Hosted by
Jerome E. Horton
Board of Equalization

Co-Sponsored by
California State University, Dominguez Hills
California Educational Solutions
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

Thursday, June 18, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

California State University, Dominguez Hills
Loker Student Auditorium
1000 East Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747

Register online or by calling

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Why Attend?

  • Connect entrepreneurs to decision makers and empower them with strategies, techniques, and opportunities for new alliances and future success.
  • Help California taxpayers start, grow, and maintain businesses in California; expand their operations globally; and comply with the tax laws, policies, and rules.
  • Teach leadership, problem solving, conflict resolution, and life management strategies and techniques
  • Introduce participants to key decision makers at the Board of Equalization, Franchise Tax Board, Internal Revenue Service, and Employment Development Department for the purpose of fostering good will and voluntary compliance with tax laws.


Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Jerome E. Horton, Chairman, California State Board of Equalization
Yvonne Horton, City Clerk, City of Inglewood
Dr. Willie J. Hagan, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Dave Jones, California State Insurance Commissioner

Keynote Presentation
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Ann marie Houghtailing, Author of How I Created a Dollar Out of Thin Air

Career Fair

Connecting Women to Power Career Fair on Thursday, June 18, 2015

Held in the Leo F. Cain Library at California State University, Dominguez Hills

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Find an exciting and challenging career! Please bring your resume.

RSVP by June 17th to or call 1-888-847-9652


At this event you will learn:

  • How to navigate the State of California employment website
  • Which positions are currently available with the BOE, FTB, EDD and other State agencies
  • Minimum qualifications to qualify for certain positions

Confirmed agencies:

  • California State Board of Equalization (BOE)
  • Franchise Tax Board (FTB)
  • Employment Development Department (EDD)
  • California Bureau of State Audits (BSA)
  • Department of State Hospitals (DSH)
  • and other State and Local Employers

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Toro Tank

Have A Great Business Idea?

Enter the Toro Tank Boot Camp and Competition hosted by California State University, Dominguez Hills Entrepreneurial Institute for the opportunity to audition, pitch your business idea, and win access to funding and business resources that could help turn your dream into a million dollar reality.

Toro Tank Boot Camp & Auditions: Pitching and Presenting

Learn what judges are looking for in your pitch, proper etiquette and how to keep your pitch brief and concise.
Auditions will also be held, those accepted will be entered into a drawing to be one of ten selected to compete in the Toro Tank.

  • Session 1: 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
  • Session 2: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Room 326/327 – Loker Student Union (Room located in side hallway near rear of Ballroom C)

Toro Tank Competition – Semi Finals

2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
University Theatre

Toro Tank Competition – Finals & Awards Ceremony

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
University Theatre

Toro Tank Registration




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  • Ralphs
  • Sony
  • SpaceX
  • Terranea Resort
  • Time Warner Cable
  • UPS
  • US Bank
  • The Walt Disney Company