LBCC Promotes Four From Within for Administrative Positions

Faculty Story

Four current Long Beach City College employees were recently promoted.

Sonia De La Torre-Iniguez, who had been serving as LBCC’s Director of Student Success since 2016, will become the Associate Dean of Student Support Services. The Cypress resident holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from UC Davis, and a master’s degree in Educational Counseling and Guidance from CSU San Bernardino.

Associate Professor of Mathematics Moises Gutierrez is the new Associate Dean of Health, Kinesiology, Science and Mathematics. The CSULB graduate earned his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Applied Mathematics. He also attended Cerritos College. Gutierrez is a resident of Long Beach.

Kenna Hillman began her LBCC career as a senior clerk in 1990, and since 2001 has served as a Counselor. Hillman is now the new Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. She attended LBCC as a student before receiving her Bachelor in Fine Arts degree in Drawing and Painting from CSULB. Hillman also received her Master of Science in Counseling from the University of La Verne.

Robert Rapoza, LBCC’s Auditor since 2008, has been selected as the new Director of Business Support Services. Rapoza graduated from CSULB with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He is also an award-winning adventure author and a resident of Rancho Palos Verdes.