Young Professionals

Mission Statement:"Young career oriented individuals fostering community engagement through networking and professional development"

Miles Cole - Chairman

Miles Cole was raised in the community of Rossmoor where he attended Lee Elementary, Oak Middle and Los Alamitos High Schools.  While at Los Alamitos High School, Miles participated on the baseball and golf teams before graduating in 2008.  He was then recruited to play on the men's golf team at Occidental College in Los Angeles, where he played all four years during his undergraduate experience.  While at Occidental College, Miles was a member of the Future Business Leaders of America and President of the California Epsilon chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Since graduating, Miles has moved back to the Long Beach area where he works full time with CI Solutions, Card Integrators Corporation.  CI Solutions provides identification, verification and tracking solutions for the education, healthcare and government markets. Utilizing card technology, their software and hardware products help organizations better secure their facilities.

Miles also enjoys spending time outdoors.  An avid recreational sports participant, hiker and bike rider, he enjoys the beautiful weather that Southern California has to offer.  Miles Cole can be reached at:

Miles Cole

Systems Consultant, CI Solutions

Work: (800)599-7385 x513

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Josh Wilson - Finance Chair

Josh Wilson is the Manager of Advertising and Market Research for Southland Credit Union in Los Alamitos. He received his B.A. from Chapman University, graduating with honors. While concurrently finishing his last year at Chapman, he served as Office Manager for the California State Assembly under Assemblyman Todd Spitzer until the Assemblyman's term ended.  He then pursued his investment and insurance licenses, earning a position with JPMorgan Chase as a Licensed Banker. In 2012, he accepted a position with Southland Credit Union gaining additional experience leading the Business Development Department and serving as Branch Manager before his promotion to his current position.

Josh is currently studying at the Western CUNA Management School for credit union professionals. He serves as the first Vice Chairman and Budget & Finance Chair for the Los Alamitos Area Chamber of Commerce.  Josh is an Eagle Scout and resides in Long Beach with his wife Audrey.

Josh Wilson

Southland Credit Union

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Taylor Cole - Fundraising Co-Chair

Taylor Cole was raised in Rossmoor where she attended Lee Elementary, Oak Middle School and Los Alamitos High School. Taylor played varsity soccer for Los Al High School and took her soccer career to San Luis Obispo where she participated on the D1 soccer team for 4 years and graduated with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.

Taylor now lives in Long Beach and works full time for the family owned company, CI Solutions. Since 1994 CI Solutions has been a full service provider for all companies and organizations needing support with identification, verification and tracking solutions. CI Solutions helps their customers utilize card technology to better secure their facilities and operations.

When Taylor isn't in the office or on the road she enjoys most things outdoors, hiking, camping, running and time at the beautiful SoCal beaches. Taylor completed her first half marathon in Huntington Beach this year! Taylor can be reached at:

Taylor Cole

Systems Consultant, CI Solutions

Work: 800-599-7385 ext 536

Dawnette Palmore - Event Chair

Dawnette Palmore moved around quite a bit when she was young but at age 12 settled in Lakewood, California . She attended Killingworth Jr. High and Artesia High School. And now resides in Long Beach with her husband of 16 years and 3 of their children.

Dawnette has homeschooled their children for the last 8 years and own 2 business'. Palmore Appraisals is a private appraisal company that assess damages to vehicles after they have been in an accident. She has helped her husband run this company for the last 13 years. One and half years ago they started another business with Nerium International where they share an amazing product and opportunity.

Dawnette loves staying at home with her children being everything from a cook to doctor to a business owner to a taxi. She enjoys going to church, reading great books, spending time with friends and family, camping and helping other people. You can reach her at:

Dawnette Palmore

 Nerium Independent Brand Partner

(562) 556-1227

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Lina Lumme - Marketing Co-Chair

Since she immigrated to America in 2003, Lina has been involved with non-profit organizations serving the local community.She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Precious Life Shelter, Partnership 4 Solutions Family Resource Center, and Chamber of Commerce Young

Lina has worked at the Youth Center since 2005, and has served as the Executive Director/CEO of The Youth Center since January 2010.  In 2010 Lina Lumme was honoree of Life Time Achievement by NPDOC. Lina graduated from both Wells Fargo New Executive Directors Institute and Leadership Academy.

Lina is married to Hans Lumme and they have two children, Cassy and Daniel. They lived in Los Alamitos since 2003 and moved to Lakewood in 2011. Lina loves spending time with her family, enjoys outdoor activities, travelling and photography. She loves leading the Youth Center and expanding its programs and services to better serve local families and children.

Lina can be reached at

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(562) 493-4043

10909 Oak Street
Los Alamitos, CA 90720