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Our Mission

At the Long Beach Economic Partnership, we believe in the power of collaboration. LBEP is an action-oriented organization that will grow business, jobs, and economic opportunity throughout Long Beach.

Our Vision

Long Beach is a model city for inclusive innovation and economic growth fueled by diverse people, entrepreneurs, and businesses.

FOCUS AREAS

Business Attraction & Retention 

Small Business Recovery & Resilience 

Broadband & Technology Connectivity

Workforce Recovery & Readiness 

Housing Affordability for a Stronger Economy

Economic Forums To Help Educate The Market

Our Board of Directors

Randal Hernandez
Verizon
Technology
Ryan Altoon
Anderson Pacific
Real Estate & Development
Damon Austin
Prologis
Trade & Logistics / Real Estate Development
Todd Bauer
Deloitte
Financial Services
Garrett Bell
Union Bank
Financial Services
John Biship
Memorial Care
Healthcare
Carolyn Caldwell
Dignity St. Mary’s
Healthcare
Jane Close Conoley
CSU, Long Beach
Education
Blair Cohn
Council of Business Associations
Nonprofit
Debra Fixen
Shoreline Village / Downtown Long Beach Alliance
Real Estate and Development/Nonprofit
Mark Guillen
Crown Castle
Technology
Noel Hacegaba
Port of Long Beach
Trade and Logistics
Jeremy Harris
Long Beach Chamber of Commerce
Nonprofit
Julia Huang
Intertrend
Creative Services
John Keisler
City of Long Beach
Government
Matthew Kinley
Kinley Law Practice
Law
Kraig Kojian
Downtown Long Beach Alliance
Nonprofit
Walter Larkins
Economic Development Commission
Government
Suny Lay Chang
LINC Housing
Real Estate & Development
Keith Kobata
Wells Fargo
Financial Services
John Molina
Pacific6
Real Estate & Development
Mike Munoz
Long Beach Community College
Education
Alan Pullman
Studio One Eleven
Creative Services / Real Estate & Development
Nick Schultz
Pacific Gateway
Education
Diana Tang
Office of the Mayor Robert Garcia
Government
Mark Taylor
Boeing
Aerospace
Adey Tesfaye
HSBC Bank
Financial Services
Chris Wacker
Laserfiche
Technology
Sharon Weissman
Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission
Trade and Logistics / Government
Cherie Williams
Windes
Financial Services
Jim Zehmer
Toyota
Manufacturing