About Brighter Future Charity

We serve all ages and abilities by promoting our Five Pillars

Who We Are

Brighter Future Charity is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization devoted to enriching and empowering the lives of youth, adults and families within the Autism Community. We promote and foster inclusivity for all and believe everyone has a gift to share with the world. Share a Smile and Make a Friend

We serve all ages and abilities and each of our programs and services promote our Five Foundational Pillars of Brighter Future Charity

The Five Foundational Pillars of Brighter Future Charity define our values and goals for our organization and community! These pillars are part of our organizational core values and are incorporated into our website, our programs, our support services and our community.

Our Approach

Promote and Foster Inclusivity

The Five Foundational Pillars of Brighter Future Charity define our values and goals for our organization and community! These pillars are part of our organizational core values and are incorporated into our website, our programs, our support services and our community.

03.

— Inspire

We dedicate ourselves to inspire others to welcome all communities and believe all individuals on the spectrum have a gift to share with the world.

01.

— Accept

We promote the unconditional acceptance of individuals on the autism spectrum in all communities. This includes both self-acceptance and social acceptance.

04.

— Empower

We strive to empower individuals on the autism spectrum to achieve their highest quality of life: emotionally, physically, socially and financially.

02.

— Enrich

We work to provide enriched opportunities and meaningful experiences to individuals on the autism spectrum in their communities.

05.

— Include

We foster inclusivity amongst all communities and provide individuals on the autism spectrum to share in life experiences and make lasting relationships in their communities.

Our Approach

The Five Foundational Pillars of Brighter Future Charity define our values and goals for our organization and community! These pillars are part of our organizational core values and are incorporated into our website, our programs, our support services and our community.

01. Accept
We promote the unconditional acceptance of individuals on the autism spectrum in all communities. This includes both self-acceptance and social acceptance.
02. Enrich
We work to provide enriched opportunities and meaningful experiences to individuals on the autism spectrum in their communities.
03. Inspire
We dedicate ourselves to inspire others to welcome all communities and believe all individuals on the spectrum have a gift to share with the world.
04. Empower
We strive to empower individuals on the autism spectrum to achieve their highest quality of life: emotionally, physically, socially and financially.
05. Include
We foster inclusivity amongst all communities and provide individuals on the autism spectrum to share in life experiences and make lasting relationships in their communities.
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Board of Directors

Mila Larios

Founder and CEO

Mila is a visionary leader, educator, and entrepreneur. Her education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from The International University of Culture. Along the way, she has garnered teaching credentials and taken numerous business administration and entrepreneurship courses to round out her education.

Her professional experience includes business development, administration, and entrepreneurship, including being the Co-founder and Officer of Larios Builders Inc., demolition and general contractors of Inland Empire. She was also President of Book VA Russian Language Services, which provided translations, interpreters, and language courses, and Owner of Advanced Benefit Solutions, which serves the corporate benefits field.

Ms. Larios’ main responsibility at Brighter Future has been to establish the vision, values, mission, and goals for the company, both strategic and tactical. She has recruited and trained a competent team to steer the company and will oversee the organizational development and implementation process.

Jeffrey Mahony

CEO - Savedaily

With more than 25 years of experience in software development and large-scale project management in the defense and commercial sectors, Jeff Mahony is currently SaveDaily’s Chief Executive Officer and a founding member. Mr. Mahony has more than 17 years of experience in Internet Strategy development for financial trading systems. Prior to joining SaveDaily, he served as founder, President, and CEO of the Jeda Group, an Internet strategy firm serving small and middle-market financial companies. He has also worked with TRW’s Space and Defense Sector and Smart Technologies, a start-up focused on financial modeling using predictive algorithms. Mr. Mahony is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in cognitive science.

Esteban DuPont

Owner and CEO - CellTech Inc.

Mr. DuPont started his career in the Engineering/Land Surveying field in 1988 with Psomas & Assoc.  Between 1993-1996 Mr. DuPont worked for Calvada Surveying and Founded TCi, an Authorized Sales Agent for Pacific Bell as CAO.  In 1996 Mr. DuPont moved into the Environmental Remediation & Engineering field serving on the management team responsible for the 1st commercialized in-situ electric resistance heating technology known as the Six-Phase Soil Heating™ as Corporate Marketing Dir. for Terra Vac Corporation.

In 1999 Mr. DuPont, along with five managers from the parent company established Current Environmental Solutions, an in-situ electric resistance heating remediation firm generating more than 2.3-Million in sales. As Marketing and IT Director.  Mr. DuPont returned to Calvada Surveying between 2000-2005 and opened two offices, managed three, formed the Environmental Division, and generated more than 5.3-million in new client sales as VP Corporate Development.

Enrique Velez

Ford Fleet Account Manager

For 15 years and 23 years of being an incredible Father and Husband.  Enriques strengths sit at the core of the groups we support; the family.  He and his four children have made several events prior to joining the Brighter Future Charity Board and volunteered not only their time but their affections and support as well.  

Having been ranked among the top in sales and service for more than 10 years running, Enrique continues to bring his passion for people to everything he does.  Enrique brings this passion now in support of our Brighter Future Family. 

Jennifer Solis-Ball

President / CEO of Rich Multimedia Technologies Inc.

​Has more than 30 years of experience in broadcasting, management, sales, and marketing. Jennifer first began her broadcast career as an on-air personality in San Antonio, TX.  As Jennifer’s career flourished, she was able to learn every facet of the radio industry and continued working in the industry while attending college, interning with the DA’s office, and ultimately graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi with a BS in Business Management and Marketing. Following shortly by a JD from the University of Mississippi. After practicing family law with a small Legal firm for three years as well as working at a local radio group on a part-time basis, Jennifer decided ​to dedicate all of her law degree and business management skills towards growing within the broadcast industry leading to a career of over 25 years with what is now known as, iHeart Media. In 2017​, Jennifer left iHeart Media to expand her knowledge in the digital marketing and print industries accepting the national sales manager position as a subsidiary of TripAdvisor. In 2019 Jennifer relocated to Corona, CA, and accepted her current position as the President/CEO of RMT.

Eric Louis Power

U.S. Navy

Served honorably in the United States Navy from 2002 – 2012. In which time, Eric reached the rank of Petty Officer First Class. Eric also served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Southern Watch. In total Eric has had a total of seven deployments, with 3.5 years in Active Combat zones.

Since separating from the service, Eric began helping other Veterans with their VA Disability Claim after securing his 100% Permanent and Total Disability in 2012. A merchant at heart, Eric created Veterans Disability Help, LLC, while pursuing his first Business degree. Since then, Eric is pursuing his MBA and is operating Veterans Disability Help, LLC.

Eric has spoken on very prestigious stages such as Secret Knock, Epic Master Mind, and a few private Elite Masterminds about his efforts to help the Veteran Community. Eric is currently working on his first publication, “Be Kind To Your Future Self,” which he co-authors with Dr. Greg Reid.  

Zachary Friesen

Executive Director

Zachary Friesen joined the Brighter Future team in 2017 and quickly rose from Program Director to Executive Director within one year of joining the group. His background in working both as a Camp Director for children affected by cancer and a Board Fundraising member for another organization supporting foster care children helped rapidly expand the already incredible program. Within that same year, our group went from supporting families once a month two now almost every week. Before stepping into the role of the nonprofit executive, Zach established and was the founding partner at Innovate, LLP a national PR firm with clients ranging from healthcare groups and networks such as Cedar Sini and Children’s Hospital to large corporations like LifeLock, Inc, and AT&T.