Professional Development Series

Special Guests


Mae-Ghan Fletcher

Nikki Davis

The Honorable Joel Jacinto

Hannah N. Jones

Training & Internship Coordinator Senior Director, Community & Volunteer Engagement Commissioner Assistant Dir., Student Outreach & Retention
California Dept. of State Hospitals American Red Cross LA Board of Public Works University of California, Irvine


Sonia Bermejo

Faye Clerk Moseley

Rosa De La Torre

Liana Sims

Executive Editor & Publisher Director, Human Resources & Risk Management Office Supervisor, Human Resources Department Pastor, College Ministries
Manila Up Magazine California Dept. of State Hospitals City of Anaheim Faithful Central Bible Church


Janice Potzmann

The Honorable Cedric Hicks

The Honorable Kelvin Filer

Alene Harris

Assistant Director, Career Center Councilmember Superior Court Judge Chair, Los Angeles Chapter
Cal State University, Northridge City of Carson County of Los Angeles National Congress of Black Women


Karen A. Clark

Sophy Biggs

Christine Simmons

George Gibbs

Senior Vice President, Marketing Digital Content Producer President & COO West Region Community Affairs Manager
City National Bank POWER 106 FM Los Angeles Sparks UPS


Suzanne Coston

The Honorable Darren Parker

Justin Tandingan

Capri Maddox

Senior Vice President Chairman, African-American Caucus Managing Dir. – Southern CA Recruitment Special Assistant City Attorney
dePasse Jones Entertainment CA Democratic Party Teach for America L.A. City Attorney’s Office


Dr. Clarence Monteclaro

Dulce Ramirez

The Honorable Gary Hardie

Kristen Cooper

Lead Physician Education & Social Equity Officer Member, Board of Education Talent Acquisition – Associate Manager
Wilmington Family Health Center Cal State Student Association Lynwood Unified School District 20th Century Fox


George Shih

Toni Jaramilla

Dr. Nate Thomas

Amy Grat

Partner Attorney at Law Chair, Cinema & Television Arts Dept. CEO
Idol Memory Toni Jaramilla, A Professional Law Corporation Cal State University, Northridge International Trade Education Programs


Taylor Campbell

Rian Brooks

John Mina

Nicole Vick

Owner, Contextual Strategy Lead Talent Acquisition Consultant Manager Manager, Health Education Administration
Former White House Director of Innovation Children’s Hospital Los Angeles County of LA Human Resources Dept. LA County Public Health Dept.


Lynn Nguyen

Eric D. Bates

Jennifer Rodriguez

Holly Choon Hyang Bachman 

Special Assistant Intern Special Assistant Inspector General State Director Founder & President
County of Los Angeles Library California Office of the Inspector General Miss California Latina Mixed Roots Foundation


Linda Kim

Mona Clayton, MSN, RN

Dr. Vanessa Tyson

Kleou Rasaei, M.A., BCBA

VP, Global Financial Crimes Compliance CEO Assistant Professor Recruiting & Organizational Behavior Mgr.
Bank of America Nurses 2 Rock Pub Scripps College Behavioral Learning Center, Inc.


Stacey Gordon

Evette Rivera

Eric Boyd

Yeneba Smith

Chief Executive Officer Special Agent Executive Director Industry Specialist, Career Center
Rework Work FBI Santa Anita Family YMCA Pepperdine University


John Twichell, Ph.D.

Gloria Gray

Janet Kelly

Farzana Nayani

Lecturer / Program Coordinator, ASPIRE Vice Chair Founder & Executive Director Chief Executive Officer
University of Miami Metropolitan Water District Sanctuary of Hope Manazil Management, LLC


Angelina Jimenez

Dr. Hattie Mitchell

Justin Lacey

Teesha DuBose

Manager, Talent Acquisitions Founder & Principal Financial Advisor Deputy Probation Officer
Sony Pictures Entertainment Crete Academy Los County Probation Dept.


Brittany Hicks 

Dina Mouris

Kiaundra Jackson

Yvonne Farrow

Children’s Social Worker Manager, Internship Programs Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Special Projects, Performance Arts
County of LA – DCFS University of California, Riverside  KW Couples Therapy City of LA Dept. of Cultural Affairs