Paul Deluca grew a National commercial finance portfolio from $5M to over $45M. Paul’s primary long-term expertise includes underwriting, deal structuring and lending loan workouts, much of it focused in the staffing industry/labor sectors.
From 2001 to 2008 as a founding principal of Meritus M&A, Paul facilitated financial transactions/financial buyers in key temporary staffing industry acquisitions. Completing over $1B in staffing industry buyouts, this tenure was invaluable in exposing him to many different situations that a staffing company may find itself in, whether in growth, restructuring, or exit mode. Additional experience in the first decade beginning year 2000 includes starting, operating, and selling a medical staffing business with three locations throughout the Western U.S.
Ray is an Executive Business Coach & Educator with more than twenty years of business leadership and management experience. Prior to his partnership in The Corporate Advocate, Ray was the Founder and CEO of the Contractors State License Centers, a chain of vocational schools located throughout Southern California.
Ray holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and has taught Law & Business Education courses as a state approved instructor. He was also the first California franchise owner of the Estrada Strategies Executive Coaching model.
Ray’s extensive experience, passion, and dedication to his clients’ successes has enabled him to solve challenges facing California construction and staffing companies over the last two decades.
Jessica Sanchez, CEO of JS Platinum Insurance Services and Partner at The Corporate Advocate, specializes in Workers’ Compensation. Jessica prides herself in finding solutions to help clients and their unique business needs.
Big on education and wanting to be a resource to both clients and prospects, Jessica helps clients grow and be successful in business. Everyone needs insurance, but what do you get out of it? At JS Platinum, Jessica brings added value to clients so it is not just insurance, but a team behind you that is invested to see you reach your company goals! Jessica is also a member of California Staffing Professionals and American Staffing Association.