aptos, CA 95001
David Spalding
Nor Cal Food and Vending, Inc. Vending Machines and Office Coffee Service for offices, warehouses, schools, etc.
175 Madrone Avenue
Ben Lomond, CA 95005

Success Resources
Executive coaching, performance and organizational capability consulting
Sylvia Ferronyalka, PPC
Greg Tennant Video Production
Product demos, service profiles, web videos
Greg Tennant

Engineering & Construction

Asche Construction
Remodel, repair and handy services
Erich Asche

C.R. Reed Plumbing
All phases residential/commercial
Cristofer Reed
440 Sumner Avenue
Aptos, CA 95003
Certified Raingutters, Inc.
Raingutter and Sheet Metal Installation
Millie and Barney Neu
3335 Portola Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Chris Meehan, Builder
Remodels, additions, deck and repairs
Chris Meehan

Costa Bella Builders
Residential building contractors – New construction and remodels
Jeffrey and Victoria Thranow
P.O. Box 2963
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
Building materials and general construction
Paul Lessard
350 Technology Drive
Watsonville, CA 95076
Jon Ford Construction
General Building Contractor Residential remodels. Small projects welcome.
Jon Ford

Martin & McKay Plumbing Inc.
Residential and commercial plumbing services include new construction and tenant improvement remodels, to custom homes, service and repair
Bryan M. Lancaster
1340 White Oaks Rd. #D
Campbell, CA 95008
408-369-1045 Office
408-410-3044 Cell
Marty Vaden Woodworking
Fine Woodworking and General Construction
Marty Vaden
308 Coates Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
MP Architecture
Residential and commercial services
Marie and Miguel Podolsky
Mitchell Cartwright Builders
Residential Commercial Custom Building Remodeling.
3688 Tranquility Court
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Pacific Crest Engineering, Inc.
Geotechnical, chemical fire protection engineering services
Jim Walker
444 Airport Blvd., Suite 106
Watsonville, CA 95076
Robert J. Craig
Licensed Land Surveyor
966 Elsie Mae Dr.,
Boulder Creek, CA 95006
831-359-1750 or 408-884-3791

Roemke Electric Inc.
Certified full service residential and commercial electrical company
Mark Roemke
Seacliff Environmental Services & Construction
Remodels, Additions and Redesigns
plus certified Mold Remediation and
Water Damage Restoration
Lennox and Yvonne Smith
P.O. Box 1793
Aptos, CA 95001
Seidler Design
Residential Design and Drafting Services
Reid Seidler
295 Enos Lane,
Watsonville, CA 95076

Sun Designs and Construction
Residential Design, Consulting, Construction
2001 Sparrow Valley Road
Aptos, CA 95003

Thacher and Thompson Architects
Residential, Commercial, Urban Planning and Multi-family
Matt Thompson
200 Washington Street, #201
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Talmadge Construction, Inc.
Design/build residential remodeler
Jeff Talmadge
8070 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
Trummer Electric
Electrical for residential and commercial
Michael Trummer

Landscaping Design

Blackbird Farm Dahlias
Water Feature and Pool Designer
Edison Bonjardim
P.O. Box 1918
Soquel, CA 95073
Dreamscape – CLS Inc.
Landscape Design & Installation
P.O. Box 3192
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
(831) 476-6800
Edible Landscapes and Garden Design
Organic residential landscaping, water conservation
Brent Greene
343 Soquel Avenue #14
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Elizabeth Burton Landscape Design
Cultivating Beautiful Gardens that
foster our connection to Nature.
Edibles, Seasonal Color, Consulting,
Garden make-overs, Full Design and
Elizabeth Lowry Burton

Elkhorn Native Plant Nursery
Grows native plants
Robert Stephens
1957B Highway One
Moss Landing, CA 95039
Sally Stoik
Specializing in residential landscape planning and garden design. Providing design, construction documents and construction administration services for projects of all sizes in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and Monterey Counties.
Sally Stoik Landscape Architect
831-761-1200 or 831-247-8252

Real Estate & Mortgage

Bailey Properties
Real estate sales
Bryan MacKenzie
9119 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
CruzHome Real Estate
Residential real estate broker
Spencer Hays
Dakota Lauren, Realtor
Help in buying or selling your home
1602 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Olga Jackson
Residential real estate, Certified Distressed Properties Expert. REALTOR, American Dream Realty
831-477-3146 (office)
Ross Real Estate
Working with Buyers and Sellers of Homes, and Property Management.
Robert Ross
1715 42nd Ave., Suite B
Capitola, CA 95010
Tom Owens, Mortgage Broker
Residential and commercial lending
Tom Owens
10055 Miller Avenue
Cupertino, CA 95014
Vanguard Realtors
Real estate sales
Woutje Swets
655 Capitola Road, Suite 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
831-465-7710 (office)
831-278-2447 (cell)


Kim Albridge, MD
Diseases and surgery of the skin
204 Green Valley Road
Freedom, CA 95019
Chris Allaman, MD
EyeCare Medical Group
Comprehensive eye care medical, surgical and preventative care, optical
1665 Dominican Way, Suite 122
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Andrew Calciano, MD
Dermatology Surgery and Medical Group
1661 Soquel Drive, Suite E
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Capitola Pediatrics
Local independent pediatric medical practice
4145 Clares Street, Suite A
Capitola, CA 95010
Raelene Walker, MD
Donald Connolly, DDS
Growth Supervision. Orthodontics for Children and Adults. Invisalign.
824 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA
9059 Soquel Dr., Suite D
Aptos, CA
9059 Soquel Dr., Suite D
Watsonville, CA
Carol Dantzler
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
1595 Soquel Drive, Suite 310
Cathleen Chandler Eckhardt
Family Nurse Practitioner
Preventative and primary care services for all ages
846 Freedom Blvd.
Watsonville, CA 95076

Morteza Farr, D.O.
Innovative Spine Surgery
Physician, General Orthopedic and Spine Surgery
1575 Soquel Drive #B
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Jesse Halbleib DDS
Service of General Dentistry
4450 Capitola Road Suite 102
Capitola, CA 95010
Lynne Keener, M.S., LMFT
Psychotherapist for Individuals, Couples and Families
725 Front Street. Suite 200
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
1190 South Bascom Avenue, Suite 139
San Jose, CA 95128
Robert Keet, MD
Dominican Medical Foundation
Internal Medicine
1595 Soquel Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Jay Meisel, MD Charlotte Kim, MD
Santa Cruz Radiation Oncology
1575 Soquel Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Randall Nacamuli, MD
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand injuries
1595 Soquel Drive, Suite 310
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Rebecca Small, MD
Monterey Bay Laser Aesthetics
820 Bay Avenue Suite 246
Capitola, CA 95010
Jonathan Tallman, MD
Psychotherapy and medication management
820 Bay Avenue, Suite 204B
Capitola, CA 95010
Jann Turner, MS, LMFT
Psychotherapy for individual and
720 Front Street, Suite 200
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Chiropractic & Acupuncture

Age Defying Dermatology & Wellness
Traditional Chinese Medicine including acupuncture, herbs and diet
Rachel Combs
3803 S. Bascom Ave., Suite 200
Campbell, CA 95008
Artemis Healing Center
Classical Chinese medicine comprehensive holistic care using acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional therapy, qi gong meditation
Tatyanna Teeuwisse, L.Ac.
246 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA 95030
The Dancing Crane
Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
Julie Broder L.Ac.
12704 Highway 9
P.O. Box 201
Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Elements of Life
Health and Wellness Center
Family and pediatric chiropractic care, massage therapy, acupuncture, strength training, nutritional assessment and skin care
Dr. Anne Stephanson, DC, FICPA
1220 41st Avenue, Suite 1
Capitola, CA 95010

Lisa Piediscalzi, L.Ac.
Acupuncture, Craniosacral Therapy, Lactation Consulting
850 Charlson Road
Aptos, CA 95003

Megan Myers, CMT, CHT, CAT, NHE
Massage and Aromatherapy. Individual visits to your home or office
(831) 688-1828

Maya Chavitage, Esthetician and Massage therapist
Skin and Body care
Per Haaland
Certified Advanced Rolfer and certified craniosacral therapist
3920 Cherryvale Avenue.,
Soquel, CA 95073

Pilar Martin
Certified Advanced Rolfer
3920 Cherryvale Avenue.,
Soquel, CA 95073

Whole Medicine
Classical Chinese medicine. Comprehensive holistic care using acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional therapy, qi gong meditation
Tatyanna Teeuwisse, L.Ac.
1595 38th Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010

Travel Accomodations

The Adobe on Green Street Bed and Breakfast
The quiet B & B in downtown Santa Cruz. In the heart of the historic district
Brion Sprinsock & Kristine Albrecht
103 Green Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 469-9866
Hinds Victorian Guest House
Weekly lodging in a downtown historic treasure
Brion Sprinsock & Kristine Albrecht
529 Chestnut Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Olive and Stone
Boutique home rentals on the Greek islands of Hydra and Paros
Kate Tripp, Manager
Santa Cruz Pet Resort
Boarding, Day Care and Grooming Facility
Kevin and Tammy Philbin
2625 Chanticleer Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95065

Food & Dining

Cafe Brasil
Breakfast and lunch restaurant
Joao Luiz Frota
1410 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Gayles Bakery & Rosticceria
Louisa & Brian Beers
504 Bay Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
Manuel’s Mexican Restaurant & Jardines de San Juan
Restaurant, Catering & Wedding & Event Venue
Patricia and Leonardo Santana
261 Center Avenue, Aptos, CA 95003
115 Third Street, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
Seabright Brewery
Brewpub. Family and Dog Friendly
519 Seabright Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Jewelry & Crafts

Beau Bijou
Unique silver and gold jewelry
Richard and Jacquelini Benisty
378 Santana Row #1110
San Jose, CA 95128
Blue Lotus Goods
Jill and Lorin Troderman
Creators of reusable organic cotton produce bags, totes, recycled fleece outdoor blankets
P.O. Box 134
Soquel, CA 95073
J. Win Jewelry
Handmade jewelry
Jill Winston
Zji Zji Designs
Handcrafted Balinese jewelry, precious and semi-precious stones in sterling silver
Zelda Lachner Tallman

Professional Services

Archie E. Webber, Attorney
701 Ocean Street, Room 200
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

The Art Factory
Weekly art classes for children, teens and adults. Mediums include: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Jewelry Making, Textiles and Woodworking – We can customize your party to celebrate any event, birthdays, showers, girls night out, etc. References available upon request. Located in The Redwood Village of Aptos
Yvette Contois
9099 Soquel Drive #15
Aptos, CA 95003
Makler & Baker LLP
Consumer protection attorneys specializing in auto dealer fraud, lemon law, unfair debt collection, and credit reporting.
Terry L. Baker
820 Bay Avenue, Suite 230J
Capitola, CA 95010

CSC Group
Optical Business
Robert C. Kim
180 Westgate Drive
Watsonville, CA 95076
Interpreting and Translation Services
SP<>ENG Translation and Interpreting/ Language Consulting
Sheree R. Escoto, MA
P.O. Box 802
Capitola, CA 95010
831-252-2485 cell
831-661-5049 office

Jessica Jolley
Birth & Postpartum Doula and Lactation Counselor
Jodi Koumouitzes-Douvia
Full Spectrum Doula
Jon Fredric Ching Planetarium
Andy Kreyche, Planetarium Educator
Hartnell College
411 Central Avenue
Salinas, CA 93901
Kris Di Noto, Drumset instruction and performance
Instruction for drum set, ages 6 to adult. Performance with 7Come11 group for private parties, weddings and other events.
183 Seacliff Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
Helen Lancaster, M.A.
Individual and group French lessons
2-1911 East Cliff DR.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Leslie Cheung
Childcare provider, personal organizer
(831) 566-4670

Linda Costanzo Guy, Financial Consultant, CFP
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
100 Clock Tower Place, Suite 100
Carmel, CA 93923
Notes and Photos
Personalized greeting cards and stationery
Mark and Nathalie Roths
4766 Soquel Creek Road
Soquel, CA 95073
NHS/Santa Cruz
Manufacturers of surf/skate/snow equipment and apparel A “Friends and Family Discount” is available to Montessori families
Robert “Wingnut” Weaver
104 Bronson Street #9
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Ohlsen Foods
Delicious & nutritious school lunches
Chris and Molly Ohlsen
735 Prospect Hts.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065

The Platinum Lounge
Hair/nail salon
Leslie Vasquez
250 Potrero Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Jessica Ridgeway
Sustainable Food Systems Eucation
Live Earth Farm Discovery Program
Non-profit organization teaching sustainable agriculture and nutrition on an organic farm.
PO Box 3490
Freedom, CA 95019
Rhythm Fusion
Specializing in percussion instruments and gifts from around the world. Retail, wholesale and mail order. Workshops, private lessons and lecture/presentations.
Dror Sinai
PO Box 3226
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
(831) 234-0619

Soquel Creek Animal Hospital
Veterinary Hospital
Jason and Cherie Miller
2505 S. Main Street
Soquel, CA 95073

dr.miller@soquelcreekanimalhospital. com
Stone Soup Magazine
Children’s Literary Magazine
Barbara Harker, Administraive Assistant
P.O. Box 83
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
Tico Andrea, Translator
Translation and localization services for Dutch, French, German and English
831-421-1474 (cell)
Wagner Blecher LLP
John Wagner, Patent Attorney
Westridge Business Park
123 Westridge Drive
Watsonville, CA 95076
408-234-3649 Direct/Cell
Westside Toddler Care Enrichment Program
Celebrating 21 years. Part-time mornings, early childhood, human development. Masters in Psychology
Bethany Kientzel, MA
122 Echo Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Whole Child Consulting
Leslie Cheung, M.A.
Willowbrook Books
Book seller, consultant and educator. Book fairs, parties, reading lists, creative writing instruction to children
Safiya Bonaventura

Santa Cruz Montessori Family Business Directory


The Santa Cruz Montessori Family Business Directory is also available as a PDF file. You candownload the directory here(76K).