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Ambassadors


Mariette Martinez, EA

Small Business Advisor& Public Educator

Bio

Lupe Ruiz
Founder/Broker of HomeShield Real Estate

Bio

Vilma Brager
HR Consultant

BBSI


Bio



Crystal Lopez
Carter Bradley
Insurance Solutions


Bio

Silvana Montes
CEO

Jauja Burrito Catering




Leymi Gutierrez
Owner of Leymi Gutierrez
Photography

Bio

        

Jeannette Juston

Founder & President of Juston Association for interpreters and translators Inc.



Angelica Lopez
CEO
Angys Angels Cleaning Service


Ambassador Bios

Mariette Martinez, EA

Mariette designs and delivers educational content that accelerates the financial growth and awareness for microbusinesses, self- employed/solopreneurs and the small business partners that serve them. She provides learning opportunities for her community designed to deep dive into specific small business financial topics and technologies. Her current passion project, TusTresMaestras.com, is a co-founded Bilingual E-Learning Platform that will bridge the financial literacy gap for English and Spanish- Speaking small business owners.

Mariette is a Financial/Tax Accountant, IRS Enrolled Agent and Intuit Trainer/Writer Network member who has worked in the accounting, tax and technology industries for over 2 decades. This blend of experience allows for her to create content and spread awareness for her Entrepreneurial community around the importance of financial literacy, year-round tax compliance and embracing technology to work more effectively. Her content is delivered with the intent to connect entrepreneurs and their financial professionals so they may grow together towards sustainable financial success.

“I became an accountant because I did not want any other business to be left behind due to lack of financial awareness and education. I believe every small business should have a fighting chance to reach financial happiness!”

 

Lupe Ruiz

Lupe Ruiz is the founder and broker of HomeShield Real Estate (HSR), with experience in real estate since 2005. She became an independent broker in 2015 and began to do business as HSR in 2017. She also has a Master’s in Business Administration and over 20 years of professional and project management experience working in a legal firm and one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation.


 Vilma Brager

Vilma Brager is a Bilingual Strategic Human Resources Consultant for BBSI.  She has over 20 years of experience in the areas of Human resources, training & development, Safety/Risk, Change Management, Leadership development, Succession planning and Regulatory compliance.  She works closely with small to mid-sized businesses as a business owner advocate by providing consultation, guidance, support and solutions for their Business.

Vilma holds a Bachelor’s degree in Organization Development from University of LaVerne, CA.  Additionally, she also has a PHR & PHRca- Professional Human Resources certification from HRCI, as well as a SHRM-CP from Society for Human Resource Management, SHRM. Vilma is the current President of the Inland Empire Society for Human resource Management (IESHRM).


Crystal Lopez

Crystal M. Lopez is the proud owner of Carter Bradley Insurance Solutions. She is passionate about educating and helping business owners with many different needs. She helps identify gaps in coverage and helps jump start new business ventures by providing customized affordable insurance plans.

At the age of 16, Crystal and her family experienced the loss of her beloved father. At the time, her father was the breadwinner of the family. Struggling to pay for his burial was imminent.

Soon after, Crystal made it her mission to educate the community about the importance of life insurance, and her passion for insurance began.

Carter Bradley Insurance Solutions is named after her inspiration and motivation. Crystal and her son enjoy visiting the aquarium and spend countless hours in the library together. They love keeping busy by exploring new activities as they help to promote local businesses on social media. Crystal has been an Ambassador of the Corona Chamber of Commerce since 2018. Ambassador of the National Latina Business Women’s Association.

Jeannette Juston

Jeannette Juston is the Founder & President of Juston Association for interpreters and translators Inc.  They provide resources such as health insurance, life coaching, counseling, legal representation, financial planning and many other services to thier members in order to ensure their welfare and stability. 

She has been a Professional Spanish Interpreter for over 35 years, working in the private sector and governmental entities.  She also have 15 years of experience starting & managing businesses in the garment industry, cleaning industry and restaurant industry.

Jeannette has a Bachelor's degree in Business, an Associates degree in Child Development with an expertise in Observation and recording of behaviors, nutrition and after school programs. She also holds a Specialized High School Certificate in Biology & Chemistry. She is the proud mother of 2 adult children.

Leymi Gutierrez

Leymi Gutierrez was born in Mexico City, and now resides in Southern California.

Today Leymi is an award winning and published fine art photographer who travels all over the country teaching other aspiring and professional photographers.

Leymi is dedicated to running a client-friendly, service-oriented business that focuses on providing beautiful one of a kind portraits.

She believes that creativity is often the result of team effort and values collaborating with her clients. Leymi and her team are ready to create custom work of art for your home. Leymi’s clients describe her as passionate, creative, experienced, and unlike any photographer they have worked with. Her unique vision comes across in her spectacular portrait work, and unbelievable technical expertise. Leymi is a fearless photographer who believes in the power of portraits.

Leymi has been awarded the Weddison Award “The Best Wedding Photography Award”, Wedding & Portrait International Silver Awards WPPI, All Valley Professional Photographers Merits AVPP, Professional Photographers of California 3 Merits PPC, and finally Wedding and Portrait Photography International Associate award.


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