40 Under 40: Trisha Ocona
What is your greatest professional accomplishment?
Creating and building my own company.
What impact has social media/networking has on your career?
Social media and networking has been able to get my business out there and let people know who I am.
What challenges or obstacles do you feel you needed to overcome to become as successful as you are today?
Learning not to accept being told I couldn't do something, I wouldn't take no for an answer. I learned perseverance which has helped me in my career.
What inspiring word of advice would you give to a young executive graduating from college today?
Never give up. I know this is something you always hear but no matter how hard it gets to stay true to yourself and you dreams, you will be able to overcome the challenges you face.