Strategic Partners

Avid Bank

Avid Bank

Our goal at Avidbank is to advance our clients’ success by offering innovative financial solutions and service. Our experienced people create long-term relationships by providing an individualized banking experience based on mutual effort, ingenuity and trust. We specialize in commercial & industrial lending, venture lending, structured finance, asset-based lending, sponsor finance, construction and commercial real estate lending. Avidbank provides a different approach to banking.


Kevin Ysaitis


American Express

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly striving to uphold our powerful backing promise to our customers and each other every day.


Club Sportiva

Founded in 2003, Club Sportiva pioneered the enthusiast carshare concept. By 2008, our offering grew into a collection of high-performance cars and driving experiences. Today, we are a country club for car enthusiasts and an event center serving individuals, groups, and corporate clients. Members have full access to our collection of vehicles, and a wide range of programs and services, including Managed Car Services, a variety of inviting clubhouses, and an array of special events and clubhouse rental opportunities. Corporate clients have access to over 18,000 square feet of venue rental, including a ballroom, clubhouse, board room, conference room, bar, lounge, and multiple breakout rooms across our 120,000 square-foot facility.


Evangelina Watson


Tech CU

Service Description:

Tech CU is a member-success focused credit union founded in 1960 in Silicon Valley. Tech CU has a national footprint and manages over $4 billion in assets. We offer unparalleled service through a team of competent bankers, an extensive breadth of products for our members’ every financial need and highly competitive rates with zero or minimal fees. We were recently awarded Forbes 2021 Best-in-State Credit Unions designation based on member ratings for service.

Value Proposition:

At Tech CU, we put people over profits – we focus on member needs, not shareholder dividends.

Mission Statement:

It’s simple – we want to WOW our members and EMPOWER their financial success.



Steve Sherwood


Phil Kristianson

Phil has been an active member in EO for over 20 years, serving in local, regional and global leadership positions. He was a founding facilitator for the EO Accelerator Program, has been an EO-Certified Forum Facilitator since 2001, and is the voice of the EO Forum Training Community on the EO Global Forum Committee.

Phil describes himself as a lifelong entrepreneur, who is on a mission to support his fellow entrepreneurs to get more control over their businesses and to live their ideal lives. Phil does this by helping EO Members to effectively implement EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, which is a set of simple concepts and practical tools used by more than 142,200 companies around the world to achieve three very important things:
– Vision – Getting your leaders 100% on the same page with where your organization is going and how it’s going to get there.
– Traction – Helping your leaders to become more disciplined and accountable, ensuring that all are working together to achieve every part of your vision.
– Healthy – Helping your leaders to become a healthy, functional, cohesive leadership team.

Learn for yourself how Phil’s extensive experience implementing Entrepreneurial Operating System can help you to get a grip on your business. After all, there’s a reason why over 130,000 entrepreneurial businesses around the world are thriving with EOS.


Phil Kristianson



Our goal is to enter into long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships, which we develop to not only be lifelong, but multi-generational as well. Therefore, we engage in new relationships only after we determine that our services add substantial value in assisting our clients to achieve their goals and all that is important to them. In every aspect of our work we provide an uncompromising commitment to administer world-class client service while striving to accomplish each of our clients’ highly individualized wealth management needs.


Rich Schuette

We team up with select organizations in order to provide a more enriching experience for our members, and only when the relationship will be mutually beneficial. The right fit is essential.


Entrepreneurs’ Organization Silicon Valley partners gain exclusive access to our network of cutting-edge entrepreneurs in exchange for monetary support and in-kind contributions.

When we join forces with reputable organizations that are in alignment with our mission, we are able to expand our programs and resources and create more opportunities for members to learn and grow.

Become an EO Silicon Valley Strategic Partner Today!