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Business Partners

CEF is proud to partner with each of the donors below in making Big Impacts for student success. Each of the business partners listed below has made a direct contribution to the CEF endowment, supporting K-3 literacy through college and career readiness. CEF acknowledges their generous contributions and appreciates their ongoing support.


A business owner may choose to donate at any amount but will only recognized as a CEF business partner when donating at least $500 annually.

Levels of recognition:

  •   Gold Level Donor: $10,000 and above
  •   Silver Level Donor: $1,000 to $9,999 annual donation
  •   Bronze Level Donor: $500 to $999 annual donation

CEF would like to recognize the following as a CEF business partner!


Silver Level Partners


Donald Miele

Donald Miele This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

As a trusted real estate broker and advisor, Donald’s mission is to help clients achieve their personal and professional real estate goals. In 2006, Donald established himself on the Peninsula as an independent broker specializing in investment sales. Now with Keller Williams Realty, he currently works out of the Peninsula Estates Half Moon Bay office at the corner of Main Street and Highway 92.


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Jackson Robertson www.HMBproperty.com

Lifetime coastsider and Coldwell Banker real estate professional, Jackson Robertson, says “it’s all about relationships, community and communication.” As a young Toastmaster, he found early success by listening, and focusing on client’s priorities. Jackson has deep roots on the coast, attending city council meetings and supporting local initiatives for Coastside youth. Jackson currently serves on the board of the Cabrillo Education Foundation, Coastside Mother’s Club and Friends of Moss Beach Park. 


Kirsten Jaeb

Kirsten Jaeb www.HomesForSale-SiliconValley.com

As a Residential real Estate Broker, Kirsten delights in living in Half Moon Bay and helping clients throughout San Mateo County, both coastside and bayside. She has joined forces with Mark Palermo to form The Palermo Properties Team at Keller Williams Bay Area Living. Kirsten has been in the industry since 2005, when she brought extensive experience in management, customer service and support to her business.


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Dr. Humphrey Lu, MD www.HMBabies.com

Dr. Lu - Pediatrician - Dr. Lu offers quality, comprehensive pediatric care from birth to 18 years of age. Dr. Lu is the only private pediatrician in Half Moon Bay and has long lasting relationships with his patients. Dr. Lu is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and has been serving the coastside community since 2004. He began his own practice in 2008 - focused on personalized care and promptly addressing family questions and concerns. Dr. Lu's electronic health records and management system keeps the office current with technology, modern medicine and to be environmentally responsible.


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Josh Warshauer, Goldworks www.goldworkshmb.com

Born and raised in Half Moon Bay as a recipient of the generosity of those before him. Josh has grown into a second generation business owner with a drive to continue the example set forth and provide those same types of advantages to future generations of coastside youth. Along with being a proud supporter of CEF Josh, through his business Goldworks, actively supports a growing list of deserving youth scholastic, sports and art based groups, as well as other programs dedicated to positively shaping the future of our beautiful coastal community.

Goldworks is a fine jewelry store located at 542 Main Street in downtown Half Moon Bay that features its own original designs, numerous award winning designer lines, a wonderful collection of estate jewelry and offers a full range of custom, repair, appraisal and buying services. Josh is a GIA Graduate Gemologist, an alumni of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, and was fortunate to begin learning the business starting at childhood from his parents Jay and Patti who originally opened the store in 1987.


Bronze Level Partners


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Grant Walters www.grantwalters.com

Lifelong Half Moon Bay Resident and Real Estate Agent at Coldwell Banker for the past 26 years, Grant Walters has long been a supporter of our Schools. With two children graduating from Half Moon Bay High School and years spent coaching our High School Football teams, he is keenly aware of the challenges public schools have faced over the years. Grant also is also a ardent supporter of the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. Grant says, “when we demonstrate that we take care of our own schools and our elderly, it is easy to convince clients that our coastside a very special place to live".


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Parsons Financial Advisors www.parsonsadvisors.com

As a lifelong coastside resident, John Parsons is actively involved in the community through membership with the Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce, Half Moon Bay Yacht Club and from coaching and involvement with youth basketball. John owns and operates Parsons Financial Advisors in Half Moon Bay where he helps individuals with comprehensive financial planning and investment planning to work toward their important financial goals. As a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, John thrives on building sustainable relationships with his clients to assist them with Wealth Management, Life Planning, Estate Planning, Protection Planning and more.

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Financial Planning offered through Parsons Financial Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisor. Cabrillo Education Foundation, Parsons Financial Advisors and LPL Financial are separate entities.



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Become a CEF Business Partner

To become a CEF Business Partner or to learn more about our Business Partner program, contact David Casentini, CEF Vice President - Endowment Growth This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.