We, at GJC, are very fortunate to have friends and partners who, after deep reflection, make the decision to devote their free time in taking ACTION  within our programs, activities and events. These wonderful human beings join us in our dreams and take steps towards bettering the lives of our children and youth.

Vanessa Fukunaga Joins GJC Board


June 17, 2019

GJC is proud to announce that Vanessa Fukunaga has joined our Board of Directors.  Vanessa is a long time supporter of the community of Los Cabos.   In 2012, Vanessa Fukunaga acquired Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate as the Owner, President | CEO . Since taking ownership of the brokerage, which dates back to 1997, Vanessa´s level of international business acumen, experience and prowess has been warmly welcomed to the real estate industry in Los Cabos and beyond. In addition to contributing to the historic establishment of the first Engel & Völkers in Mexico, Vanessa has not only maintained the year-over-year position as the top-selling, luxury real estate brokerage in Los Cabos, she has tremendously elevated the real estate level of profession and marketing power and has catapulted sales directing the team in selling over a billion dollars in real estate.

As a passionate ambassador for Mexico, Vanessa has placed "Los Cabos" on the map, leaving a lasting impression on a great number of local and international investors and clients desiring the perfect setting for a luxury lifestyle. Vanessa Fukunaga is the embodiment of a successful entrepreneur whose steadfast commitment to business, leadership, and giving back to the community has harnessed a fearless and innovative driving force behind the number one luxury real estate brokerage in the Baja California Sur. 

Welcome to our board, Vanessa!

Board Members

Onagh Ash

Board Chairman & President
Retired Executive at HP, Oracle and SAP
Partner, KPMG/Bearing Point
Los Cabos, Mexico
Reno, Nevada

Sylvia Tremblay

Board Secretary
World Health Organization
Former CEO, Boys & Girls Club Vancouver
Los Cabos, Mexico

Murray Vasilev

Board Treasurer
Retired Oil & Gas Executive
Former Board Member, PetroAlliance
Los Cabos, Mexico
Pender Island, BC

Patricia Pratt Green

President/Owner at Creative Consumer Research
Founder, Green Scholarship Program
Los Cabos, Mexico

Philip Langridge

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Commercial Real Estate Developer
Vancouver, BC
Los Cabos, Mexico

Mauricio Balderrama

Managing Director, Cabo Surf Hotel
Grupo Madrugadores de Los Cabos
Los Cabos, Mexico

Fredy Rodriguez Nunez

President, Rotary Club Los Cabos 2017-2019

CEO & Founder, Grupo - SIE

Los Cabos, Mexico

Vanessa Fukunaga

Owner, President, CEO

Engel & Volkers Snell Real Estate

Ocean Blue World

Los Cabos, Mexico

Jenny Bolton

Retired CEO, Virgo Publishing

Former President, Variety (Imprint Division)

Los Cabos, Mexico

Scottsdale, AZ

Advisory Board

Eric Strickland


3LS Incorporated

Nashville, TN

Jesus Manuel Corral

Corporate Finance
President, Chamber of Commerce
Los Cabos, Mexico

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