Business Associate Member Directory

Does your museum need to purchase products, hire a consultant, or utilize a service? Consider using a business that supports the California museum field, like one of CAM’s Business Associate members. Our directory includes a range of museum-focused businesses, organized by service type.

Does your business provide services to museums or cultural organizations? We invite you to join CAM as a Business Associate Member to be listed in our directory.

Business Associate Members

Arts Consulting Group, Inc.

8581 Santa Monica Blvd #406
Los Angeles, CA 90069-4120
Contact: Bruce Thibodeau
Phone: 323-721-0141
Fax: 323-936-1196
Email: [email protected]

Arts Consulting Group (ACG) is the leading team of professional management consultants across the United States and Canada, who are personally and passionately committed to the creative industries. We are recognized internationally for our expertise, hands-on approach, and extraordinary results.

Service Categories: Consultants – Management, Consultants – Other, Fundraising

Atthowe Fine Art Services

3924 Market St
Emeryville, CA 94608
Contact: Michelle Nye
Phone: 510-654-6816
Fax: 510-654-2632
Email: [email protected]

Atthowe Fine Art Services is a full-service company dedicated to the safe handling of fine art and fragile objects. Our services include transportation, packing, crating, installation, storage, specialized rigging, and freight forwarding. Our facilities in Oakland, California include 80,000 square feet of climate-controlled and non-climate art storage. Employee-owned since 2021.

Service Categories: Consultants – Evaluation, Storage, Shipping – Transportation

Authentic Arts and Media
236 University Ave 
Vallejo, CA 94591-4864
Contact: Beatrice Thomas 
Phone: 512-657-6240
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Consultants – Management, Consultants – OtherConsultants – Programming

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Balboa Park Explorer

1549 El Prado Ste 4
San Diego, CA 92101-1661
Contact: Kristen Mihalko, Director of Operations
Phone: 619-232-7502
Email: [email protected]

Experience arts, science, history, culture, and more! The Balboa Park Explorer Pass, a program of Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, is your ticket to some of the best museums San Diego has to offer. Get the most out of your visit to Balboa Park with affordable Pass options and group rates!

Service Categories: Admissions/Ticketing  

Bang! Creative
775 N Main St 
Springville, UT 84663-1047
Contact: Ryan Arbuckle 
Phone: 801-913-4271
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Exhibit Design, Exhibit FabricationSignage/Wayfinders

Bedford Gallery
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Contact: Emilee Enders, Curator of Exhibitions & Programs 
Phone: 925-295-1490
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Exhibit DesignSignage/WayfindersTouring Exhibitions

CalNonprofits Insurance Services

1500 41st Avenue, Ste 280
Capitola, CA 95010
Contact: Colleen Lazanich, CEO
Phone: 831-824-5002
Email: [email protected]

CalNonprofits Insurance Services was founded in 1984 as a social enterprise of the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits). Our profits go directly to our parent nonprofit, to further advocacy work on behalf of all California nonprofits sector. CalNonprofits Insurance Services is NONPROFIT owned, which is unique within the insurance industry.

Service Categories: Consultants – Other, Financial ServicesInsurance


551 Montclair Avenue
Oakland, CA 94606
Contact: Dan Rael, Co-Founder
Phone: 510-710-2221
Email: [email protected]

CatalogIt is an intuitive, full-featured, affordable application for cataloging and managing your collections, and selectively publishing to the Web. As a cloud-based service, CatalogIt reduces administrative costs and empowers your staff and volunteers to collaborate simultaneously to securely view and edit your records anywhere, anytime, on mobile and desktop devices.

Service Categories: Collections Management, Software

Claremont Graduate University, Center for Business & Management of the Arts

150 E. 10th Street
Claremont, CA 91711
Contact: Jill Steggall, Assistant Director of Admissions 
Phone: 909-607-1186  
Email: [email protected]

Jumpstart your career in the arts with the M.A. in Arts Management, a partnership between the Drucker School of Management and the School of Arts and Humanities at Claremont Graduate University. Using Los Angeles as our lab, the practitioner faculty will help you tackle the toughest issues facing the field today in a customized environment.

Service Categories: Museum Studies

Cogstone Resource Management, Inc.

1518 W Taft Ave 
Orange, CA 92865 
Contact: Desireé Reneé Martinez, MA, RPA, President
Phone: 714-974-8300  
Email: [email protected]

Cogstone Resource Management Inc. (Cogstone) is a small woman-owned business specializing in paleontology, archaeology, and history. Cogstone provides guidance to Native American Nations/Organizations, federal/state agencies, museums, to find an efficient but respectful way to identify potential ancestral remains and CalNAGPRA/NAGPRA cultural items in collections for repatriation.

Service Categories: Consultants – Management, Consultants – Other, Collections Management

CRĒO Exhibits
8330 Maltby Rd, Ste A
Woodinville, WA 98072
Contact: Sadaf Ahmed
Phone: 310/464-7265
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Audio/Visual Services, Exhibit Fabrication, Signage/Wayfinders

Deliberate Practice Nonprofit Consulting Services

San Diego, CA 92780
Contact: Nicole Miller-Coleman, Founder
Phone: 619-869-3582 
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Consultants – Management, Consultants – Other

Digital Globe Systems
46606 Longview Lane W 
Coarsegold, CA 93614
Contact: Kevin Lockwood 
Phone: 559-760-7104 (direct)
Phone: 888-822-5807 (toll free) 
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Audio/Visual Services, Exhibit DesignExhibit Fabrication

Dorfman Museum Figures, Inc.

6224 Holabird Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224 
Contact: Joe Bezold, Sales Manager
Phone: 410-284-3248  
Email: [email protected]

Dorfman Museum Figures features a broad line of artifact-appropriate, inert Ethafoam Conservation Forms for display and storage of historic uniforms, costumes, and clothing. Beyond our standard Forms, we also build unique customized bodies in both archival and non-archival materials. We also specialize in the creation of dynamic, life-sized Realistic Figures.

Service Categories: Conservation Services/Supplies, Archival Supplies, Exhibit Fabrication

Exhibit Envoy

PO Box 193307
San Francisco, CA 94119
Contact: Amy Cohen, Executive Director
Phone: 415-525-1553
Email: [email protected]

Traveling exhibits for small museums since 1988! Exhibit Envoy is proud to provide 30+ easy-to-install, affordable, and relevant traveling and online exhibitions to small and mid-size institutions. These exhibits explore California’s art, culture, history, and natural history in engaging and educational ways. Fees start at just $350 + shipping for 8-week bookings.

Service Categories: Touring Exhibitions


1925 Century Park E Ste 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90067-2740
Contact: Oscar Simon Chu Ortega, Business Development & Partnerships North America
Phone: 1(917) 981-9938
Email: [email protected]

Hidonix MIT Solution offers a comprehensive suite of software features tailored to meet the diverse needs of cultural institutions. These solutions encompass a robust collection management system, streamlined financial reporting, and advanced visitor profiling capabilities. The adoption of MIT enables institutions to streamline their operations, eliminating the need for managing multiple software.

Service Categories: Admissions, Collections Management, Software

Hollinger Metal Edge, Inc.
9401 Northeast Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Contact: Bob Henderson
Phone: 800/634-0491
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Archival Supplies, Conservation Services/Supplies, Exhibit Fabrication

Hotchkiss Law Firm PLLC

2626 Cole Ave Ste 300
Dallas, TX 75204-1094
Contact: Sharon Hotchkiss, Owner/Attorney
Phone: 214-643-6123
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Consultants – Other

Lord Cultural Resources

1300 Yonge St Ste 300
Toronto, ON M4T 1X3, Canada
Contact: Heloise Amez Droz, Consultant
Phone: 1-647-462-6316
Email: [email protected]

Lord Cultural Resources is the global practice leader in cultural sector planning. Since 1981, we have helped to create, plan, and operate cultural spaces and places in more than 460 cities. We employ a human-centric approach to all our projects, engaging with stakeholders, and communities to ensure that visitor expectations come first.

Service Categories: Consultants - Evaluation, Consultants - Management, Consultants - Programming

Mad Systems, Inc.

733 N. Main St.
Orange, CA 92868
Contact: Tricia Rodriguez
Phone: 714-259-9000
Fax: 714-259-9001
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Audio/Visual, Exhibit Design, Exhibit Fabrication

MATT Construction

9814 Norwalk Blvd, Suite 100
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: 562/903-2277
Email: [email protected]

MATT Construction has been building museums and collaborating with cultural institutions in California since 1991. Notable projects include The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, The Broad, Petersen Automotive Museum, Skirball Cultural Center, LACMA, The Natural History Museum of LA, and projects at Hammer Museum, Museum of Tolerance and Huntington Library.

Service Categories: Architecture, Exhibit Fabrication

MBA Design & Display Products Corp
35 East Uwchlan Avenue, Suite 310 
Exton, PA 19341 
Contact: John Peterson, Regional Sales Manager
Phone: 610-524-7590
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Archival Supplies, Exhibit Fabrication, Signage/Wayfinders

McMurray Stern
15511 Carmenita Road
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Contact: Mireya Medina
Phone: 562-623-3000
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Collections Management, Conservation Services/Supplies, Storage

Museum Management Consultants, Inc.

86 Rossi 
San Francisco, CA 94118-4239 
Contact: Adrienne Horn
Phone: 415-860-0088
Email: [email protected]

Museum Management Consultants, Inc. (MMC) partners with leadership to manage change, build sustainability, and increase impact. MMC helps museums and cultural organizations thrive in a competitive and evolving environment through organizational assessment, institutional planning, executive search, audience research, and professional coaching.

Service Categories: Consultants – Evaluation, Consultants – Management, Consultants – Other

Outboxed Solutions

San Marcos, CA 92078
Contact: Jessica Monahan, Owner
Phone: 815-592-0499 
Email: [email protected]

Outboxed Solutions provides project management solutions for a diverse range of clients looking for program and event support. Managing external vendors and creating relationships can be time consuming and exhausting. Outboxed Solutions can help coordinate, organize and develop a program that meets your budget and delivers on your goals.

Service Categories: ConsultantsEvent Services

Phil Kohlmetz, Consultant

Lone Pine, CA 
Phone: 707-704-0350  
Email: [email protected]

Phil Kohlmetz (a veteran museum director himself) can help you and your organization excel, supporting you and your mission with executive level coaching, grant writing, individual giving campaigns, and Board trainings. Phil is a Registered Fundraising Counsel skilled in fundraising, leadership, finance, project management, strategic planning, campaign organizing, advocacy, and Public Narrative.

Service Categories: Consultants – Management, Consultants – Other, Fundraising

Preservation Arts, LLC

743 47th St
Oakland, CA 94609-1806 
Contact: Robin Bernhard
Phone: (510) 

Email: [email protected]

Preservation Arts is the premier center for fine art conservation on the West Coast. Our museum quality studio in Oakland, CA specializes in treating paintings, objects, works on paper, furniture, murals, and outdoor sculpture. We also offer pest management anoxia treatment, collections management, art delivery, and installation services.

Service Categories: Collections Management, Conservation Services/Supplies, Consultants - Evaluation

Provident Credit Union Corporate Office

303 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
Contact: Joshua Melander, Business Development Manager
Phone: 408-394-2893
Email: [email protected]

Provident Credit Union was established in 1950 and has 2.1 Billion in assets. Provident offers a mortgage and auto loan rate discount for members of CAM. Provident is a full service financial cooperative that offers checking and savings accounts, credit cards, auto loans and mortgages.

Service Categories: Consultants, Financial Services

SF State Museum Studies

Fine Arts 293, 1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
Contact: Christine Fogarty
Phone: 415-405-0599
Fax: 415-338-1775
Email: [email protected]

SF State Museum Studies is one of the top programs in the US, with a nearly 100% employment rate for recent graduates. At SF State, you'll gain real-world experience in collections and public programs in our teaching museum, train with leading professionals, and engage with the Bay area's vibrant museum community.

Service Categories: Collections Management, Educational Programs/Services, Museum Studies

Spacesaver Corporation

500 Boulder Court, Suite B
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Contact: Catherine Belmont
Museum Storage Specialist
Phone: 415-686-5618 
Email: [email protected]

Expert museum collections consultant with 18 years of working with Northern California museums can design storage components and provide insights about protecting collections. From museum cases to compactors to art racks, Spacesaver offers high-quality museum storage products manufactured in the USA. Complimentary design development to maximize your collections storage.

Service Categories: Archival Supplies, Conservation Services/Supplies, Storage

The 2-Hour Cocktail Party

5618 Travis Dr
Frisco, TX 75034-5918
Contact: Ash Smith 
Phone: 805-689-8748 
Email: [email protected]

Nick Gray is the Founder of Museum Hack. His new project is called The 2-Hour Cocktail Party. It’s a simple party-hosting formula with step-by-step instructions to help you meet new people and strengthen your relationships. You’ll make new friends, boost your career, and leave everyone asking “When’s your next party?"

Service Categories: Web Design, Consultants - Other, Marketing

Tour-Mate Systems
137 St. Regis Cres. S. 
Toronto, ON M3J 1Y6, Canada 
Contact: Mirna (Mimi) El-Sayed, Director of Marketing and Sales 
Phone: 800-216-0029 ext. 21
Fax: 416-636-9541
Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: Audio/Visual Services, Exhibit Design, Software

Tru Vue, Inc. 

9400 West 55th Street
McCook, IL 60525
Contact: Erin Anderson, Museum and Conservation Liaison for the Americas
Phone: 708-779-8973
Email: [email protected]

For over 50 years, Tru Vue has optically coated acrylic and glass with protective and aesthetic characteristics allowing viewers to experience works as they were intended. Optium Museum Acrylic®, UltraVue® Laminated Glass, and TruLife® Acrylic are trusted to protect and display fine art and cultural heritage across the globe.

Service Categories: Conservation Services/Supplies, Exhibit Fabrication, Signage/Wayfinders

University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
Contact: Javier Plasencia
Phone: 415-422-4039
Email: [email protected]

University of San Francisco offers a unique 16-month Master’s Degree in Museum Studies that prepares its graduates for positions of leadership in artistic, cultural and heritage organizations operating within a constantly changing social and economic dynamic. The program’s curriculum emphasizes social justice, globalism and practical skills.

Service Categories: Museum Studies

Whittington Enterprises, Inc.

1990 N California Blvd Ste 20
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-3791
Contact: Kara Whittington
Phone: c 415.706.9795 
Email: [email protected]

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANTserving nonprofits, performing arts organizations, and museums throughout California and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Service Categories: Marketing

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