Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines
Bio: ABEN GARLAN has more than 9 years of Leadership and Sales Management experience in premium fashion brands such as Penshoppe, Fila Apparel, Puma and Havaianas, in Wholesale and Retail set-ups. He also has a combined 12 years of leadership experience both in the corporate world and in church ministries. Although born and raised in Quezon City Philippines, he has traveled vastly in many parts of the country to conduct trainings on the areas of sales, leadership, customer service, personality development and visual merchandising. His passion to travel also lead him to his spiritual mission 1,420 Kilometers away from home. For more than 5 years, Aben has been serving as the Feast Builder (Head Servant) of The Feast CDO, a Catholic prayer meeting of the LIGHT OF JESUS Family founded by the best-selling author and Kerygma preacher Bo Sanchez. Every week, he gives practical talks on the areas of spirituality, relationship building, leadership, finances, work and personality development, among others to a crowd of 300 people. With the strong desire and commitment to Touch, Inspire, Motivate and Empower others to reach their full potential, and to help organizations build their teams and businesses, he started to venture in to Sales and Leadership Training, Personality Development, Recollection and Management Consultancy through Backpacked Inspiration, Learning & Development (BILD ). Privately, Aben is a passionate traveler who seeks ABENTURE around the Philippines and abroad to meet old and new friends, to experience God in nature, and to learn more about the people’s culture. Above all, he frequently comes home to Sta. Maria Bulacan to fulfill his first calling – to be a loving son to his mother, Remy and five siblings. Mission Statement: "I live to to Touch, Inspire, Motivate and Empower others through my God given gifts." Mission Statement: "I live to to Touch, Inspire, Motivate and Empower others through my God given gifts."