Chris is a compounding pharmacist and co-founder of La Vita Compounding Pharmacy. Ms. Givant is a highly experienced formulator and educator and is nationally recognized as an expert in healthy aging, bio-identical hormones, and customized cosmeceuticals and was selected as Innovative Pharmacist of the Year by the California Pharmacists Association. Chris spends much of her time educating both doctors and patients and was recently recognized by Connected Women of Influence with their President's Award.
Company: La Vita Compounding Pharmacy / EpigeneticsRx
Kelly Hernandez, owner of Air Crafts has been in the Heating & Air Conditioning trade for over 34 years. After all of her years of experience, she had the opportunity to purchase Air Crafts Heating & Air who has been in business for 35 years in June of 2016. She is enjoying her new business adventure and looks forward to what the future holds.
Company: Air Crafts Heating & Air Conditioning
Dr. Cindy J Lin is the CEO/Co-Founder of HOVE Social Good Intelligence, which powers the social impact commerce platform, Hey Social Good. Her mission is to connect people to purchasing with purpose and businesses to social good data by offering well researched information & social good alternatives. Dr. Lin worked at the U.S. EPA as a national expert on clean water; she served on the U.S. Applied Climate Change National Work Group and as Water Adviser at the US Embassy in Beijing. She received her Doctorate in Environmental Science & Engineering from UCLA.
Company: Hey Social Good / HOVE Social Intelligence
Marilyn Bruno has served as CEO of Aequor, Inc. since 2008, drawing on 20+ years’ experience in international business, finance and law and 16 years in the U.S. State Department Foreign Service, Economic Affairs, while juggling single motherhood. Marilyn and Cynthia Burzell, who is also her daughter, started Aequor to commercialize novel microbes that Cynthia discovered in the coral reef and synthesize a new class of chemical compounds that inhibit the ability of bacteria and fungi to attach to surfaces, contaminate and infect. The uniqueness of Aequor’s chemicals as non-toxic replacements for harmful biocides has been validated by NASA, DOE, USDA and private companies to combat the antimicrobial-resistant “Superbugs” wherever they are found -- on surfaces, in food and water, and on plant, animal and human tissues -- fulfilling the UN One Health Commission’s approach to curbing pandemic threats at all vectors of transmission.
Company: AEQUOR, Inc
Trained as a rocket scientist and ballerina, Ms. Jasmine L. Sadler, MBA lives her life on purpose through her company, The STEAM Collaborative, which focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) from an artistic perspective. Originally from Detroit, and now in San Diego, California, her focus is to educate Girls and African American students in dance, math, engineering, and entrepreneurship. For more info or inquiries on collaborating, follow and message the #DancingRocketScientist @theSTEAMcollab.
Company: The STEAM Collaborative