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Shelley is the Founder + Principle of ON ITS AXIS, an award-winning innovation services firm. She’s a well-regarded author and speaker who brings deep expertise in product strategy and planning, business optimization, and solution design.
Hue is the Managing Partner GDBRO (Globally Delicious) Burger, a community based restaurant in the Signal Hill neighborhood of Long Beach. He sits on several boards including working with community organizations to help local students to prepare for the culinary and hospitality industry with advancement into the local labor force.
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Co-Founder, Managing Partner
ON ITS AXIS
Founder + Principle
Hue is the Managing Partner GDBRO (Globally Delicious) Burger, a community based restaurant in the Signal Hill neighborhood of Long Beach. Established in 2013 as a food truck in Orange County, GDBRO opened its storefront after placing third on season 6th of Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race”.
As an advisory board member for Signal Hill's Rotary Club, Nguyen often offers his restaurant space for leadership meetings to discuss initiatives for community fundraisers, mentorship "Forward Thinking" discussions with his GDBRO staff, culinary/hospitality students, local business owners and young entrepreneurs (collectively GDBRO Nation) who seek guidance about their own professional challenges & future paths ahead.
Hue is an advisory board Chair of the new culinary and hospitality program at Browning High School in Long Beach. The program advocates & creates brighter futures for students preparing for the culinary and hospitality industry with advancement into the local labor force. He believes something inspiring and greatness is cultivating at Browning which empowers students to find their passion and calling to add value to their community.
Shelley Iocona is an entrepreneur, innovation strategist, and executive advisor. She is the founder of ON ITS AXIS, an award-winning innovation services firm. She’s a well-regarded author and speaker who brings deep expertise in product strategy and planning, business optimization, and solution design. Shelley serves as an advisor to startups in healthcare technology, hospitality, fintech, disruptive HR and social good. She believes building better products is achieved through a strategic framework, design thinking principles, and having the right talent collaborating in cadence.
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