With over 20 years experience in the business world including real estate, commercial loans and capital market experience, Leslie Beau is uniquely qualified to bring real life experience to the classroom to benefit students. Her background includes a B.A. in Business/Marketing from CSUF and a Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. She is a licensed California Real Estate Broker
Elena R. Gonzalez
Elena Gonzales is an experienced jewelry design instructor with the gift of teaching the art of jewelry making to students from 10 yrs old to adults. Over the past 4 years she has taught and inspired lots of people on how to create their own jewelry and save money doing it. When not jewelry making, Elena is an elementary school teacher.
Suzette Hodnett is a Life Coach, blending her experience as a psychotherapist, tai chi instructor and art therapist to bring physical and emotional health to adults and youth.
Nancy Miller is the author of Clutterology® Getting Rid of Clutter and Getting Organized, is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), a member of their Golden Circle, a member of the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization (NSGCD), has won the Golden Microphone Award for Speaking Excellence at the National Speakers Association Greater Los Angeles Chapter (NSA/GLAC) and has been a professional organizer for over 15 years.Nancy delivers over 150 public presentations each year, has authored over a dozen business and self-help books and offers private in-house consultation (personal or business). Her practical, easy to apply advice has helped individuals and organizations get organized, save time, and create more value in their lives.
Kellie Nicholson has been working in restaurants, bars and nightclubs for 30 years in all types of establishments throughout the United States. Trained by the very best in the food/beverage, and hospitality businesses, her experience is unparalleled. Currently she teaches her bartending and bar management classes at Los Angeles colleges and online all over the country. As a bar consultant, she is often hired for her expertise, training bar employees in many areas of the business, such as hiring and training of staff, price structures, menus, management, inventory, policies and procedures.
Mike Rounds is a full time speaker and delivers over 180 programs each year. He is also a successful marketer with over 40 years of experience. His impressive list of clients includes Lucent Technologies, the Harvard School of Business, Columbia University, the Los Angeles Public Library, and Miller Brewing Company. He has written over 150 books and manuals and has over 50 of them in distribution. In addition to his speaking, he consults and works with both individuals and firms in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines, Argentina, Mexico, Columbia, Costa Rica, USA and Canada.
Carolyn Simon, a Massachusetts native, began doing makeup at a Newbury Street salon when she was just 18 years old. After an exciting career in the airline industry, she returned to her first love, makeup, by studying at the Joe Blasco Makeup Center in Hollywood. She has been making celebrities more “film worthy” ever since! Clients have included Kirk and Michael Douglas, Eva Longoria, Samuel L. Jackson, Drew Barrymore, and Martin Scorsese to name just a few. Carolyn shares her makeup expertise with up & coming artists in the Makeup Artistry Certification Program.
Trissia Baughman-MA,BA theatre arts and related technologies, teaching credential adult ed. and community college. Over 27 years teaching older adults physical fitness, yoga, and adults with disabilities teaching supported living skills. Professional Magician, clown, fortune teller, belly dancer, polynesian dancer, actress. Native of Southern California enjoy hiking, biking, laughing, old movie buff.