Ms. Lydia N. Orial graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Industrial Engineering from the Mapua Institute of Technology as Magna Cum Laude and Gold Medalist. She is an MBPA Candidate and Gold Medalist in Dela Salle Graduate School of Business and an MBE Candidate under the Strategic Business and Economic Planning (SBEP) Program of the University of Asia and the Pacific, with a Certificate in Business Economics. Ms. Orial established highest tenets of professionalism, commitment and integrity from her long financial executive career. She started her career as Technical Assistant in SGV and Company from 1978 to 1981, became a Mapua Instructor in 1983 and served as Research and Project Development Officer-Corplan Division in Pag-IBIG Fund. She was the Director of the Planning and Management Services Group of the Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises from 1989 to 1991. Ms. Orial was part of the pioneer group that set up LGUGC in March 1998, simultaneously acting as Managing Director/Asst. Treasurer of BAP Credit Guaranty Corporation from 1991 to March 1998. Since 2007 up to present, Ms. Orial continues to share her expertise and service as the President/CEO of LGU Guarantee Corporation.