Public Speakers

Toni Miranda

Toni Miranda is a world-certified Image Consultant, and Executive Coach and Speaker, with over 20
years of experience in the corporate and retail industry. She is the founder of Radiance Image
Toni is one of the few image consultants in the Philippines with certifications from the prestigious
London Image Institute and Academy of Image Mastery. She learned from no other than the world's top
image masters: Sarah Hathorn, Christina Ong, and Lynne Marks, who are among the most experienced
image consultant trainers in the world. Toni also earned a Master Class certification from the Illustra
Business School (USA) which boosted her confidence to pursue corporate image and branding
consultancy as a full-time entrepreneur. Toni holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from the De La
Salle University, major in Management of Financial Institution. Her custom-tailored presentations and
training programs reveal practical and useful knowledge, enabling you to implement simple changes
that enhance your image, reflecting your vision, goals and lifestyle.

Ron Turla

Ronnie Turla is a sought-after Certified Trainer on Emotional Intelligence for TalentSmart, the world’s
leading provider of EQ assessment tools based in San Diego, California, U.S.A.
As a Human Resource practitioner with over 10 years’ experience in Human Resource Management and
Organization Development, Ronnie has occupied managerial positions in several companies from
different industries such as: 7-Eleven, the convenience store market leader; Yellow Cab, a well-known
and famous pizza brand; and 24/7 Customer Philippines, a call center company, where he handled
almost 900 agents.
He finished his degree in Psychology from De La Salle University and is completing a master’s degree in
Industrial Relations from the University of the Philippines. He has completed a diploma program on
Training and Development from DLSU-College of St. Benilde as well as a certificate program on
Compensation Management from the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP). At
present, he is a candidate for the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) program, a premier
certification recognized in more than 50 countries worldwide. He is also the ambassador of the Certified
HR Professional ( CHRP) under the umbrella of the International Federation of Professional Managers.
Ronnie runs his own management consultancy services company, Talent Reach, which primarily caters

to small and medium enterprises. He is likewise affiliated with South East Asia Speakers and Trainers
Bureau, Inc.


She has a 15 year plus veteran of training, coaching, consulting, years of successful sales, buying and
negotiation practice, practitioner in the fields of human resources, via her original framework, processes
and tools. She has contributed much science to business as the pioneering developer of HR strategy,
nego-mapping methodology, effective coordination to smoothen communications in organizations and
more. She is a valuable combination of being a resource speaker, a seasoned and successful practitioner
Human Resource Management, an educator, and a consultant. She has closely worked with the
industrial sector, private and government agencies for the sustainability of the organizations.

Atty. Majella Theresa Gallevo-Bambo

“Maje” is a lawyer by profession. She is a member of Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Batangas Chapter. She obtained her Juris Doctor (JD) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree as a Dean’s Lister from Far Eastern University-De La Salle University and as part of the pioneer batch of the said Dual Degree Program. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Economics, Major in Development Economics degree in the University of the Philippines Los Baños, graduating as Cum Laude and in the top 5% of the graduating batch of UPLB, paving her way to be a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, an international honor society recognizing only the top students. During high school, Maje was a Rotary Exchange student to Canada, where she graduated from with Highest Honors. She has been part of and was connected with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Siguion Reyna Montecillo & Onsgiako Law Offices, the law office of then-Vice President Noli De Castro – Andres Marcelo Padernal Guerrero & Paras Law Offices, Globe Telecom, Inc., Seaoil Philippines and Accenture, Inc. as their legal associate and/or company lawyer. For years, Maje has been a member of various organizations including the UPLB Economics Society, the Junior Philippine Economics Society, the UP Student Volunteers Alliance, the Rotaract Club of Calamba Central, JESSUP Debate Team, Singles for Christ Meralco Chapter, JCI Perlas Pasay, JCI Senate Philippines and Silver and White Toastmasters Club, wherein she handled different positions as an officer – from being the President and part of the Board of Directors to be a Consultant and General Legal Counsel. Maje has given talks and conducted seminars in these and for these different organizations. With an untiring desire to make herself a better person, she constantly strives to look for opportunities to develop herself and her environment, whether at work or during leisure activities. As such, she is likewise a licensed Real Estate Broker, Licensed Insurance Agent, a Commissioned Notary Public and a certified International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) Practitioner in the Advanced Curriculum. Maje is also a trainer by passion. She conducts different pieces of training, ranging from soft skills such as but not limited to effective and assertive communications, legal and business writings, customer service, leadership and development skills. At present,Maje is a sole practitioner with her own law office, the MTLGB Law Office, located at Sno. 35 San Pioquinto, Malvar, Batangas, catering to various clients – ranging from individuals to corporations – for which she acts as their litigating and/or corporate counsel. As a true advocate of justice and the law, she conducts and gives legal seminars, such as but not limited to Gender and Development, Magna Carta of Women, Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC), Breastfeeding Laws, Labor Standards and Relations Laws, Human Rights Laws, Senior Citizen’s and PWD Laws, Corporate and Business Laws, Legal Framework and Drafting Contracts, to varying audiences. Maje is currently serving the JCI Senate Philippines Pasay Chapter as its President. She’s likewise serving the Rotary Club of Malvar and U & I Professionals Club of Malvar as Vice President.

Caren Kate Ong

She has wide experience working in private firms. She has worked in multi-national and Filipino-owned
companies exposing her to different cultures and work discipline. She values being part of these various
institutions in her 15 years career.She is a licensed Electronics & Communications Engineer with earned
MBA units and has a Class B radio License from National Telecommunications Commission and a
graduate of Ateneo De Naga University a Communication Specialist. She has wide experience in
conducting various trainings such as Developing a Winning Personality, Leadership Training, Enter the
Digital Path to Success, Radio Training, and Personality Development Workshops, Acquisitions and
Business, Nano technology and many others.
She has been sought as speaker for numerous conventions and conferences of varied industries as well
as the academe as she aims to improve systems of every client she encounters.

Don Crisostomo

Don is a Professorial Lecturer for Executive MBA at University of Makati, Operations Senior Analyst at
deutsche bank group – DKS and a Portfolio Reconciliation Associate at International Netherlands Group
bank – GSO. He believes that there is further to work in his advocacy. His goal is to make a more
financially literate Philippines by encouraging Filipinos to save, invest and put up business in for their
future. He has been continuously making a difference in the society sharing his knowledge in fulfilling
plans for retirement, education of the children, estate arrangements, insurance needs, family finance,
making business and the like towards financial freedom.

Jerry C. Cocabo Yao

The Marketing Sensei

Certified Professional Marketer-Asia
Certified Professional Marketer-Philippines
Certified Professional Marketing Educator
Master in Business Administration

Jerry Cocabo-Yao is a professional speaker and businessman with vast experience in marketing. He obtained an MBA degree from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines upon majoring in Marketing Management. He currently works as a Training Facilitator at Vista Centre for Professional Development. Due to his wealth of experience in integrated marketing communication, sales management, marketing strategy, business strategy and branding, Jerry has often been invited to undertake several speaking engagements where he had been able to impart a good number of professionals in an immeasurable way. As a testament to his proficiency in his area of specialty, he has been certified as a Professional Marketer by both the Marketing Institute of Singapore and Philippine Marketing Association and has also been certified as a Professional Marketing Educator by the latter.

Jerry’s exploits `{`coupled with the depth of his knowledge`}` has not only earned him the moniker “Marketing Sensei” but even twenty-one different awards; notable among these, are Toastmaster International’s Competent Communicator award, Philippine Marketing Association’s Presidential Citation award and the 100% Attendance award.

Jerry Yao has previously worked at Dancerg/PT. Bintang where he held the position of Marketing Manager, a feat he had once achieved at WYC International Sales. As an educator, he has served as a Faculty member in various reputable institutions including his alma mater, Polytechnic University of the Philippines; though he presently holds the same position at the College of St. Benilde.

Extensively, he has taken up some special roles like acting as Judge on PUP-JME Executive Elise 4 in 2015, UP Junior Marketing Association’s Major Marketing Event in 2014; Panel Member for PUP COB Entrep3-1 Oral Defense for Entrepreneurship in 2015 as well as serving in different capacities in other keynote events. Jerry Yao is affiliated to the Philippines Association of Professional Speakers, Entrepreneur Educators Association of the Philippines, Association of Marketing Educators and a host of professional and civic bodies.

Mary Grace B. Marzan

The founder and Chief Operations Officer of iLearn International Institute, a human resource development provider capable of creating client oriented training programs that are informative, practical, and enjoyable with the use of up-to-date modules, emerging technologies, and best practices. As a trainer and founder of iLearn she was able to provide training and consulting programs for clients such as EEI Corporation, Delfi Marketing Inc, Shell Petroleum Pilipinas, Puregold, Dole Asia, LBC Express, Unilever and participates in the contribution to provide better service for Filipino people by serving government clients such as GSIS, Pag-IBIG Fund, DOH, PNOC, OTC and PDEA among others. She has a valuable combination of being a resource speaker, a successful practitioner, an educator, and a consultant for Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing and Procurement, International Shipping, Brokerage, General Management, Assets and Property management. She recently acquired a Certification on Human Resource Management from the International Federation of Professional Managers (IFPM) which is a globally recognized designation for HR Professionals.

An active and proud member of the Philippine Association of Professional Speakers who aim to commit to upholding the holistic development of professional speakers in the country by continuously developing core competencies: Eloquence, Expertise, Enterprise, Ethics, and Extension. As a learning advocate and having an entrepreneur mindset, she believes that through Continuous Professional Learning she helps build the Nation One Employee One Company at A Time.