President- Board of Trustees, Long Beach Community College District
Doug Otto serves as the President of the Board of Directors.
President/Superintendent, Long Beach Community College District
Eloy Ortiz Oakley is a true community college success story. After graduating from high school and four years in the U.S. Army, the Southern California native found focus at a community college. President Oakley went on to receive his B.A. in Environmental Analysis and Design and his MBA in Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine after transferring from Golden West College. Before joining LBCC in 2002, he was the Vice President, College Services at Oxnard College; Assistant Vice President, Property & Casualty Division of Keenan & Associates; and the Manager, Risk Services at Coast Community College District. Mr. Oakley was also an adjunct faculty member teaching in and coordinating the Environmental Technology Certificate Program at Golden West College. He was appointed Superintendent-President of the Long Beach Community College District afterfour years as LBCC Assistant Superintendent/Executive Vice President of Administrative Services, in which he undertook supervision of the Measure EBond construction project on both campuses and oversaw the finances and operations of the college. In addition to serving as President of LBCC, President Oakley currently serves on the Boards/Committees of Campaign for College Opportunity, St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, YMCA of Greater Long Beach, Long Beach Rotary Club, Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, The CSULB Ed.D Program Educational Leadership Advisory Board, California Conference for Equity and Justice Board of Directors, and the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership. He is also a member of The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), and the Association of California Community Colleges Administrators (ACCCA).
Southern California Edison, Manager of Supplier Diversity
Joseph F. Alderete has been the Manager of the Supplier Diversity Program for Southern California Edison for over ten years. In this position, he oversees the Company’s Women and Minority Business Program. He insures compliance with all CPUC rules and regulations, and all public law relating to women and minority procurements. During thistime, Edison International was named by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 15 companies in the United States for Asians, Blacks, and Hispanics, having won the highest percentage of spending with minority vendors. He has worked forEdison for over 33 years. Before his current position, he worked in Procurement and Material Management as a Senior Procurement Agent, and was involved in the company’s “Strategic Sourcing” effort. He has also worked in our Human Resources and Transmission and Distribution departments. He is the current Chair of the Southern California Minority Business Development Council and also serves on the board of Directors of the National Council of Minorities in Energy. He is the past Chairman of the Edison Electric Institute Minority Business Development Committee. And is a member of the Asian Business Association, the Black Business Association, the Latin Business Association, the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the California Black Chamber of Commerce, the California American Indian Chamber of Commerce, the California Latino Caucus Institute, and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)
The Business and Job Resources Center, Los Angeles World Airports, provides assistance to the business community by collaborating and participating with business organizations to increase awareness of procurement opportunities at Los Angeles World Airports. As the Business Outreach Coordinator, Rose, accomplishes this goal by serving on the Asian Business Association, Advisory Council, National Association of Minority Contractors, Major Corporate Partners Committee, Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board Director and Business Development Committee Chair, LAX Coastal Area Chamber of Commerce Business Development Committee, National Association of Women Business Owners-Los Angeles Chapter Corporate Advisory Board, American Indian Chamber of Commerce, Advisory Council Southern California Chapter, the Port of Los Angeles’ Small Business Program Advisory Council, and the Latin Business Association, Corporate Advisory Board. She has received numerous awards for her participation in these organizations. Rose is an active member of the Construction Management Association of America, Southern California Chapter and the Airport Minority Advisory Council. Los Angeles World Airports’ divisions collaborate on a monthly workshop called “How to Do Business with LAWA.” It is held monthly to better educate potential business owners and offer information on procurement opportunities. Rose handles the outreach and participates in the presentation. The workshop has been very successful over a period of more than 3 years. Educational Background University of Redlands, Master of Arts, Management CA State University Northridge, Bachelor of Arts, History.
Port of Long Beach, Small Business Enterprise Program
Sashi Muralidharan has more than 20 years of professional experience administering community-based programs subject to local, state and/or federal guidelines. Prior to joining the City’s Harbor Department (Port of Long Beach) as the Small Business Enterprises (SBE) Administrator, Sashi’s experience was focused in various Community Development components such as Redevelopment, Housing Rehabilitation, Section 8 Rental Assistance and Code Enforcement for various municipalities. His tenure with the City of Long Beach began in 1998. In 2005, he assumed his current position, SBE Administrator. Sashi’s role is to manage the Port’s Small Business Enterprises (SBE)/Very Small Business Enterprises (VSBE) Program. Over the past five years, he has successfully facilitated greater opportunities for small businesses to participate on Port contracts and procurements, which average approximately $200 million in annual expenditures. Sashi is a graduate of the University of California at Irvine (UCI) with a bachelor’s degree in Social Ecology.
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VP Community Development, Wells Fargo
Responsibilities and experience in community development, business development, facilitationwith philanthropy/charitable giving, government affairs, and community involvement. Market’s the bank’s community lending and investment programs throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties. Community Relations Manager – Coors Brewing Company Developed and enhanced relationships among the top ethnicgroups, non-profits, community leaders and public officials in California and the Pacific Northwest. Focused primarily on the Latino community by promoting Coors products and programs to this group. Advised senior management, marketing, and other internal departments on how to advertise, market, promote and approached the Latino market. Developed, coordinated and implemented grass roots marketing programs and promotions to increase market share. Handled contributions for Latino market. Did media interviews for thecompany. Manager Corporate Relations - Anheuser-Busch Companies Responsible for the western region (23 states) for coordinating and implementing activities with Latinos local, state and national public interest organizations, including leadership and community development, education, cultural, legislative programs and contributions. Did media interviews Spanish and English for the company. In charge of contributions for the Latino community in the western region of USA. Accomplishments: Migrant farm worker Numerous recognitions from public officials, non-profits on local, state and National level Roy Jasso Day Proclamation City of Stockton, Corporate Advocate of the Year from United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Employee of the Year by California State LULAC, Lifetime Achievement Award from the California American GI Forum a veterans organization Served on numerous boards from local, state and national levels: Immediate past President of Chinatown Service Center board of directors Los Angeles still on board President of Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation board of directors (Ventura County) Board member Unity in the Community (South Central) Board member Taking the Reins – City of Glendale Former board member of Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (largest social service provider for Latino families in the U.S.A) Former State President of the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Education: University of Redlands – Upward Bound Program (two summers) University of the Pacific – BA (InterAmerican Studies) and (Spanish) University of Santa Barbara – Organizational Management Certificate University of Denver – MBA program – full scholarship Boston College – Community Development Program University of Pepperdine – International Business Training Program.
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Michael Molina is the president of a marketing firm Evoksha.
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Dean-College of Business Administration, California State University, Long Beach
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Acting District Director, Los Angeles District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Mark Quinn is the acting district director for the Los Angeles District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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Training Specialist and HR Consultant, Employers Group
Mia Husfeld is a Training Specialist and HR Consultant for Employers Group.