Founded in 2014, NextGen LA is a group of young professionals dedicated to championing the humanitarian mission of the American Red Cross and advancing the Greater Los Angeles Community. We empower the next generation of philanthropists to engage the community, develop their careers, and support meaningful causes.
Activities and Events
Networking and Career Development Opportunities
NextGen LA members have the opportunity to network with business and community leaders in the LA area
Mission Driven Events & Volunteer Opportunities
Examples of mission driven activites include:
NextGen LA will host fundraising events to support the American Red Cross work in the Los Angeles Region, including:
Individuals can join with an annual tax-deductible donation of: $10 per month ($120 annually) or $50 per month ($600 annually).
Premier: $120 ($10/mo)
All-Access: $600 ($50/mo)
NextGen LA Leadership Council
Jeffrey Su is a project manager at Rockport Development, specializing in single family and multi family luxury housing in Los Angeles. A graduate from the USC School of Architecture and a current M.S. candidate in Project Management at USC, Jeff has worked in all phases of the construction process for many local buildings. He has also recently built his own house.
Jeff joins NextGen LA with the goal of creating Red Cross Lifers within the Los Angeles young professional community. With over 13 years of experience with the American Red Cross, Jeff is known among friends as the “Red Cross Guy.” He has done everything from re-chartering the club at USC, to working on the National Youth Council, and currently serves as a Youth Advisor for the Pasadena and Arcadia Chapters. He is excited to meet like-minded humanitarians that will become lifelong philanthropists.
Mia Antoniello is a Market Research Consultant for Wells Fargo Bank in Los Angeles, CA.
In her role, she develops a strategy for customers to improve internal controls, streamline processes and reduce potential risk.
She has been with the company for over 11 years specializing in Treasury Management.
Mia joined NextGen LA to help create opportunities for individuals to participate in events to support the Red Cross mission.
Janet Huang is a business broker with First Choice Business Brokers, where she helps small business owners buy and sell their businesses in the California region. Janet assists her clients in all aspects of the business sale process, from company valuation, to marketing, negotiations, and execution of the transaction. Prior to that, she was a consultant with PwC in their technology practice. Janet is a graduate of the University of Southern California where she double majored in International Relations and Economics. Janet joined NextGen LA to engage herself in the Los Angeles Community. She is looking forward to championing humanitarian efforts of the Red Cross with the next generation of philanthropists.
Nico Luna is an investment banking analyst in the California K-14 Education Group at RBC Capital Markets. A recent graduate of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, he provides technical and analytical support in the structuring and underwriting of School Bonds for CA school districts and community colleges.
Nico joined NextGen LA to better engage with and help advance the Great Los Angeles Community. He looks forward to championing the humanitarian mission of the Red Cross and meeting other young philanthropists along the way.