Jay Nomura, began his vision of success, hard work and determination that has spawned into a very exciting and diverse career by working alongside his parents in a family-owned flower business, M’s Flowers, established in 1957 in Montebello, California. Mr. Nomura has since served on many community Boards and was a former member of the Planning Commission for the City of Montebello, as well as the Past President and 50-year Board Member of the City of Montebello Chamber of Commerce.
Among his many accomplishments and accolades, Nomura has received such honors as the 1992 City of Montebello “Business Person of the Year” award, the 2001 and 2005 City of Montebello Chamber of Commerce “Chairman’s Award,” and the 2011 East Los Angeles Community Youth Center “Angel Award.” In 2012, Nomura received the Montebello High School “Hall of Fame” award.
It is Nomura’s continued passion and tenacious drive that exemplifies his total commitment and care for the community he lives in. He received an Associates Degree from East Los Angeles College, and earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Cal State Los Angeles. Nomura is a Founding Member of the Friends of Montebello Unified School District Foundation.