Join us to support and celebrate The Wooden Floor's Class of 2019, our 15th consecutive graduating class to have 100% finish high school on time and immediately enroll in higher education. This is more than double the rate of their socioeconomic peers.


Thursday,May 2, 2019
The Westin South Coast Plaza*
686 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
*New location due to growing attendance!
7:30am - Registration

8:00am - Breakfast

8:30am - Tam Nguyen and Linh Nguyen President and Vice President of Advance Beauty College Tam and Linh are the brother and sister team currently serving as President and Vice President of Advance Beauty College, which has received numerous awards honoring its leadership, innovation and commitment to giving back to the community, including Orange County Business Journal’s Civic 50. As second-generation owners of their family-owned business, they are passionate about education. They both received their MBAs at California State University, Fullerton, and serve as active leaders in their industry and in the community.

8:45am - Class of 2019 Student Address by Donna Gaytan

9:00am - Class of 2019 Student College Announcements

9:30am - Event Concludes


Step Beyond Annual Breakfast® has been named one of Orange County Business Journal’s Top 5 Fundraising Breakfasts for five consecutive years!



For underwriting opportunities or to purchase tickets, please contact Tianna Haradon here or at  714.541.8314 ext. 124


Thank you to our 7th Step Beyond Annual Breakfast® Underwriters*

Underwriting opportunities are still available for 2019. Learn more here.


Annenberg Foundation
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
The Capital Group Charitable Foundation
Suzi Chauvel
Don Yoder Foundation
Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation
Ginnie & Rich Hunsaker
Michelle & Robert Kargenian
Emily & Jeremy Krout/EPD Solutions, Inc.
Linda and Tod White Charitable Fund
O.L. Halsell Foundation
Gail & Peter Ochs
PIMCO Foundation
Rite Aid Foundation
The Rudolph J. and Daphne A. Munzer Foundation
Sharon D. Lund Foundation and From My Heart Fund
Donald & Constance Sperling
Ueberroth Family Foundation
Willette Charitable Foundation
Charles & Mildred Schnurmacher Foundation
Croul Family Foundation
Sharon & Terry Hartshorn
Yvonne & Damien Jordan
Cindy & Robert Mairena/Office Solutions
Pacific Life Foundation
Judith F. Posnikoff
Shady Canyon Golf Club Charitable Foundation
TROY Group, Inc./The Dirk Family
Charlie & Ling Zhang
Crean Foundation
Michelle and Timothy Dean
Edwards Lifesciences Foundation
Cohn & Swartzon, A Professional Law Corporation
Gochnauer Family Foundation
Golden Eagle Foundation
Nancy & Brian Hunsaker
Trish O'Donnell
Opus Community Foundation
U.S. Bank Foundation
Wells Fargo
Michele & Peter Duncan
Carlson & Jayakumar LLP
Joanne & Dennis Keith
Ginger & Arthur Ong
Theresa & Jonathon Allen
Mary & Gary Tolar
*As of March 13, 2019