Linda Compton

Name: Linda ComptonYour Business: Thirty-One GiftsHow long have you had your business: 8 yearsFavorite Charitable Organization: Ronald McDonald HouseHow did you get involved with WIN: Through social media in 2011.  I was looking to work a vendor event and Doreen Matsumoto was organizing a lot of them.Favorite inspirational quote that always keeps you going: “I can do all things through him who strengthens […]

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Maggie Shapiro

Name: Maggie ShapiroYour Business: Residential Real EstateHow Long Have You Had Your Business: 18 yearsFavorite Charitable Organization: Can’t pick just one- Soroptomists of Long Beach, Meals on Wheels of Long Beach, and N2Giving (for Veterans)How Did You Get Involved With WIN: Meet-UpFavorite Inspirational Quote That Always Keeps You Going: “Be the change you want to see in the world” -Gandhi With […]

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Yvette Figueroa

Name: Yvette Margarita FigueroaYour Business: PrimericaHow Long Have You Had Your Business: I’ve been in business since 2005Favorite Charitable Organization: Women in Networking is my favorite charitable organizationHow Did You Get Involved With WIN: Gloria Rodriguez introduced me to WINFavorite Inspirational Quote That Always Keeps You Going: “I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going […]

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Lana Martinez

Name: Lana MartinezYour Business: Designer Cakez & Cupcakez by LanaHow Long Have You Had Your Business: Started baking in 2000 & been non-stop ever since.Favorite Charitable Organization: Fundraising for Veterans, Teen Challenge, Totally KidsHow Did You Get Involved With WIN: I have to thank my WIN Sister, Ramona Gallegos, whom introduced me to Women in Networking & Doreen Matsumoto 7 years ago, […]

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Carey Jo Chase

Name: Carolyne Jo ChaseNickname : Carey JoYour Business: All We PrintHow Long Have You Had Your Business: 9 yearsFavorite Charitable Organization: One Breath FoundationHow Did You Get Involved With WIN: An acquaintance invited me 8 years agoFavorite Inspirational Quote That Always Keeps You Going: The song “Everything’s Alright” from Jesus Christ Superstar.  It’s my ringtone! Born at Beal Air Force Base Marysville […]

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Melissa Applebaum

Name: Melissa ApplebaumYour Business: I am the WIN treasurer.Favorite Charitable Organization: Best FriendsHow Did You Get Involved With WIN: Heard about WIN from Doreen who I met at Curves, a gym for women. It has been my pleasure to serve as WIN Treasurer since 2013.  I have enjoyed watching our members grow and meet their personal and business goals.   Since my retirement […]

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Amber Stewart

Name: Amber StewartYour Business: Mary KayHow Long Have You Had Your Business: 18 yearsFavorite Charitable Organization: My favorite charitable organization is the one that I founded, Helping Hands Giving Hope, because I feel the most joy by having a part in helping people have a little hope.How Did You Get Involved With WIN: I heard about WIN through several of […]

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Melissa Breunig

Name: Melissa BreunigNickname : MelYour Business: Richard Breunig FoundationHow Long Have You Had Your Business: 3 yearsFavorite Charitable Organization: AVAG (American Veterans Assistance Group)How Did You Get Involved With WIN: Through DoreenFavorite Inspirational Quote That Always Keeps You Going: I give not because I have much, but because I know what it is like to have nothing. -Anonymous With the encouragement of family, […]

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Maleka Long

Name: Maleka LongYour Business: Love Beyond LimitsHow Long Have You Had Your Business: 10 yearsFavorite Charitable Organization: Love Beyond LimitsFavorite Inspirational Quote That Always Keeps You Going: “If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.”  “Maleka started Love Beyond Limits 10 years ago from her home. She is the most unselfish and passionate person I know.  She […]

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Virginie Cabasa

Name: Virginie CabasaNickname: ViviYour Business: Q Sciences / MelaleucaHow Long Have You Had Your Business: Q Sciences March 2019 ; Melaleuca September 2018How Did You Hear About WIN: Meetup.comFavorite Inspirational Quote That Always Keeps You Going: “If you have a dream, you have a purpose.” I am a stay-at-home mom of two sweethearts.  My passion is to help others in educating […]

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