In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, SACC-LA wants to do their part in bringing our members and followers together and providing them with interesting and informative webinars. We have pulled together talented speakers to share their stories and give insight to their success.

Scandimerican Inspiration

The panelists discussed together with our President and Chair Gudrun Giddings, differences between Scandinavian and American business culture, the panelists also got to share knowledge and experience from their own career paths. Other topics included how to reinvent oneself and find new opportunities and inspiration during these challenging COVID-19 times.

Linus Adolfsson

The very successful founder of The Sleep Spa “Hästens Los Angeles and Hästens NYC (Madison Ave)”, the well-known Swedish luxury brand. Linus holds a bachelor in business from USC Marshall School of Business, and he has also been the CEO of Damon Capital LLC and he is the co-Founder of VRt Ventures

Visit Linus’ LinkedIn here and read more about Hästens here.
Follow The Sleep Spa on Instagram.

Michaela Pratt

The talented President and CEO of Mentor Foundation USA, founded by HM Queen Silvia of Sweden, who together with the other Mentor Foundations are the leading international not-for-profit network empowering youth and preventing substance abuse. Michaela has a bachelor’s degree in business, management, marketing and related support services from George Mason University, and she has earlier held positions such as Marketing Director and Business Manager.

Visit Michaela’s LinkedIn here and read more about Mentor Foundation USA here.
Subscribe to Mentor Foundation USA’s newsletter here.
Follow Mentor Foundation USA’s Instagram.

Magnus Lygdback

Magnus is a world-renowned Swedish health and wellness expert, personal trainer, entrepreneur, and lifestyle coach. For over 18 years, he has become best known for working with some of the world’s most recognizable actors, musicians, athletes, artists and high-performance business entrepreneurs. He was also recipient of the prestigious SACC-LA Eliason Merit Award 2019.

Read more about Magnus and his “Magnus Method” on his website here.
Get Magnus’ app here.

How to handle the COVID-19 pandemic from a financial point of view

Click on the link below to watch the recording of SACC-LA’s webinar with CPA Emil Abedian from Abedian & Totlian, that streamed live on Tuesday June 2, 2020.

Emil Abedian discussed together with our President and Chair Gudrun Giddings the important topic of “How to handle the COVID-19 pandemic from a financial point of view”. Watch this video to learn more about how tax regulations have shifted and the new loans that have been issued to ease this economically stressed situation. Also, how the new regulations will affect you and how to benefit from them.

If you want to get in contact with Emil for a free consultation, you send him an email at abedian@aandtcpas.com. You can also visit the Abedian & Totlian webiste here.

The Stimulus Check Calculator mentioned in the Webinar can be found here

To find out about the payment status of your Stimulus Check click here.

The Secret of My Success

Please click on the link below to view the recorded version of SACC-LA’s very first webinar “The Secret of My Success”, that live streamed on Tuesday May 12, 2020.

The webinar was moderated by SACC-LA’s President and Chair Gudrun Giddings and starred the following talented SACC-LA members:

Jonas Tåhlin President within the LVMH corporation/Paris. Previously CMO Pernod Ricard USA & CEO Absolut Elyx.

Sara Fahlgren General Manager at top rated restaurant Cecconi’s West Hollywood, and with many years of experience within Hospitality Operations and Experiential Dining, including the Soho House Group.

Christian Lagerlöf Co-founder CEO of Fast Fine Restaurant Group, that includes the new and premier LA restaurant V DTLA. Founder of the popular restaurant chain Vapiano in Sweden and Norway.