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a digital Experience | Latina Conference 2020 – Connecting Latinas of Influence

a digital Experience | Latina Conference 2020 – Connecting Latinas of Influence

Latina Conference 2020 "Connecting Latinas of Influence"

June 25, 2020 | Everywhere

Latina Conference 2020 Introduction by Richard Sandoval of Hispanic Lifestyle 

Welcome to our home, the Home of Hispanic Lifestyle

We felt it was important to hold our annual Latina Conference,  Important to shine the spotlight on this years Latinas of Influence. Pushing forward our platform HispanicLifestyle.Com with the digital presentation of Latina Conference 2020 Connecting Latinas of Influence has been an exciting experience in these challenging times.  

Today’s program is being produced exclusively online and will feature a Cooking Workshop, Insights from Financial Experts, A Community Health Update.  We will highlight all of our 2020 Latinas Influence with an introduction video, followed by discussions on Business, Community Education and Media. 

We want to thank those sponsors who stood by us during these unprecedented times.  Their support has allowed us to expand our reach and share these inspiring stories with our community. 

On a personal note, my sister Virginia would have celebrated her birthday today, I just want to say how much we miss her.

Thank you for sharing your time with us today as we connect you with with Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2020 Latinas of Influence. 

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a digital Presentation

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Thanks to our sponsors for making this event FREE to Experience.

Session 2 | Finances

Panelists are experts on Personal Finances, Business, Mortgage and Investments

Session 3 | Pop up Workshop

A pop-up workshop presented by Goya Foods Inc.

Session 4 | Health

Session 5 | Business

Session 6 | Community Education

Session 7 | Media

Latina Conference 2020
“Connecting  Latinas of Influence’’
June 25, 2020 – 10:00 am


Sessions June 25th


Live Presentation 10:00am Welcome, Richard Sandoval President of Hispanic Lifestyle and Friends
Session 1 10:30am Presentation of 2020 Latinas of Influence | Message by 2019 of Latina of Influence Alice Juarez Region President, Wells Fargo Bank. Video Narration by 2013  Latina of Influence Ana Vergara 
Session 2 11:30am Discussion | Finances POST COVID-19 – Presented by Wells Fargo Bank
Session 3 Noon Club de Cocina GOYA – Pop Up Workshop featuring 2020 Latina of Influence Chef Rosie
Session 4 1:30pm Community Health Update | Priya Batra, MD, MS, FACOG Senior Medical Director – IEHP

Featured Speaker Bios

Priya Batra, MD, MS, FACOG - Senior Medical Director – Family and Community Health

Dr. Priya Batra joined IEHP as the Medical Director for Family and Community Health in June, 2017. As a board-certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Dr. Batra brings clinical expertise in women’s health, child health, and reproductive care to IEHP. She completed her MD degree at Columbia University, and her clinical training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Since then, Dr. Batra has provided full-scope care to women in both academic and safety net care settings throughout Southern California.
Dr. Batra’s formal training and experience in health services research and implementation science play a large role in her approach to improving care for IEHP members at the family and community levels. Dr. Batra completed an MS in Health Policy and Management from the Fielding School of Public Health through the Robert Wood Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA. This background has driven her to focus on developing health policies and programs that support: evidence-based care, disease prevention, health equity, and addressing the social determinants of health.
Dr. Batra continues to serve in Adjunct faculty positions with both the UCR School of Medicine and the RAND Corporation; she is an Associate Editor of Women’s Health Issues. She is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Society for Family Planning, AcademyHealth, and the Preconception Health Council of California.

Olyvia Padua, Campus Program Manager at Wells Fargo
Olyvia Padua is a twelve year Wells Fargo veteran. During her tenure, she’s held various positions in Community Banking, including managing five branches before transitioning to Wells Fargo’s financial wellness program, Wells Fargo At Work.

She is currently a Campus Program Manager, where she oversees the relationships of select colleges and universities throughout San Diego, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. A favorite part of her role is providing tools and resources to support the financial goals of thousands of students, faculty and staff. Olyvia delivers various workshops and discussions on topics such as credit, budgeting and saving, retirement and paying for college—and is committed to helping participants attain the financial savviness to achieve their goals.

An alumni of UCLA Anderson Executive Education and Wells Fargo’s Latino Leaders Program; Olyvia is passionate about helping others be the best version of themselves by making authentic meaningful connections and providing the right guidance. She leads the mentorship program for Wells Fargo’s Southern California Latin Connection Team Member Network and volunteers with various nonprofits throughout Inland Empire to provide essential financial education to community members. Outside of work and volunteering, Olyvia enjoys camping and attending sporting events with her husband and four wonderful boys.

Russell Reneau, Retail and Small Business Credit Consultant Greater California Region Wells Fargo & Company
Russell Reneau is the regional banking Retail and Small Business Credit Consultant for Wells Fargo’s Foothill Valley and Central Coast regions of the Community Bank. In his current role, Reneau provides training, tools and resources to region leaders, branch managers and specialized bankers who serve the complex lending needs of Wells Fargo’s consumer and business customers. He acts as a liaison between the various business groups within the Community Bank to ensure a One Wells Fargo approach to helping customers succeed financially. In this effort, he supports branches stretching across Ventura, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.

A 15-year Wells Fargo veteran, Reneau’s previous roles within the company were as a Business Area Manager and Branch Manager supporting numerous communities across Southern California.

Reneau is an avid community supporter, serving on the executive leadership board for the Hope through Housing foundation, which provides seniors, families and youth access to services and resources that promote prosperity, quality of life and physical well-being in cities across Southern California and the nation. He also serves one the community advisory board for the Asian Industry Business to Business network. He is a strong community partner and volunteer coordinator for Wells Faro team members across Southern California. Additionally, Reneau serves on the board for the Inland Empire Veterans Team Member Network where he serves the unique needs of veterans internally within Wells Fargo and externally across the Inland Empire region of Southern California.

Prior to his time with Wells Fargo Bank, Reneau was a small business owner. His passion for elevating the performance of local businesses and improving the lives of business owners in our communities is evident in his current role.

Joanne A. Landa, CFP® Senior Vice President, Senior Investment Specialist Pasadena Region

Joanne Landa is a Senior Investment Strategist- Senior Vice President located in the Pasadena, CA Wells Fargo Private Bank office. As part of investment management, Ms. Landa works with clients to help develop, implement and manage portfolios that help them meet their investment objectives while managing risk. She manages assets for affluent individuals and families, non-profit organizations, and retirement plans.
Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Joanne was VP/Portfolio Manager at Bank of America Private Bank in Los Angeles, California for 12 years, where she specialized in managing investment portfolios for affluent individuals and families. She began her career as a licensed securities broker, and has been in the financial industry for more than 25 years.
Mrs. Landa earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, Irvine. She has been awarded the Certified Financial Planner designation, is a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute, and the CFA Society of Los Angeles.
Joanne is a current member of the National Charity League, Alumni Association of UC Irvine, and a past board member of the Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts. She lives in La Crescenta with her husband and three children, and is involved in several local youth organizations as a volunteer and coach.

Martin P. Sanchez Vice President/West Region Market Leader Wells Fargo & Company
Martin Sanchez is a vice president, West Region Market Leader for Corporate Philanthropy & Community Relations, Mortgage Market Outreach (MMO) for Wells Fargo & Company based in downtown Los Angeles. MMO operates as the link between the company, stakeholders and the communities it serves within the Home Mortgage group.

Sanchez manages a team that partners with community organizations, elected and appointed officials and other community leaders and public policy advocates to support home preservation and business development within 13 states in the West Region.

Sanchez joined Wells Fargo in 2013. Before joining Wells Fargo, he was Senior Financial Analyst at IndyMac Bank, supporting Secondary Marketing & Correspondent Lending, and Homeownership Advisor at JPMorgan Chase, working with customers to provide home retention options.

Sanchez currently serves as board member of The Adelante Youth Alliance (AYA), a non-profit organization based in Pasadena, CA whose mission is to educate and empower youth to develop their academic, career and leadership potential. He also serves as a board member of NeighborWorks Orange County, a housing non-profit in Orange, CA

A native Angeleno, he graduated from Santa Clara University, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Spanish. He also earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Pepperdine University

Session 5

Latinas in Business

A discussion on business issues and challenges women face featuring Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2020 Latinas of Influence

Claudia Vazquez Director, Product Management, Prudential Financial
Denisse Montalvan VP Multicultural Communication, Zeno Group
Frances Moreno Managing Partner, Vaco Los Angeles
Gloria Burton Supplier Diversity & Development Program Manager, SCE
Hazel Ortega Business Owner, Ortega Counseling Center
Marcie Perez Founder & Principal Agency M Media
Monica Viramontes Business Owner, Evolving By Design
Rosie O’Connor Chef, Owner, Provecho Grill
Sandylu Guerrero Transformational Business & Life Coach
Teresa Razo Restaurant Executive, Community Leader
Yvonne Flores Entrepreneur and Community Advocate

*Speakers subject to change without notice.

Session 6

Latinas Educating our Community

A discussion on community issues facing our community featuring Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2020 Latinas of Influence

Catherine Garces Executive and Community Advocate
Christina Granillo Ph.D Dir. Academic Success at UC Riverside
Denise Campos Public Affairs Manager, So Cal Gas Company
Laura Farber Attorney & Chair Woman Pasadena Rose Parade
Maria Castro Regional External Affairs Manager, Comcast
Maria E. Hall Attorney at Law, Community Advocate
Nora Guerra Affordable Lending Manager, Freddie Mac
Rosa Elena Sahagun Attorney at Law, Community Advocate
Susana A. Mendoza State Comptroller of Illinois
Sylvia Gutierrez SBA Economic Development Specialist & Women’s Business Outreach Representative
Session 7

Latinas in Media and Entertainment

A discussion on spotlighting Women in the media and entertainment industry featuring Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2020 Latinas of Influence

Aurelia Gooden Engineer and Musician
Elsie Guerrero Publisher and Author of Elsie Publishing Co
Kim Martinez VP/General Manager, All Pro Broadcasting, Inc.
Naibe Reynoso Journalist, Author, Host, Producer
Sara Guerrero Founder, Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble
Silvia Ichar Founder & Publisher, PARA TODOS
Tatiana Quaife Director, Marketing Strategy, Disneyland Resort
Yudy Veras Bueno Transformational Soul Coach and Author
Please note that workshops, presentations and speakers are subject to change without notice.

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