Forbes Business Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Successful Business Owners and Leaders


Fresno, CA, January 20, 2022 — Scott Ford, President of California Builder Services, a California Real Estate consulting firm specializing in DRE Public Reports, HOA Budgets and Reserve Studies, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.

Scott Ford was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors. Scott earned his M.B.A from California State University, with a specialization in real estate finance. In 2015, Scott was awarded the Reserve Specialist designation by the Community Association Institute. Additionally, Scott participates in the Fresno & Madera, Central Coast, and North State Building Association Chapters. He is also a member of the California Building Industry Association’s State Department of Real Estate Committee.

“We are honored to welcome Scott into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Scott has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum and at members-only events. Scott will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

Finally, Scott Ford will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

“I’m extremely excited to join this group of growth-minded entrepreneurs and thought leaders who challenge each other to lead with purpose, adaptability, and humility. It’s an honor to work with Forbes and my fellow Council members to help other ambitious visionaries realize their full potential,” says Scott Ford.

ABOUT FORBES COUNCILS: Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.

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California Builder Services consults land developers and property owners on navigating DRE requirements and approval processes, as well as advising clients on reserve study funds and budgets. Through decades of experience working alongside California’s Department of Real Estate, California Builder Services’ turnaround time is 60% faster than the industry average.

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Scott Ford, President
California Builder Services
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