Ilonna provides operational support to the CEO and the leadership team for CESMII outreach activities, meetings, trainings, and membership events held at CESMII, SMIC and partner locations. Interacting with CESMII staff, Governance Board, the SMIC network, UCLA, CESMII members and visitors, CESMII partners/vendors/contractors, and the Dept of Energy (DOE) are key tasks. She also contributes to CESMII’s development planning, logistics oversight, analysis, and marketing implementation while completing general office support duties.
To accomplish this Ilonna relies on over 15 years of experience utilizing various Project Management methods, small/large scale Event Management, and multi-channel marketing in service to Fortune 500 and Start-Up companies spanning industries such as pharmaceutical R&D, FinTech, hospitality, tech/software development, and education.
Ilonna is located at the CESMII Los Angeles headquarters. She holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Film and Video Production and supplemental manufacturing quality certifications in Lean/DFSS Green Belt Six Sigma (ISSA), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Certified Scaled Agile Framework Practitioner (SAFe5-SA).