Adel Villalobos, CEO and Founder of Lief Labs. Courtesy of Lief Labs.

Valencia, CA—Lief Labs and Adel Villalobos, the company’s CEO and Founder, were recognized as the Latino Business Alliance Business of the Year Award recipient at the Hispanic Heritage Virtual Celebration, according to a press release.

The celebration was hosted by Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) Chamber of Commerce and Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda, and was attended by other elected officials, members of Lief’s leadership team and staff, and other members of the SCV business community.

"The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce was pleased to award the Latino Business Alliance Business of the Year award to Lief Labs at this year's annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration, which was held virtually,” said Ivan Volschenk, President of SCV Chamber, in the press release. “Lief Labs can be proud of their achievements and we look forward to their continued growth and success."
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“I take great pride in my Hispanic Heritage and in the successful business and diverse culture we have built with our talented and dedicated team at Lief Labs, all of whom contributed to our company’s growth and client service excellence in an extremely challenging year,” said Villalobos. “As the son of Mexican immigrants who taught me a strong work ethic, it’s truly an honor to have received the Latino Business Alliance Business of the Year Award from the SCV Chamber, who organized a wonderful, interactive virtual event.

“Managing an essential business during the Coronavirus pandemic, I have Iearned the importance of consistent and strong leadership required to be able to drive an organization forward during trying times, as well as the responsibility to continue to give back to the community,” Villalobos continued. “At Lief, we were proud to support our local restaurants to help them continue to thrive and we also launched our Lief Cares nutritional supplement donation program.”

Through the Lief Cares program, the company has donated over 1,000 bottles of immune support nutritional supplements to first responders local to Lief’s Valencia, CA headquarters and throughout the state. The program has also provided 2,500 bottles of immune support supplements to Southern California-based field workers in highly impoverished areas.