Valley Visionary

A Conversation With: Erika Endrijonas Los Angeles Valley College President How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have served as the President of Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) since August 1, 2014.  Before I even arrived, I was contacted by Dr. Deborah DiCesare, a long-time Dean at LAVC...

A Conversation With: Carmen Bowen Concorde Career College Campus President How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community since I relocated to California in 2005. Tell us a little about yourself. For over 18 years, I have worked in private postsecondary education in Texas...

A Conversation With: Ford Roosevelt Project GRAD Los Angeles President & CEO How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been involved in public school education in the Valley since 2001. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? Inspired by Bruce Ackerman, I have been involved...

A Conversation With: Cindy Keitel Cal Lutheran University Community Relations Coordinator How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 23 years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) for...

A Conversation With: Daniel Blake California State University, Northridge Professor Emeritus How long have you been volunteering in the community? I moved to the Valley in 1971 as an Economics Professor at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), then at San Fernando Valley State College, and began volunteering 5 years later...

A Conversation With: Diana Sanchez Van Nuys Airport Public & Community Relations Director How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the San Fernando Valley since I first moved out here in 2007, however I have always enjoyed volunteering for various organizations even as...

A Conversation With: Paula Bahamon Mission Valley Bank Vice President - Business Banker How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 10 years. Tell us a little about yourself. I am Vice President and Small Business Banker in the San Fernando Valley/Greater Los...

A Conversation With: Christina Ketsoyan USBank District Manager How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been an active volunteer in the San Fernando Valley (SFV) community since 2003. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance...

A Conversation With: Kristine Tonoyan Chase Bank Business Relationship Manager How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 5 years. Tell us a little about yourself. My family emigrated from Armenia to the United States in 1988 and settled in Van Nuys. As I...

A Conversation With: Natasha Madarian ProHealth Medical Group Chief Operating Officer How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been a community volunteer for over 9 years, individually working on various projects. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I met Kenn Phillips of...