Our Speakers

Ms.Rosemarie P. Rafael is the current President of Airspeed International, a privately-owned Filipino company engaged in air and sea freight forwarding, international door-to-door parcel & cargo service, and customs brokerage.She has held the post since 1985.Aside from her post at Airspeed International, she also serves as President, CEO, Director, or Chairman of the Board of various companies such as PARAF Management Corporation, New Corama International Inc., RRS Worlwide Destinations, Inc., and Signs and Wonders International, Inc.

Mr.Marvin Germo is a Financial Planner and Advisor who is one of the up and coming personal finance gurus that this generation has ever seen.His Passion and zeal to educate the Filipino people has translated into transformed lives, financially free families and has moved ordinary consumers into investors.

He is an Entreoreneur and Financial Resources Speaker who out of his eager desire to make an impact in this nation has spoken in different spheres of society - corporations,government agencies,churches,schools,clubs,organizations,and numerous public events.His ability to breakdown complicated investment concepts and translate it into something that is simple, basic and understandable has made him one of the most sought after money speakers in the land.

He completed the Registered Financial Planners Institure (RFPI), he is a Stock Market Trader & Investor has aroung five years experience in the Philippine Financial Industry.He also owns (www.marvingermo.com), a financial planning help site.He graduated from Mapua Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Electronics & Communications.He has just recently completed the Philippine Stock Exchange Certified Spceialist Course in Ateneo Center for Continuing Education.

Jose Feron "Dodong" Cacanando is a businessman/farmer who owns Moriah Farms Inc. located at the foot of Mt.Kitanglad in Sumilao, Bukidnon. Before His drastic move to Mindanao in 1998, he was the Assistant Country Manager for the Test Measurement business of Hewlett-Packard Philippines. His testimony in setting up a farm where they use the Bible as the main reference for doing business has been featured in The 700 Club Asia. He is also the founder Semilya sa Kinabuhi, a foundation based in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon where they pioneered a unique training program that teaches people how to steward a business for the Lord. It is also an institution that aims to transform people into leaders by developing their character and values.

Randell Tionson has 25 years of experience in the Financial Service Industry – Banking, Mutual Funds, Insurance and Financial Planning, and Management Consultancy. An advocate of life and personal finance, he has become one of today’s most respected personal finance coaches in the country. He had guested as a resource person in various TV shows and in different educational institution in the country. He had also given lectures abroad being a strong advocate of financial education of OFWs. He is currently a Director of the Registered Financial Planner Institute of the Philippines. Aside from being a speaker and trainer, Randell writes for the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Moneysense Magazine.

MICAELA (LALA) ABRERA ILAGAN Ms. Lala Ilagan graduated with a degree in AB Psychology at Ateneo de Manila University. She has a vast experience in Sales, Marketing and Customer Service in Transport and Logistics, International Travel and Global Marketing of Real Estate industries. She conducts and facilitates powerful learning sessions in Team Dynamics, Work Values Enchancement, Customer Service, Motivation and Personality Development. A regular segment guest as Motivational Speaker of UNTV Cable Channel’s Rise and Shine Show, Ms. Lala also receives radio guesting invitations discussing various topics. A lover of arts, she had also directed many major GK events in the US.

Dr.Anna Bella D. Siriban-Manalang is Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering at De La Salle University and is currently Director of the Center for Lean Systems and Management, and Lead Research Faculty, DLSU Center for Engineering & Sustainable Developemnt Research.She is a member of the International Board of the Asia-Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Society. Her research activities and professional engagements focus on TQM and Lean Manufacturing Systems as applied to academe, industry and government. She has had over 20 years of experience in variuos field of Industrial Engineering with interest in Total Quality Management, Supply Chain Management, Lean Production/ Manufacturing Sytems Analysis and Design, Engineering Economic Analysis, Management of Technology and Project Feasibility, Project Management, with specialization in Strategic Planning, Performance Monitoring and Organization Design.

She finished here BS & MS in Industrial Engineering from Univeristy of the Philippines, taught there for 3 years prior teaching at DLSU since 1993. She was the first receive the Ph.D in Industrial Engineering degree from the College of Engineering at the same University in 2001

A nationalist at heart,she embarks various consulting engagements with governments and industry to help build organizations and help in organizational development. Samplers of these are her training on community needs assessments for the health doctors and manpower of the Center for Health Devt for the DOH thru the World Health Organization, her work with CIDA on production management for 8 industries and many more.

Mr.Ricky De Vera MBA,CSP is an established international trainer, speaker, facilitator, and consultant. He earned his MBA from De La Salle University School of Business.He is an author, blogger, and writer for various publications.His experience and wisdom have helped business achieve the results they were after.

Mr.Raymund Devera has a unique blend of sales, marketing, media and soft skills training experience with leading multinational and philippine companies.Graduated from DLSU with a Lia-Com degree in Marketing and Economics. With more than 20 years experience in the service and advertising industry with agencies such as Ace Saatchi & Saatchi,Lowe Lintas,BBDO & OMD performing strategic planning,accounting servicing, media buying & integration roles.

Mr.Boris Jaoquin MBA,CSP is an established international trainer, speaker, facilitator, and consultant. He earned his MBA from De La Salle University School of Business.He is an author, blogger, and writer for various publications.His experience and wisdom have helped business achieve the results they were after.

Mr.Emi Pascual Pascual is a licensed Guerilla Marketing Coach, Brand Strategist and Communications Planner. He has more than 30 years in the business of telling brand stories that spread, that help build and transform brands and businesses. He believes in the power of stories: to influence, to inspire, to touch the unconscious mind and to make a difference.

In the last 10 years, he has been involved with a number of enterprises in crafting their unique stories, and finding the platform to communicate them. As a brand storyteller, he digs deep into the beginnings of the brand, traces or re-traces its story arc and lays the narrative for a new brand journey.

Emi is passionate about photography, about the quiet power photographs and images hold in telling a compelling story and influencing consumer attitudes and behaviour. He is also a part-time faculty member of De La Salle- College of St. Benilde teaching marketing to photography students.