Samuel Borgese is the President & CEO of Shari’s Management Corporation and is a seasoned corporate leader who’s a dedicated outsourcing zealot. He has been the CEO of several companies, such as, Logan’s Roadhouse in Nashville, Max Brenner International in New York City and Charlie Brown’s Holding Corporation in New Jersey. He is also a Board of Director at El Pollo Locco.
He joined Catalina Restaurant Group (CRG) in June 2004, where he served as president and CEO.
Joon S. Han is a global Give-Getter and the author of “Get Ahead by Giving Back” which unveils the hidden secret of the most successful business people in history. Joon speaks nationally on this and other topics including strategic thinking, process innovation and millennial leadership development while always tying proceeds to various deserving non-profits.
Joon is also the founder of Better San Diego, a strategic alignment company committed to forging a better San Diego one organization at a time. Through Better San Diego, he serves smart business leaders in his role as strategy specialist.
E.J. Conrad is founder and CEO of Island Staffing, which he started in 2002. He leads a team that identifies and promotes the right talent for clients in Southern California and across the U.S., providing flexible staffing options including contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire placements. In 2009, the San Diego Business Journal listed Island Staffing as the #18 Fastest Growing Privately Held Company in San Diego.
E.J. entered the IT and engineering staffing industry in 1989, gaining experience working for companies with revenues ranging from $3m – $500m. He started out in recruiting, business development and account management, ultimately moving on to sales and recruiting management and branch management.