Chairman of the Board
Title: President & CEO
Company: Capitalist Group, LLC
Bio: Paul Brower has over thirty five years as an entrepreneur and business owner. In addition to owning his own businesses, over the past twenty years he has provided consulting services to emerging and middle market companies and professional service firms. In January 1999, Mr. Brower founded the Capitalist Group a strategic business development and resource firm. Mr. Brower has experience in, and works extensively with companies in the technology, healthcare, manufacturing, government and professional services industries. Mr. Brower’s business interests have included ownership interests in manufacturing, healthcare and professional service companies. Mr. Brower received his undergraduate degree and completed graduate work in Business Management from the University of La Verne. Mr. Brower was the founding chairman of the Orange County Chapter of the Entrepreneurship Institute. Additionally, he is the Chairman of Advisory Board of the University of La Verne College of Business and Public Administration. He formerly served on the following for profit and non profit Board of Directors. Broco Inc, Intrem Inc., and Molina Medical Centers a California HMO, Paragon Biomedical, Inc., the Foundation Board for Leroy’s Boys Home and The David and Margaret Home.
Company: The Glowan Consulting Group
Ms. Lisa Anderson
Title: Founder and President
Company: LMA Consulting Group Inc.
Bio: Lisa Anderson, President LMA Consulting Group Inc., is known as the Manufacturing ConnectorSMand is a leading expert in bridging the gap between supply chain strategy and execution to dramatically improve service levels, accelerate cash flow and maximize profits. Lisa was recognized as the 16th most influential supply chain influencer by SAP, was named a top 100 supply chain blogger worldwide by SupplyChainOpz and she has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, ABC News and the Los Angeles Times.
Ms. Rosa Asencio – ’01, ’06
Title: Career and Transfer Services
Company: Mt. San Antonio College
Mr. Ramzi Bader
Title: President & CEO
Company: Electro-Tech, Inc.
Title: Managing Member
Company: AquaLegacy Development LLC
Ms. Robin Haaker
Title: Senior Vice President Sales and Business Development
Company: Haaker Equipment Company
Title: Area Director of Public Affairs
Company: Kaiser Permanete
Company: Alana M. HerzogBio:
Title: President & CEO
Company: NHC Medical Supply
Mr. David Krasnow
Title: Managing Director
Company: Diabetes Eye-D International
Title: Human Resource Director
Company: Southern California Gas Company
Title: Former CEO
Company: Storm Industries
Title: CFO & City Treasurer
Company: City of Riverside
Mr. Tom Nightingale
Title: Vice President, Business Development Officer
Company: Inland Empire Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo
Title: Former Senior Vice President
Company: US Bank
Title: Vice President, Private Wealth Advisor
Company: Union Bank, The Private Bank
Mr. Anthony “Tony” A. Revier – ’93
Company: Uyemura International Corporation
Bio: Anthony Revier is the President/CEO of Uyemura USA, a subdivision of Uyemura International Corp. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Baker Brothers Systems Engineering in Arcadia, CA and held several sales roles at Walgren West, Turner Engineering, M&T Chemicals. He served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1968 -1970 in Vietnam. He earned a BS in Chemistry from the University of Central Oklahoma, and his MBA from the University of La Verne. Anthony is also a member of the University of La Verne Board of Trustees.
Title: Partner, Advisory Department
Company: Prager Metis CPAS, LLC
Bio: Joseph Rust is a Partner in the Advisory Services Department of Prager Metis CPAs, LLC, a member of Prager Metis International Group. He also serves as Partner-in-Charge of the Los Angeles office. He has been practicing since 1984. Mr. Rust has an expertise is several areas of the entertainment field working on behalf of recording artists, songwriters, music publishers, entertainers, as well as executives. His specialties include royalty and profit participation examinations, copyright and intellectual property valuations, financial due diligence, licensing examinations and business management. Mr. Rust takes great pride in providing high value service to his clients including acting in a strategic planning role for his business management clients and as an advocate for his royalty and profit participation clients. Over several decades of experience coupled with the use of technology, Mr. Rust and his team have created a unique process of recovering royalties and providing services to clients which most often benefits the client enormously.
Title: Director, Business DevelopmentCompany: RSM US LLP
Mr. Kyle Webb
Title: VP FinanceCompany: Webb Family Enterprises
Bio: Kyle Webb is the CFO for Webb Family Enterprises, which operates McDonald’s franchises and Webb Family Investments, of which he is the CEO. He is originally from Claremont, and the youngest of Reggie and Rene’ Webb’s 3 children. He graduated from Morehouse College, with a degree in Business Administration-Finance, then the University of Southern California with an MBA. His first job out of undergrad was for the Disney-ABC TV Group in finance. After 3 years, he went to work in his family business, starting in operations, then moving into blended finance/operations roles, and recently transitioning into his current role. He is the radical expression of community, through service, which inspires him to spend much of his time training and motivating employees, and engaging children such that they may be able to fulfill their wildest dreams. He serve as a Board member of a few not-for-profit community organizations such as Bright Prospect (a college access organization based in Pomona that sees young people to and through college, where he serve as the CFO/Treasurer), the San Bernardino Community College District’s Economic Development and Corporate Training Foundation – where he also serve as the Fundraising committee chairman, the Advisory Councils of the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House, and the University of La Verne’s College of Business and Public Management. He serves his McDonald’s community on local marketing and operations committees. He has been interested in business since childhood, going to work with his dad, a McDonald’s Franchisee, and hearing him on his conference calls, and being with him in the restaurants. He loves diversity in the scope of his role, allowing him the flexibility to engage in community building, and helping to continue and expand the legacy his parents have built.
Title: Executive Strategist
Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Bio: Margie J. Wheeler is an Executive Strategist for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Policy, Planning and Development at the University of Southern California.
She earned a masters degree in advanced management from the Claremont Graduate University and a MBA from the University of La Verne. She currently serves as the Chair of the Southern California Leadership Network and is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy.