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Alumni Business Directory

Find alumni-owned and affiliated businesses and support fellow Trojans. At Valley Christian High School, we believe our alumni are Trojans for life. Please consider supporting the work they are doing locally and around the world.

Alumni Businesses are listed alphabetically in the table below. Click on the company name to read more. Click on column headings to sort by category, or use the search option to find someone/something quickly.

Allstate Insurance:
The Denney Agency
Mike Denney (Christine '92) S. Val Vista Rd. Ste B110
Gilbert, AZ 85298
(480) 226-4115Insurance
Amerifirst Financial, Inc.Robert Miller ' N. 87th St Suite 310
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(520) 560-4758Financial Services
APREric Fraley '03aprgilbert.com1025 N. McQueen Rd. Ste 150
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(480) 800-4840Automotive Repair
The Collective Hair StudioLauren Behnken '05Click Here 4235 Brown Avenue
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 734-5337Hair/Beauty Salon
Couture in the SuburbsLindsay Viker ' 269-7317Entertainment/Things to Do
Desert FitnessJared Wilson '03desertfitnessaz.com4658 S. Higley Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85297
740 S. Cooper Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(480) 422-7320Health and Fitness
Eastside Performance MotorcyclesSean Murphy '89Click Here343 S. Davis
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 649-4440 Automotive (Repair or Sales)
Motorcycle Service
Hackberry TeaJenna (Biederbeck) Kellso '97hackberrytea.com985 W. Chandler Heights Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 250-7159Food and Restaurant Services
John Maxwell GroupRhett Beyer '89Click Here(251) 222-5669 Business Services
Journey TrainingTanner Allen ' 125 W. Gemini Dr.
Suite E10
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 452-3113 Health and Fitness
K2 Electric, Inc.Jared Kreditk2elec.com4038 E. Superior Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 762-0255Construction - Electrical Kayla Lowery ' (855) 612-5426 Clothing and Apparel
Kettle Fire CreativeMegan (Gjersvig) Schaulis '05kettlefirecreative.comPO Box 7812
Colorado Springs, CO 80933
(719) 425-5705Advertising, Marketing, and PR
Kind Event Co.Lyndsay (Robertson) Clark ' 529-0685Event Planning
Maricopa Family Dentistry & Orthodontics Matthew Ross ' 44480 W Honeycutt Rd
St 110
Maricopa AZ 85138
(520) 568-9100 Doctors
My Choice Insurance GroupJennifer (Todd) Klages '91Click Here100 W. Boston St Ste 2
Downtown Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 219-8212Insurance
Nakupenda PhotographyKatie (Propheter) Harrison '07Click Here(480) 338-1832Photography
Nebraska City NutritionKerry (Winhold) Kattelman '94Click here618 Central Ave
Nebraska City, NE 68410
(402) 713-0007Health and Fitness
NextHome ValleywideGarrett Kidd '09garrettkidd.realtor1490 S. Price Rd.
Ste. 106
Chandler, AZ 85286
(480) 621-6828 Real Estate and Agents
Pandora's PurseRose Krison '09pandoraspurse.com7131 W. Ray Rd. #38
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 540-7540Purses, Wallets, and Accessories
Park Avenue Salon & Blow DryKate Pitrat '09parkavenueblowdry.com3240 E. Camelback Rd.
Suite 16
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(480) 321-7780Massage and Spa
Pelican MediaSam Pagel ' 694-7276Digital Media (Video, Web Design)
Presto DesignsTommy Prestinario ' 221-6543Advertising, Marketing, & PR
Digital Media (Video, Web Design)
Promo Excitement, LLCDustin Nelson ' (267) 536-5577 Advertising, Marketing, and PR
Sagebrush CoffeeJenna (Biederbeck) Kellso '97sagebrushcoffee.com985 W. Chandler Heights Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 250-7159Food and Restaurant Services
Sassy Soirees
Wedding & Event Planning
Shannon "Loomer" Smith ' (602) 882-5589Event Planning
Sleep and SitJustin Cates '99Facebook.com1824 N Pinal Ave
Casa Grande, AZ 85211
(602) 615-1500Furniture, Mattresses
Stewardship MortgageJarred Kuiper '05stewardaz.com1094 S. Gilbert Rd. #210
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 570-3619Financial Services
STMPO Clothing & STMPO.orgLisa Birman ' 4629 Cass St #4
San Diego CA 92109
(619) 722-0223 Clothing and Apparel
Stratum Laser TagTommy '04 and
Vinny '06 Prestinario
stratumhq.com1455 S. Stapley Dr. Ste 11
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 545-5500Entertainment/Things To Do
Studio 7 PhotographyShawna (Moskalik)
Yarbrough '93 209-3208Photography
Summer Kelley WriterSummer (Kielmeyer)
Kelley '00 456-2886Advertising, Marketing, PR
Tremaine RanchMatt & Leah (Williamson)
Theodosis '04 & '07 (602) 791-7400Event Planning
Custom Furniture
Furniture Rental
Trinity ProductionsBrett Fraley '05trinityweddingsaz.com130 N. Sunway Dr. Suite 2
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(602) 741-2526Digital Media (Video, Web Design)
Western Foodservice
Equipment and Design
Marcus Kronwald ' 201 N. Comanche Dr.
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 731-9140Food and Restaurant Services
Foodservice Equipment Sales
Wilson Law Firm Mark Wilson '01wilsonlawaz.com2133 E. Warner Road
Suite 104
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 491-5700 Legal Services
Wolf WatersportsCole Wolfswinkel '11wolfwatersports.com8640 E. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 986-8898Marine Sales and Repair
Yoga 111 WestLisa Birman '91yoga111west.com1825 E. Guadalupe Rd
Suite 103
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 825-4063Health and Fitness
Clothing and Apparel

Mike Denney (Christine Anglin '92) 4902 S Val Vista Rd Ste B110 Gilbert, AZ  85298 (480) 226-4115 Insurance

A trusted advisor for your auto, home, renter’s, motorcycle, boat, ATV, Life, Retirement and Commercial Insurance needs.

Robert Miller '02 14350 N 87th St Suite 310 Scottsdale, AZ  85260 (520) 560-4758 Financial Services

I am a Loan officer with Amerifirst Financial Inc. We offer a wide variety of Mortgage products. I always strive to provide my clients and referral partners the best service and products possible. If you are looking to purchase a home please contact me to see how I can help.

Eric Fraley '03 1025 N McQueen Rd Ste 150 Gilbert, AZ  85233 (480) 800-4840 Automotive Repair

Serving Mesa-Gilbert-Chandler and surrounding areas, APR was founded in the spring of 2013 with the idea in mind to provide quality auto repair and care to customers while building a trusting relationship. At APR the customer comes first. Our wish here at APR is that every customer will leave not only feeling like they received quality work, but also that they were not taken advantage of. We provide auto repair and care with integrity and honesty. 

Lauren Behnken '05 4235 Brown Avenue Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (480) 734-5337 Hair/Beauty Salon

We are a new salon in Old Town Scottsdale founded by Lady Trojan Lauren Behnken. We provide services for hair, nails, extensions, color, and more. By appointment only please!

Lindsay Viker '10 (480) 269-7317 Entertainment/Things to Do

Couture in the Suburbs is an online publication that features emerging fashion, beauty, and culture in different cities around the United States. The goal is to help our audience discover their city and connect to a community of artists and business owners pursuing their passions. Whether you simply love fashion, or are looking for a new restaurant to try in your neighborhood, Couture in the Suburbs will show you the best places to go and people to know to connect to your community.

Jared Wilson '03 740 S. Cooper Rd. Gilbert, AZ  85233 (480) 422-7358 Health and Fitness
4658 S. Higley Rd. Suite 101 Gilbert, AZ  85297  (480) 422-7320

Featuring over 15,000 sq. ft of workout space, tanning services, childcare, Personal Training Services, and our State-of-the-Art ‘Group-X’ Classes, Desert Fitness is your new fitness authority in Arizona. Voted Best Gym in Gilbert by the East Valley Tribune and Get Out Magazine! Where Our Members Come First!

Sean Murphy '89 343 S Davis Mesa, AZ 85210 (480) 649-4440 Automotive (Repair or Sales) Motorcycle Service

We do motorcycle service, repair, and restoration. We work on all kinds of motorcycles and all years.

Jenna Kellso '97 985 W Chandler Heights Rd Chandler, AZ  85248 (480) 250-7159 Food and Restaurant Services

Hackberry Tea is a distributor of fine loose leaf teas. We, along with our parent company, Sagebrush Coffee, seek to provide our customers with the best products to produce simply the best beverages.

Rhett Beyer '89 (251) 222-5669 Business Services Consulting

As a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker, I can offer you workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching, aiding your personal and professional growth through study and practical application of John’s proven leadership methods. Working together, I will move you and/or your team or organization in the desired direction to reach your goals.


Tanner Allen '07 125 W Gemini Dr Suite E10 Tempe, AZ 85283 (480) 452-3113 Health and Fitness

Journey Training is a private gym dedicated to giving you the best results possible. Through nutrition and resistance training, you will transform your body and mind and accomplish things you’ve never thought possible! Come join a great community of like minded individuals, be challenged, and meet your goals at Journey Training!

Jared Kredit '03 4038 E Superior Ave Phoenix, AZ  85040 (602) 762-0255 Construction – Electrical

Our mission is to provide customers with on-time performance while maintaining a safe work place for our employees. As we continue our commitment to electrical education we are persistently searching for new avenues of expansion. K2 takes pride in our community and we are committed to giving back to charitable organizations and strive to be on the forefront of energy conservation. We are dedicated to maintaining superior customer satisfaction & upholding a high standard of craftsmanship.


Kayla Lowery '03 (855) 612-5426 Clothing and Apparel

 K Couture is your personal, online boutique offering you an extensive selection of dresses that are comfortable, customizable and at a great price. Plus, your dresses will coordinate with our line of menswear styles and elegant accessories. Be creative, mix, match and alter many styles to fit your wedding day or special occasion perfectly. Best of all, we’ll ship directly to you – for free! Start designing your dress today at

Megan Schaulis '05 PO Box 7812 Colorado Springs, CO  80933 (719) 425-5705 Advertising, Marketing, & PR

We get all warm and fuzzy about branding. A first-rate identity is the core of a healthy brand. Beyond building brand recognition, a stellar identity inspires loyalty, demonstrates personality, and drives messaging. Our passion is to cultivate rich identity through tailored brand strategies, compelling graphics, and purposeful content.

Lyndsay (Robertson) Clark '06 (480) 529-0685 Event Planning

Premier planning services for weddings, social gatherings, and special events. 10% off Planning Packages for VCHS Alumni!

Matthew Ross '05 44480 W Honeycutt Rd St 110 Maricopa AZ 85138 (520) 568-9100 Doctors Dentists Physicians

At Maricopa Family Dentistry & Orthodontics, we are dedicated to providing you quality dentistry & orthodontics with the utmost comfort and quality of service. We are committed to the highest level of care for your whole family, and can serve all of your dental needs without referring you to another office. We offer everything from routine care, cosmetic make overs, orthodontics, root canal therapy (endodontics), oral surgery, implants, and periodontal therapy.

Jennifer Todd Klages '91 100 W Boston St Ste 2 Downtown Chandler, AZ  85225 (480) 219-8212 Insurance

Providing Arizona families with auto, home and small business insurance solutions for over 20 years. We are a family owned Independent Insurance Agency with access to over 30 A-rated insurance companies. Great coverage and exceptional service, priced right! Call 480-219-8212 and let us do the shopping for you.

Katie Harrison '07 (480) 338-1832 Photography

Your photography sessions create scholarships. In 2012, Nakupenda Photography was born out of love for a child. It was a simple desire to save her life and a huge dream to pay for her school all the way through University. Together Elizabeth and I dreamed of what that future would look like and her enthusiasm for life fueled my desire to fight for her for as long as it would take. School scholarships are created through all session, digital and print sales at Nakupenda Photography.

Kerry Kattelman '94

Click Here 618 Central Avenue
Nebraska City, NE  68410
(402) 713-0007 Health and Fitness

Nutritional Wellness Coaches utilizing high quality food products to help people manage their weight, have more energy, and maintain youthful vigor. Specializing in a healthy lifestyle and sports nutrition. Join one of our exciting online programs and receive a 3 day trial pack, personalized coaching, wellness evaluation, support in meal prep, and suggested exercises. VCHS Community recieves $5 OFF online programs and 5% OFF products

Garrett Kidd '09 1490 S Price Rd Ste 106 Chandler, AZ 85286 (480) 621-6828 Real Estate and Agents

THE FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE NextHome Valleywide is a progressive real estate franchise with consumer-focused branding, technology and marketing. Our systems, tools and technology empower agents to provide excellent service without compromise. We focus on collaborative partnerships and effective products for business development, growth and relevance. Our agents are the focal point, and the most valuable source of guidance, knowledge and information for buyers and sellers.

Rose Krison '09 7131 W Ray Road Suite 38 Chandler, AZ 85224 (480) 540-7540 Purses, Wallets, and Accessories

Before you pay full retail for your next designer handbag or wallet, come to Pandora’s Purse and choose from an ever changing selection! We buy, sell, and trade designer purses at every price point from Tory Burch, Michael Kors, and Kate Spade, to Louis Vitton, Gucci, and Fendi. Check out our Alumni Business Spotlight video on the Valley Christian Alumni Facebook page for a look at what we do and a special offer!

Kate Pitrat '09 3240 E Camelback Rd Suite 16 Phoenix, AZ 85018 (480) 321-7780 Massage and Spa

Park Avenue Salon and Blow Dry is a full service salon with style and flair, dedicated to offering clients exceptional beauty services while they relax in a stylish, inviting environment. No longer is running around town necessary to fulfill all your beauty needs. Park Avenue offers blowouts, cut, color, nail services and more so our clients can spend less time in traffic and more time doing what they enjoy. 

Sam Pagel '07 (480) 694-7276 Digital Media (Video, Web Design)

Pelican Media fuses professional quality and peerless value in every project we tackle. From hollywood-style professional videography to state-of-the-art website design and development, Pelican offers truly amazing digital media solutions. We never miss deadlines and will work tirelessly to make sure our clients are taken care of and given the digital tools they need to succeed. Contact us today!

Tommy Prestinario '04 (480) 221-6543 Advertising, Marketing, and PR Digital Media (Video, Web Design)

Specializing in full service graphic design, web development and marketing for startups.

Dustin Nelson '12 (267) 536-5577 Advertising, Marketing, and PR

Promo Excitement is a leading provider of custom products and promotional products, personalized to allow your company brand or logo to rise to the top!

Jenna Kellso '97 985 W Chandler Heights Rd Chandler, AZ  85248 (480) 250-7159 Food and Restaurant Services

Sagebrush Coffee produces and distributes fresh roasted coffee from our facility right here in Chandler, AZ. Our products are meticulously sourced, tested and matched with a perfect roasting profile, and are roasted fresh when you order. Visit our website for brewing equipment, gift ideas, or simply to find your new favorite coffee!

Shannon Smith '02 1455 S. Stapley Dr. Mesa, AZ  85204 (602) 882-5589 Event Planning

From defining your style and personality to selecting the venue and vendors… it’s a comprehensive collaboration that culminates in a SASSY SOIREE. Creativity is a gift and it’s mine to give to you. With a discerning eye for design, my couples see their love story come to life! My heart and passion is to serve… for the sake of a lasting love story and it’s my prayer that I help you begin a marriage that’s even more beautiful than your wedding. *Alumni 100.00 off Day of Services 250.00 Full Service.

Justin Cates '99 1824 N Pinal Ave
Casa Grande, AZ 85211
(602) 615-1500 Furniture, Mattresses

Been in the furniture business since 1970 – Family Owned and Family Run.

Jarred Kuiper '05 1094 S. Gilbert Rd. #210 Gilbert, AZ  85296 (480) 570-3619 Financial Services

Stewardship Mortgage aims to love people through mortgage transaction. We assist people with obtaining a mortgage for the purpose of home purchase or existing mortgage refinance.”

Lisa Birman '91 4629 Cass St #4 San Diego CA 92109 (619) 722-0223 Clothing and Apparel Non-Profit

STMPO Clothing features our original artwork of images representing the coastal life, surf, vintage cars, and active lifestyles. All shirts are LIMITED EDITION, which means we only print 50-100 of each design. STMPO (Sand, Trees, Mountains, Pacific Ocean) is a California Nonprofit 501(c)3 Public Benefit Corporation, based in San Diego, California. Your donations can help us raise awareness about the environment and increase efforts to preserve the coastlines of the Pacific Ocean.

Tommy '04 and Vinny '06 Prestinario 1455 S. Stapley Dr. Mesa, AZ  85204 (480) 545-5500 Entertainment/Things to Do

The WORLD’S LARGEST LASER TAG ARENA! Featuring over 90 ramps, towers, & bridges with 15 different levels.

Shawna Yarbrough '93 (480) 209-3208 Photography

Offering photography services for high style senior sessions for Valley Christian Students. Unique . Creative. Fun. Professional Price 400| Includes 2 hour session (natural light outdoor sessions) +200 print credit +100 digital files +Custom App for your phone + Photoshop cleanup +Garannteed laughter and great memories

Summer Kelley '00 (602) 456-2886 Advertising, Marketing, PR

Summer Kelley is a trustworthy writer who produces quality copywriting, website copy, photo editing, blog posts, documents, brochures, newsletters, e-newsletters and more.

Matt & Leah Theodosis '04 & '07 (602) 791-7400 Event Planning Custom Furniture Furniture Rental

We are Leah and Matt Theodosis; husband and wife team based out of Phoenix, Arizona. We are a staging, design & furniture rental company that specializes in all things unique. We offer vintage rentals, custom furniture and outdoor event space! We pride ourselves in offering one of a kind pieces saturated with life, history, and authenticity. Your event deserves someone who is just as invested in those moments as you are. Let us be a part of your celebration, because you are worth it!

Brett Fraley '05
130 N. Sunway Dr. Suite 2 Gilbert, AZ  85233
(602) 741-2526 Digital Media (Video, Web Design) Photography

10% off for alumni! Trinity Productions specializes in video production for any of the following areas: weddings, aerial photography/videography, commercials, business promotion, music videos.

Marcus Kronwald '04
201 N Comanche Dr Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 731-9140 Food and Restaurant Services Foodservice Equipment Sales

At Western Foodservice, we sell all equipment related to the foodservice industry. Our customer base reaches a wide range of business and organizations (restaurants, schools, hotels, professional organizations, & government). Also, we offer Commercial kitchen designs for large or small operations. Call for free consulting on the type of equipment that will work best for your foodservice operation or consulting on how to maximize the space of your foodservice operation. Call for a quote!

Mark Wilson '01 2133 E. Warner Road Suite 104 Tempe, AZ 85284 (480) 491-5700 Legal Services

Mark A. Wilson is certified as a specialist in estate & trust law by the State Bar of Arizona. Wilson Law Firm practices primarily in the areas of probate and trust administration and litigation, estate planning (wills & trusts), guardianships and conservatorships, and represents many small business owners with corporate and real estate matters.

Cole Wolfswinkel '11 8640 E Main St Mesa, AZ 85207 (480) 986-8898 Marine Sales and Repair

Wolf Watersports, previously StanCraft Marine Center AZ, is your local authorized dealer in Mesa, AZ for MasterCraft Boats, Manitou Pontoon Boats and Sunstream Boat Lifts. We are an exclusive MasterCraft Boat and Ilmor Service center. Ranked 2016 “Top 3” servicing dealer in the World by MasterCraft Boat Company, we pride ourselves in providing exceptional service and customer satisfaction. We service all makes and models. I am always willing to take special care of my VCHS family!

Lisa Birman '91
1825 E. Guadalupe Rd Suite 103
Tempe, AZ  85283
(480) 825-4063 Health and Fitness
Clothing and Apparel

Yoga 111 West is an independently owned Yoga studio and creative retail space in Tempe, Arizona. “111” is pronounced “one eleven” and represents the Longitude of our location. We are an independent yoga studio with a focus on functional fitness and the practical benefits of modern yoga in the western world. The store features 5 independent clothing brands, handcrafted accessories, gifts, and artwork by local artists. More info and class schedule can be found on our website,