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ABOUT ENDERUN

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FACULTY

Members of Enderun Colleges’ faculty reflect the school’s international scope and character. Drawn from all across the globe, the faculty members are a diverse group of academics, full-time professors, industry professionals, and prominent business leaders. Enderun faculty members are more than teachers: they are consultants, advisors and mentors, who build partnerships with students, and who help lay the foundations for their students’ success, in both the classroom and life.

ENDERUN COLLEGES HAS OVER 150 FACULTY MEMBERS WITH EDUCATIONAL OR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE FROM INSTITUTIONS AROUND THE GLOBE.

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Cherry May Tan

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Senior High School Principal Contact Number: +632 8856 5000 loc. 583 Email Address: cherry.tan@enderuncolleges.com

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Co, Charina Shane

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Catenza, Jam Lambert

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Ainah Dimasacat

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Grade 12 A Class Adviser/SHS Exe Com Faculty Moderator Contact Number: +632 8856 5000 loc. 537 Email Address: ainah.dimasacat@enderuncolleges.com

Business, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Economics

  • Economics, Management, and Entrepreneurship
  • Math, Accounting, and Finance
  • Human Resource and Psychology
  • Technology Management

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Tohid, Amir

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Amir Tohid, a Civil Engineer with an MBA in Multimedia Marketing, is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Analytics Effect, a digital consultancy firm based in the Philippines catering to local and regional clients in various industries. He has been invited as speaker and panelist in numerous digital events in the country including Content 360 Philippines (the first Content Marketing Conference in the Philippines), Analytics 2018 Philippines, DMCON (Digital Marketing Conference), Google Business Group BizFest, Philippine Retailers Community, Growth Hacking & Web Technologies for Business Success. Since 2018, he has been invited to judge at the annual national marketing competitions of MarkProf Foundation. He was also part of the jury at Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines Boomerang Awards 2022 where he judged various categories including Direct Marketing & CRM, Commerce, Social, Search, Data & Analytics, Small Budget, and UX & UI. He was also a speaker at the Philippine Digital Marketing Week 2023 conference which was held in July 2023. Amir teaches Digital Marketing at Enderun Colleges, De La Salle College of St. Benilde-School of Professional and Continuous Education (SPACE), General Assembly Malaysia, a global learning company with 33 campuses worldwide. He is also a marketing adviser at Southville International School affiliated with Foreign Universities (SISFU). Amir teaches Digital Marketing at Enderun Colleges, De La Salle College of St. Benilde-School of Professional and Continuous Education (SPACE), General Assembly Malaysia, a global learning company with 33 campuses worldwide. He is also a marketing adviser at Southville International School affiliated with Foreign Universities (SISFU).

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Nanca, Aileen

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Aileen Nanca is a dedicated educator and mentor with expertise in research, planning, and project management. She is currently finishing her second Masters in Urban and Regional Planning, a pathway that leads to a Dual Doctorate Program, a joint offering between UP-SURP and the Technical University of Dortmund (TUDo) in Germany, focusing on regional and district development planning. She also earned units in a PhD in Business, an MBA from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Tourism from the University of the Philippines. As Consultant Adjunct Faculty, Aileen engages in research, coaching, internship advising, admissions interviews, and teacher support. Aileen's professional trajectory spans legislative work, corporate banking, entrepreneurship, and strategic oversight. Her roles have ranged from spearheading market development initiatives in financial institutions to steering business development for a start up logistics enterprise. Notably, she addressed key constituency issues for Quezon City's third district and provided strategic support for a presidential campaign. Aileen's significant involvement in crafting Guiuan, Eastern Samar's Ecological Profile underscores her enduring commitment to sustainability and community development. Her diverse experience and dedication to professional excellence have driven initiatives across various sectors, reflecting a resolute commitment to fostering sustainable growth.

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Molina, Lou

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Lou Molina brings over 20 years of professional marketing experience, having worked with multinational companies recognized as top industry players in advertising, pharmaceuticals, and FMCG before transitioning to the education sector. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from De La Salle University and is pursuing her Masters in Development Communication at the University of the Philippines. Earlier in her career, Lou was a feature writer and earned recognition as an award-winning social entrepreneur. Lou is currently the College Program Development and Branding Director at Enderun Colleges. She teaches Integrated Marketing Communications and Digital Marketing for Enderun Colleges and Enderun Extension.

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King, Lydia, MBA, PhD

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Dr. Lydia C. King is currently Department Head for Technology Management and was responsible for setting-up the BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS degree program of the Enderun Colleges. She was formerly First Vice President for Information Technology of BANCO DE ORO UNIVERSAL BANK, the Banking arm of the SM Group of Companies, where she has served in various senior management capacities for more than 20 years. Her portfolio includes principally the organization and management of IT Groups of various banking institutions. She has pioneered in the Philippines the successful implementation of a fully distributed and integrated system for deposits and automated teller machines supported by a wide-area infrastructure. She was formerly the President of the BANKERS INSTITUTE OF THE PHILIPPINE for FY 2008-2009 which in 1987 bestowed on her the Pearl Award, the highest professional award given to a member of the Institute and the Leadership and Life Sustaining Membership Awards in 2009. Dr. King finished her Post Graduate Studies with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Development at the SOUTHEAST ASIA INTERDISCIPLINARY DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Business Administration degree at the UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX ONLINE in Phoenix, Arizona. She has an MBA from the ATENEO GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES. She is currently Faculty Chair – Information Technology of the ATENEO GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS. She teaches Information Technology, Information Security, Electronic Commerce and Management Dynamics. Dr. King is also a Technical Expert of the Philippine Accreditation Office (PAO) of the Department of Trade and Industry.

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Morales, Ryan

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Ryan Morales has over 15 years of experience in building and running small and medium-sized enterprises. In 2014, he participated in the inaugural MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, an intensive program that connects entrepreneurs from around the world. Altering his career trajectory, this experience led him to a teaching position at Enderun Colleges. Ryan also attended the Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators in Babson College, an action-based program that provides its participants with the toolkit, playbook, and best practices for teaching entrepreneurship. He earned his Master's degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University, where he graduated with distinction.

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Dela Cruz, Jet Paul

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Oliva, Mylene

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Macky Maceda

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Yap, Jonathan

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Schipper, Tetiana

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Santos, Ronan

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Santos, Durwin

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Resurreccion, Stephen

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Paulino, Joel

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Joel Paulino currently serves as an adjunct professor teaching Total Quality Management, Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Facilities Management. His academic credentials are impressive, graduating as a full academic scholar with a Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering from Ateneo de Manila University. In the corporate world, Joelalso holds the role of Business Development Manager at Amici Foodservice Ventures, Inc., keeping him abreast of industry trends. His experience also includes significant roles such as Logistic Director for Red Ribbon Bakeshop in the Philippines and East Coast Operations Manager for the same company in the USA. These roles have equipped him with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in logistics and operations management, which he brings into his teaching, providing valuable real-world insights to his students.

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Marucot, Ghian

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Madrazo, Alma Bella

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Lim, Patricia Corazon

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Kulp, Lisa

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Jauregui, Lorena

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Ignacio, Maria Victoria, MPA, CMA

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Ms. Ignacio graduated cum laude and the Area Awardee for Business Administration at Maryknoll College. She also holds a Master in Professional Accounting degree, emphasis on Controls and Systems, from The University of Texas at Austin. She obtained her certification in Public Accountancy from the Texas State Board of Public Accountants. She received her Entrepreneurship Educator's training from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITx) and Babson College. Before being President and Chairman of the Board of Unirock Corporation, a family-owned construction company founded in 1967, she worked for Schlumberger Oilfield Services in Texas as the controller of its Manufacturing Financial Services, North America. Marivic also possesses 10 years of experience in the Food and Beverage industry as a restaurant owner. Her diverse work experience that ranges from that of a Fortune 500 to a number of SME operations equips her well in teaching Accounting and Finance courses at Enderun.

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Gonzales, Andrew

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Formoso, Natividad

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Dela Cruz, Valdimir Hubert

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David, Oliver

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Cruz, Katrina Frances

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Castro, Ron

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Casanova, Mark Anthony

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Salipsip, Jun, PhD

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Mr. Salipsip earned his BA from Ateneo de Zamboanga, his MBA from University of the Philippines Diliman, and PhD in Management with distinction from International Academy of Management and Economics (IAME). He was country manager of chemical company Dow before being Pacific Area marketing and sales training manager for Dow Pacific. Now, Mr. Salipsip is a performance consultant for Wilson Learning, and executive director of American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (Amcham) Foundation.

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Rodriguez, Raul

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Mr. Rodriguez is a cum laude graduate of BS Management Engineering from Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU). He was formerly the information technology director of Colgate-Palmolive Philippines, vice president for information technology of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, and general manager of SPI Technologies. For two years, he worked as the chief information officer and head of corporate management services of Maynilad Water Services. Mr. Rodriguez is currently director for management and IT consulting firm Xenxatech, and lecturer at ADMU’s School of Management.

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Pabiton, Jolon, MBA, JD

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Atty. Pabiton is a Juris Doctor who graduated from the Ateneo de Manila Law School. In 1999, he earned his double degree in Economics and Legal Management from the De La Salle University. He worked as director for the Office of Student Behavior in De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, and was also its legal consultant for some of its projects. He was also instructor of Legal Research and Thesis Writing Methodologies of DLSU-FEU Dual Degree Program in Master’s in Business Administration and Juris Doctor. Atty. Pabiton sits as a panel member of the Ateneo Law School’s Thesis Committee, serves as supervising attorney for students undergoing the law school’s Clinical Legal Education Program, and is a private law practitioner specializing in litigation and corporate planning.

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Pabiton, Jose Marie, CPA, MBA

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Mr. JM Pabiton obtained his degree in Accountancy, and his master’s in Business Administration from the De La Salle University and De La Salle University, Graduate School of Business, respectively. He currently is the Manila Hub Lead of Finance Professional Services Team in Bank of ANZ (Australia New Zealand Bank). Previously, JM was the Head of Risk Reporting Manila in ANZ. JM’s career was mostly spent in the Banking and Finance Industry. He previously worked at Deutsche Knowledge Services as the Vice President for Asset Management – Financial and Business Reporting Teams.

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Martelino, Raymund

Business, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Economics

Atty. Martelino earned his bachelor’s degree in Social Science major in Behavioral Studies from University of the Philippines Manila, and his Juris Doctor degree from Ateneo de Manila University. He has worked for the bureaucracy, in such posts as Supreme Court judicial staff officer for the Public Information Office and Presidential Appointments Office Director IV for the Office of the President of the Philippines. He has also taught as lecturer in Dominican College and St. Paul University Manila.

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Llantada, Antonio, Jr. E., CPA, MBA

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Mr. Llantada has 36 years of experience in the finance and audit industry. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Major in Accounting and Bachelor of Arts Major in the Behavioral Sciences from De La Salle University. He has a master's in Business Administration degree from the Ateneo de Manila University. He is a Certified Public Accountant by profession and started as Senior Auditor for SGV & CO. He then became Internal Audit Manager of MB Finance, Inc. (formerly Jardine Manila Finance, Inc.). He is presently the Vice President for Audit and Management Services at Empire East Land Holdings Inc., a member of the Megaworld Group of Companies. Mr. Llantada will teaches Basic Accounting at Enderun Colleges.

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Laurel, Rocky, MBA, MS

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Mr. Laurel obtained his bachelor’s degree in Management of Applied Chemistry with minor in Chinese Studies from Ateneo de Manila University. He finished his master’s in Business Administration, majoring in Finance from De La Salle University, and his master’s in Finance from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. He was previously operations manager then general manager at Accupoint Systems, before engaging in his current occupation as independent trader. Professor Laurel is also lecturer of Financial Management to Entrepreneurial Management students at the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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Laquindanum, Emilia, MA

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Ms. Laquindanum is a certified Public Accountant and is currently handling classes in Basic Accounting at Enderun. She earned her bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Accountancy from the University of the Philippines and master's in Business Administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business. Before Enderun, she was with Ateneo as a faculty handling classes in Financial Accounting and Managerial Cost Accounting.

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Kibanoff, Alexander, MBA, MS

Business, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Economics

Alexander “Deng” Kibanoff has more than 25 years experience in Human Resources and OD and is currently Principal Partner of Center for Innovation Change and Productivity. He was formerly VP for Learning and Development at PLDT and Smart. As L&D Head, he was responsible for training strategy formulation, curriculum management and leading a pool of fulltime trainers and subject matter experts delivering behavioral, leadership, commercial and technology courses. In 2021, he and his PLDT and Smart L&D Team won L&D Program of the Year for “You Can’t Stop the Learning” from the Philippine Society for Training and Development. Deng was also awarded the highly coveted Gawad Maestro L&D Leader Extraordinaire Award by PSTD in the same year, becoming part of the roster of select and truly exemplary leaders in the field of talent development. Deng is also seasoned educator, serving as a part-time facilitator at the De La Salle College of St. Benilde, School of Professional and Continuing Education, under the Workplace Learning and Development Diploma and Human Capital Management Programs. He is also an adjunct faculty of Enderun Colleges and Asia Pacific College handling HR and OD courses for college students. Deng holds a Master of Commerce (Economics) from the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia, where he served as an AusAid full scholar, a Bachelor of Business Management and MBA from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, and an AB Economics (cum laude) from UP. He also holds a Professional Teacher’s License and placed No. 1 in the National Licensure Exam for Teachers in 2008.

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Go, Hudson, MA

Business, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Economics

Mr. Go's area of expertise is in Psychology. He was a member of the Department of Psychology of the University of the Philippines, Diliman and taught General Psychology, Personality Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology. He earned his master's in Psychology, with particular interest in Clinical Psychology. He is also a volunteer in the Starfish Palliative Care Program of San Lazaro Hospital as a HIV/AIDS Trainer and Counselor.

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Estrada, Raymundo, MBA, CMA

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A graduate of Business Administration from Maryknoll College and later at The University of Texas at Austin for his Master of Business Administration with emphasis on Marketing and Management, Mr. Estrada teaches Strategic Management as well as other Entrepreneurship courses at Enderun. He is also a Lecturer at Miriam College where he teaches Integrated Marketing Communications and Brand Management. While based in the U.S., his professional experience included employment as a Senior Market Analyst for Gtech Corporation, the world's largest lottery systems provider and as an Implementation Manager for Fiserv, a Fortune 500 corporation. Presently, Mr. Estrada is locally engaged in Real Estate Management and Consulting.

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Cuaresma, Jovel Bernardo

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Dr. Cuaresma obtained his BS in Management Engineering from Ateneo de Manila University, his MBA from the Ateneo Graduate School of Management, and PhD in Management from the International Academy of Management and Economics (IAME). He has done various management consultancies for private corporations, government agencies, and non-government organizations, on various functional areas such as human resource, community development, investment management, business strategy, marketing, financial management, and information technology. He has also taught at the Ateneo de Manila University, Miriam College, IAME, Warnborough University (London), and the Entrepreneurship Institute of Australia, both for undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Dr. Cuaresma is the club moderator of Recordatio.

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Llanera, Suzanne

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Ms. Caguioa teaches courses in Marketing, Public Relations, and other communications subject to freshmen and sophomore college students. She was a lecturer at Entrepreneurship School of Asia and Thames International Business School and taught courses in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, and Business Communications.

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See, Cheong Yan

Culinary Arts

With a distinguished culinary career that extends across two decades, Chef SEE CHEONG YAN is the Corporate Culinary Head at Enderun Colleges Inc., playing a key role in curriculum development for both degree and short courses. Serving as the Executive Chef at Tagaytay Highlands, Chef SEE CHEONG YAN managed 14 specialty outlets, overseeing diverse culinary operations. As the Executive Chef at Traders Hotel Shenyang, China, and Executive Sous Chef at Edsa Shangri-La Manila, Chef SEE demonstrated excellence in kitchen administration and operations. Known for culinary achievements such as leading teams in the Chef's On Parade and winning the 1991 AMCC Inter-Hotel Culinary Competition, he has consistently contributed to the global culinary landscape. Fluent in multiple languages, including English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and French, Chef See combines international expertise with a passion for culinary education. With a Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the Hotel and Management School "Les Roches," Switzerland, he continues to influence and inspire in the culinary world.

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Chalopin, Marc

Culinary Arts

Chef Marc Chalopin is the Executive Chef and Representative of the Alain Ducasse Institute of the Philippines at Enderun Colleges. Chef Marc oversees teachers' training, ensuring adherence to global standards. He was instrumental in establishing Alain Ducasse’s education and the current Ecole Ducasse in the Philippines. Chef Marc manages recruitment, operations, and culinary research & development. Chef Marc brings with him experience from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France and Le Cordon Bleu in Seoul South Korea where he spearheaded school programs, oversaw school operations, contributed to the development of culinary programs and engaged with an international student cohort. Prior to this, Chef Marc worked in renowned establishments such as Le Relais du Parc and Le Jules Verne. He is a published author and multilingual professional, he is fluent in both French and English, reflecting an unwavering commitment to culinary excellence and global culinary education.

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Culinary Arts

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Tolentino, Erickson

Culinary Arts

Chef Erickson Tolentino brings a wealth of culinary expertise and leadership to his role as a Culinary Instructor in F&B Craft-based courses and overseeing the preparation kitchen's daily operations. Chef Erick served as Head Chef at Wolfgang Steakhouse Philippines Podium in Ortigas Center from October 2017 to March 2018, managing overall kitchen operations, training staff, ensuring food quality, and monitoring financial aspects. As the Sous Chef at Wolfgang Steakhouse Philippines Resort’s World in Pasay since September 2015, and previously at 101 by Alain Ducasse Formation in Taguig from August 2012 to September 2015, Chef Erick demonstrated effective leadership in supervising kitchen operations, staff training, maintaining food quality, and creating daily specials. Chef Erick's culinary journey includes experiences as Senior Chef de Partie, Demi Chef, and Chef in Charge in reputable establishments, showcasing his versatility and proficiency in kitchen management. His academic achievements include graduating with honors from the International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management in 2006 and earning a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the Philippines Women’s University in 2003. Chef Erick’s dedication and expertise contribute significantly to the culinary landscape at Enderun Colleges and beyond.

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Wenger, Thomas

Culinary Arts

Chef Thomas Wenger is an esteemed culinary professional with a rich academic background and diverse employment history, showcasing his proficiency in culinary education and leadership roles. His academic journey includes completing the Edge Expert Building Training in 2019 through Thinkstep's online education platform. In 2014, Chef Wenger participated in the Chef de Partie Program at Ducasse Education, further enhancing his culinary skills. Additionally, he has undertaken various training courses, such as Collaborative & Effective Instructional Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness at Enderun Colleges in 2009 and 2008, respectively. Since March 2008, Chef Thomas has held the position of Senior Culinary Arts Lecturer and Senior Vice President of Enderun Hospitality Management at Enderun Colleges, where he actively contributes to culinary education and program development. Simultaneously, he served as the Director for Culinary Recruitment at NEXC International from March 2008 to 2020, specializing in executive recruitment within the global hospitality business. Chef Thomas’ notable executive chef roles include his tenure at Mandarin Oriental Manila from October 2003 to January 2008, where he oversaw five-star dining outlets and played a pivotal role in the conceptualization of new ventures. His leadership extended to Le Royal Meridien Bangkok & Le Meridien President Bangkok, where he served as Executive Chef from April 2001 to October 2003, managing seven F&B outlets.

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Punzalan, Martin, T.

Culinary Arts

Chef Martin Punzalan is one of Enderun Colleges senior chefs who teaches both the college and extension culinary programs Connected with Enderun Colleges since August 2008, he excels as an Accredited Trainer and Senior Culinary Instructor, demonstrating his proficiency in executing demos, facilitating lab classes, and training professional chefs. Chef Martin is skilled in European and Asian dishes, fresh pasta preparation, communication, coordination, menu planning, and catering. He holds a Diploma in Culinary Arts and Hotel Management from ISCAHM and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Ateneo de Manila University. Notable training experiences include Alain Ducasse Formation and Rougie Training, enhancing his culinary repertoire. Chef Martin is also a seasoned culinary professional who serves as a chef consultant to renowned establishments like Harlan & Holden Café and South Palms Beach Resort. He manages and trains culinary professionals, offering solutions for kitchen operations and supporting start-up establishments. His earlier roles at Enderun Colleges and Mandarin Oriental Manila Hotel, include Assistant Culinary Instructor and Chef de Partie of Resto 101. Noteworthy accolades include being the Grand Champion at the Flavors Magazine Culinary Competition in March 2012 and 2011, showcasing Chef Martin Punzalan's dedication to culinary excellence and industry growth.

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Culinary Arts

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Montinola, Suzette, L.

Culinary Arts

Chef Susana Montinola holds a prominent position in the culinary field, demonstrating expertise in education, entrepreneurship, and hospitality management. As the Academic Section Head of Enderun Colleges' Culinary Department since 2016, she oversees curriculum development, scheduling, and program quality, ensuring compliance with CHED, TESDA, ISO, and other governing bodies. Alongside administrative responsibilities, she actively engages in teaching core lecture classes. During her tenure as Chef Instructor at Enderun Colleges (2009-2016), Chef Suzette contributed significantly to course development, enhancing the learning experience. Her entrepreneurial journey includes ownership and management of La Cocina de Tita Moning Inc. (2000-2016), a distinguished establishment earning acclaim as one of Manila's notable restaurants. Chef Suzette’s corporate experience encompasses roles at Intercontinental Manila, highlighting her versatility as a Management Trainee, Banquet Sales Manager, and Outlet Manager. Simultaneously, she managed her business, Ornaments Inc., specializing in weddings and Christmas decorations. Her academic journey includes a Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts from Ateneo de Manila University, a Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Ecole Les Roches, Switzerland, and a Masters of Business Administration in Hospitality and Tourism from Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland. Continuing her education at the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Montinola holds a PRO CHEF Certification Level 1. Active in professional circles, she is a member of the International Wine and Food Society Manila Ladies Chapter and a judge for culinary competitions at the National Food Showdown. Chef Suzette stands as a figure of influence, seamlessly blending education, entrepreneurship, and gastronomic innovation.

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Culinary Arts

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Kaspar, Martin

Culinary Arts

Chef Martin Kaspar teaches core subjects of Enderun Colleges Culinary Arts Course. He is a distinguished culinary professional, possesses a history of leadership and expertise in global culinary scenes. Currently serving as the Patron/Chef Owner of L'Entrecôte Bistro & Upper Room in BGC, Manila Philippines since August 2010. Chef Kaspar has demonstrated his entrepreneurial spirit by developing unique restaurant themes. His impressive career includes roles as Director of Food & Beverage at Swissôtel Sydney and Swissôtel Zurich, where he was responsible for overseeing complex F&B operations, developing new concepts, and ensuring high-quality guest services. Notably, Chef Kaspar earned the Legend Award from Tourism Training Australia in 2009 and was featured in the "2009 Great Chefs of Australia" book. Previously, he served as Executive Chef/Corporate Executive Chef's Swissôtel Europe, Executive Chef/F&B Consultant at Byron Edsa Hotel, and General Manager/Chef at Stars of Giorgio, showcasing his diverse skill set. He also brings with him a wealth of experience at The Manila Hotel, Hyatt Regency Hotel. Chef Kaspar's educational journey includes a cook apprenticeship at Gasthof Sonne, Solothurn, Switzerland, and professional chef schooling. His continuous pursuit of excellence led to further professional training and experience across various renowned establishments. Chef Martin Kaspar's extensive memberships, volunteer experiences, and awards reflect his commitment to culinary innovation and industry recognition. He contributes through his opportunity to be a judge for the National Food Showdown, participation in international food festivals, and leadership roles in culinary competitions showcasing his dedication to the culinary arts.

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Culinary Arts

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Barlis, Ryan

Culinary Arts

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Tuano, Jo Emmanuel

Culinary Arts

Jo Emmanuel Tuano is an accomplished Enderun alumnus who has sculpted a distinguished career at the intersection of culinary excellence and entrepreneurial acumen. Currently pursuing a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship at De La Salle University - Manila, Jo Emmanuel's educational journey is a testament to his commitment to continuous learning. Chef Joma has been the Operations Manager at BK Systems Philippines, Inc. since June 2017 where he oversees a multifaceted operations. From February 2018 to July 2020, he helmed 9-Gents Corporation as President and Chef, exemplifying leadership and culinary expertise at Araullo GastroPub. His international experience includes a stint as Chef de Partie at The Mark Hotel by Jean-Georges in New York, USA, from May 2016 to April 2017. Chef Joma also contributes to culinary education as an instructor at Enderun Colleges since June 2014. Prior experience includes Chef and General Manager at HC & S Jazz Corporation from November 2013 to October 2014, and as Chef and Managing Director at HC & S Food Ventures from June 2012 to August 2014. Jo Emmanuel Tuano seamlessly integrates culinary proficiency with strategic leadership, marking his indelible imprint in the realms of hospitality and entrepreneurship.

Hospitality

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Hospitality

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Tayao, Josephine Tayao

Hospitality

Josephine Tayao is a seasoned hotelier boasting two decades of extensive experience in the international hospitality industry. Her expertise spans across various areas, including Rooms Management, Property Management Systems, Reservation Sales, Guest Experience, and Loyalty Program. She has honed these skills through her tenures with different renowned hospitality brands, showcasing her adaptability and comprehensive understanding of the industry's dynamics. Currently, Josephine is the Front Office Manager at Lub d Philippines Makati, where she applies her vast knowledge and experience to ensure smooth operations and superior guest experiences. She holds an impressive academic background, having graduated cum laude with a BS in Tourism and later earning an MA in Asian Studies from the University of the Philippines. This blend of academic excellence and hands-on industry experience makes Josephine a valuable asset in the hospitality sector.

Architecture + Design

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design

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College of Architecture and Interior Design

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Escalona-Tayag, Nikki

College of Architecture and Interior Design

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College of Architecture and Interior Design

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De Jesus, Lilia

College of Architecture and Interior Design

Lilia C. de Jesus is a distinguished figure in the field of Interior Design and Art Education, possessing both a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and a Master's degree in Art Education from the University of the Philippines (UP). She further expanded her academic credentials with a postgraduate degree in Educational Psychology from UP in 2012. Her leadership roles are extensive, having served as the CHED Technical Committee Chair for Interior Design since 2013, and concurrently leading the Council of Interior Design Educators as President for four terms. From 2017 to 2019, she held the position of President at the Philippine Institute of Interior Designers, focusing on industry collaboration for the recognition of professional interior design services. Internationally, Lilia was elected as a Board Member of the New York-based Federation of Architects and Interior Designers (IFI) from 2015 to 2017, earning the prestigious title of 'Fellow' for her significant contributions to design education. Her global influence continued as she served as a Board Member of the Kuala Lumpur-based Asia Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA), covering regions of Asia & Oceania, from 2019 to 2021, and was re-elected for the same position for the term 2021-2023. In recognition of her work, she was elevated to 'Fellow' by the Association. Currently, Lilia lends her expertise to the UST Graduate School as a faculty member under the Education program. Furthermore, she is a research scholar at the Research Center for Culture, Arts and Humanities, UST, where she conducts multidisciplinary studies to advance the interior design program and professional practice.

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College of Architecture and Interior Design

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Cornejo, Jean

College of Architecture and Interior Design

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College of Architecture and Interior Design

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Bumagat, Czarina

College of Architecture and Interior Design

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College of Architecture and Interior Design

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Biando, Ronie

College of Architecture and Interior Design

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College of Architecture and Interior Design

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Lama, Roberto

College of Architecture and Interior Design

General Education

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Languages
  • Physical Education and NSTP

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General Education

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Zagabe, Jean-Paul

General Education

Jean-Paul Mitima Zagabe, often known as JP, is a multifaceted professional with an array of roles including author, leader, poet, linguist, researcher, teacher, trainer, and translator. Currently, he imparts his knowledge by teaching Philosophy in Enderun Senior High School and Ethics and French at Enderun Colleges. Hailing from Congo, JP brings a rich cultural perspective to his teaching and writing. JP's academic achievements are impressive, with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from La Ruzizi, DRC, a Master's degree in Language and Literacy Education from UPOU, and a PhD in Development Studies from DLSU. His contributions to academia extend beyond teaching. He has published a book on climate change in France and a scholarly study on call center employees, highlighting his diverse research interests. JP has also presented his research at international conferences, further establishing his presence in the academic world. His unique blend of experiences and skills makes him a highly respected figure in his field.

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General Education

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Oliva, Mylene

General Education

College of

General Education

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Icasiano, Carmita Eliza

General Education

College of

General Education

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Galang, Eric Joy

General Education

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General Education

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Dolor, Ramon Rafael

General Education

College of

General Education

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Pessumal-Clavecilla, Laveena

General Education

Laveena Pessumal-Clavecilla is a seasoned advertising and marketing professional with decades of experience in award-winning international creative networks such as TBWA and BBDO. Her comprehensive understanding of market dynamics, consumer behavior, brand positioning, and multi-channel marketing campaigns comes from her rich experience, including a leadership role at San Miguel Brewery where she managed its flagship brand, San Miguel Pale Pilsen. Beyond corporate roles, Laveena's entrepreneurial spirit shines through in her management of two food businesses, Traydor Foods, Inc. and Comer y Comic, Inc., showcasing her versatility and business acumen. Laveena graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, Major in Business Management from De La Salle University. Her deep understanding of business management principles has not only supported her corporate and entrepreneurial ventures but also enriched her role as a professor at Enderun Colleges. Here, she shares her extensive knowledge and real-world experiences with the next generation of business leaders, demonstrating her commitment to education and mentorship.

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General Education

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Carcellar, Jeremiah James

General Education

College of

General Education

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Almendral, Gabriela

General Education

College of

General Education

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Pitargue, Noemi

General Education

College of

General Education

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Songcuya, Henri

General Education

College of

General Education

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Sarmiento, Anna Alexandra

General Education

Anna Alexandra A. Sarmiento is a dedicated educator and Spanish instructor at Enderun Colleges, with a passion for sharing her deep knowledge of the Spanish language and culture with her students. She holds an AB Humanities degree and a Master's Degree in Education from Ateneo de Manila University, demonstrating her commitment to academic excellence. Anna further expanded her expertise by completing post-graduate programs on Spanish Language and Culture at the Instituto Cervantes Manila and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain. Before joining Enderun Colleges, Anna served as a consultant with The Development Executive Group, gaining valuable experience that she now imparts to her students. Beyond her professional endeavors, Anna is an ardent traveler, cinema enthusiast, and music lover, attributes that enhance her multicultural teaching approach and make her classes engaging and dynamic.

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General Education

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Nibalvos, Ian Mark

General Education

College of

General Education

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Labor, Jonalou

General Education

College of

General Education

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Ifurung, Maria Agnes

General Education

Agnes Ifurung is a dedicated academician currently serving as an adjunct faculty member of the Social Sciences and Languages Department at Enderun Colleges, as well as a Filipino Professor for Enderun Senior High School. With a life-long commitment to academia, she has made significant contributions in her field, particularly in the translation and editing of technical, psychology, and medical papers in both Filipino and English. Agnes' impressive academic credentials include a Doctorate Degree in Education from Greenville College and a Doctorate Degree in Philosophy from Manuel Luis Quezon University. These qualifications reflect her deep understanding and passion for education and philosophy, which she brings into her teaching role. In addition to her academic pursuits, Agnes has been actively involved in community services. Her contributions in these areas demonstrate her commitment to using her knowledge and skills to make a positive impact on society. Her multifaceted career showcases her dedication to education, service, and the advancement of knowledge.

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General Education

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Guanzon, Monette

General Education

College of

General Education

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Ramnani, Priya

General Education

Ms. Ramnani finished her bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts at Miriam College, and is taking up her master’s in Reading at the Ateneo de Manila University. Prior to Enderun, she was a faculty member of the Claret School of Quezon City, San Benildo Integrated School, and marketing assistant and lecturer teaching Technical Writing at World Citi College.

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General Education

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Loh, Luciana

General Education

Ms. Loh is a licensed doctor of optometry, having finished the course from Manila Central University. She later took Professional Education units at Miriam College’s Graduate School, and became teacher, coordinator and the Chinese curriculum developer of Esteban School in Makati City. Professor Loh is a past president and board member of the National Optometric Association, Inc.

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General Education

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Felix, Marissa, MADE

General Education

Ms. Felix is the cluster head of Humanities and Sciences. She finished both her bachelor’s degree in Humanities, specializing in Education, and her master’s in Development Education, at the University of Asia and the Pacific. She taught at PAREF Woodrose School, Our Lord’s Grace Montessori, Assumption College, University of Asia and the Pacific, and De La Salle Canlubang. She is proprietress of Marfil Tutorial and Educational Systems and Services, as well as co-proprietress and principal of Blessed Angel Montessori School.

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General Education

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Ardivilla, Jose Santos

General Education

Famous cartoonist Jose Ardivilla obtained his bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and master’s in Art Studies from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. He used to be an Art Director for Manila Standard and a Cartoonist for The Philippine Star. Mr. Ardivilla was also a writer for various print and online publications— Manila Standard Today, GMA7 Online, spot.ph to name a few.

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General Education

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Aquino, Gerardo

General Education

Mr. Aquino acquired his bachelor’s degree in Education, majoring in Filipino, from Philippine Normal University. He previously taught at Concordia College in Manila, and has headed the Filipino Department of the College of Arts and Sciences at Manila Doctors College. He is taking his master’s in Teaching, majoring in Filipino, at the Graduate School of Philippine Normal University.

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General Education

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Guado, Abegail

General Education

Abegail M. Guado is a dedicated and experienced Hygienist with a solid background in maintaining and implementing high Food Safety Standards in prestigious Forbes 5-Star Hotels. Possessing a degree in Biology with a major in Human Biology, she brings a unique blend of scientific knowledge and practical experience to the academic setting. Certified as a Food Safety Compliance Officer, she has successfully blended her academic expertise with hands-on experience in the hotel industry, ensuring a comprehensive and practical approach to Hygiene and Food Safety.

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General Education

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Sarmiento, Alexi

Languages

Ms. Alunan teaches Spanish language and culture. She earned her bachelor's degree in Humanities and master's in Education at the Ateneo de Manila University. Prior to Enderun, Ms. Alunan taught Spanish and English to elementary and college students. Aside from Spanish, she can speak conversational Tagalog, Ilonggo, and basic Mandarin.

Advisory Board

Business & Hospitality

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Jack Tuason

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Chuck Floyd

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Mark Keith

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Jeffrey Puritt

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Simon P. Casson

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Martyn Standen

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Ae Doh Kown Cho

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Amy Besa

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Dr. Edgar Sia II, PhD

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Jose Ricardo Delgado

Architecture & Multimedia Arts

Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr.

Miguel Angelo S. Mañosa

Jojo Tolentino

Chartra Paz M. Fores

Dan Matutina

Nick Boekel

Budjette Tan

Michelle Barreto

Laurenti Dyogi

Seven A.D

Colman Walsh

Ivan Despi

Donald Lim