The San Diego North Chamber of Commerce is honored to announce its election of 4 new board members.  These 4 new members bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the chamber and we are proud to have them join us.

John Keefer, Senior Vice President, Gilbane Inc

John Keefer is responsible for leading the Southern California Business Unit within Gilbane Building Company. Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services  from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, for clients across various markets.


Keith Wilschetz, Director of Planning, San Diego Airport Authority

Keith Wilschetz has 28 years of experience in airport planning.  Mr. Wilschetz has been the San Diego Airport Authority’s Planning Director for 7 years.  In that capacity, he oversees all of the facility and environmental planning at San Diego International Airport (SDIA) and the land use planning for all airports in San Diego County.

Fred Nasseri, President,  Unicorn Jewelry

Fred established Unicorn Jewelry and has been in business at the same location for the past 32 years. Over the years his business has won various awards including Business of the year, Finest Jewelry store in San Diego, and Top Business of the year. Fred sits on the Board of Palomar Health Foundation and Chabad Hebrew Academy Advisory Board.

Rich Talmo, President, Palomar College Foundation

Mr. Talmo joined Palomar College and the Palomar College Foundation as the Director of Development and the Foundation’s Executive Director in July 2007. He is also manages the Palomar College Foundation Board ensuring continued growth of its assets and endowment.  He is a skilled development professional with experience in the non-profit and higher education verticals.