The Farewell Send off for Dr. Denise G. Fairchild and the Welcome for CDTech’s new President and C.E.O., Benjamin Torres was a great success! Click Here to see Video! Friends and Colleagues from around the state joined the CDTech Board and Staff to celebate Dr. Fairchild’s tremdous contributions not only as CDTech’s founder, but as a leader and visionary for the entire Los Angeles region. CDTech presented Dr. Fairchild with an original painting by Los Angeles artist, Robert Guiterrez that read:
“For Her Passion, Vision and Dedication to dramatically improving our Neighborhoods and Changing the Lives of Thousands”
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry opened the program and presentations and praises followed by CDTech Board Chair Anita Landecker, Board Member John Gray, CETFund President & CEO Sunne Wright McPeak, former CDTech Graduate Noemi Soto, and life-long friend Mary Lee. Denise received many commendations for her work, not only from Councilwoman Perry, but from Mayor Villaraigosa, Assembly Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, and the United Way.
In the heart of downtown Los Angeles, on Game 7 of the Laker’s Victory – we said Farewell to our Leader, Mentor & Friend. Excitement was in the air throughout the evening as we celebrated Dr. Fairchild and welcomed the next level of leadership for CDTech under the Mr. Benjamin Torres! Thanks to all who made this celebration a great success!