Date
May 2018Commencement Speaker at Rivercrest Preparatory High School- "Stay True to You: Persevere and Never Give Up"
September 2016Hospitality Educator Panelist at the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel & Lodging Association meeting in Anaheim, California
September 2014Keynote speaker at the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel & Lodging Association meeting in Anaheim, California. Dr. Giffen’s research findings of employee turnover intention in Southern California hotels
September 2012Keynote speaker at the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel & Lodging Association meeting in Anaheim, California. Hotel Culture & Employee Personality Types: The Relationship with Person-Organization Fit and Turnover Intention
February 2013Presenter at California State University career month—Pomona, California. Hiring managers utilizing social media in their recruiting efforts
October 2012Presenter at California State University for Dr. Greg Max, Human Resources course—Pomona, California. Social media recruiting and resume development
September 2012Keynote speaker at the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel & Lodging Association meeting in Anaheim, California. Communication Awareness in Hospitality
May 2012Workshop at California State University, all campus students invited—Pomona, California. Social media and landing the job
February 2012Presenter at California State University for National Society of Minorities in Hospitality— Pomona, California. Hiring managers utilizing social media in their recruiting efforts
September 2011Keynote speaker at the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel & Lodging Association meeting in Anaheim, California. Managing multiple generations in the hotel industry
August 2011Presenter at California State University career center staff—Pomona, California. Hiring managers utilizing social media in their recruiting efforts
July 2011Presenter at United Education Institute (UEI) Quarterly Regional Meeting Pomona, California. Motivating and engaging vocational students in the college classroom
April 2011Presenter on behalf of Pearson Publishing at the International Education Corporation (IEC) seminar in Irvine, California. Included all program directors from nationwide campuses. Leadership v. Management—Its necessity to enhance employee performance
February 2008Keynote speaker at the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel & Lodging Association meeting in Anaheim, California. Education equipping the millennials for yesterday’s management
April 2008Facilitator for the Embassy Suites—Santa Ana, California. Strength Deployment Inventory. Communication enhancement and conflict resolution
June 2008Presenter at Orange Coast College for an open invite to all students—Costa Mesa, California. Tips from the “HR Guy” Interviewing and Resumes
June 2007Presenter at Orange Coast College for an open invite to all students—Costa Mesa, California. The Selection process through Interviewing—What recruiters look for