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Chrystal Aragon - Beautycounter

Hi, my name is Chrystal Aragon. I am a consultant for Beautycounter, a clean beauty company. I love helping others find high performing safer skincare and makeup. We are Leaping Bunny Certified and a BCorporation. People and planet come first!

I have 3 boys. Joaquin is in the 9th grade Spanish program at El Capitan High School and Maxwell is in 7th grade in the Mandarin program at TDS. Elias is in 3rd grade in the Mandarin at Riverview. 


Chrystal Aragon

619 885-0554



Cole Ashmore - Music Teacher

Cole Ashmore teaches beginning and advanced guitar, bass, banjo and ukulele, and beginning keyboards/piano. He has been teaching for 20 years, and accepts students age 7 through adult. Please reach out if you are interested in in-person lessons in your home or ours, or online lessons.

Our son Holden is in second grade with Sra Ochoa in the Spanish program. 

Cole Ashmore

Music Teacher



Kristina & Tyson Blake - West Coast Smoke & Tap House, O'Brien's Pub, & The Pub at Lake Cuyamaca

My name is Kristina Blake and my husband Tyson and I are owners of West Coast Smoke and Tap House in La Mesa, O'Brien's Pub in Kearny Mesa and The Pub at Lake Cuyamaca.  All of our menus feature burgers, salads, sandwiches and smoked meats at West Coast, as well as many other thoughtful items. We offer Beer and Food Pairings, daily food specials and several homemade items. We have the best craft beer menus in San Diego. 

We have two sons,  Bowan at Riverview in the Mandarin program in 5th grade and Maxon in 8th grade at TDS Middle School.

Kristina Blake






Krystle Briese - Child & Family Therapist 

My name is Krystle Briese. I am a licensed mental health therapist (LMFT) and a Registered Play Therapist. I have been working with children for 15 years now, first as an elementary school teacher (5 years) and then as a therapist (10+ years). If you are looking for mental health services for your child(ren) please contact me.

My son Camden is in 7th grade at Lakeside Middle School and my daughter Amelia is in 2nd grade at Riverview.  I am also the Girl Scout Troop Leader for Troop 5180, the Daisy/Brownie Troop.

Krystle Briese


BACK to Play - Child & Family Therapy




Nicole Camacho - In Order

Hi, I my name is Nicole Camacho! 

At In Order, I bring over a decade of expertise to streamline your home life. I have two kids, Juliette and Michael both in the Spanish program, Michael 3rd grade at RIA and Juliette in 6th at TDS. I understand the chaos of life and value the calm that comes with organized spaces. Let me help you transform your living spaces into stress-free havens, making your daily

routines seamless. I have a passion for creating systems that work for you!

Services range from a helping hand to make the hard work go faster to coming home to a

reorganized space while you enjoy life! 

Email to set up a consultation inorder.nicole@gmail.com.

Julia Cruz - Guild Mortgage

My name is Julia Cruz I have been a Loan Officer for over 17 years and I am with Guild Mortgage in San Diego.  If you are looking to purchase or refinance, please contact me!

Both my daughters are in the Spanish Immersion Program. My daughter Isabel is in 5th grade with Sra. Cochran and my daughter Jaclyn is in 1st grade with Sra. Mendoza.

Julia Cruz

Senior Loan Officer NMLS #632832

Guild Mortgage 




Peter Diehl - APD Law, Bankruptcy & Consumer Protection 

Hello! I'm Peter Diehl, the Practice Manager at APD Law, where we focus on guiding individuals and businesses through financial recovery and offering robust consumer protection representation, especially against creditor harassment. My nephew Anthony and I dedicate ourselves to delivering expert legal guidance, tailored to meet the unique challenges of each client. We strive to make complex legal processes understandable and accessible.

Our practice not only focuses on legal excellence but also reflects our commitment to family and community. My son Alexander, a student in the Spanish track at Riverview, inspires us to

embrace diverse perspectives and cultural richness in all we do.

If you're grappling with financial challenges or facing undue pressure from creditors, we're here to help. Let's start a conversation about your journey to financial stability and peace of mind.


Peter Diehl




Crystal & Carl Grobner - SLIC Windows & Solar Cleaning

Hello from the SLIC Windows & Solar Cleaning family! Carl and Crystal started their family-owned and operated business in 2019 and are grateful to serve San Diego County with window cleaning, solar panel cleaning, roof & gutter cleaning, exterior pressure washing, paver sealing, and the family's favorite - Holiday Lighting! From red, white & blue, to Halloween, to December magic, we can help make your home or business pristine-clean and festive any time of year. Thank you so much for your support and referrals!

Our daughters are Kai (4th) and Ember (2nd) are in the Mandarin program. Crystal serves our school as the RIA PTSA President and is Vice President of the Lakeside Council PTA.

Carl Grobner

SLIC Windows & Solar Cleaning

Some Like It Clean

619-371-0974 (call/text)


Michelle Hickin - Live Smart Escrow

Hello my name is Michelle Hickin and I’m the Branch Manager for Live Smart Escrow, Inc.  I’ve been loving the Escrow Industry for over 25 years and enjoy educating professionals and consumers about the Escrow process.  I’d love to assist you with your next sale, refinance or mobile home purchase. If you have any questions about Escrow, please don’t hesitate to reach out. 


I have a son Brayden who is a Riverview Alumni and is now attending Lakeside Middle School and continuing in the Spanish Immersion Program.


Michelle Hickin




Joe & Bree Kennedy - Kennedy Kabins Vacation Rentals

The Kennedy's - Vacation Rentals in Big Bear & Sequioa National Park

Hi! We are the Kennedy’s, a fun family of four who enjoys spending time outdoors exploring God’s 9amazing creation! Our daughters, Ila (2red Grade with Srta. Galeano)  and Indie (TK with Srta. Arias) are our inspiration as we continue to develop spaces that prioritize the creation of core memories and quality time with family! We intentionally chose the locations of our properties with our family and yours in mind. Big Bear, California is an easily drivable location from Southern California (hello parents with kids) where you can enjoy 4 beautiful seasons and recreational activities in a mountain/lake community! Three Rivers, California is the gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks and Bree’s hometown. Bree desires to share a piece of her home and the beauty of the Sequoias, Lake Kaweah and the River with our girls and YOU! Check out our link below for more information about our properties and availabilty. Connect with us to inquire about special RIA Family Rates! 

For information & availability: Link to Kennedy Kabins

Call or Text: 619-630-5603

Email: KennedyKabins@outlook.com

Amelia Knezevich - A Splashing Success Swim School

I am Amelia Knezevich owner of A Splashing Success Swim School.  I teach all ages from babies to adults, beginners through swim team level and specialize in helping parents with their children in a fun, safe supportive way.

My children Daniel (Spanish) and Toby (Mandarin) are graduates of Riverview and now are in 10th at Helix High School and 8th at TDS continuing their language studies. 

Amelia Knezevich




Lisa Lee - Perfectly Preserved USA

Hello! My name is Lisa, and I own and operate Perfectly Preserved USA. I make dozens of flavors of homemade jams, and baked goods including pies, breads and confections. I also make gift baskets full of goodies for all occasions. They are great for teachers, clients, or any gift-giving opportunity year round.

My son Corbin is a Riverview alumnus.

Lisa Lee, Owner/Baker




Natalie Barrantes - Senior Living Service

Finding the right Home Care, Assisted Living or Memory Care for your loved on is not an easy process.  We want to make sure that you know exactly what to expect.  At Senior Living Service, we collaborate and advocate with and for you. From creating a safe plan to age in place or downsizing and selling the real estate to use the equity towards care we are with you every step of the way. Our consultation is free and so is placement service as we are reimbursed by the providers we partner with.  

My daughter Camila is in 4th grade at Riverview.

Natalie Barrantes



Cell: 858-768-1324

Jenny Seligmann - Diamonds Forever

Nice to meet you! My name is Jenny Seligmann and I’m one of the owners of Diamonds Forever. Diamonds Forever is a woman-owned and led collective of gemologists, designers, and craftswomen. Weaving together thoughtful craftsmanship and spirited design ~ we create unique and deeply meaningful jewelry. We are a prominent custom jewelry destination. Our specialties include custom engagement rings, heirloom redesigns, and antique restorations. Come visit us in the heart of La Mesa where you will be greeted with a welcoming smile and a carefully curated collection of antique, vintage, and modern designs. Our in-house custom designs are hand-crafted in our local workshop with ethically sourced materials by highly-trained artisans.

My husband Todd and I are proud parents of Perry who is six years old. He is in kindergarten in Sra. Benito’s class


Jenny Seligmann

Diamonds Forever

619-223-2151 (text or call) 



Cindy Sproul - VIP School of Music

Hi! I have 3 kids in the Spanish program. My youngest is in kindergarten in Señor Guajardo's class, and I have two Riverview alumni at LMS. We love our schools! I am a private music teacher at VIP School of Music located in El Cajon, CA less than 10 minutes from the Riverview campus and less than 5 minutes from the Winter gardens campus. I teach piano, saxophone, flute, beginning drums and some vocals. I have been teaching over 10 years. I have availability to do online and in person lessons. We also offer many group classes.  We have such a wonderful team of teachers that I love working with. I’m open to answer any questions. 


Studio phone# call or text: 619-388-9867 


My personal email to ask questions: cindysproul@gmail.com

Steve Wedeking - Estate Planning

I focus my practice on helping families with young children protect those children and their wealth through estate planning.

I do this by providing families with the guidance and the support they need to create an estate plan tailored to their family dynamics and assets. 

Put another way, I do estate planning that works and I don't do anything else. 

My wife Jamie and I, and our three kids live in Lakeside and our active members at the Lakeside campus of Skyline Church.

In our spare time, we travel and go off-roading in our early broncos with our friends.

Jack (6) is in 1st grade and Lauren (4) is in TK doing the Spanish immersion program and Evan Rose (2) is in LEAPP with Ms. Catherine.  

Steve Wedeking

Wedeking Law APC




Najla Wehbe Dipp - Realtor

Hi everyone! My name is Najla. I am a Realtor® and am honored to have been recognized as one of the Top 40 agents under 40 in San Diego for the last two years!  I am 100% fluent in English and Spanish, so I would love to help you in your preferred language.

I have also been a Business and Life coach since 2013 and I am passionate about helping others reach their goals.

My husband, Chas owns a digital marketing company, Dearie Digital, and focuses mainly on the service industry.

¡Mucho gusto! We are here to help!

My son Mason is in 2nd grade at Riverview and my daughter is in kindergarten at Winter Gardens. 

Najla Wehbe Dipp

Realtor DRE #02024371

Pacific Sotheby's International Realty 




Chas Dearie