Who
We
Are

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.

Our Board of Directors

Board Member

  • Randal Hernandez (Chair)
  • Debra Fixen (Vice Chair)
  • Matthew Kinley (Secretary)
  • Suny Lay Chang (Treasurer)
  • Cindy Allen
  • Ryan Altoon
  • Damon Austin
  • Garrett Bell
  • John Bishop
  • Lou Anne Bynum
  • Carolyn Caldwell
  • Jane Close Conoley
  • Blair Cohn
  • Mark Guillen
  • Jeremy Harris
  • Julia Huang
  • Melissa Infusino
  • John Keisler
  • Kraig Kojian
  • Walter Larkins
  • Natasha Mata
  • John Molina
  • Kristen Pugh
  • Alan Pullman
  • DianaTang
  • Markb Taylor
  • Adey Tesfaye
  • Chris Wacker
  • Sharon Weissman
  • Cherie Williams
  • Jim Zehmer

Organization

  • Verizon
  • Shoreline Village / Downtown Long Beach Alliance
  • Kinley Law Practice
  • LINC Housing
  • AndersonPacific
  • Prologis
  • Union Bank
  • MemorialCare
  • Long Beach City College
  • Dignity St. Mary’s
  • CSU Long Beach
  • Council of Business Associations
  • Crown Castle
  • Long Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Intertrend
  • Long Beach City College
  • City of Long Beach
  • Downtown Long Beach Alliance
  • Economic Development Commission
  • Wells Fargo
  • Pacific6
  • MemorialCare
  • Studio One Eleven
  • Office of the Mayor Robert Garcia
  • Boeing
  • HSBC Bank
  • Laserfiche
  • Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission
  • Windes
  • Toyota

FOCUS AREAS

Business Attraction & Retention 

Small Business Recovery & Resilience 

Broadband & Technology Connectivity

Workforce Recovery & Readiness 

Housing Affordability for a Stronger Economy

Respond Rapidly to Economic Challenges & Opportunities