About Us

The Portal to the professional world

Our Mission and Vision

The Portal began in 2013 to build a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem by providing local talent an opportunity to gain experience while working on exciting live projects. We are providing innovative resources and solutions for local businesses. Our teams are made up of diligently selected and highly trained students that are led and guided by industry experts.

Led by Students



The Portal is dedicated to providing affordable development and marketing services while giving students the opportunity to gain experience in entrepreneurship and what it takes to build a business. Students in our web and mobile development and content marketing departments are trained by industry professionals and get hands-on experience while working on client projects, giving businesses access to quality, professional work at a fraction of the cost.

What We Stand For


  • We stay hungry and humble.
  • We take ownership.
  • We set clear expectations.
  • We collaborate often.
  • We have fun.

Core Team

Thi Nguyen – CTO

Alan Shintaku – CTO

Charith Gamage – Senior Developer

Monica Hunt – Project Manager

Christopher Raymond – Chief Accountant

Michael Le – Director of Legal & Strategy

Kimber Smith-Filder – Content Marketing

Celyn Matienzo – Content Marketing

Hai Duong – Developer

Evelyn Luu – UI/UX Designer

Student Apprentices

Brian Dizon – Developer

Chanun Sumphanphaisal – Developer

Christian Pile – Developer

Greggory Mcmillion – Developer

Jay Huang – Developer

John Reyes – Developer

Kenneth Santarosa – Developer

Khuong Tiet – Developer

Riley Tatum – Developer

Rebecca Rosso – UI/UX Designer

Industry Advisory Board

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4199 Campus Drive, Suite #210
Irvine, CA 92612