Mr. Andrew is a Principal Partner in Paccom Realty Advisors Inc., a corporation that owns full service commercial real estate brokerage offices in California and Idaho, doing business as Cushman & Wakefield Pacific. He has advised clients on investment properties for over 30 years. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Andrew has always had a passion for community service. He learned at a young age from his father that it was important to always give back to the community. He began his role in community service in his mid-20s as the Chairman of Fundraising for the Girl Scouts Joshua Council. He was also elected as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Bakersfield at age 28. Mr. Andrew has served on the Cal State University Bakersfield Council of One Hundred Top Community Leaders. He has equally served as a member of the Board of Director, Mercy Hospital, and was Chairman of the Board for the Friends of Mercy Foundation. He served as Chairman of the Fundraising Committee for the Kern High School District also. Mr. Andrew is currently a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), serves as a Board Member on the Hail Mary Club, and is a Finance Committee member of the Friends of Mercy Hospital Foundation. He is a devout Catholic, who has a passion for serving his community and believes you get out of life what you put into it. He is married to Lisa and has three beautiful children.
Dr. Bryant (ABC) Orjiako
ABC Orjiako is the Chairman and co-founder of SEPLAT, a leading Nigerian independent oil and gas company listed on the London and Nigerian stock exchanges with a strategic focus in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. He also has other business interests in construction, real estate development, pharmaceuticals and shipping where he acts as the director and chairman. He went into full-time business after eleven years of active medical practice as a trained General Surgeon and has since established and managed various companies in the upstream, downstream and service sectors of the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. In 2006, he completed the OPM program of the Harvard Business School.
Evelyne Mbandi, Ph.D.
Evelyne resides in Ellicott City MD. She is a practicing Catholic and has been involved with the Ministry for the last four years. She's a food scientist by profession and has a special fondness for the Blessed Mother Mary, Mother of the Eucharist and Grace, and has been instrumental in spreading the devotion of the Mother of the Eucharist and Grace in Africa. She also leads the first Saturday devotion to the Blessed Mother at her local parish. She's married to Sam Buma and the couple is blessed with a lovely Angel, Samantha.
Bill is the CEO of Advance Beverage Company, a local family owned beer & beverage distribution company. He has two grown children and five grandchildren. His son works with me in the family business and his daughter is a stay at home mom after working as a teacher for several years. Currently, Bill serves on the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fresno as Vice-Chair. He is deeply passionate about the plight of the homeless and the hungry within his community. His family has established the Lazzerini Family Foundation and is currently working on a number of projects to address improving the lives of those in need. Bill also serves on the Board of Directors of Recycling Lives, a local nonprofit working to assist the homeless and unemployed through recycling glass. He has resided in Bakersfield, California since 1975 and is an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Bakersfield.