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Summit Speakers

Check out our past 2022 Leadership Speakers

Philanthropist/Community Volunteer, Co-Founder of Leaving Legacies Foundation

Debi Wheeler


Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at HomeServices of America

Teresa Palacios Smith

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Former Vice President of UPS’s U.S. Operations

Noel Massie

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Managing Director of L’Cre Global

Tom Liravongsa


Treasurer on the Board of Directors at MARE Group & Former Vice President of Corporate Inside Sales, UPS (Retired)

Kellie Aamodt

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 Sacramento District Office, District Director of SBA

Heather Luzzi

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Founder and CEO at TM1 Properties  

Amy Tiemann


Co - Chair
EXIT Realty Corp International

Tami Bonnell


CEO NAWRB & Chairwoman NDILC

Desiree Patno

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Executive Director of the CA Commission on the Status of Women and Girls 

Holly Martinez

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Director of USDA Rural Housing Service's Originations and Processing Division

Michelle C. Corridon

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President of 2020vet and Zulu Time,  

Vice Chair & Commissioner for the

CA Commission on the Status

of Women and Girls

Erica Courtney

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COO, Wealth Advisor for
The Zandbergen Group 

Letitia Berbaum


 Founder & CEO, Amicus Brain Innovations

Dr. Chitra Dorai

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Chief Program Officer for the T.D. Jakes Foundation 

Jennifer Stimpson

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Owner of Positive Deviancy

Jade Garrett


CEO and Co-Founder of 5-Star Therapy

Christy Alexander


Senior Managing Director, Head of Commercial Real Estate, Americas
CBRE Investment Management | Americas Direct Real Estate

Sondra Wenger

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CEO and Chief Mentor, ThreeEQ

Acclaimed Author, Young Leaders 3.0

Jason Ma

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Deputy Secretary Women Veteran Affairs at CalVet

Virginia Wimmer

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CEO and Publisher of October Research, LLC

Erica Meyer


Managing Partner of Second Century Ventures

Dave Garland

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CEO of GC Green & Ohobe Health

Liz Perez

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CEO of The Tahoe Fund 

Amy Berry

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| Startup Advisor, Dome Audio 

Laura Barnard

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 CEO Grobecker Holland International, Founder & CEO Consortia

Teresa Grobecker


Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco

Andrea Brunetti


Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Xplore, Inc. and the Founder and Managing Partner of Hemisphere Ventures

Lisa Rich


Vice President of Global Partnerships at Blake Media Ventures and CGO/Co-Founder at GameFund Partners Group

Jonah Blake

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President/CEO & Founder at Faith and Community Empowerment

Hyepin Im

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President & Owner of K.N.O.W. LLC Sports and Entertainment Consulting Group

Monica Morton

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CEO & Founder of The Rosie Network

Stephanie Brown

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Founder and CEO of CA South

Meg Epstein

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Regional Coordinator at United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

Helene Schneider

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Chief Operating Officer at
Real Estate Consortia

Sheila Fejeran

Past NAWRB Conference Speakers

Marcia Davies, Chief Operating Officer of Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and founder of mPower

Christina K. Boyle, Chief of Officer, Single-Family Business, Freddie Mac

Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, CEO, 2020 Women on Boards, CEO, Berkhemer Clayton Retained Executive Search 

Brett Danaher, Assistant Professor of Economics and Management Science at Chapman University

Vanessa Dawson, Founder & CEO of The Vinetta Project

Connie St. John, President & CEO of No Weapon Productions (NWP)  

Nicole Cober, Principal Managing Partner of Cober Johnson and Romney (CJR), Legal Analyst, DC Fox News, Board Member, National Women's Business Council (NWBC) 

Rachel Beam-Jares, Field Manager - Valuation Department, Fannie Mae 


Saul Schwartz, Director, Office of Minority & Women Inclusion, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation  

Scharrell Jackson, Partner, Chief Operating Financial Officer at Squar Milner LLP, CEO & Founder, Leadership in Heels

Vanessa Montanez, VP - Sales and Business Development Manager, National Specialized Sales & Strategic Markets at US Bank Home Mortgages 

Quinn Palomino, Regional Coordinator U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Teresa Bryce Bazemore, CEO Bazemore Consulting LLC 

Hope Atuel, Executive Director, Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)

Terry Bayer, Director of California Water Service Group 

John Figueroa, CEO & Managing Partner of Bailey Cavan Capital LLC, former CEO & Board member Geona Healthcare, former CEO & remains Chairman of Apria Healthcare Group Inc.

Anne Miskey, Chief Executive Officer of Union Station Homeless Services, serving Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley

Kamal Latham, Chief Executive Officer U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA)

Debbie Hoffman, CEO & Founder, Symmerty Blockchain Advisor, Inc.

Jean Bradley, VP, Strategic Business Development Essent Guaranty, Inc.

Terri Billups, Los Angeles District Office SBA Assistant District Director, Economic Development 

Cynthia Blanchard, President of Anthem Vault, Inc., Anthem Gold, Inc., & Hercules,SEZC

Veronica Miracle, Reporter, ABC7 Eyewitness News

Zeeda M. Daniele, President & Owner Centeral Park Promotions Inc.

Cindy D.Brittain, Partner Katten Muchin Roseman LLP 


Debra Cherry, Executive VP of Alzheimer's Los Angeles & clinical psychologist

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