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Eric D Brown
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GSDBA/Comerica Bank "Banking After Hours" Networking Event at Comerica Bank - Hillcrest

May 15, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Meet your local Comerica Bankers at the "Banking After Hours" Networking Event.GSDBA and Comerica Bank are pleased to invite you to the May Networking Event. Delicious food and drink will be provided by local favorites:Amici's East Coast PizzeriaBrazen BBQMilagro Farm Vineyards. For a SPEEDY check-in - RSVP & Pre-Pay …See More
May 13
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Thursday Noon BNG

Noon to 1 pmTop of the Park at the Park Manor Suites HotelFacilitator: Bobby Edelson | Phone: (619) 987-2142 | E-mail:bobbyedelson@cox.netSee More
Feb 15
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NGLCC/ADD US IN/GSDBA FREE Event at Handlery Hotel

February 13, 2014 from 12:30pm to 2pm
sharpen your competitive edge disability inclusion: business imperativeLearn how your business can benefit from highly-qualified, pre-screened interns with disabilities! We provide 360 degree structural support, potential increase to your bottom line, and "GPS” to discover and navigate this untapped pool of high quality talent.Limited number of paid interns for the businesses that attend!Thanks to the GSDBA members who participated in our pilot program, we are back this year with an even…See More
Jan 29
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GSDBA Professional Lunch Series presents Steven Borg at Wang's North Park

January 14, 2014 from 11:30am to 1pm
Special Guest Speaker: Steven Borg SVP & Corporate Marketing Director at California Bank & TrustGET A HEAD START ON REBRANDING YOU OR YOUR BUSINESS!GSDBA Professional Luncheon Series 2014 will kick off your new year with how to do just that. Steve Borg is coming all the way from San Francisco to share his…See More
Jan 6
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So Long 2013, Hello 2014

For me, 2013 was a terribly costly year.I knew that 2013 would be tough.  GSDBA had asked me to lead it through some difficult decisions.  The GSDBA Board needed to re-engage the membership, the direction of GSDBA needed review, and membership wanted a reason to stay.With big years, there are terrible decisions that must be made.  From the beginning, the only purpose of my being Chair of GSDBA was to reunite and reengage the membership with the direction of the organization.  I think we are…See More
Dec 20, 2013
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GSDBA Professional Lunch Series: ACA and Small Business at Wang's North Park

November 12, 2013 from 11:30am to 1pm
Do you want to understand the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on your business and medical coverage? Join us on Tuesday, November 12th at Wang's North Park for a speaker provided by GSDBA Platinum Sponsor, Scripps Health, in conjunction with Barney & Barney.$25 Pre-Registered  | $35 at the door Register…See More
Nov 7, 2013
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An Apology Is Necessary

Recently, the LGBT Weekly has published two articles related to my leadership and changes that were necessary at the GSDBA.  Though I attempted ad nauseum to correct a myriad of suppositions, errors, inaccuracies, lies, character assassinations, and violations of confidentiality, the reporter was intent on creating divisiveness.I will not address this poorly written or "investigated" article to correct its myriad of inaccuracies.  The entire GSDBA Board, as always, will choose how to do so,…See More
Nov 7, 2013
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Oct 10, 2013
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GSDBA Professional Lunch Series with Sheriff Bill Gore at Wang's North Park

August 13, 2013 from 11:30am to 1pm
Sheriff Bill Gore, San Diego County Sheriff's Department, discusses San Diego County current events.  $25 Pre-Registered  | $35 at the door Click here to pre-register and pay ahead. Family style lunch and beverage includedThese unique lunch events present special guestspeakers discussing issues pertinent to…See More
Aug 12, 2013
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Celebrate U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Gay MarriageClick the link above to go to my blog for information regarding the U.S. Supreme Court Decision and information regarding San Diego plans to celebrate tonight!See More
Jun 26, 2013
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Jun 13, 2013
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May 24, 2013
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A Thank You Is Never Enough, Nick Toledo, TSYS Merchant Solutions

A wonderful part of my position as Board Chair of GSDBA is the opportunity to thank people who volunteer to make important decisions.  They set aside their valuable time to help our Chamber create an environment where the LGBT community can develop and grow their dreams of owning a successful business or pursue their professional goals.   It is always an honor to work with these professional leaders in their passion to serve others, in their drive to help GSDBA members create opportunities for…See More
May 21, 2013

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Business Name
Waddell & Reed, Inc.
Business Category
Financial Services
Phone Number
858-457-1319
Mailing address
8910 University Center Lane, Suite 550
State
CA
City
San Diego
Zipcode
92122
Website
http://www.ericbrown.wrfa.com/LGBT.12.htm
Email Address
ericbrown@wradvisors.com
Description of services
Financial Planning, Asset Management, Risk Management, Estate Planning, Investment Review.

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So Long 2013, Hello 2014

For me, 2013 was a terribly costly year.

I knew that 2013 would be tough.  GSDBA had asked me to lead it through some difficult decisions.  The GSDBA Board needed to re-engage the membership, the direction of GSDBA needed review, and membership wanted a reason to stay.

With big years, there are terrible decisions that must be made.  From the beginning, the only purpose of my being Chair of GSDBA was to reunite and reengage the membership with the direction of the organization. …

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Posted on December 18, 2013 at 11:07am

An Apology Is Necessary

Recently, the LGBT Weekly has published two articles related to my leadership and changes that were necessary at the GSDBA.  Though I attempted ad nauseum to correct a myriad of suppositions, errors, inaccuracies, lies, character assassinations, and violations of confidentiality, the reporter was intent on creating divisiveness.

I will not address this poorly written or "investigated" article to correct its myriad of inaccuracies.  The entire GSDBA Board, as always, will…

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Posted on November 7, 2013 at 11:07am

Jeri Muse leads VA Medical Center to Stand Out in Health Equality Index 2013

Jeri Muse, PhD, sits on the GSDBA Board as Vice Chair.  She has been instrumental to the U.S. Veterans Health Administrations implementation of inclusive actions toward the LGBT Community.  I want to personally thank her for her efforts.

This is what HRC recently had to say regarding the efforts at the VA.

"In the wake of the 2011 repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the largest integrated…

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Posted on July 29, 2013 at 11:49am

Rules for Visiting (while in care at home)

Recently, as many GSDBA Members know, I have been the primary care giver for my partner.  As we have had regular hospital stays, I have developed a list of rules at home for those who want to support us, care for us, and help or visit. 

While this is a basic rules of understanding list, consider adding your own, defining it, and developing it before a visit is necessary so that you do not have to consider it later.

I have personalized my Rules for Visiting to CJ's wishes, feel…

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Posted on July 28, 2013 at 9:29am

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At 5:36am on April 23, 2011, Edward Masucci said…

Bernanke speaking 27th, Wed. This could be a very imp. news item & could affect the mkt dramatically, don't you think?


http://www.moneynews.com/StreetTalk/jim-rogers-silver-metal/2011/04/22/id/393764?s=al&promo_code=C224-1

 
 
 

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