Bassett High Students to Engage with Professionals at Mentor Expo

WHAT:       Students will connect with 50 community-based experts and industry professionals who will share lessons on soft skills, job success and relationship-building during Bassett High School’s Mentor Expo.


                   Represented careers and skills at the workshop-focused event include resume building, financial planning, social media strategist, tax analyst, nursing, accounting, culinary arts, LAPD, pharmaceutical manufacturing and video producing.


WHEN:       Friday, March 8

                   8 a.m. to 12 p.m.


WHERE:     Bassett High School Gym

                   755 N. Ardilla Ave., La Puente


DETAILS:    Speakers:



Eva Macias - Financial Planning

Christina Espinoza - Entrepreneur/Business

Raquel Ventura - Entrepreneur/Work Readiness

Miriam Espinoza - Rios Law

Karina Gonzalez - Tax Analyst

Rose Drieslein - Tax Accounting

Nancy Gomez - Finance

Sam Castorena - Finance/Realtor

Roberto Contreras - MD/Business

Dave Flores - Finance/Banking

Julio Guerra - Marketing 

Julio Acero - Investment Analyst


Karen Sandler - Wellness

Maria Caldera, Jaleeza Amezaga - Nursing

Dr. Julie Ann Ressler - Radiologist at City of Hope



 Andrea Tram - Biochemistry

Gilbert Henderson - Engineering

Edwin Sanchez - Chemistry/Pharmaceutical manufacturing

Dr. Mike Ressler - Astronomer at JPL

Raymond Gutierrez - Aircraft Maintenance and Technology



Pamela Sanchez, Dora Carrillo, Sandra Torres - College and Relationships

Joanne Sharp - Art CSU/resume

Adrian Barrios - Resident Advisor Berkeley

Alvaro Martin - UC Riverside Pre-College Programs

Tiffany Lao - Resume Building



Stephanie Martin - Probation Officer

Elizabeth Moreno - Blogger/Instagram

Gina Jojola - CHP Public Information Officer

Rody Lopez - Art

Omar Franco - LAPD Detective

Markus Meza - Culinary Arts

Robert Espinoza - Video Game Producer

Eli Vasquez - Video Producer for Buzz Feed Studios

Bill Steiner and David Hanson - Plumbers and pipe fitters

Sebastian Garcia - Film/Photography


 This event was organized by Bassett High School club Bassett Connects.