Team

Daniel Sieu

Project Director

Daniel K. Sieu has extensive experience in management; marketing, finance and particularly, in expanding opportunities with small to large minority businesses. Previous positions held include: President and Executive Director, Asian Pacific Revolving Loan Fund of Los Angeles; Business owner of Worldwide Financial consulting firm and Business Counselor of the Pacific Asian Consortium Employment/ Business Development Center. Daniel has particular strengths in business development and marketing. He has a solid background in evaluating financial statements, and reviewing and analyzing business and marketing plans.

Daniel has a Bachelors of Science in Marketing & Finance (dual major) from the California State University, Long Beach. He also holds a State of California Real Estate Brokers License. Notable achievements include being named “Finance Firm of the Year” for 2007, by Minority Business Opportunity Center (MBOC), sponsored by City of Los Angeles and Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)..; Manufacture of the Year; Liaison between Peoples Republic of China (PRC) developers and United States/European Investment groups.

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. 

Ronald Lowe

Business Consultant

Ronald Lowe administered a federally funded program housed in the Mayor's office, Minority Business Opportunity Center/Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center. He was responsible for strategizing and developing a system for brokering commercial financial transactions for MBOC clients through a network of banks, alternative lenders, non-profit lenders, angel & equity funds, etc. Mr. Lowe established and maintained strong relationships with all LA MBOC Partners, Business Leaders, Chambers of Commerce, Business Associates, Public Agencies, Political Offices, etc. He also strategic plans for MBDA-LA Clients by doing business analysis and benchmarking of capabilities to assist in reaching growth goals. He was responsible for the Office of Contracting Relations which dealt with any procurement issues citywide.

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.