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Executive Team

Mike Lansing

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Lansing was born and raised in San Pedro – attending Holy Trinity K-8 and San Pedro High School.  After graduating from CSULB, Mike began his 17-year education career at Holy Trinity and Mary Star HS both in San Pedro.  In 1988, Mike also founded the San Pedro Youth Coalition (SPYC), a fully volunteer organization to support the youth of San Pedro and advocate for their needs.  The SPYC is still functioning today.  Mike has served on the following volunteer boards: SPYC (Founder & President); Providence Little Company of Mary Hospital, Marymount College in RPV and continues to serve on the Harbor Community Clinic board.  Mike still resides in San Pedro.

Bryan Jebo

Chief Operations Officer

Bryan Jebo was born and raised in Wilmington, CA; attending Gulf Avenue, Dodson, and Narbonne High School. In June 2000, he started his 20+ year career in Youth Development running a Probation Program at the Wilmington Boys & Girls Club.  In 2004, Bryan became the Director of Schools Sites.  He operated and developed 11 Clubs on school campuses in the communities he grew up in and schools he attended as a youth. In 2017, Bryan took on the role of Director of Programs and a year later he moved up into his current role of Chief Operating Officer.  He has volunteered as a Den Leader and Assistant Scoutmaster in a local Cub Scout Troop, that his son was part of.  He is now working on a Masters Degree in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Arizona State University with his graduation planned in Spring of 2022.  Bryan still lives in Wilmington, CA with his wife and two teenage children.

Brad Lane

Chief Financial Officer

Brad Lane is a San Pedro native- attending Holy Trinity and Bishop Montgomery High School. He received his BA in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University and has extensive experience in Finance and Accounting, working for companies such as Universal Pictures and Gold Circle Films. He joined the BGCLAH as the Chief Financial Officer in 2019. Brad currently resides in San Pedro with his wife and daughter.

Emilia Quesada

Vice President of Human Relations

Emilia Quesada, born and raised in Mexico, emigrated from Mexico at eight years old.  She lived in San Pedro all her life until she started a family and moved to Carson, California, with her two kids. The Club hired her in September of 2003. Within six months, Emilia was responsible for administering a 2.5 million grant that the Club received from the Federal Government to provide afterschool programs.  While seeing the increase in the number of employees, performance, evaluations, and trying to meet all grant requirements, Emilia saw the need for a Human Resources department, which she built from the ground up for BGCLAH. She is a member of the Unemployment Trust for the Non-profit, National Non-Profit Employee Association, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Tony Tripp

Chief Development Officer

Tony Tripp is a native to San Pedro and attended the Wilmington Boys & Girls Club as a teen.  As an avid musician and supporter of the arts, Tony helped start the Club’s music, digital studio, and nationally recognized Arts Academy programs. In 2016, he left San Pedro to establish the Youth Centers of Orange – the first youth-serving organization founded in the City of Orange, CA. In December 2019, Tony returned home to become the Chief Development Officer for the BGCLAH. He is very active in Rotary International (serving as president of the Orange North Rotary in 2018) and is a member of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Meet The Team

Yesenia Aguilar

College Bound Director

Christina Choy

Director of Marketing & Communications

Victoria Colbert 

Director of Grants Management

Laura Duarte

Director of Donor Relations

Dominique Marino

Director of Volunteer Services

Sonia Espinoza

Wilmington Regional Director

Hilda Herrera

Harbor City Regional Director

Emily Huff

Director of Resource Development

Antonio Prieto 

San Pedro Regional Director