2017 LLBI Graduation

Leadership Long Beach Class of 2017 Graduation

Monday, June 19
5:30 – 8 PM
The Reef Restaurant
880 S. Harbor Scenic Drive
Long Beach 90802

Leadership Long Beach will recognize the graduates of the Institute’s Class of 2017 on Monday, June 19 at 6 pm at the Reef Restaurant, 880 S. Harbor Scenic Drive, with their Graduation Ceremony.  Since late August 2016, the class of 31 adults have met monthly to learn, interact and engage through various topics and community leaders in Long Beach.  The Institute sessions also included the values and qualities of principled leadership, teamwork and collaborative processes. The class members represent a variety of industries, experiences and resources, mirroring the diversity of Long Beach.

Graduation Dinner Information

Program Information:

5:30 pm  – Reception

6 pm – Program begins and dinner





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The Reef Restaurant

880 S. Harbor Scenic Drive

Long Beach 90802


From 710 Freeway:
Head South on 710 Freeway toward the Queen Mary exits.  Once you pass Harbor Plaza East exit, stay to your left and turn left at Harbor Plaza.  Take another immediate left as you turn in front of the restaurant and then turn right into parking lot. 

Kenny Allen, International City Theatre

Jason Bennett, Farmers & Merchants Bank

Kathleen Boyd, Erman Retirement Advisory

Nathaniel Brown, Brown McClain Law

Marco Cabibbo, P2S Engineering

Teresa Chandler, City of Long Beach, Department of Health & Human Services

Joy Contreras, Community Volunteer

Kevin Coy, Long Beach Police Department

Helen Dosta, Habitat for Humanity, Los Angeles

Farrah Farhang, Community Volunteer

Amanda Garcia, Reliable Energy

Lindsay Gervacio, St. Mary’s Medical Center Families in Good Health

Mario Gonzalez, Port of Long Beach

Martha Gonzalez, Long Beach Memorial

Frank Gutierrez, Long Beach Unified School District

Katherine Larson, Keller Williams Pacific Estates

Elena Larssen, First Congregational Church of Long Beach, UCC

Kevin Lutke, The Boeing Company

Elizabeth McCann, Long Beach City College Foundation / Junior League of Long Beach

Brenda McDowell, Community Volunteer

Nicole Meek, Aquarium of the Pacific

Abigail Mejia, City of Long Beach, Office of the Mayor

Tamekia Mosley, PHASSE2 Consulting

Nima Novin, Ernst & Young

Tess Parkhouse, Long Beach Fire Department

Antonella Schaub, City of Long Beach, 3rd Council District office

Drew Schneider, Port of Long Beach

Sayon Syprasoeuth, United Cambodian Community

Erin Wilson, Precious Lamb Preschool

Shawna Wright, KRA Corporation

Susan Wyant, Team Pennywise