Strategy Team

San Diego Business Summit was made possible by a Strategy Team made up of leaders from the region. Each team member brought diverse thoughts, talent and time to insure the summit had content and subject matter that was relevant to 75% or more of the business community.

Team Members

Nadia Adams
Associate
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Elaine Becerra 
Wealth Strategist
Northern Trust Wealth Management

Brendan Boyle
Employee Benefits Consultant
BJA Partners

Adriana Brunner
Business Development Manager
MyPoint Credit Union

Bobby Buchanan
Creative Director
Buchanan Brand + Design

Cathy Bucher
Principal Human Resources Consultant
Bucher Consulting for Human Resources

Carolyn Burdette
Founder/Director
San Diego Laser Fat Loss

Dolores Canizales
Partners in Education Manager
Poway Unified School District

David Carleton
President
Local Business Marketing Success

Tiffany Carpenter
VP Finance, Space and Commercial Networks
Viasat

John Couvrette
Owner - Realtor
Halcyon Real Estate

Rita Crosby
President
Ritamac, Inc.

Clarence Cudanes
CEO
Worksculpt

Patti Cuthill
Director of People & Culture
NextLevel Internet, Inc.

Stephanie Escobar
Community Health Promotion Specialist
County of San Diego

Josh Evans
Director of Preconstruction
Prava Construction Services Inc.

Carmen Foltz
Entrepreneur/Business Consultant 
Foltz Accounting and Tax Services

Chelsey Frate
Financial Advisor
Torrey Pines Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services

Eileen Gaffen
President
Steres Gaffen Media

Jack Greene
Senior Engineer
Rancho Computer Networks

Stacie Hankinson
Associate Director or Community Partnerships
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Juanita Hendrickson
Head of Human Resources
BD Biosciences

Kellen Herrera
Membership Development Officer
Frontwave Credit Union

Wendy Hovland
Senior Communications Strategist
NV5

Brian Jackson
President, Owner
Sandler Training of San Diego

Mark James
Founder and President
Hire Consulting Services

Jim Kidrick
President & Chief Executive Officer
San Diego Air & Space Museum

Krishna Kabra
Executive Director
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

Areian Kouros
Airworthiness & Certification Lead, Staff Engineer
Northrop Grumman

Jesse Lankford
Senior Defense Analyst
Booz Allen Hamilton

Stash McCollough
Director of Guest Services
San Diego Zoo Global

Kathleen McEntee
Marketing Manager
Massage Envy

Angela Minardi
Chief Experience Officer
Fit City Adventures

Lyn O'Rourke
Director of Career Services
California College San Diego San Marcos Campus

Jolyn Parker
VP External Relations
San Diego Oasis

Diana Ramirez
Director of Community Relations
Reborn Cabinets

Rosemary Reed Kessel
CEO
Commworld of San Diego-North, Inc.

Will Southall
Student MS Information Systems, Cybersecurity
San Diego State University

James Stewart
President
Sharper Counsel LLC

Heather Stone
Of Counsel
Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP

Bridget Strickland
Corporate Partnerships Manager
San Diego Habitat for Humanity

Lisa Tanker
VP of Business Development & Sales
AccessElite

Meredith Travis
Sr Manager, Business Process Automation
Sony Electronics, Inc.

Jana Vargas
Director, Procurement & Contract Services
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Wendi Vierra
Director of Operations Behavioral Health
Neighborhood Healthcare

Evan Wahl
Director, Project Management and Site Strategy
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Sam Watkins
Special Events Manager
La Jolla Playhouse

Breakout Sessions

San Diego Business Summit features 20 different breakout sessions for attendees to choose from.

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Exhibitors

See which businesses will be at San Diego Business Summit or register your company for a virtual exhibit.

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Strategy Team

SD Business Summit was made possible by a Strategy Team made up of leaders from around San Diego County. Each team member brought diverse thoughts, talent and time to insure the summit had content and subject matter that was relevant to 75% or more of the business community.

Meet the Team

Tickets

Members:

$49 until 12/31/2020
$59 after 12/31/2020

Non-Members:

$69 until 12/31/2020
$79 after 12/31/2020