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 (TCA), Teresa Conk, Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Institutes Officer at Hoag, Cathi Killian, Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs at Disneyland Resort, and Dr. Ramon Miramontes, Deputy Superintendent of Instructional Programs at the Orange County Department of Education, have joined OCBC’s Board of Directors.
“I am honored to have these community leaders join our board of directors,” said Jeffrey Ball, President and CEO of Orange County Business Council. “Their insights and talents will be invaluable for the Business Council as we continue to advance the economic development of the nation’s sixth most populous county with a focus on workforce, housing and infrastructure initiatives.”
Ryan Chamberlain is the Chief Executive Officer of The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA). Chamberlain brings over 25 years of transportation experience in both the public and private sectors, beginning his career as a transportation and environmental planner working on large-scale projects throughout California while at Parsons Brinkerhoff Quade and Douglas. He later joined the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) eventually leading the Department’s Transportation Planning Program as Division Chief in Sacramento.
As the Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Institutes Officer at Hoag, Teresa Conk leads strategy and operations of Hoag’s Clinical Institutes: Hoag Women’s Health Institute, Hoag Family Cancer Institute, Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute, Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute, and the Digestive Health Institute. Throughout her 25 years of health care experience, Conk has held leadership roles in the areas of physician integration, mergers & acquisitions, and more.
With over 35 years of experience at The Walt Disney Company, Cathi Killian is the Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs for Disneyland Resort, where she is responsible for creating and implementing effective public affairs strategies while enhancing media, government, and community relationships. Starting her Disney career while still in high school, Killian has since led the communications and public affairs for international parks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Paris.
Named the 2021 Superintendent of the Year by the California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators, Dr. Ramon Miramontes is the Deputy Superintendent of Instructional Programs at the Orange County Department of Education. Miramontes brings over three decades of experience, which includes serving as superintendent, district administrator, human resources director, principal, assistant principal, and classroom teacher, consistently championing educational innovation and student success.
About Orange County Business Council
For over 25 years, Orange County Business Council (OCBC) has been representing and promoting the region’s business community together with government and academia to enhance the economic development of the nation’s sixth largest county. The Council’s core initiatives include advocating for adequate investment in regional and statewide infrastructure, education development that leads to a competitive workforce, advocating for a range of housing, and developing pro-business solutions that lead to sustainable economic growth. Members include businesses and local organizations representing a diverse cross section of industries including biomedical, construction, education, financial services, health care, manufacturing, municipalities, nonprofit, real estate, technology, tourism, transportation, real estate and utilities. For more information, visit ocbc.org.
Lizz Mishreki, APR
Vice President of Communications
Orange County Business Council