Board and Advisors

Meet Our Board Members

Dr. Marianne Cintron

President

Founder of Step By Step Dyslexia Solutions

Dr. Cintron has been an educator for 21 years and a classroom teacher for 10. She is an author, a public speaker, and is looking for speaking engagements. Read More

Michele Young

Vice President

Michele Young is a wife, mother of 2, grandmother of 5. Young holds a Bachelor’s degree in English single subject teaching option, with an emphasis on Special Education and Communication. Her other roles include: upper graduate specialty in fundraising for nonprofit organizations at UCLA, writer, retired educator, philanthropist, and former Area Governor of Toastmasters.

Her philosophy is, “Success finds a way; failure finds an excuse!”
Michele once competed in a televised event at CSULA, which was a Chinese poetry recital and won 1st place.

Michele is a world traveler who speaks Chinese and Spanish. She studied Asian cooking in Hong Kong for 30 days. Although she has been to many countries and many beautiful locations all over the world, her favorite is Maui.

Michele is the founder and CEO of Project Chrysalis, which foster youth aging out of the system get a business suit for job interviews leading to meaningful employment. Michele aspires to make the world a better place in anyway she can.

 

Cristina Bequer

Treasurer

Cristina Bequer is an advocate for children with dyslexia. She graduated from the University of California Davis with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science and is currently applying to Veterinary school. She is also a title holder in the Miss American Organization where she speaks to educators and students on how to recognize the signs of dyslexia. Cristina is looking forward in working with Dyslexia Solutions to continue spreading awareness for those students who may be struggling with dyslexia.

See our Interview with Cristina here…

Angele Cade

Consulting expert, who has dedicated the last two decades to helping entrepreneurs and business owners develop effective corporate structures and implement managerial procedures, while enforcing viable compliance measures.

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With a pointed emphasis on supporting client’s current and future business goals, AnGèle truly walks alongside her clients to make sure they are set up with security and success. AnGèle equips business owners with a viable system within the corporate structure created, so they can stay focused on the goal of revenue regeneration through growth.

Today, AnGèle is the CEO and Co-Founder of Executive on the Go, Inc. a thriving consulting firm for today’s entrepreneur. After nearly 20 years spent developing, supporting, and counseling thousands of local, national and international businesses AnGèle is recognized as the “Go To” expert for structural professional business needs. Additionally, Mrs. Cade is creator and instructor of Accelerated Business Launch, the automated online program that advises business owners on best business practices, grounded in legitimacy.

In accounting for her professional success, Mrs. Cade credits her propensity to her faith and her commitment to consistency. To remain aware of developments affecting her field, she maintains her affiliation with the UCLA Alumni Association, Vistage Worldwide, the WIN Network and serves as a local director of the Global Society of Female Entrepreneurs.

When AnGèle is not consulting, she can be found speaking, teaching, and training business owners and employees alike on the best practices to set goals, create priorities and attain support for their vision. She is passionate about sharing down to earth, real world business experience to help solve problems and empower those around her.

Both on and off the stage, AnGèle genuinely connects with each and every client. Through her business ethics, personal integrity, and professional insight, and extensive experience, AnGèle truly exemplifies it’s not what you have, but who you serve that truly makes an impact.

Hilary Laxson

Hilary graduated from the University of Denver in 1999 with a B.S.B.A in Finance. After moving to San Diego from Denver in 1999, she enrolled in the University of San Diego Graduate level Paralegal Program and completed her Paralegal Degree in 2000 with an emphasis in Business and Environmental law. Her daughter, Maddie, has been in special education for 8 years. Due to the involvement in Special Education, she’s learned a lot about Special Education law. Prior to learning about Special Education Law, Hilary worked in various facets of the law including medical malpractice, employment law, workers compensation, insurance defense during the last 20 years since graduating from Paralegal school. Hilary has held an active CA Real Estate license since 2006. She served on the Board of Women’s Council of Realtors, SDAR’s YPN, and Grievance committees. She has also been involved in the Junior League of San Diego and Delta Gamma Fraternity Alumnae Group. She also served on the founding Board of Rady’s Children’s Hospital Auxiliary Unit-Coronado.

Hilary founded a support group for Parents of Dyslexics children in 2019, The Dyslexia Life. She currently runs a community and support group for parents who have children in Special Education. www.TheDyslexiaLife.com

William Cintron

CFO

Contracts Manager for Cameron Instruments

He has been serving with ITT Barton/Cameron, for 46 years.

 

Cheryl Anderson

Retired Financial Director of Sonrise Christian Chapel

 

Mindy VanZuiden

Mindy VanZuiden, Founder of Tutorburg, is a dyslexic parent of two dyslexic children. She left the public school system after 14 years of being a PE teacher and is now a Homeschool mom. Being a lifelong learner, she is studying now to be a dyslexia specialist.

Laura Fonseca

Laura Fonseca, MT-BC is a Board-Certified Music Therapist, Neurologic Music Therapist, and the Clinical Director of Harmonic Changes. Laura works as a Music Therapist and Music Therapy Consultant for organizations that use music in the context of education, recreation, and therapeutics.

Meet Our Advisors

Amy Noel

Amy Noel, has her own You Tube Channel “Amy Noel YouTube Channel” where she shares resources to help dyslexic children. She wants to reach school administrators and teachers about what can be done to help dyslexic children.

Alexander Ruiz

Alexander is the Educational Director of Link Educational Institute, an educational consulting business in Claremont, California that provides customizable educational plans, subject and test prep tutoring, and college application consulting. With over a decade and a half of experience in the education industry.

Mike and Adelle McKinney

Mike and Adelle McKinney are the founders of World for Jesus Int’l, founders of Promise Christian University, and founders of the Promise Channel.

Arvee Robinson

Arvee is The Master Speaker Trainer, international speaker, author of Speak Up, Get Clients. She teaches business owners and entrepreneurs how to use public speaking as a marketing strategy so they can attract more clients, generate unlimited leads, grow their business, and make a difference with their words.