A woman with many hats to wear, Christina Laguna is the director of business development at Koglmeier Law Group, PLC, owner of Beyond Agency-Marketing and Referral Solutions and co-owner of newly launched City Vodka. Oh, and she is the mama to three beautiful daughters. Learn about Christina Laguna…
Hometown: Manila, Philippines
First job: Classified substitute teacher.
Favorite ways to spend your free time in AZ: Easy to answer. Spending time with my three beautiful daughters. When I am with them, I feel whole and complete.
Your biggest accomplishment and why: Having children because you give life. It also forces you to grow, understand unconditional love and gives you fuel to live the best life possible and know how to truly never give up on anything.
The biggest obstacle you overcame: My divorce and my mother’s death.
Someone who inspires you and why: Jeanie Teyechea. She was my boss and is my best friend. She inspires me because she has the purest of hearts I have ever seen in all my life. A good soul, beautiful, smart and funny. Works very hard and stays extremely humble. She is someone I can always count on and depend on. It is a gift to know she will never leave my side, and I am exactly that for her as well. I am infinitely blessed with her friendship. She is proof friends are family you actually get to pick, and I would pick her over and over. Also, Kevin Kelly. His incredible raw talents and creativity. His drive and tenacity is contagious. For his exceptional loyalty and humble nature. He is someone you want in your corner. He is always the hardest worker in the room but also the most grounded. I respect this man.
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: Be passionate, respectable and unafraid. Network and always look to help others genuinely.
Favorite quote: “We rise by lifting others.”
Something someone would be surprised to learn about you: I speak multiple languages and used to be a hip hop dancer.
What makes someone fabulous: When they are 100 percent real and unapologetically themselves. When they are nicer than necessary.
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