Rebecca Aguilera-Gardiner is Vice President and Co-Owner of Diego & Son Printing a successful MBE/SDVOSB/DVBE second-generation printing business in San Diego. She has over twenty-five years of experience in sales and marketing and has been essential in the continued growth of the 45-year-old family-owned business. Her list of corporate clients includes CVS Pharmacy, MetLife, Blue Shield, SDG&E, Southern California Edison and more.
Rebecca’s business has won several awards including the SDMSDC MBE Supplier of the Year and Family-Owned business of the year. In 2016, Rebecca won the John Rak Award for her dedication in helping SDVOSBs. Rebecca was honored at the MCCSN “Women Leading the Way” luncheon in March 2017. In April, she was recognized at the Diversity Professional Women of Excellence Awards Brunch and received the Leadership Award.
In 2016 Rebecca co-founded Veterans In Business (VIB) Network, with Navy Veteran/SDVOSB Cole Woodman. The VIB Network is a nonprofit 501(c)3 that advocates on behalf of all Veteran businesses nationwide. The VIB Network offers free business resources, webinars and helps connect Veteran businesses to Corporations, Government Agencies and Prime Contractors looking to create business opportunities. All are invited to join the VIB Network for FREE today at www.vibnetwork.org. Rebecca’s enthusiasm to truly help minority and veteran businesses grow is infectious, and she believes that with shared knowledge and support we can all succeed together.