MS. IRENE L. FLORO, a prominent businesswoman and past president of Orochamber has filed her Certificate of Candidacy for the congressional seat in Cagayan de Oro’s 2nd District challenging Deputy Speaker Rufus B. Rodriguez.
Just recently, she was sworn in as Chairman for Cagayan de Oro of People’s Reform Party.
Born and raised in Cagayan de Oro City, Ms Floro is the eldest child of Imelda Casiño Austria and Daniel T. La Victoria. Irene and her younger brother Eugene succeeded the fish business and security agency started by their mother and registered them as ICA Trading Corporation and Versatile Security Agency, Inc.
In 2008, she founded Skills Mastery Institute for Entrepreneurship and Success (S.M.I.L.E.S) Foundation, Inc. that provides quality Technical-Vocational Education and skills development training programs and other developmental needs of the most vulnerable populations in rural areas of Mindanao.
Read more of her profile HERE.