Our Leadership

"Leadership is the ability to guide others without force into a direction or decision that leaves them still feeling empowered and accomplished." ~Lisa Cash Hanson, Snuggwugg CEO

Our Board of Directors

Ruth Lopez Novodor


Ruth Lopez Novodor is the President at OnCue Consulting. Previously, she served as CEO for Beverly Oncology and Imaging Centers (BOI) Medical Group, Inc..

Anita Ron

Vice President

Anita Ron is the President of BriteWorks Inc., a minority, women-owned corporation, founded in 1996.

Maria Serret


Maria Serret has been working for Southern California Edison for the past 25 years in various capacities.

Gabriela Aguilar


Owner and Founder of Zen Tax & Financial Advisors in West Covina, California. She has been in the tax industry for 12 years.

Dr. Rosibel Ochoa

Chair of Education & 2022 Latina BizCon Chair Committee

Dr. Rosibel Ochoa is the Associate Vice Chancellor of Technology Partnerships at the University of California, Riverside.

Erika Quinto


Erika Santillan is the Owner and Founder of Inland Gardens and Tropics, established in the Inland Empire in 2011.

Nancy Rodriguez

Curiman Brokers Group

Nancy Rodriguez is a tax and insurance specialist empowering the Latina community through entrepreneurship and personal development.

Martha Robles


Martha invested capital from her thriving real estate business, making her majority owner and putting I- CAM Industries on the map as a WOMAN-owned business!

Vanessa Casillas

Co-Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer Changing Lives Staffing

Silvia Luna

Founder of Luna Legal Firm

Elvia Chavez

Owner of MC Contracting

Our Corporate Advisors

Jeannette Correa

Senior Administrative Analyst

Dennis Thurston

Supplier Diversity & Development Program Manager

Rossina Gallegos

Director Foundation & Community Outreach Officer Corporate Social Responsibility

Sandra Cuellar

Director of Government Affairs

Carolina R. Bunyea

PHR, SHRM-CP Strategic Human Resources Consultant

Our Team

Imelda Santana

Program Coordinator

Marlene Garibo

Administrative Program Assistant

Maria Solano

Executive Director