Team

Project Director

Project Director

He is driven by passion and a sincere desire to provide measurable economic impact to the small business communities. His duties include but not limited to responsible for overall management, Coordinate and oversee the various aspects of the MBDA program, point of contact and report directly to MBDA Head Quarter, and coordinate with administrative staff the proper governmental reporting and documentation.

Jim Baiseri

Senior Business Consultant

Jim Baiseri recently completed a contract with the Minority Business Development Agency, operated by University of Southern California, as a business consultant with the task of developing business relationships with U.S. business enterprises seeking trading opportunities with the Asian markets. He was also the Program Coordinator of the “Bridges to Business Success Program,” an educational business course offered at the University of Southern California for disadvantaged small business enterprises, seeking appropriate certifications and procurement opportunities with various governmental municipalities, including federal and state government agencies.

Mr. Baiseri is currently the managing member of CAMS, LLC (Consulting Administrative Management Services), an administrative services firm, specializing in Enterprise Risk Analysis. This includes the assessment and valuation of business enterprises of all sizes; identifying hazards that expose businesses to economic losses in the areas of; finance, regulatory compliance, marketing, human resources, entity structure and administrative operations. 

Tana Thammagno

Office Manager & Administrator

Tana Thammagno has over fifteen years of experience in performing administrative duties. She has coordinated with various management teams and staff for operational support activities and has served as a liaison between management team and non-profit board members in the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational issues. She has a history of providing effective and efficient administrative and secretarial support for various team members, and resolving a range of administrative issues and inquiries. She is efficient in managing daily operations of the organization and its programs with vast policy and administrative knowledge.