The Portal to the professional world

Our Mission and Vision

The Portal shapes the future of the local entrepreneurial community by empowering people and organizations  to realize their potential. We cultivate individuals to meet the evolving needs of organizations by administering innovative training, apprenticeship and job placement programs that focus on real world experiences.

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

Chanun Sumphanphaisal – Developer

Elton Xue – Developer

Greggory Mcmillion – Developer

Jay Huang – Developer

Jens Tuyls – Developer

Kenneth Santarosa – Developer

Riley Tatum – Developer

Rebecca Rosso – UI/UX Designer

Industry Advisory Board

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4199 Campus Drive, Suite #210
Irvine, CA 92612