GROUP CEo & Founder / entrepreneurship, management & leadership
Rob is currently the group CEO focused on education and food service. He leads the teams of Integra Business School, Aleanza Institute of Arts, Beso Beso Fine Dining, & Prima Bakery & Catering Services. An Interesting fact is that Rob did not go to college (he went to culinary trade school) and was denied entry in a local MBA because of his background. Despite the set back, Rob has built some of the most award brands in food and is the only chef/professional to found 5 educational brands still in operation today with a collective graduation of upward of 10,000 students. Rob credits the progress of his world and personal life to continuous education and he is committed to providing the next generation of leaders with the same opportunities to progress via world class education.
The Wharton School: Digital Marketing, Analytics
Harvard Business School: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Management, Economics, Business Analytics & Financial Accounting
Yamato Noodle School: Master Class in Japanese Ramen
Asian Institute of Management: Venture into Entrepreneurship in the Food Industry
California Culinary Academy: Associate Degree Culinary Arts
Pushing Online Education to the world via Integra Business School and Aleanza Institute of Arts
Founder of 5 schools in the Philippines
First of only 10 Filipinos to be awarded batch 1 status at Madrid Fusion Manila
Pioneer of Molecular Gastronomy in the Philippines
Head Chef of The Goose Station, One of the country's most awarded restaurants
CO - Founder / marketing & branding
Racky Torres-Manalastas is the owns Whitewall Design Studio, a boutique design agency. She studied Visual Communication in UP College of Fine Arts. She then went to New York for further studies both in Parsons School of Design and New York School of Visual Arts. She also had an internship with Fabien Baron, a renowned French director.
UP College of Fine Arts: Visual Communication
Parson School of Design
New York School of Visual Arts
lead mentor for finance
Co - Founder / leadership, operations & management
Timmy is the Executive Vice President of TimberPro, one of Metro Manila's top property protection and maintenance services serving upwards of 2,000 customers per year. Despite his young age, Timmy is an inspirational leader and excellent manager with a stern eye on operations management.
College of St. Benilde: Bachelor's Degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management
Academy of Culinary Arts: Diploma in International Culinar Arts and Professional Management
Atty. carol padilla
co-Founder / leadership & management
Atty. Carol Valenzuela Padilla works as Assistant Vice President for Legal and Compliance of one of the listed companies in the country. She handles corporate housekeeping of several companies, their trademarks, and regulatory requirements of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Previously, she was the Director for Legal Compliance and Contracts of Resorts World Manila, where she worked for approximately 3 years. Atty. Padilla handled contracts, trademarks, patents, and copyright, as well as legal compliance with PSE, SEC, and other government agencies.
Atty. Padilla started her professional career as an Associate Lawyer from Britanico Sarmiento & Ringler Law Offices where she worked under the Corporate Department for 4 years.
An optimistic , tenacious, and meticulous corporate lawyer, Atty. Padilla brings to fore her expertise and experience in the legal corporate world.
Ateneo de Manila University: Bachelor of Arts Major in Psychology
Ateneo de Manila University School of Law: Juris Doctor