ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Dr. Julianna Barnes, Ricardo Lorenzana and Eric Morgan Join Orange County Business Council Board of Directors IRVINE, CA (Dec. 2, 2022) — Orange County Business Council (OCBC) announced today that Julianna Barnes, Ed.D., Chancellor of South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD), Ricardo Lorenzana, dean of...

2022 TURNING RED TAPE INTO RED CARPET WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Local leaders, government and public-private partnerships honored by Orange County Business Council IRVINE, CA (Nov. 18, 2022)—Orange County Business Council has announced the winners of its 12th Annual Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet Awards. The awards program recognizes public agencies and leaders for implementing policies...

LEADING CSUF ECONOMISTS PREDICT HARD-ISH LANDING FOR U.S. ECONOMY

28th Annual Economic Forecast Conference co-hosted by CSUF and OCBC ANAHEIM, CA (October 28, 2022)—While the economy remains complex and traditional recession indicators are not pointing to a recession yet, California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) economists Dr. Anil Puri and Dr. Mira Farka forecasted an eventual...

2022 LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED BY ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS COUNCIL

2022 OCBC Legislative Scorecard Measures OC Elected Leaders on Business Priorities IRVINE, CA (October 25, 2022)—Orange County Business Council (OCBC) today announced its 2022 Legislators of the Year—Senator Pat Bates and Assemblymembers Phillip Chen and Tom Daly. The three leaders were honored for representing Orange County’s...

FIRST-GENERATION STORIES

“Making a Difference” is Orange County Business Council’s feature series that brings the face and voice of OCBC members to life by sharing how they’re making a difference in their communities. November 2022 Welcome to OCBC’s new quarterly human-interest series, “Making a Difference.” This inaugural column—marking National First-generation...

2022-23 ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY INDICATORS REPORT LAUNCHED

Since 2010, the annual report rates how the nation’s sixth largest county is performing in education, health, housing, income, infrastructure and the economy. IRVINE, CA (October 7, 2022)—Local experts representing education, housing development,  academia and consumer products discussed insights from the 2022-23 Orange County Community Indicators Report...

2022 HEALTH CARE FORUM PANELISTS AGREE ON STRONGER COLLABORATION

Orange County Business Council hosts diverse panel of health care experts IRVINE, CA (August 10, 2022)—Physicians and leaders representing a spectrum of Orange County health care providers discussed innovations in patient wellness, health equity and critical issues impacting the industry at the Orange County Business Council...