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Pete Truxaw

Advisor Orange County, California Area, US

Concept Development, P Truxaw Consulting and Founder, Mama's on 39.

Concept Development, P Truxaw Consulting and Founder, Mama's on 39.

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Mama's on 39
Salt Creek Grille


Concept Development P Truxaw Consulting May 2014 - present
Founder Mama's on 39 May 2011 - present
Co-Founder Salt Creek Grille August 1995 - May 2014


Santa Clara University 1981 - 1985

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  • • Small Businesses

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Steve Jennings
We worked together  •  CEO, Pacific Restaurant Advisors, LLC. Previously CFO, Salt CreekGrille.
Pete has owned successful businesses for 20 years. With his newest restaurant, he worked his way through a lot of issues to make it success ... ful that most wouldn't have
Michael Harvey
They're my friends  •  Chair - Quality of Life ad hoc Committee, Franciscan Friars Province of Saint Barbara.
Pete is presently an entrepreneur, and a generous man!
Reid Sherard
We worked together  •  Pres/CEO, Capital Growth Advisors, LLC. Previously Senior Vice President, Captec Financial Group, Inc..
Pete has already been an entrepreneur on multiple start-ups. He is driven to succeed and brings great enthusiasm and drive and is always po ... sitive. People naturally listen to him. He would be a great addition to any project.
John Silberstein
They're my friends  •  Litigation Management Specialist, Liberty Mutual Insurance. Previously Chief Examiner, Liberty Mutual Insurance.
I've had great business conversations with Pete. Despite the fact we are in very different industries, he can relate and make his business v ... entures understandable and approachable to others.
Doug Chotkevys
We worked together  •  Founding Corporate Secretary, Dana Point Symphony and Commissioner at County Waste Management Commission, County of Orange.
Pete's work experience as a proven entrepreneur is best demonstrated by his ability to take a concept and to develop it into a national chai ... n of fine dining restaurants. Pete's ability to work with others to inspire and to lead others to share in his vision is his best trait as a leader and an entrepreneur.
Rick Hutchinson
We worked together  •  Head Coach Woodbridge Ice Hockey, Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League and Coach, Anaheim Ducks Fantasy Camp.
You don't get much better than Pete. Straight forward, trustworthy and dedicated.
Gary Allhusen
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder, Communities for Cause, Inc. and CEO, Silver Bridge Associates, Inc.. Cornell grad. Cornell grad.
Ambitious and creative
Steven Selcer
We worked together  •  Board Member, California Science Center and Managing Partner, The SelWeis Companies. University of Southern California grad.
Pete is already an entrepreneur!
Keith Rosenbaum
We worked together  •  CEO, EMAV and General Counsel, Sit n' Sleep.
Pete is one of those rare individuals who can seamlessly blend intelligence, business experience, and social grace. He is one of the smartes ... t and nicest guys I know, and I would trust him implicitly in any venture or relationship.
Randy Hiatt
We worked together  •  President, Fessel International. Previously Vice President, Food & Beverage, Grace Restaurant Company.
Pete has been an entrepreneur for years in one of the riskiest businesses, the restaurant business. He has survived and thrived based on hi ... s unique skill set.
James Littlejohn
They're my friends  •  Executive Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley.
Pete, has been a great investor to our organization, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley. He has invested in dinner, dance, auction ... gala which is our largest fundraiser in our organization. Through one of his companies each summer he would have his staff bring pasta every Friday for the kids to have a hot meal. I have great respect for Pete, and what his commitment is to his local community. I have know doubt in my mind that Pete would be an excellent choice for your entrepreneur group. This is a no brainier for me.
Cliff Bianchine
We worked together  •  President, Summit General Contractors Inc..
Pete has already proven himself as a great entrepreneur.
John Middleton
We worked together  •  Principal, MKJ Advisors. Previously Chief Development Officer, Pei Wei Asian Diner. Cornell grad.
Experience...unlike many, he has successfully built a business from the ground up.
Steele Platt
We worked together  •  Previously Founder, Yard House Restaurants. Previously Restaurant Owner, Entreprenuer.
He has the drive to succeed.
Philip McDonough
They're my advisor  •  Owner, Capital Growth Advisors, LLC. Previously Managing Partner, Capital Growth Advisors, LLC.
He has already been one, having built a successful restaurant chain and we are constantly working with Pete to find help find the next oppor ... tunity.
Peter Moersch
We worked together  •  Vice President Leasing Neighborhood and Community Centers, Irvine Company. Previously First Vice President, CB Richard Ellis. University of Sout
Pete takes the time to understand a concept through his depth of connections and resources. He seeks appropriate advisement prior to taking ... a risk but after committing he fully invests of his time and talent to see concepts and ideas through to fruition. His ethics are his trademark and his associates all remain loyal to him for it.
Charles McPhee
They're my school  •  Senior Vice President, Development, Public Storage. Previously Executive Vice President, Catellus.
Pete is all about quality. He is a genuinely credible and competent professional that operates at the highest level of integrity.
Rob Fredell
They're my friends  •  Director, Challenger Learning Center of Colorado. Previously Science & Math Teacher, Pauline Memorial Catholic School.
Pete is personable, smart, hard-working, and experienced at starting successful new businesses.
Ryan Ruud
They're my investor  •  Managing Director, GE Capital. Previously Risk Analyst, MB Financial Bank.
My time working with Pete has been as lender to his business and I've always found him to be an extremely knowledgeable restauranteur, of th ... e highest integrity and one to put people above all else. I'm highly confident Pete will continue to have great success in any new venture pursued.

Philip McDonough
Owner, Capital Growth Advisors, LLC. Previously Managing Partner, Capital Growth Advisors, LLC.
Philip has proven time and again to be one of the most intuitive funding managers I have ever met. He has a broad wealth of knowledge in th ... e capital-raise field and has personally assisted my companies in raising equity and debt capital over the past 15 years.

Keith Rosenbaum
They're my friends  •  CEO, EMAV and General Counsel, Sit n' Sleep.
Keith is an extraordinary, self-made entrepreneur who is highly intelligent, skillfully opportunistic, and thinks out of the box. I deeply ... trust Keith and his unmatched integrity.