Economic Development Committee
OC's Innovation, City and Industry Experts

The driving force to the economic development initiative is OCBC’s Economic Development Committee. Comprised of leaders in business, academia, and government, the Economic Development Committee meets throughout the course of the year to discuss a variety issues relating to economic growth in Orange County.  Past topics include:

  • Business retention and attraction
  • International trade
  • The green economy
  • Orange County’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
  • Statewide economic development initiatives


Chair: Rick Nogueira, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Vice-Chair: Jodi Duva, Cox Business Orange Coast

OCBC Staff
Jesse Ben-Ron, Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development