Community service is a high priority at Petsas & Hill. We take great pride in the community in which we live. Our firm has been involved in many areas of community service as a firm and as individuals.
As a firm, we have been members of the local Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, sponsored youth athletic programs, active in legislative days with local professional organizations, involved in various political party activities, and been active in local civic community recognitions.
Gus Petsas has been recognized nationally for his leadership in helping others by Investment News Magazine as a finalist in the 2008 Community Service Awards. He also has be named a "Home Town Hero" by the Contra Costa Newspaper Group and Comcast of the San Francisco Bay Area. As a Board Member and Past Chairman of The Bay Area Rescue Mission, he has worked extensively with an organization that is helping the needy find shelter, meals and a new life in this Christian based outreach to the greater Bay Area.
Gus has also served as a Treasurer and Board Member of Calvary Temple Church for 18 years and served on The Richmond Corps of the Salvation Army Advisory Board for over 30 years. Gus also serves on the the Board of Directors for Feel The Power Impact Ministries and Sean Smith Ministries.
Mila Coffey is serving as the president of the Contra Costa College Foundation. In her role as a Board Member, Mila has helped with the fund-raising activities to benefit college students by granting scholarships. In 2009 Mila was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from Contra Costa College.
Mila is the treasurer for the George Miller Youth Fund. The Youth Fund's primary goal is to emphasize environmental education for children. As an ambassador for the East Bay Regional Park District since 2006, she shares information about the park, its trails and community based events.
Mila has served on the Parish Finance Council at St. Joseph Parish in Pinole since 2009. She is a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, and a catechist. She has also led the Rosary Project for the Faith Formation Program.