Mike’s Roofing and Building Corp. Marcelo “Mike” Quiroga emigrated from Bolivia at age 23 and in 1972 started his roofing business that is now Mike’s Roofing and Building Corp. in Van Nuys, which he still runs as president. He is known for his prodigious and longstanding civic involvement. He has been on the board of, and often chair of, more than half a dozen Valley area chambers of commerce. He has been chair of the Mid Valley YMCA, the Mid Valley American Heart Association and the Los Angeles Valley College Foundation, among others. He has donated money and resources to a number of nonprofits, including ONEgeneration and New Horizons. Two years ago, he was given the Fernando Award, which is the Valley’s highest honor for volunteerism. ALMA MATER: San Simeon University, Bolivia BEST ADVICE: Be honest. BUCKET LIST: Skydiving.