GOLD2024

Golden Gate Business Association

Building Businesses and Changing Lives since 1974

San Francisco, CA   |  www.ggba.com

Mission

Our mission is to champion opportunity, development, and advocacy for our LGBTQ & Allied business community. We create opportunities for marketing, networking, procurement, and referral-based business growth; programs that support the development of business skills and expertise through workshops and seminars; and we advocate for positive economic, social, and political change. Opportunity for marketing, networking, procurement, and referral-based business growth Development of business skills and expertise through workshops and seminars Advocate for positive economic, social, and political change The largest San Francisco Bay Area LGBTQ business advocate organization

Ruling year info

1984

President

Michael Gunther

Executive Director

Terry Beswick

Main address

584 Castro St # 528

San Francisco, CA 94114 USA

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EIN

94-2489756

NTEE code info

Promotion of Business (Chambers of Commerce) (S41)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

GGBA Power Lunch

Once a year we take the opportunity to experience the power of connecting, the power of learning, and the power of our diverse community coming together. This year’s GGBA Power Lunch event is even more important in solidifying the foundation of individual and community resilience and optimism building resilience and strength in our GGBA community.

Join us for an elevated, interactive virtual experience that will provide opportunities to:

Pitch your business to our corporate partners
Showcase your business on our virtual exhibit floor, complete with your own promo video
Gain inspiration and insight from business leaders

Population(s) Served
Sexual identity
Work status and occupations
Ethnic and racial groups

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Golden Gate Business Association

Board of directors
as of 02/15/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Tony Archuleta-Perkins

Ide8 Real Estate

Term: 2021 - 2024

Tony Archuleta-Perkins

Ide8 Real Estate

Olga Garcia

CG Moving

Nancy Geenen

Flexability

Wajih Sobh

JP Morgan Chase

Imani Brown

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/15/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

We do not display disability information for organizations with fewer than 15 staff.

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/15/2024

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.