Orange County Business Journal

Former County Public Works Official to BIA

Mark Mueller Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Orange County Chapter of the Building Industry Association of Southern California has named Michael Balsamo as its new chief executive.

Balsamo is a former manager of land use planning for the County of Orange. He also has worked as a project manager for Lennar Homes.

He replaces Bryan Starr, who served as chief executive officer of the homebuilding trade association’s OC chapter since 2011.

Balsamo is a long-time resident of the area, and is a graduate of UC Irvine.