On April 21, 2022, the BIA San Diego Chapter held their SMC Hops and Homes event in San Diego, CA. At the event, TFG Financial Professionals Sacha Mackels and Stephanie Hughes were recognized as Most Valuable Trade Partners for the first quarter of 2022. Stephanie has been a committed member of BIA. Sacha has been proud to serve on the board of the Specialty Contractors Committee and a past member of the membership committee.
With over 700 member firms, SD BIA represents the companies that plan, design, and build the community where San Diegans live, work, and play. Members of the BIA generate thousands of jobs in the San Diego region and are an important driving force in the local economy. “We are very fortunate to have found so many great connections through the BIA that have led to some fantastic relationships,” said Mackels.
Outside of their involvement in the BIA, Sacha and Stephanie’s passion and expertise is to serve as a financial resource to businesses in the construction and related industries. Sacha is a graduate of PennFoster College with a B.A. Degree in Business Management, as well as an MBA with a specialization in Finance from Ashford University. Sacha is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Professional, Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) and Wealth Management Certified Professional (WMCP®). Stephanie is fluent in the Spanish language and has many professional achievements; one most noted is being awarded the Rob Roy Integrity Award from UCR in 2002. Stephanie finds her purpose in the positive impact that she has on others.