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2023 Event

  • Jay Bakerink,  Emmy® nominated Producer, President & Co-founder, Haylett Entertainment and Marketing
  • Phoenix Ha, CEO, Ad Beacon
  • Sophie Harlan, Director of Football Operations, LA Rams 

David Harrington, Partner & Wealth Adviser, Hillcrest Finacial Group


Student Hosts

Moderator: Sharon Sanders 
Moderator: Grayson Hatter 
Moderator: Andrea Villasenor 

2022 Event

  • Jonathon Dong, Financial Reporting Analyst, The Walt Disney Company
  • Celeste Gehring, Owner and Entrepreneur, Visionary Building
  • Ted Glick, Vice President of Premium Hospitality, Washington Commanders (NFL)
  • Jackie Jones, Executive Marketing Director, Salesforce Practice at Slalom


Student Hosts

Event Host: Ryan Douglas (Co-President, Sports Management Club)
Panel Moderator: Andrea Linette Villasenor (Co-President, Women in Business Club)
Raffle Coordinator: Brissa Castaneda (Co-President, Women in Business Club)


2021 Event

  • Rob Machado, President and COO, Mars City Design
  • Marc FrancoisBusiness Administration Alumnus '09, Vice President of Development, SeaGlass Hospitality
  • Gabby Ramirez, Business Management Alumna '11, Senior Accountant, PBS Biotech




2020 Event






2019 Event

  • Warren Spieker, Managing Partner, Continuing Life
  • Karen Boublis, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Founder and Principal Consultant, HR Business Solutionz
  • Daren Dickerson, Chief Financial Offer, Shield Heathcare




2018 Event

  • Grace Martinez, MBA Deputy of Operations for Advanced Electronic Warfare Technologies, Naval Air Warfare Center, Pt. Mugu
  • Alan Cohen, MBA - Chief Marketing Officer, Consultant
  • Payal Kamdar, GISP, PMP, OCP, Six Sigma Green Belt, CSM -  CEO and Founder, VSolvit, LLC


Watch 2016 and 2017 Paths to Professionalism events



2017 Panelists
  • Primo Custodio -  Vice President, Human Resources, Operations and Technical Services (rt. 2016), NBCUniversal
  • Cynthia Kiefer -  President and founder,
  • Jim Howard -  Managing partner and founder, Progression REI




2016 Panelists
  • Susan Smuck, Human Resources Professional and Chair of Cal Lutheran Board of Regents
  • Sabina Shaikh, V.P. Worldwide Strategic Alliances, Salesforce
  • Sue Coakley, Marketing Leader, Acquisition & Retention, Symantec Corp.