Platinum Sponsor

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David Tupaz, Haute Couture Designer
Founder of Las Vegas Fashion Design Council

Mia McLeod, Founder of McLeod & Associates

Honorable Mark Pulido, Council Member
Former Mayor of the City of Cerritos

Silver Sponsor


Bronze Sponsors


Other Sponsors

Adelfia INTERSTATE NationWide ALI Logosilicon-valleyAlbert YeoGEARYS  HCGLOBAL-01 Crowe Horwath CALCPAmichael-aquino

Community Sponsors

farmers-insurance metro portos
asian-journal     so-janelle

Benel Se-Liban, Moderator

“Mentorship or leadership has nothing to do with number or can be evaluated. It is all about a total of who you are, who you will become, and what type of leader you can be.”

Philomena Pena

Janelle So, Moderator

Panelists Kathy Lai, Vincent Ofrecio, and Miguel Sangalang

(From Left to Right) The Mentoring Circle Panel was presented by

Moderator Benel Si-Liban - Partner, Vasquez and Company
Panelist: Kathy Lai - Audit Partner, Crowe Horwath
Panelist: Vincent Ofrecio - Vice President, AIG Japan
Panelist: Miguel Sangalang - Executive Officer, Budget & Innovation – Officer of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Panelist: Catherine Rodriguez  - Chief Financial Officer, County of Ventura
Panelist: Philomena Pena - Assistant Director of Treasury, Universities of California 
Moderator Janelle So-Perkins - Filam Media Pioneer, TV Host, Producer, and Entrepreneur


Our event was hosted at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, a venue that caters to large spectacles including conferences, musicals, theater, and more.