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About the Partners

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Dale Dreher
Cell: 310-600-5020

Dale Dreher, Founder and CEO of South Bay Locations, was born and raised in Los Angeles and the South Bay.  After a stint in the US Marine Corps and attending USC he began work in the Hollywood TV / Film industry.  Dale worked 16 years in media production as a Coordinator, Production Supervisor, Line Producer as well as UPM/1st & 2nd AD before moving into Locations 14 years ago.  

Staying Focused in the areas of Hollywood, Southern California, Greater LA, the OC, and now specializing in the South Bay, Dale works on every variation of media project, including short form, long form, union or non-union as an A-list Location Scout and Manager. Projects include TV Series, Features, Commercials, Music Videos, Stills and Corporate campaigns. Member of the Directors Guild of America, the Teamsters Local 399 and the Location Managers Guild International.

Skills include Networking, Architectual Photography, Project Management, Team Leadership, Film Permitting, Logistics and Location Scouting for hard to find locations including:

Houses, Offices, Buildings, Medical space, Schools, Urban & Suburban Locations, Streets, Freeways, Americana and any location you can imagine!  Dale is highly organized, honest, great at budgeting, communications and fast, focused results!

Dale loves his beautiful wife of 13 years and 2 handsome boys ages 10 and 12.  Our company motto is: "Bringing Hollywood to the South Bay, Now more than ever!"




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Richard Ruybalid
Cell: 310-910-3000

Richard Ruybalid is director of acquisitions and business development at South Bay Locations. His core beliefs and business philosophy are that success can only truly be measured by the relationships that are formed in any endeavor.  People are what matter.

His expansive career includes 25 plus years of property acquisitions, project management and business development. Richard has expedited and managed major project's including hotel-chain remodels for Marriot, La Quinta, Extended Stay America, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, Hilton, Crown Plaza and more. He has extensive experience as a government liaison, permit expedition, loss prevention and problem resolution.  Richard is the founder and managing partner of AmeriPacific LLC real estate investments.

Richard is married to the love of his life, has 4 children and 2 grandchildren. He has worked with charitable organizations such as Make-A-Wish foundation, Salvation Army, Special Olympics and is a member of the Walteria Businessman's Club. He is community minded and believes strongly in the pay it forward principle through mentoring and community involvement.