Catalyst Advisory Circle


Create a trusted peer-to-peer network for business owners and professionals to have a sounding board for creative problem solving and personal advisory circle.

About The Catalyst Advisory Circle*

The group will consist of up to 18 participants with experience in various industries willing to share their knowledge and expertise. All Catalyst Advisory Circle group participants work together as each other’s “Board of Directors” to help solve problems, educate, and elevate on another’s businesses. CAC is driven by the idea that the sum of the parts is greater than the whole.The group will meet twice a month for twelve months, starting September 2017.

The ideal Catalyst Advisory Circle participant is a business owner or professional looking to work on their goals and professional development in a collaborative environment. Participants will be selected based on experience, desire for self-improvement, and their passion for contributing fully in a group setting. To qualify, candidates need at least 3 years of professional experience, which may include entrepreneurship and military service.

Applications must be submitted by August 15th.

Sample topics include:

  • Meaningful Goal Setting
  • Generating Cashflow
  • Leadership Skills
  • Communication Skills, Marketing & Sales Skills

*Selected participants are only permitted to miss one class per quarter.

Program Cost

Chamber membership at the Bronze level or higher is required for participation.

Meeting Schedule

CAC will meet from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Chamber offices in Downtown San Diego every second and fourth Tuesday, except for December when the group will only meet on the second Tuesday due to the holiday.

The first meeting is Tuesday, September 12 and the session will run through August 2018.


For general program questions, please contact Grace Tayama at or call 619-544-1384.


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