Valentina Estrada was born in Fresno, California, as the oldest child and from an early age cared for and was responsible for her sisters and brother while her parents worked long hours demonstrating her leadership abilities even as a young girl. In 1968 she moved with her family to San Jose, California.
In 1972 Valentina married, and divorced in 1985 and the result was her becoming a single parent with three sons and a daughter, and although one of her son’s was born disabled (Congenital Heart Disease) this made Valentina even more determined to succeed not only in raising her family but also in all her plans for the future!
The doctors at Stanford University Medical Center did not expect him to live although he is a miracle, and after three open-heart surgeries he continues to amaze the doctors! Because Valentina’s first priority was her disabledson and caring for her children she made a decision to set her dreams and career aside.
Valentina selflessly dedicated and volunteered 10 years of her life, to sing for and counsel inmates at the men’s and women’s major federal and state prisons, correctional institutions, andyouth facilities in California with several Christian outreach organizations.
Valentina earned her Associates of Art Degree in Business at Chabot College, Hayward, California, and, went on to study Business Management at University of Phoenix.
Valentina was employed at several Fortune 500 Corporations, such asCharles Schwab, and Pricewaterhouse Coopers, etc. throughout the years as an Executive Assistant.
In 2000 Valentina started her business: V.A.M.P. – Valentina Artists & Music Promotions, providing services for new and established artists as a Promoter and Booking Agent. She specializes in management and marketing and provides her services in the United States and abroad.
Valentina has organized and coordinated several successful concerts and dances featuring & showcasing vocalists and musicians making way for a dynamic event! In 2002, Valentina relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada, and, continues her passion for music and promoting musicians!
An overview of Valentina’s expertise is summed up in the follow attributes: Intra and Interpersonal Skills, Client Satisfaction, Organizing Events, and demonstrating a positive attitude… (to name a few…)!
Another essential part of Valentina’s life is singing at concerts and events. She recorded a CD: “Sincerely” (Oldies ReLived), a collection of timeless 1950’s and 1960’s beautiful romantic oldies, produced and back-up vocals by music icon and legendary Johnny Hernandez of Texas with Stronghold Records. Throughout the years Valentina has performed with various bands at weddings, private parties and, special events.
Valentina has a strong belief in God and her faith and love for God gives her the strength, courage and, motivation to keep working to attain success in every project! “Without God we can do nothing…” states Valentina.
Valentina feels that the opportunity to record a CD is a dream come true! She also stated that the experience of meeting so many wonderful and extraordinary artists, friends, and fans throughout the years is the most amazing and fulfilling experiences in life!
Valentina’s greatest achievement in her life is her children and that she can stay positive no matter what comes her way…“and because of my family and friends I am blessed beyond measure”!