Advisory Board

The Advisory Board for the Los Angeles Regional SBDC Network is comprised of business owners and community leaders with a commitment for the success of small business.  The goals of the Advisory Board are to enhance the reputation and standing of the SBDC Network and to provide strategic advice on matters related to partner development and program development.


Jesse Torres
Regional Director
Los Angeles SBDC Network
Sheneui Weber
Executive Director of CAED Operations
Long Beach Community College District
John Arena
Business Outreach Program Manager
Metropolitan Water District
Joel Lueb
Bigger Dot
Nelson Davis
Nelson Davis Television Productions
Joe Magaddino Ph.D.
Chair/CSU Long Beach
Economic Forecast Center
Kari Helman
Helman Architects
Victor Parker
District Director
Los Angeles SBA District Office
Rieva Lesonsky
SMB Connects
Vivian Shimoyama
Breakthru Limited
Ian Lorenzana
Project Officer
Los Angeles District Office SBA
Sharon Siegel
District Director
US Congresswoman Lois Capps