Current Speakers

Chief Derrick Abell

  • Chief of Police, Manhattan Beach
  • The City of Manhattan Beach

Chief Abell was born in Los Angeles and grew up in a single parent household with his mother in Inglewood, California. During an early period of his youth, Chief Abell was relocated to Dhahran Saudi Arabia with his family for two years. He experienced new and interesting cultures that have contributed to his ability to interact with people from all walks of life.  Chief Abell earned an athletic football scholarship…

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Tracy Allen

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Northrop Grumman

Tracy Allen is a Manager of Human Resources for Northrop Grumman Corporation. A native of Long Beach, CA where her dad was stationed after joining the U.S. Navy from The Philippines, Tracy attended CSULB with graduated with a B.S . in Finance and an MBA in org psychology. She joined NG in 2005, holding roles in supply chain, finance & operations, and is passionate about diversity, equity and…

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Cedric Jones

  • Owner/Founder
  • Beastie Boxing Gym/BMoved Foundation

Cedric Jones is the founder of Beastie Boxing Gym in Manhattan Beach and a total package in the fitness world.  He has danced professionally, boxed in the Olympic trials and trained celebrity/pro athletes.  His passions have led him into acting, and the creation of the BMoved Foundation which guides and supports youths.  He believes, “You are not where you want to be, because you’re not doing what you…

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