CEO, President, Greater Irvine Chamber
WHY: Heads economic development work for OC’s fastest-growing city, which increasingly is becoming OC’s business hub.
RECENT: Named 2019 Executive of the Year by the Western Association of Chamber Executives. Lobbying Congress to enact new U.S., Mexico, Canada trade agreement.
QUOTABLE: “When you realize that 10% of Orange County’s gross domestic product is generated by merchandise and services trade, largely with our two biggest trade partners, Canada and Mexico, you realize what a critical component trade is to the local economy.”