CEO, Premier Workspaces
WHY: Head of Irvine-based coworking operator that launched in 2002 when Bascom Group bought American Office Centers’ nine locations out of bankruptcy. Has since been tops in OC for several years with close to 500K SF in operation locally.
RECENT: Rebranded from Premier Business Centers to reflect switch to creative, modern office demand. Has 22 OC locations.
QUOTABLE: Wrote recent Op-Ed: “People Keep Asking What I Think About WeWork.” Short answer: he’s skeptical.