Board of Trustees & Corporate Officers

• Founder & President of Center for Global Best Practices
• He is known as Mr. Best Practices being a prime mover in providing best practices trainings and consulting services among different types of business organizations across industries as well as in government
• Director of Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations: Bataan Shipyard and Engineering Company (BASECO) and Bataan-BASECO Joint Venture, Inc.
• Proprietor, Goodluck Novelty Store
• Obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at De La Salle University (1993) and his Master in Business Management (MBM) at Asian Institute of Management (1998).

• Former Local Chief Executive of LGU-Castilla, Sorsogon (2016-2019)
• Former Corporate Secretary of Forbes College
• Secretary of Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) -Albay Chapter (2015-2017)
• Secretary (2011-2013) and Director (2009-2011) of IBP -Albay Chapter
• Chairman of the University Discipline Committee at Aquinas University of Legazpi (2010-2014)
• She spent almost ten (10) years as a full-time law professor in the College of Law of Aquinas University of Legazpi and Director of its Legal Resource Center, where she supervised graduating law students engaged in litigation work under the Student Practice Rule.
• She was engaged in private law practice as an affiliate lawyer in Aquende Ralla & Associates Law Offices since her admission to the bar in 2004.
• Obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at Aquinas University of Legazpi (1999)-Magna Cum Laude and her Bachelor of Laws at Aquinas University of Legazpi (2003)-Valedictorian.

• Founder and Treasurer of Goldstreet International, Inc
• Building Administrator of Eumeriano A. Aquende - Real Estate Lessor
• Member of Brotherhood of Christian Businessman and Professionals (BCBP)
• Obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Major in Accountancy at Aquinas University of Legazpi (1984-1985)

• Graduated BS Chemical Engineering at the Adamson University, (recipient of the State Scholarship Award).
• She had been the Asst. Vice President of AMA Computer Learning Center for 4 years, Sr. Asst. Vice President of AMA Computer University for 2 years and became Vice-President for Operations for 7 years of AMA Education System.
• She was the Quality Management Representative in the attainment of AMA Computer University’s ISO 9001 certification and the level II PACUCOA accreditation which are prerequisites to university status, the highest level a tertiary educational institution achieved in 1999.
• She had been involved in sales and marketing of various products like maintenance chemicals and business machines as the Marketing Support Manager for 2 years.
• She took up several courses in Computer Programming in 1983 and later joined the United Computer Programming Center as its Branch Manager.
• She attended various seminars and took up several post graduate courses like Basic Management Course at the University of the Philippines Institute of Small Scale Industries (1996)
• She took up Management Development Program at Asian Institute of Management (1997).

• Chairman, Legal Education Board (2016-Present)
• Director, Goldstreet International, Inc.
• Partner (on leave), Aquende Aquende & Partners
• Lecturer (College of Law), University of the Philippines (2015-Present)
• Director, Kingsland Real Estate Company, Inc. (2017-Present)
• Chairman, UCPB General Insurance Company, Inc. (2019-Present)
• Chairman, Cocolife Asset Management Company, Inc. (2019-Present)
• Chairman, HealthAssist, Incorporated (2019-Present)
• Director, United Coconut Planters Life Assurance Corp. (2011-2019)
• Governor (2015-2017), Albay Chapter President (2013-2015), Integrated Bar of the Philippines
• President, Forbes Academy (2014-2016)
• Executive Vice-President, Forbes College (2014-2016)
• Managing Partner, Aquende Ralla & Associates Law Offices (2003-2016)
• Managing Partner, Aquende Aquende & Partners Law Offices (2015-2016)
• College of Law Dean (2000-2014), Vice-President for the Professional Schools, Aquinas University (2009-2014), Trustee and Corporate Secretary, Aquinas University
• Trustee & Corporate Secretary, Aquinas University Hospital Foundation, Inc.
• Chairman of the Council of Adviser (2015-2016), Executive Vice President (2013-2014), Secretary General (2012-2013), Trustee, Philippine Association of Law Schools
• Managing Partner, Aquende Fernandez & Ralla Law Officers (1999-2003)

• President, THE AQUENDE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION, INC.
• OIC-Executive Director (Ways and Means Committee), SENATE
• Chief Legal Officer, OFFICE OF SEN. JUAN EDGARDO M. ANGARA, JR.
• Former Associate Lawyer, ACCRA Law

• She is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of Center for Global Best Practices
• Obtained her Bachelors’ Degree in Political Science in 1993 and was a candidate in Master of Science in Clinical Psychology both at De La Salle University

• Director, Goldstreet International, Inc.
• He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Commerce major in Legal Management at De La Salle University (1998)

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