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Business Alumni


Ei Mya Thwe Khin


B.S. Human Resources ManagementCal Polytechnic University Pomona

Ei Mya Thwe Khin


In 2015, Ei Mya Thwe Khin transferred from Mt. SAC.
She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources at California State Polytechnic University of Pomona.
 
Today, Ei Mya Thwe Khin is the Assistant Manager of a Daiso Japan USA branch.
She has worked her way from a cashier all the way to her leadership position. Her responsibilities include managing her store team. She oversees tasks such as customer service, merchandise display, store organization, and more. 
 
"The courses at Mt. SAC helped me to have confidence and to believe in myself in order to make it to this point. Mt. SAC helped me get a higher paying job."
 Ei Mya Thwe Khin attributes her accomplishments to the efforts of a professor from Mt. SAC, James Smith.
"Professor James Smith helped guide me to achieve my career."
 
What would be Ei Mya Thwe Khin's advice to new students and those interested in the business industry?
She responds with, "Be yourself on your passion. Trust in yourself. Don't give up!" 

 


James Thao


A.S. — Business Management, Mt. San Antonio College
B.A.  Int'l Studies Political Science & EconomicsUniversity of California, San Diego

James Thao


James Thao graduated from Mt. SAC in 2012 with an Associate Degree in Business Management.
After receiving his associate degree, James transferred to the University of California, San Diego to obtain his Bachelor degree in International Studies, Political Science, and Sociology.  
 
Today, James is a Management Consultant at Accenture.
As a consultant, James solves problems for organizations through strategy and technology. 
 
"Mt. SAC armed me with the tools, knowledge, and network needed to succeed."
James' greatest impact at Mt. SAC was his professors, Dr. Linda Diaz, Dr. Linda Rillorta, Dr. Rebecca Hatch, and Dr. Dyrell Foster.
 
What would be James' advice to new students and those interested in the business industry?
He says, "Aim for the moon, so even if you fail, you'll fall among the stars."

 


Edward Ramirez


A.A.  Business Management, Mt. San Antonio College

 

Edward Ramirez


Edward Ramirez graduated from Mt. SAC in 2016 with an Associate Degree in Business Administration.
He is currently attending California State University, Los Angeles to obtain his Bachelor Degree. 
 
Today, Edward is the President of DCTG Media Agency.
He is the Co-founder and President of DCTG Media Agency. His company is a home for aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as current and post professional athletes. His agency provides services that aim to help the athlete generate multiple streams of income. Additionally, they do consulting, marketing, and provide courses on numerous topics.   
 
"[Mt. SAC] was the greatest school I ever attended and I really enjoyed my time there."
"The professors prepared me for the business world, I made a lot of great connections with networking, and I was able to take my business skills learned at Mt. SAC and launch this company." 
 
What would be Edward's advice to new students and those interested in the business industry?
"Keep moving forward. I have been through hell and back, I have been knocked to my lowest moments where I literally didn't think I would survive, but here I am, standing tall. Dive into spirituality, not religion - the reality you want to create is within them. Meditate, focus on yourself, have an attitude of gratitude always, see the lesson in everything, eat healthy, and focus on self love. Study the law of attraction, it works every second whether you believe it or not, so might as well learn how to use it to your advantage." 

 


Mary Garcia


Certificate  Administrative Assistant Level IMt. San Antonio College
Certificate — Administrative Assistant Level II, Mt. San Antonio College

Mary Garcia


Mary Garcia is a Mt. SAC alumna.  
While at Mt. SAC, Mary received two certificates: Administrative Assistant Level I and Level II. 

Today, Mary is an Administrative Specialist III for the Mt. SAC Business Division
Mary is responsible for budget funds, purchasing, scheduling of classes and events, and faculty evaluations. 

"Mt. SAC helped me accomplish my goals by providing me with support, foundation, and the motivation I needed.

Mary's greatest impact at Mt. SAC was her professor, Elaine Emmanuel.
"Elaine Emmanuel was my biggest supporter while a student at Mt. SAC, she encouraged me to complete the program and get my certificates."

What would be Mary's advice to new students and those interested in the business industry?
Her advice is "Don't give up". 

 


Teresa Augello


Certificate Human Resources Management Level I, Mt. San Antonio College

Teresa Augello


Teresa Augello obtained a Human Resources certificate from Mt. SAC.
While at Mt. SAC, she received her Human Resources Level I certificate.
 
Today, Teresa is an Operations/HR/Management Assistant at FDS Manufacturing Inc.
Teresa is in charge of assisting the Human Resources Department. She is responsible for assisting with everyday tasks in the office as well as overseeing their inventory control. She assists in the office for any related issues regarding warehouse employees.  
 
"By attending Mt. SAC, I was hired by FDS. They saw in my job application that I was a current student at Mt. SAC. This helped me a lot throughout the hiring process."
 Teresa attributes her accomplishments to her professor from Mt. SAC, Professor Martinez.
"Professor Martinez encouraged me to get a degree and graduate. She was my professor for two of my business classes. She was an inspiration to me and I could accomplish my educational dreams."
 
What would be Teresa's advice to new students and those interested in the business industry?
She responds with, "Get a degree and finish all their classes, one class at a time. Don't get discouraged and don't give up. Be persistent to pass the classes. Having a degree is so cool, because you will be able to make more money and you get respect from your family and employers." 

 


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