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.

Genoveva Meza Talbott, Esq.


Genoveva has been a practicing attorney in Southern California since 2003. In 2018, she founded Meza Talbott Law.

Erika Santillan


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

Vanessa Casillas

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

Silvia Luna

Founder of Luna Legal Firm

Our Corporate Advisors

Rossina Gallegos

Director Foundation & Community Outreach Officer Corporate Social Responsibility

Sandra Cuellar

Director of Government Affairs

Gloria Burton

Supplier Diversity & Development Program Manager

Sonia Arenas

Payment Solutions Senior Market Manager

Carmen Bermudez-Bracy

Contract Compliance Accountability Administrator

Carolina R. Bunyea

PHR, SHRM-CP Strategic Human Resources Consultant

Our Team

Nathieli Diaz Martinez

Program Management Coordinator

Maria Solano

Executive Director