2024 Orange County Business Council Board of Directors Installed at Annual Dinner

IRVINE, CA (February 16, 2024) — Orange County Business Council (OCBC) installed its 2024 Board of Directors at its annual dinner on February 15 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Over 600 Orange County business and community leaders were on hand to recognize the contributions of outgoing 2023 Board Chair Jodi Duva of Cox Business, California and to welcome incoming…

OCBC Welcomes New Board Members

Seven Orange County business leaders join Orange County Business Council Board of Directors IRVINE, CA (February 5, 2024) — Orange County Business Council (OCBC) announced today that Stephen Finnegan, Government Affairs Manager of the Automobile Club of Southern California, Tony Petros, Chief Executive Officer of LSA Associates, Inc., Nate Shinagawa, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of UCI Health, Laurie Sicaeros,…

2023 Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet Awards Winners Announced

Local leaders, government and public-private partnerships honored by Orange County Business Council IRVINE, CA (December 7, 2023) — Orange County Business Council has announced the winners of its 13th Annual Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet Awards. The awards program recognizes public agencies and leaders for implementing policies and programs that cut through red tape,…

OCBC Welcomes New Board Members

Ryan Chamberlain of Transportation Corridor Agencies, Teresa Conk of Hoag, Cathi Killian of Disneyland Resort and Dr. Ramon Miramontes of Orange County Department of Education join Orange County Business Council Board of Directors IRVINE, CA (November 13, 2023) — Orange County Business Council (OCBC) announced today that Ryan Chamberlin, Chief Executive Officer Transportation Corridor Agencies…

2023 Legislators of the Year Announced by Orange County Business Council

2023 OCBC Legislative Scorecard Measures OC Elected Leaders on Business Priorities IRVINE, CA (October 26, 2023) — Orange County Business Council (OCBC) today announced its 2023 Legislators of the Year—Senators Janet Nguyen and Kelly Seyarto, and Assemblymembers Laurie Davies, Diane Dixon, Kate Sanchez and Tri Ta. The six leaders were honored for representing Orange County’s business…

Nationally Acclaimed CSUF Economists: Recession Postponed, Not Completely Canceled

29th Annual Economic Forecast Conference co-hosted by CSUF and OCBC ANAHEIM, CA (October 20, 2023) — California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) economists Dr. Anil Puri and Dr. Mira Farka described the economy—locally and nationally—as resilient, yet complex at the 29th Annual Economic Forecast Conference on October 19 in Anaheim. A collaboration of CSUF and Orange…

Law Enforcement, Fire and Health Care Workers Honored at Orange County Business Council’s First Responders Dinner

IRVINE, CA (September 13, 2023) — Nearly 200 community and business leaders gathered at the 2023 First Responders Dinner hosted by Orange County Business Council on September 12th. The inaugural event in Anaheim recognized nine first responder organizations in law enforcement, fire and health care that protect and serve the businesses, residents and visitors of…

2023 Health Care Forum Panelists Share Same Concerns About Staffing, Technology and More at 5th Annual Health Care Forum

Orange County Business Council hosts panel of leading Orange County health care executives IRVINE, CA (August 17, 2023) — CEOs and top executives from Orange County hospitals and health care systems discussed continuing investments, innovations in care and research, and critical issues impacting the nation’s sixth largest county at the fifth annual Orange County Business…

OCBC Welcomes New Board Member

Dr. Michael J. Beals of Vanguard University Joins Orange County Business Council Board of Directors IRVINE, CA (August 4, 2023) — Orange County Business Council (OCBC) announced today that Dr. Michael J. Beals, President of Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, has joined OCBC’s Board of Directors. “I am honored to have this community leader join…

OCBC Welcomes New Board Members

Dr. Henrik Cronqvist, Laureen Driscoll, MBA, MSN, RN, NE-BC and Steven Oh Join Orange County Business Council Board of Directors IRVINE, CA (May 12, 2023) — Orange County Business Council (OCBC) announced today that Dr. Henrik Cronqvist, the Robert J. and Carolyn A. Waltos Dean and Professor of Finance at Chapman University George L. Argyros…