Nikki is actively involved in promoting entrepreneurship and innovation through organizations such as WBENC, NMSDC, and NGLCC. In addition to being a guest lecturer at UCLA and USC, Nikki is the Global Ambassador and Co-Author of the book – Innovating Women: Past, Present & Future. Nikki has been featured across global media in publications such as Fortune, Forbes, CNBC and others. She was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year by ACE in 2014 and as Top Woman Entrepreneur in North America by EY in 2015.
Inquisitive and curious Creative Executive, with a talent for transforming Corporate and Industry-Specific information into easily accessible and memorable brand messaging content. Strong project management skillset, and a proven track record of schedule and budget discipline. Educational and early career background in Psychology.
For a decade, Michael has been carefully groomed under Charles Jacobsen, joining him on acquisition trips and learning the inner workings of the Charles Jacobsen brand. Like Charles, Michael appreciates the nuanced intrigue of fine home decor. In February 2013, Charles entrusted Michael to continue his design aesthetic and vision for the future by having him assume ownership of the Charles Jacobsen company.
Working as a Mac Genius at The Grove helped Amy further develop her passion for outstanding customer service, and added to her already extensive technical knowledge. After learning all that she could she founded EnlightenMac Consulting in December of 2004.
Before opening goodpr., Calvin held senior management positions at leading Los Angeles public relations agencies, a national nonprofit and a charity event production company. Calvin graduated from the University of Southern California's School of Journalism with a B.A. degree in Public Relations.
With over 30 years of experience in the furniture, design, and fashion industries, Mr. Smith has been intimately involved in all aspects of manufacturing, sales; retail & wholesale, numerous retail merchandising environments and the specialized needs of the residential homeowner.
A client with Jeffrey Smith Designs will take notice of several successful techniques employed by the firm. One guiding principle is to provide clients with custom designed products and creating unique and individualized environments.
Walk Your Way.
She served as a Past President and Board Member of the LAGLCC for 6 years, and is currently serving as a Board Member of the Golden Gate Business Association (GGBA) in San Francisco. @OutSmartDawn is an Advocate for LGBT business inclusion, and has served 2 terms on the NGLCC Procurement Council and is the current Chair for the Western Region of the NGLCC Affiliate Chamber Council.
Zynger and his team have planned events in Southern California, across the US, and internationally. Through Ryan’s creative and skillful approach, he has elevated the fundraising event programs of many non-profit clients and helped them raise hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.
In 2015, Ryan was hand picked to produce a headline event showcase for the Special Events Show managing a team of 40+ industry vendors. Ryan believes in nurturing new talent and every year host’s international interns to train them on US event planning, fundraising and branding techniques. You’ll also find Ryan giving his time and expertise on various educational webinars and industry events throughout the year.
Abbey Cayanan started her production career as a Broadcast Journalist in the US Army. After two tours in Iraq, 8 years of service, and some time spent in the battlefield of entertainment news (Lindsay Lohan crises are brutal), she’s found her home at Blu Fable. Her versatility and resourcefulness have earned her the moniker of “the swiss army knife” from some colleagues. From film sets and red carpets to battlefields and palaces, she’s worked with Generals, Ambassadors, Soldiers, Celebrities and Executives.
Abbey is passionate about telling stories and achieving excellence in her work. When she’s not working, you'll most likely find her on Pinterest or working on her left hook at Muay Thai.
Justin has rich experience in both trial and non-trial settings. Throughout his career, and currently at his new firm, KAPC, Justin’s case load involves, partnership/shareholder/corporate disputes, potential class action cases, potential Ponzi scheme cases, lender liability cases against national financial institutions and banks, a putative national class action against a medical billing company on behalf of medical providers, potential securities class action litigation, employment cases on behalf of employers and employees, a business dispute over a landmark sign against a major national bank, many breach of contract cases and fraud cases, as well as multiple general consultation matters involving businesses large and small—each usually with valuations of and/or damages in the seven and eight figure range.
Ally Bolour has been practicing immigration law since 1996. He is the managing attorney of Bolour Immigration Group, a full service immigration law firm in Los Angeles. He is an elected Director at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Previously, he served on the Board of Trustees at the American Immigration Council. He is a member of the LA County Bar Association & the LGBT Bar Association. Ally is a frequent speaker on immigration issues for AILA and other local, national, and international organizations. He is fluent in Persian.
I, along with my business partner, Scott Vaughan, have been 50% owner of Vaughan Benz since 1986.
Our company is one of the world's leading manufacturer of custom made furniture for 4 and 5 star hotels. We've furnished 2500 rooms for the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, 1800 rooms for the New York Midtown Hilton, several Four Seasons hotels and many more.
I'm a California native and live in the Hollywood Hills along with my two cats and multiple koi fish
My company is based in LA and has offices in Shanghai and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as well.
I'm an avid world traveler. My hobbies include cooking, baking, organic gardening, making jam, hiking, swimming and adventure travel.
I went to Harvard in the late '60's, got my first MA from University of Texas in Speech/Communication and, after that, was an actor for many years in NYC and LA.
After getting therapy myself for issues arising in part from growing up as a gay boy in a conservative environment, I was inspired to help others as I had been helped. I got my second MA from Antioch University LA and began my career as a psychotherapist, using many of the skills I had learned as an actor: imagining myself in another person's shoes, being non-judgmental, and listening closely.
VidaLine Nutrition Inc. is dedicated to helping people improve their quality of life by providing an array of natural, pure and healthy supplements that promote well-being.
Our supplements are not cures, treatments or miracle remedies. Instead, VidaLine Nutrition is focused on helping you restore and replenish the vitamins, enzymes, anti-oxidants or compounds needed for normal function but may be in short supply or may be decreasing in your body due to a host of reasons, including, lack of exercise, poor diet, hectic workdays, environmental factors or simply because of getting older.
we are a home-based bakery based in glendale, ca creating wholesome, inspired, cookies and bread pudding for the greater los angeles area. oh, and our cookies ship nationwide, too! all of our desserts are handcrafted and made to order in small batches. we steer clear of the artificial stuff and are constantly creating new ideas. please feel free to check out our website or write us an email to find out how to place an order with us. we're down to take care of your party, birthday, bake sale, hump day, anniversary, netflix & chill. whatever suits your fancy.
As CEO and Principal Consultant of Corral Consulting, Richard Xavier Corral, MPP brings over twelve years of professional experience along with a lifelong commitment to advancing social change to the nonprofit, for profit, corporate, community-based, government and philanthropic organizations with whom he consults.
Mr. Corral seamlessly integrates his extensive formal studies, passion for building business know-how and big picture problem solving to craft win-win solutions around education, health and wellness, green economies, LGBTQ equality, place-based initiatives and supplier diversity. Corral Consulting’s diverse clientele benefit from a comprehensive set of skills, strategies, content expertise and networks rarely assembled in one firm that are essential to effecting change in today's fast paced world. Corral Consulting distinguishes itself by crafting workable solutions that cut across business, community, and policy.
She is the author of Psychic Debris, Crowded Closets: The Relationship between the Stuff in your Head and What's Under your Bed (3rd ed). In 2018, she was identified as one of “20 Best” Professional Organizers by Expertise.com. In 2016, she was named one of LA’s Top 10 Organizers by CBS/KCAL Channel 2, and was awarded “Most Innovative Organizer” in 2013. Regina serves on the Board of the National Association of Professional Organizers.
Mark holds the following community positions:
Leadership Council for the Los Angeles Business Council
Diversity Task Force for the State of California Department of Insurance
LGBT and Small Business Advocate for Southern California Edison (SCE)
President Emeritus for the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
I'm also a former federal prosecutor. The negotiation skills I developed while working for the U.S. Dept. of Justice assist me in negotiating the best deals for my clients in both home purchases and sales.
You can read more about me at MichaelSternProperties.com.