Valley of the Stars Gala 2023

2023 Valley of the Stars Awards Gala

THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2023 – 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM – The Odyssey

One of the most anticipated events of the year, the prestigious Valley of the Stars Awards Gala is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Over the years, Valley of the Stars has recognized and celebrated exemplary businesses, people, and organizations who positively impact and contribute to the economic vitality of the Valley with icons like Bob Hope, Dick Clark, Betty White, and Sally Field.

This annual fundraiser generates critical funds that support regional business assistance and workforce development programs. These programs are vital for ensuring a strong local economy, and are responsible for attracting new businesses, driving tourism and improving the quality of life of the people of our region.


Home Again Los Angeles – Humanitarian Award

Mission Valley Bank – Jane and Bert Boeckmann Business Leadership Award 

Bill Allen – Legacy Recipient

Luminary Sponsor


Game Changer Sponsors

Influencer Sponsors

Dessert Sponsor

Tracy & Randal Hernandez

Flower Sponsor

     On Board-Business & Community Consulting 

Music Sponsor

   Tierra del Sol


2023 Valley of the Stars Gala Committee Co-Chairs

Cleveland Brown-Payscout, Justis Kao – Loop Media, Kristy Lazur-MAXIMUS

2023 Valley of the Stars Gala Committee

Paula Bahamon-Mission Valley Bank, Sonya Blake-The Valley Economic Alliance,Winnie Davis-Coldwell Banker Quality Partners, Gayle Duffy -Pacific Western Bank,
Don Franken-Franken Enterprises, Fred Gaines-Gaines & Stacey, Erica Gass-The Valley Economic Alliance, Mary Hamzoian-City of Burbank,
David Honda-So Cal Corporate Growth Partners, Sarah Horvet-Galpin Motors, Kanika Kith-City of San Fernando, Lois Klavir-JP Morgan Chase,
Pegi Matsuda-Pegi Matsuda Consulting, Jacqui Matsumoto-The Valley Economic Alliance,Kathleen McIntyre-CMTC,Louise Oliver-Goodwill So Cal,
Morgan Peterson-The Valley Economic Alliance, Diana Sanchez-LAWA, Tallin Semerjian-Tinq,Teresa Todd-Point of View Communications, Soua Vang-City of Glendale

Celebrating Our 2022
Stars of the Valley


We invite you to join us for what will surely be the event of the year for the San Fernando Valley. This year, our highly anticipated Gala will be presented virtually, and will offer all of the inspiration and entertainment our guests have come to expect. You can strengthen the region’s economic recovery by sponsoring or attending this meaningful program. Your support will provide critical business assistance for local small businesses, job search assistance for local residents, advocacy for improving the quality of life in the San Fernando Valley region, and so much more.

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