Jesse Ben-Ron Joins Orange County Business Council as Director of Workforce and Economic Development

IRVINE, CA— Orange County Business Council is pleased to welcome Jesse Ben-Ron as Director of Workforce and Economic Development, beginning March 26.

Ben-Ron comes to OCBC following his role as District Coordinator of Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy for Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva.

“We are so pleased to have Jesse on-board, as he brings with him a demonstrated expertise in policy, strategy and community outreach,” said Natalie Rubalcava, OCBC Chief Operating Officer. “Jesse will be a great asset to the team, as well as to OCBC’s integral workforce and economic development initiatives.”

During his tenure with Quirk-Silva’s office, Ben-Ron worked closely with local chambers, economic development departments, GO-Biz, SBA, major universities, the County Department of Education and local school districts to further workforce and economic development initiatives in the State.

“I am thrilled to join this important organization for businesses in Orange County,” said Ben-Ron. “I look forward to helping make an impact in growing the workforce and economic development initiatives to ensure Orange County is prosperous for generations to come.”

Ben-Ron earned a finance-concentrated Masters of Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Economics from San Diego State University.

About OCBC:
Orange County Business Council represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange County’s economic development and prosperity in order to preserve a high quality of life. OCBC is comprised of the region’s most influential global businesses and organizations in the region, working to assure effective investment in infrastructure, an advanced education system that produces skilled workers, growth of venture capital and high tech companies, and housing solutions for the workforce.  OCBC membership is comprised of some of the world’s largest global corporate leaders as well as representation from local government and academia.  For more information, visit

CONTACT: Catherine Harper, Communications Manager. 949.794.7245. [email protected]


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