Dr. Yolanda Stern’s international influence on economic, educational, social, civil, and humanitarian initiatives spans decades.
After completing academic studies at LaVerne University she earned two doctoral degrees from UC Berkeley and began a 23 year career in teaching. In 1997 Dr. Stern founded FPACC (Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce) which is the largest Filipino business organization in the United States. As Chairman Emeritus Dr. Stern continues to serve FPACC and provide guidance on international trade and business development, coalition building, and facilitating partnerships.
In 2000 Dr. Stern co-founded One World Institute which is an international charity and non-profit organization that promotes healthcare, education, sustainable living, and conflict resolution. Co-founding together with her late husband Dr. Thomas Stern, OWI’s projects include the distribution of thousands of free wheelchairs, development of critical water reservoirs, creating new farming jobs, and expanding literacy education to poor and remote areas. In 2011 Dr. Stern was selected as the “Professional of the Year” by Cambridge Who’s Who for the Non Profit Management Industry.
Currently Dr. Stern continues to serve through:
* Co-Founder and President – One World Institute
* Founder and Chairman Emeritus FPACC.
* Board member of PUBC (Philippine US Business Council),
* organizing new humanitarian missions.
“Charity is an act of love that seeks no reward” Yolanda Stern
Ms. Nina Mangio has provided strategic leadership and a “golden touch” to organizations for over three decades.
After graduating from Mapua Institute of Technology with a degree in Chemical and Mechanical Engineering, Ms. Mangio turned her focus to business school and completed her MBA at Ateneo Graduate School. By coupling her education in engineering and business Ms. Mangio was able to incorporate Mawell Chemical Corporation 1983 and carefully grow it from a 6 employee startup to company with over 500 employees and revenues over 2 billion. In 1996 Ms. Mangio expanded with another startup called Mawell Engineering Corp that now employs over 300 employees with revenues over 1 billion.
After creating two successful large corporations, Ms. Mangio turned her attention to philanthropy and public service. In 2003 she chartered a Rotary Club that initiated projects like a scholarship program, medical missions, building a student library. In 2018 Ms. Mangio is still finding new ways to serve as Chairman for Philippine – Korea Economic Council, Honorary Consul in Liberia, and she serves on the Management Association of the Philippines Coalition of Anti-Corruption.
Currently Ms. Mangio serves in multiple roles and organizations:
* Chairman of the Board of Mawell Chemical Corporation – Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Renewable Energy
* President of Servcare Int’l Corporation – Design, Construction, and Maintenance of Waste Water Treatment Plants
* COO of the Global Conglomerate Group – Develops Residential & Commercial Buildings, Hotels, Casinos, Mining & Manufacturing
* Chairman of the Board – Choosers Choice Food & Dev. Corporation – Samgyeopmasarap Unlimited Korean BBQ restaurant
* Head of Finance for PCCI SME Committee
* Executive Director for PCCI PUBC (Philippines-USA Business Council)
Mr. Edwin Moran has been an international conduit and champion for Philippines commerce for over 20 years.
For over 20 years Mr. Moran has accumulated countless hours for committee leadership and volunteering in PCCI (Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry), and the PUBC (Philippine US Business Council) and the ASEAN Chamber of Commerce. By triangulating his connections in these organization on both continents, Mr. Moran has connected and facilitated bilateral commerce between mulitple countries especially in the US and Philippines.
After graduating from Dowling College In New York, Mr. Moran served on the board of directors at Perpetual Help University where he helped guide and foster a startup university with one small campus into a multi-campus university with over 40,000 students. Mr. Moran has also served on the board of directors for Perpetual Help Medical Center which has become the primary healthcare service provider for all of Southeast Manila.
As an entrepreneur Mr. Moran has created two outsourcing companies within the BPO industry, ADTC (Audio Dicta Transcription Corporation) and FarmOut2US.com. Mr. Moran takes great pride in the fact that both of these BPO companies proactively recruit and hire employees with various physical disabilities.
Mr. Moran continues to serve the Philippines through:
* Board member of PCCI-PUBC (Philippines Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Philippines US Business Council)
* Member of the ASEAN Chamber of Commerce
* Board of Directors – Perpetual Help University
* Board of Directors – Perpetual Help Medical Center
Alex C. Borromeo has over three decades of career experience as an consultant, entrepreneur, and community champion.
Mr. Borromeo has consulted and mentored several start-up companies which have grown to over $1 billion in revenue. His collective body of work covers a wide range of industries including: telecommunications, hospitality, technology, healthcare, and commercial real estate
Mr. Borromeo is an esteemed leader in the Filipino-American Community in Washington State where he is a leading proponent of job creation within the minority and women-owned business community. He has served his community in several ways including as President of the Washington State Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce. He has also served on advisory councils to the Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise, Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, the Urban Enterprise Center, Prosperity Partnership, and Project 60 (a multi-ethnic business program).
Mr. Borromeo takes great pride in developing opportunities aimed at strengthening the economy and increasing employment especially for the underserved.
Currently Mr. Borromeo serves in multiple roles and organizations:
* VP of International Trade & Investment for FPACC (Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce).
* Co-founder and President of USPCIA (US Philippines Commerce & Industry Agency)
* Founder and CEO of Global Wellspring Accelerator, a business and commerce accelerator.
* Vice President and Co-Managing Director of UPI (USAsia Pacific Inc) an EB-5 Regional Center.