Bilingual - Fluent in English and Spanish. Trainer, Public Speaker and Facilitator.
Community Organizer - Build and lead coalitions, partnerships and community organizations.
Fundraising - Obtained grants and donations from private and public sources.
Technology - Developed results oriented websites and social media marketing campaigns.
Technical Assistance – Provided training, consulting and assistance to businesses organizations and individuals.
Executive Competencies - Lead people and organizations through change, innovation and turnarounds.
Inclusive Management – Believe in the value of engagement and diversity in people and teams.
Entrepreneurial - Created value in clients, organizations and project programs.
Political & Media - Versed in public speaking and handling elected officials, media and the press.
Leadership - Board member and advisor to Non-Profit and For-Profit organizations.
Credentials and Employment
Latino American Economic Development Institute
Director, Founder, Volunteer
Mt. San Antonio College , Walnut, California
Interim Director Professional and Organizational Development Department
Director – SBDC - San Gabriel Valley - Mt. San Antonio College
Small Business Development Center - Los Angeles Regional Network.
CHARO Community Development Corporation - Los Angeles, California
Vice President and Director – CHARO SBDC – Los Angeles Small Business Development Center.
MandrakeSoft, Inc., Pasadena, California and MandrakeSoft, S.A., Paris France
Vice President - Americas
Valley Economic Development Center, Inc., Van Nuys, California
Programs Director for Business Assistance and Economic Development Programs.
Director - Los Angeles Riots Disaster Business Assistance Center
Director - Northridge Earthquake Disaster Business Assistance Centers
Director - North East Valley Business Assistance Center SBDC
Director - Huntington Park, South Gate, Cudahy and Inner Cities Business Assistance Centers
Miranda Strabala and Associates
Associate Director - Los Angeles Minority Business Development Center
Master in Business Administration (MBA)
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) - Graduate School of Management - Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Science - Chemical and Computer Systems Engineer
Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico - Monterrey, NL, Mexico
Other courses and certifications in leadership, professional and personal development
Member Board of Advisor and Director for Profit and Non-Profit Organizations