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President's Message, 2016


Ron graduated from Eckerd College with an honors in American Studies and then attended law school at USC. While there, he interned for a semester with the California Court of Appeal. After earning his law degree, began practicing law in Los Angeles, soon handling personal injury matters, which he found very rewarding. He opened the Law Offices of Ronald Fomalont in 1994, with a primary office in Woodland Hills and a satellite office in Century City.

He hikes often with his family in the Santa Monica Mountains and is active in the local Chamber of Commerce, as well being board member for a local environmental organization active in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Ron Kramer


Ron is the president and founder of Kramer Accountancy Corporation located at Pine Tree Circle, in Topanga Canyon. Ron graduated from California State University, Northridge with a BS in Accounting in 1983. He worked in public accounting for 10 years before forming Kramer Accountancy Corporation in 1993.  Ron is also a registered investment advisor as well as an insurance agent.  Ron has helped many Topangans with tax, investment and insurance services for many years.


Heather Bryant is an Event Coordinator in Topanga Canyon.  Since 2011, she has worked on many local festivals and events, including Topanga Days Country Fair, Reggae On The Mountain, Topanga Film Festival, Topanga Folk Festival, Canyon Sages Autumn Craft Boutique Fundraiser, Conquering Cancer Concert, and served as the Event Chair for the Topanga Chamber of Commerce in 2015.  She has a nine-year background in film and television production and is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America.  She loves Topanga Canyon, and hopes that the community will join in in celebrating all that it has to offer!



1975 to 1984 Elektra Asylum Records
1984 to 1987 Realtor with Rodeo Realty Beverly Hills
1987 to 1990 Commercial real estate & Property Management
1990 to 2007 Mortgage Broker
2007 to present Insurance broker Searchlight Insurance Services

Having my business in Topanga is very rewarding, not only for the business contacts but more importantly it has allowed me to get to know the people and the values of Topanga.  It is an honor to be one of the board members of the Topanga Chamber of Commerce.


Joseph is a long time resident of Topanga Canyon and a former Chamber Board President. He currently works to keep the business community acquainted with important matters concerning local government and environmental concerns.

Also a travel journalist and broadcaster, Joseph  operates the multi-media organization, TRAVELSCOPE® dedicated to educating travelers about other cultures, and travel destinations. The program plays regularly on PBS and has received several Emmy awards and nominations.