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Pegi Matsuda is an experienced and enthusiastic business and community leader with more than 30 years experience during times of significant industry challenge.  She’s led change in several industries including telecommunications, natural gas, a membership association, publishing and health care. 

She's received numerous awards and honors for her business success and community service from VICA, VEDC, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, MEND, Haven Hills, the Encino Chamber and the Valley Economic Alliance. She was also selected as Woman of the Year from the 43rd California State Assembly District and is on the list of the "Valley Top 200" published by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.  She served, or currently serves, as a board member of many organizations including the VEDC, VICA, the Valley Economic Alliance, ACG-101 Corridor, Woodbury University, Southern California Association for Healthcare Development, Valley Presbyterian Hospital, West Hills Hospital and the Community Foundation of the Valley.

She holds an MA in Organizational Leadership from Woodbury University and a BS in Human Relations and Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco.  She also holds the designation of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) from CFRE International. 




Kacie Haworth is Pegi Matsuda's most trusted advisor. In her current role, she's responsible for maintaining a calm work environment for the firm's clients and guests. "Kacie-Kace," as she's known in Studio City, only recently entered the work force after six years as a stay-at-home pup.

Prior to her first birthday, Kacie completed basic obedience education from Petco and also has numerous hours of private tutoring.  She has extensive experience being friendly, not barking in the office and sleeping through business meetings.  Kacie is not active on social media and does not respond to media inquiries.  To contact her, please visit the office during regular business hours.