Our Team

We Love Our Team

Shore Solutions is committed to providing support to our heroes in any way we can. 

Elizabeth Valenzuela Banker

Chief Executive Officer / President

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Born in Los Angeles, CA, and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Mrs. Valenzuela-Banker proudly served in the U.S. Navy for four years, holds a B.A in Business Administration and a Master certification in Government Contracting. Mrs. Valenzuela Banker’s passion, along with her combination of strength, experience, and love of the military community, is what drove her to become the C.E.O. of Shore Solutions. You can find Mrs. Banker spending time with her loved ones, camping, or working out in her off time, and she is married and a proud mother of two children.

Luz Anaya

Luz Anaya

Contract Administrator

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Luz Anaya is our Contract Administrator, she joined Shore Solutions in2020 after graduating from San Diego State University with a degree in International Security and Conflict Resolution. Her role within the company is maintaining our G.S.A. Contract, and enjoys being able to support our government through her job. In her free time, she enjoys taking pictures, drinking coffee, and spending time with her loved ones.

Robert Banker

Vice President of Sales

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Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Banker proudly served in the U.S. Navy for 5 years and holds a B.A in Business Administration. With over 15 years of experience in Government sales, Mr. Banker’s relentless pursuit of superior standards when supporting our heroes is what sets Shore Solutions apart from our competition. You can find Mr Banker spending time with his loved ones, camping, or golfing in his off time, and he is married and a proud father of two children.

Graham Burkey

Graham Burkey

Director of Operations

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Born in Liverpool, England, and raised in the Bay Area, Mr. Burkey proudly served in the Marine Corps for 12 years and is a proud Dad of two college-aged children. Holding a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and 20 years of experience in his field, Mr. Burkey is a vital piece to Shore’s success. In his free time, Mr. Burkey can be found playing soccer, camping, or reading.

Antoinette Cardoza

Antoinette Cardoza

Human Resources Manager

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Ms. Cardoza has been with Shore Solutions for the past 5 years. She started with the company as our Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Clerk. Although she thrived at providing financial, administrative, and clerical services, she has decided to move forward in the company. Antoinette is a proud mother of two beautiful girls and loves to fish in her spare time.

Colin Daniels

Colin Daniels

Senior Government Account Executive

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Son of career Naval Officers, a United States Naval Academy graduate and Navy Supply Corps Veteran. Colin has held positions in all aspects of Navy Supply as well as a Department Head leading a command logistics, finances, and food service operations. He has joined the team as our Senior Government Account Executive and is handling all of our east coast customers. He is an avid golfer and new father.

Caleb Grauberger

Caleb Grauberger

Senior Accounting Manager

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Caleb Grauberger was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. Before completing his Bachelors degree, he volunteered with an organization that leads teams in building homes for low income families in Tijuana, Mexico where he discovered his passion for service. Along with his skills in problem solving, he uses this passion to provide excellent service for customers and vendors alike for any accounting related needs.

Matthew Hastings

Matthew Hastings

Warehouse Manager

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Matthew is our warehouse manager. Matthew joined the shore team in 2020 and comes with over 20 years of warehouse experience. He was born and raised in Chula Vista, where he is married with four children. He hopes to gain as much knowledge about his role so he can grow within the company. In Matts’s spare time, he likes to spend time with his family and work on his house.

Dalcia Páramo

Vice President of Contracting and Compliance

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Born and raised in Rosarito, Mexico, Ms. Dalcia Páramo holds a B.S. in International Business. Mrs. Páramo’s commitment to the team, her focus on results, and her high standards of excellence have made her irreplaceable here at Shore Solutions. You can find Mrs Paramo spending time with her loved ones and volunteering at Church in her off time.

Maggie Perez

Maggie Perez

Senior Purchasing Manager

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Maggie comes to Shore Solutions with extensive purchasing experience. Maggie’s goal is to be the bridge that makes the vendor –  buyer relationship be one that is smooth so that you cannot tell where one company ends and the other begins.

Mariana Sanchez

Mariana Sanchez

Mission Support Specialist

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Ms. Sanchez is the mission support specialist at Shore Solutions. She joined the company mid-2021. Born in Los Angeles, CA but raised, Tijuana Baja California, Mexico. Graduated with a bachelors in Spanish and certification to teach English as a second language. Also, received a Master’s in Spanish literature and Linguistics. Ms. Sanchez is constantly looking for improvement in order to expand her knowledge and skills. She believes Shore Solutions is a great place to accomplish these goals. During her free time, she enjoys working out, hiking and traveling. Ms. Sanchez has visited different countries around the world.

Clay Tebbetts

Clay Tebbetts

Sales and Business Development Manager

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Clay is the Sales and Business Development Manager at Shore Solutions. Clay retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving 20 years and has earned two degrees. He has earned an A.A.S in Criminal Justice and a B.S. in Environmental Science. He is currently working toward an M.B.A. in Government Contracting and Acquisitions. Seeking to serve the men and women in uniform continually, Clay strives to provide the best customer service possible to the warfighter.

We treat our customers the same way we would want to be treated. Over 50% of our reps are former military and we know the requirements that need to be followed. We can walk you through how to create a cart and checkout through Fed Mall. We are also your go-to vendor for meeting all your Set Aside goals as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, an Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business, located in a Historically Under-Utilized Business Zone, a Minority Business Enterprise, a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, and a Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise. To give you peace of mind, we play by the rules! Shore Solutions ensures compliance with all FAR/DFAR/ITAR regulations. We go above and beyond to answer any questions you have. Our mission is to ensure our heroes are always mission-ready. 

– Antoinette Cardoza
Gabriela Vazquez

Gabriela Vazquez

Proposal Coordinator

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Born and raised in Tijuana, Mexico. Gabriela earned a B.S. in International Business, a Double Degree in Business Administration General Management, and a Master’s degree in Marketing Management. It is her drive, education, and interpersonal abilities that make her an asset to this team. In her free time, Ms Vazquez can be found spending time with her loved ones and volunteering at Church.

Monica Welsh

Monica Welsh

Mission Support Specialist

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Ms. Monica Welsh is our Mission Support Specialist. With over 5 years of customer service knowledge, Monica takes care of our heroes by sourcing and ensuring our Service Men and Women are always mission-ready. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones and her dogs.

Sarai Welsh

Sarai Welsh

Senior Proposal Manager

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Ms. Sarai Welsh is the Proposal Manager at Shore Solutions. She earner a B.A. in International Business from San Diego State University in 2015. She joined Shore Solutions in 2019 and came in with extensive experience in project management and customer service. Ms. Welsh likes to challenge herself constantly, and her goal is to streamline the process and to win more contracts. She loves to travel, and on her personal time, she enjoys spending quality time with her loved ones.

Carmen Yolanda

Carmen Yolanda

Executive Assistant to CEO

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Carmen Yolanda is the Executive Assistant to our C.E.O. Prior to joining our team, Carmen had honed her administrative and support skills working as a Legal Assistant. She also enjoyed running her own business for a number of years, which gave her a solid foundation in bookkeeping as well as the ability to work efficiently while balancing multiple responsibilities.

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