Latina Style Inc
Latina Style Inc
Latina Style Inc

Agenda Los Angeles, CA 2014

Los Angeles LATINA Style Business Series
Friday, october 17, 2014


7:30 am – 8:45 am NETWORKING BREAKFAST
8:45 am – 9:00 am Welcome & Business Series Introduction

CEO Remarks
Robert E. Bard, President & CEO, LATINA Style, Inc.

Title Sponsor Remarks
Carol Miller, Associate Vice President- Exclusive Agency Sales, Nationwide

Co-Chair Welcome Remarks
Dr. Betty Uribe, Executive Vice President, Greater Southern California Division, California Bank & Trust


9:00 am – 10:00 am The Essentials of a Successful Business
Moderator: Dr. Betty Uribe, Executive Vice President, California Bank & Trust.
Speaker: Cathy Ortiz, Senior Stakeholder Liaison, Western Area Stakeholder Liaison Field Operations, IRS
Speaker: Terri L. Billups, Assistant District Director, Lender Relations, SBA
Speaker: Patricia Pacheco, Agency Owner, Nationwide
Speaker: Patricia Rogers, Vice President and Senior Relationship Banker, CB&T
10:00 am – 11:00 am Women Empowerment through Technology
Moderator: Hilda Ramirez, Founder & CEO,
Speaker: Idalis de Leon, TV Host Coach, Media Trainer,
Speaker: Deborah Deras, CEO, Synergy Unlimited LLC
Speaker: Jes Sofia Valle, MA IMFT, CEO & Founder, Bloggers of Health, LLC
Speaker: Karina Carrero, Marketing & Advertising, Karina Social
11:00 am-11:15 am Healthy Worker – Healthy Business- Presentation
Conducted by:
Maria Molina Solano, Program Specialist, California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
11:15-11:30 am Networking Break & Expo area
11:30 -11:45 am How to Bring Your Supplier Diversity to the Next Level
Moderator: Alicia García De Angela, Director of Content & Communications, El Clasificado
Speaker: Frantz Tiffeau, Jr., Director, Supplier Diversity, Nationwide Mutual
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Latina Entrepreneurs Spot Light: Lessons Learned
Moderator: Josefa Salinas, Decision Maker, Salinas Media & Communications, Radio Personality, HOT 92.3
Speaker: Bel Hernandez Castillo, President and CEO, Latin Heat Media, LLC
Speaker: Michele Ruiz, President & CEO, Ruiz Strategies
Speaker: Karen Kinan, Agent Owner, Nationwide

LATINA Style Business Series Sponsors

Title Sponsor:

Nationalwide Insurance


National Sponsors



San Francisco Sponsors


Comerica Bank

Media Partner


Community Partners


California Hispanic Chamber

San Mateo Metro Chamber

Oakland Latino Chamber

Ren Entrepreneurship Cen



Latino Business Action Network

Every Circle

Fondo Adelante

Pepitos Paletas

NR Consulting

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