Board of Directors

Cora Oriel – Chairman

James Santa Maria – Co-Chair

Alicia Atienza – Secretary

Alex Anderson – Board Member

Tony Rissas – Board Member

Jason Hobson – Board Member

Theresa Martinez – Board Member

Pablo Wong – Board Member

Kirk Miller – Board Member

Virgil Aoanan – Board Member

Faith Bautista – President & CEO

Lidell Page – Legal Counsel

Cora Oriel

Cora Oriel


Asian Journal Publications Inc. – Glendale, CA September 1991 – Present Asian Journal is a provider of news and information, with bureaus in California, Nevada, New York/ New Jersey and the Philippines. This national publication mirrors the phenomenal growth of the Filipino American (FilAm) community in the United States. From a small staff and humble beginnings, it has grown into a leading Asian-owned publishing firm in the U.S. President. Ensuring that the mission, the vision and values of the company are communicated throughout the business units and across offices Recruiting, developing, and maintaining a productive employee force to sustain daily operations and growth Maintaining and supervising financial structure. Developing account executives team, ensuring they achieve highest levels of excellence through training, and providing transparency and feedback Representing the organization in its relations with the local businesses, clients, governmental agencies, professional associations and similar groups.

Alicia Atienza

Alicia Atienza


Alicia Gabriana-Atienza Broker/CEO Statewide Realty & Financial Services, Inc Alicia Gabriana-Atienza has been licensed in real estate since 1989. She became a designated Real Estate Broker in 1996 and has since specialized in seller and buyer homeownership. She provides a market expertise, and is able to communicate recommendations based on her many years of experience. She provides data and market intelligence so that her clients can make informed decisions in various transaction types from traditional sales, commercial, REO properties, multi-unit properties, short sale, off-market, loans, loan modifications, and foreclosure opportunities. Before becoming a real estate broker. Alicia earned her Bachelors of Science in Accounting at the University of the East, Philippines and became a Certified Public Accountant. She is a lifetime member of PICPA-USA and PICPA California Chapter. She is also a California Notary Public in the County of San Mateo and a Certified California Insurance Agent (#0718548). Professional Affiliations: CEO/Broker Statewide Realty & Financial Services, Inc., National Association of Realtors, San Francisco Association of Realtors MLS Member, President of Dragon Properties, Inc., CFO of Statewide Development and Community Services, Inc. (Non-Profit Organization)

Alex Anderson

Alex Anderson

Board Member

Alex Anderson is the co-founder of African American Economic Justice Organization in Oakland, CA that focuses on economic opportunities for African Americans throughout California. He is also head of Andercorp Ventures LLC. He presently services on the Advisory Board of Build Org. and Ashoka’s Youth Venture San Francisco Bay Area. Build’s mission is to “use entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college success. Serving disadvantaged youth has been at the heart of BUILD’s efforts since our organization was founded… in 1999.”