Formerly known as "Small Business Strong," Conaxion was the winner of the 2016 Mayor’s Cup, a social impact initiative introduced by Mayor Eric Garcetti. With over 100 teams competing, graduate students from UCLA, USC and LMU—the team comprised of undergraduate students from Cal State Los Angeles.
The Executive Team
As one of the Cofounders of Conaxion, he received a B.A. in Business Administration with an option in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Economics from CSULA. He is a business counselor who is passionate about providing innovative solutions for local small business owners and startup companies
As one of the Cofounders of Conaxion, he received a B.S. in Business Administration with an option in Management from Cal State LA. He is a business counselor who enjoys learning from the people he serves. He specializes in process improvement and business development
Board of Directors
Served as the Director of Development for After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles, the Associate Director for Corporate Giving at the Starlight Children’s Foundation and the Director of Corporate Development at Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles. Currently serving as the Director of Major Gifts at MLK Community Health Foundation
Joe Garcia III is a third generation entrepreneur. He worked in the family business most of his life, growing and learning the food industry. He received his master degree from USC Annenberg School of Communication. He is currently working on his second master degree from USC Marshall School of business, MBA program