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October 15, 2020 9 AM – 12 PM

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The Economic Development Summit is Hollywood’s premier event that provides an exclusive platform for our members which highlights development, growth and transformation in the region. Going virtual this year, the Summit will dive into industry specific adaptability and the resiliency of economic development in Hollywood. Join the virtual conversation and become a partner in this unique and impactful event.

 

 

Mayor Eric Garcetti

Mayor Eric Garcetti

City of Los Angeles Mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti

City of Los Angeles Mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti

City of Los Angeles Mayor

Eric Garcetti is a fourth-generation Angeleno and the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Mayor Garcetti’s life has been shaped by a deep commitment to the core values of justice, dignity, and equality for all people. He has continuously worked to expand L.A.'s global ties and bring more jobs, economic opportunity, culture, education, and visitors to the city. He has expanded public transportation, cut business taxes to drive historic economic recovery, and is dedicated to end the homeless crisis within the City of Los Angeles.

Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell

Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell

City of Los Angeles Council District 13

Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell

City of Los Angeles Council District 13

Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell

City of Los Angeles Council District 13

Mitch began his public service in 2002 under the leadership of then Councilmember Eric Garcetti. Mitch’s public service experience has provided valuable insight on how to make government work better for people across the 13th District. Mitch was elected to office on May 21, 2013 to succeed now Mayor Eric Garcetti as the Councilmember of the 13th district. Councilmember O’Farrell is the Chair of the Homelessness and Poverty Committee; Vice Chair of the Arts, Parks, Health, Entertainment, Education, Neighborhoods, and River Committee; Vice Chair of Public Safety; and a committee member of Public Works and Gang Reduction; Energy, Climate Change, and Environmental Justice; Public Safety; and a member of the ad hoc committee on the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. Mitch is deeply passionate about giving back to his community, supporting families, the arts, habitat preservation, and open space. He has volunteered or held leadership positions in several non-profit organizations. Mitch’s great appreciation for the environment and his surroundings were shaped by his upbringing in Oklahoma. A Los Angeles resident since 1982, Mitch has developed a keen perspective on the values and needs in both rural and urban settings.

John Kilroy

John Kilroy

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer, Kilroy Realty

John Kilroy

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer, Kilroy Realty

John Kilroy

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer, Kilroy Realty

John Kilroy was elected to serve as our Chair of the Board in February 2013 and has been our President, CEO and a director since our incorporation in September 1996.  Having led its private predecessor, Kilroy Industries, in a similar capacity, he became its President in 1981 and was elected CEO in 1991.  Mr. Kilroy has been involved in all aspects of commercial real estate acquisition, entitlement, development, construction, leasing, financing and dispositions for the Company and its predecessor since 1967.  With Mr. Kilroy’s expertise and guidance, the Company entered the San Francisco and Seattle markets in 2009 and 2010, respectively, very early in the cycle.  Mr. Kilroy has actively led the Company to become one of the premier landlords on the West Coast with one of the largest LEED-certified portfolios, spanning some of the strongest markets in the county, from Seattle to San Diego.

Mr. Kilroy currently serves on the board of directors of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and on the Policy Advisory Board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.  He is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”), and a member of The Real Estate Roundtable.  Mr. Kilroy previously served on the board of governors of NAREIT, the board of New Majority California and as Chairman of New Majority Los Angeles.  He is a part trustee of the El Segundo Employers Association, Viewpoint School, Jefferson Center for Character Education and the National Fitness Foundation.  He was also a member of the San Francisco America’s Cup Organizing Committee.  Mr. Kilroy attended the University of Southern California.

Chris Thornberg

Chris Thornberg

Co-Founder, Beacon Economics

Chris Thornberg

Co-Founder, Beacon Economics

Chris Thornberg

Co-Founder, Beacon Economics

Christopher Thornberg founded Beacon Economics LLC in 2006. Under his leadership the firm has become one of the most respected research organizations in California serving public and private sector clients across the United States. In 2015, Dr. Thornberg also became Director of the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development and an Adjunct Professor at the School. An expert in economic and revenue forecasting, regional economics, economic policy, and labor and real estate markets, Dr. Thornberg has consulted for private industry, cities, counties, and public agencies. He became nationally known for forecasting the subprime mortgage market crash that began in 2007, and was one of the few economists on record to predict the global economic recession that followed. Dr. Thornberg holds a Ph.D in Business Economics from The Anderson School at UCLA, and a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

 

Davon Barbour

Davon Barbour

VP of Economic Development, Hollywood Partnership

Davon Barbour

VP of Economic Development, Hollywood Partnership

Davon Barbour

VP of Economic Development, Hollywood Partnership

Davon Barbour is a passionate urban advocate and possesses more than years of progressive leadership in catalytic economic and community development. His areas of expertise include public/private partnerships, business attraction, retail revitalization, public policy and research. Davon has worked for private sector, public sector, and non¬-profit organizations revitalizing urban communities across the nation.

Prior to joining The Hollywood Partnership, Davon served as the Director of the Community & Economic Development Division for the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) where he oversaw the county’s redevelopment initiatives, revolving loan portfolio, construction administration, and the nation’s largest urban county district Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. He played a lead role in developing and administering more than $100M in COVID-19 economic recovery programs including the now operational LA Regional COVID Fund. Davon was also Senior Vice President of Economic Development for the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore where he led the organization to win an Award of Excellence in economic development from the International Downtown Association (IDA) for its TechConnect business attraction program. From 2017-2019, Davon was Vice Chairman of the Baltimore City Planning Commission. In this role, he helped shepherd the city’s first Opportunity Zone-funded urban mixed-use development project, Yard 56. Years prior with the City of Baltimore, he oversaw the development of a master plan and urban renewal legislation for an ambitious $2 billion mixed-use redevelopment project that includes up to two million square feet of life sciences and technology space, new mixed-income housing and park space to revitalize neighborhoods that encompass the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Davon has served in numerous leadership roles throughout his career. He led the City of Hollywood, FL to win three (3) consecutive awards from the National Community Development Association. Additionally, he led economic development for the City of Hollywood, FL; City of Orlando Downtown Development Board/Community Redevelopment Agency and the Miami Downtown Development Authority. He has both created and administered retail attraction and retention programs for multiple cities. His strategic recommendations led to the creation of The Commissary in Downtown Rochester, New York. The social entrepreneurship facility is the first kitchen incubator and only shared kitchen permitted in the region with the mission of creating and cultivating local homegrown new food business concepts.

Davon is extensively engaged in the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) where he is the incoming Western Division P3 Public Sector Chair, past Eastern Division P3 Public Sector Chair, and current Infrastructure Task Force member. He is also a past Vice Chair of IDA. Advancing public/private partnerships, Davon is a former faculty member of the ICSC University School of Shopping Centers. He has served on advisory panels and/or authored works for ICSC, Urban Land Institute, Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use, and IDA.

Adam Burke

Adam Burke

President & CEO, Los Angeles Tourism Board

Adam Burke

President & CEO, Los Angeles Tourism Board

Adam Burke

President & CEO, Los Angeles Tourism Board

Adam Burke serves as President & CEO of Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (Los Angeles Tourism), overseeing global brand marketing and sales strategies for one of the world’s most diverse, unique and innovative destinations. He first joined the organization as Chief Operating Officer in 2016.

Burke is responsible for achieving the organization’s mission to “improve the quality of life for all Angelenos through the economic benefits of tourism.” Los Angeles Tourism is a Member-based, non-profit organization, proudly representing over 1,000 local businesses in the leisure and hospitality sector.

With more than 25 years of travel & tourism industry experience, Burke previously served as Senior Vice President, Customer Loyalty for Hilton Worldwide with global management responsibility for the award-winning Honors customer loyalty program. During his 17 years with Hilton, he held management positions in a variety of functional areas including strategic planning, international marketing, leisure & multi-brand marketing, sales integration, business development, CRM and enterprise technology.

Burke’s current industry affiliations include the U.S. Travel & Tourism Advisory Board, the Global Leadership Committee of Destinations International, the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission Advisory Board and the Simpleview Advisory Board.

Jeanne Holm

Jeanne Holm

Chief Operating Officer, Office of Mayor Garcetti

Jeanne Holm

Chief Operating Officer, Office of Mayor Garcetti

Jeanne Holm

Chief Operating Officer, Office of Mayor Garcetti

As a leader in open data, education, and civic innovation, Jeanne Holm empowers people to discover new knowledge and collaborate to improve life on Earth and beyond. Jeanne is the Chief Data Officer and Senior Technology Advisor to the Mayor at the City of Los Angeles, helping 4,000,000 people and 500,000 businesses get access to and use data for innovation, equity, health and safety. She connects public-private partners for innovations ranging from digital equity to 5G. She has led the delivery of online services, 311, public television and digital media, and ShakeAlertLA. She founded the Data Science Federation partnering universities and cities to create innovative solutions such as using artificial intelligence for traffic safety and machine learning to improve air quality. She was formerly the Evangelist for open data for the White House under President Obama, the leader for Africa open data for the World Bank, and the Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA. She is a Distinguished Instructor at UCLA, a Trustee of Claremont Graduate University, a Fellow of the United Nations International Academy of Astronautics, on the Global Leadership Board for Time's Up, and an advisor to the UN’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network. She leads a startup that promotes equity, education, and social justice through technology and education programs for innovators throughout the world.

Bill Kramer

Bill Kramer

Director, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Bill Kramer

Director, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Bill Kramer

Director, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Bill Kramer is currently the Director and CEO of the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures—the world’s premier institution devoted to the celebration and exploration of the past, present, and future of the motion pictures. In this role, Kramer oversees all aspects of the project’s management, staffing, design, curation, fundraising, and creative direction. This position is a return to the Museum for Kramer, as he previously served as the project’s Managing Director of Development and External Affairs for five years, successfully raising $250MM to move the project into construction and managing the project’s public approvals and planning process. Kramer also has served as the Vice President for Development and Strategic Planning for the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), has lead capital and comprehensive campaigns for the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), and has served in senior fundraising and external relations positions at the Sundance Institute, Columbia University School of the Arts, and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Bill holds a Master of Urban Planning and Public Administration degree from New York University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Kris Larson

Kris Larson

President & CEO, Hollywood Partnership

Kris Larson

President & CEO, Hollywood Partnership

Kris Larson

President & CEO, Hollywood Partnership

Kris is the President & CEO of the Hollywood Partnership the organization charged with the management of the Hollywood Entertainment District BID. He has held positions on both the public and private sides of community leadership and served as the President & CEO for the downtown organizations in Raleigh, NC, and Grand Rapids, MI, where he led both tax increment finance and self-assessment districts. He earned a master’s degree in Public Administration from NC State University, was a Daniel Rose Fellow through the Rose Center for Public Leadership, and a former International Downtown Association (IDA) Board Member and Vice Chair of its Executive Committee. The IDA has awarded four Pinnacle Awards, their highest honor, to his projects in the fields and Leadership, Planning, Advocacy, and Marketing. Larson also lives in Hollywood, and serves a member of the Hollywood Historic Trust and as an Honorary member of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors.

Patti MacJennet

Patti MacJennet

Senior VP, External & Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

Patti MacJennet

Senior VP, External & Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

Patti MacJennet

Senior VP, External & Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

Patti MacJennet serves as the Senior Vice President, External and Cultural Affairs of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board. She is responsible for developing and implementing the organization's community engagement strategy with local, state and federal organizations and serves as liaison with key policymakers, civic and business organizations. Previously she was SVP of the Global Marketing Division and head of the International Marketing Department, and was responsible for opening LA's first international marketing offices including China. She has vast experience in hotel sales, trade association education, and tourism.

Brian Mariotti

CEO, Funko

Brian Mariotti

CEO, Funko

Brian Mariotti has served as Funko, lnc.'s Chief Executive Officer and as a member of Funko, lnc.'s board of directors since its formation in April 2017, as the Chief Executive Officer of FAH, LLC and as a member of FAH, LLC's board of directors since October 2015, and as Chief Executive Officer of FHL and as a member of FHL's board of directors since May 2013. Mr. Mariotti has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Funko, LLC since he acquired the business with a small group of investors in 2005.

Dennis Quinn

Dennis Quinn

Senior VP of Sales, Universal Studios Hollywood

Dennis Quinn

Senior VP of Sales, Universal Studios Hollywood

Dennis Quinn

Senior VP of Sales, Universal Studios Hollywood

Dennis Quinn is Senior Vice President of Sales for Universal Studios Hollywood. He is responsible for driving 3rd Party tickets sales and private events for the iconic local and tourist destination. Dennis has spent over 20 years with Universal Parks and Resorts, and his career in sales, marketing and revenue management spans across a broad spectrum of the travel industry, including airlines, resort hotels, and theme park destinations.

Seleta Reynolds

Seleta Reynolds

General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation

Seleta Reynolds

General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation

Seleta Reynolds

General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation

Seleta Reynolds is General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), the second largest municipal transportation agency in the country. Reynolds is responsible for 1,300 employees and 52 different business lines – from parking meters to traffic signals to
buses. Reynolds was appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2014 to implement the Mayor’s vision of safe and sustainable transportation choices for all. Under Reynolds’ leadership, LADOT has installed hundreds of data-driven safety improvements in high needs
locations, launched the largest scooter program in the world, launched the largest electric vehicle car-share program in the country, and created a first-of-its-kind digital platform to manage for-profit mobility companies.

Dan Chandler

Dan Chandler

Founder & CEO, Chandler Partners

Dan Chandler

Founder & CEO, Chandler Partners

Dan Chandler

Founder & CEO, Chandler Partners

Dan Chandler is the Founder and CEO of Chandler Partners. Early on, Dan saw the opportunity to create a  company that delivers the greatest value and the most reliable quality through a vertically integrated model. Today, Chandler Partners is comprised of a team of seasoned and strategic leaders who execute on Dan’s vision and share bis standards for uncompromised quality and integrity. Always on the forefront of industry trends, Dan and his team leverage insights into the fast-paced Southern California area to develop prestigious real estate assets that endure, while nurturing a network of long-standing relationships with an extended project team. Dan has spearheaded the development of over $1 billion in assets, including more than 700,000 square feet of multifamily residential and commercial office space. Cumulatively, Dan has developed more luxury apartments in East San Fernando Valley than any other developer in the area.

JT Theeuwes

JT Theeuwes

Walk of Fame Design Team, Gensler

JT Theeuwes

Walk of Fame Design Team, Gensler

JT Theeuwes

Walk of Fame Design Team, Gensler

J.T. Theeuwes is a senior architect in Gensler’s Urban Strategies Studio in Los Angeles. He has over 25 years of experience in architecture and urban planning on both local and international projects. J.T. has provided design leadership for many notable projects that have earned local, national and international awards. He works with groups to find ways to connect buildings and spaces to their site and culture in order to link people to their communal environments. JT holds Masters Degrees from the University of Washington and the Savannah College of Art and Design and is a licensed architect in Washington and California. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and a leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited
professional.

Justine Johnson

Justine Johnson

Mobility Strategist, Ford Mobility

Justine Johnson

Mobility Strategist, Ford Mobility

Justine Johnson

Mobility Strategist, Ford Mobility

Justine Johnson is a proud native of Los Angeles, California. For the past eight years, she resided in New York City working on transportation initiatives under the Bloomberg and deBlasio Administrations. While at the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), she worked on the “Boro Taxi” initiative, also known as the Green Taxi program, which created a new for-hire vehicle and driver classification. Following her work at the TLC, she moved to the New York City Economic Development Corporation managing government and community relations for Mayor de Blasio’s new commuter ferry system called NYC Ferry. In 2018, she joined Ford Smart Mobility’s City Solutions team and is working with municipalities and communities on mobility solutions that help move people and goods more efficiently and effectively throughout the region. Justine holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Hampton University and two Master’s Degrees from the University of Southern California.

Lupita Sanchez-Cornejo

Lupita Sanchez-Cornejo

Regional Director, External & Legislative Affairs, AT&T

Lupita Sanchez-Cornejo

Regional Director, External & Legislative Affairs, AT&T

Lupita Sanchez-Cornejo

Regional Director, External & Legislative Affairs, AT&T

Lupita Sanchez Cornejo is the Regional Director of External Affairs for AT&T overseeing legislative and community affairs for the Greater Los Angeles region. She is also the Company’s leader for Believe Los Angeles, part of AT&T Believes, AT&T’s initiative pairing the company’s resources with local organizations to address both youth unemployment and the need to diversify the entertainment industry’s storyteller, leveraging AT&T’s assets in the Los Angeles market to support workforce development, career readiness programs, with a special emphasis on digital media and entertainment employment opportunities for underserved students, especially diverse millennials. Lupita is responsible for executing local strategies that help achieve corporate legislative objectives, presenting company positions to external stakeholders in key issue areas and managing community partnerships with non-profit organizations, philanthropic and corporate social responsibility, and local communities. She works alongside a team with policymakers across the Los Angeles region on AT&T’s new technology deployment and infrastructure investment. For over 20 years, she has been a valuable part of the AT&T family where she advances AT&T’s public policy and philanthropic initiatives through a variety of leadership positions with community and business organizations.

Prior to joining AT&T, she served as a senior legislative strategist in the Riordan mayoral administration serving as Assistant Deputy Mayor for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, where she was a member of the mayor's executive team. In her role as Assistant Deputy Mayor, she was responsible for oversight of the Mayor's local legislative agenda, city council relations, community affairs as well as key liaison to the Latino community. Lupita’s public service career began while she was in high school beginning with an internship for then-Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley.

Mark Guillen

Mark Guillen

Public Affairs Manager, Crown Castle

Mark Guillen

Public Affairs Manager, Crown Castle

Mark Guillen

Public Affairs Manager, Crown Castle

Currently, Mark directs west regional Public Affair for Crown Castle, an S&P 500 company listed on the NYSE with an enterprise value of ~$70B. Mark participates in philanthropic giving for a number of organizations: The Rumba Foundation, The Long Beach Community Foundation, Crown Castle, and other private philanthropy foundations.

As former Director of Civic Engagement and Government Contract for Molina Healthcare, Mark was responsible for building vital relationships between civic leaders, nonprofit organizations, local legislators and other Community Based Organizations. Prior to his role at Molina Healthcare, Mark spent 28 years with the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts, as a Senior Project Manager in Research and Monitoring and the Energy Recovery Department, overseeing some of the largest programs of its kind in the United States. Mark serves as a board member the Center for Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership, the Economic and Policy Impact Center (EPIC), YMCA Greater Long Beach Metro Board, Long Beach Symphony, and the Institute of Innovation at California State University Long Beach.

Mark is an alumnus of UCLA and the Leadership Long Beach Executive Leadership program.

Dwayne Gathers

Dwayne Gathers

Gathers Strategies

Dwayne Gathers

Gathers Strategies

Dwayne Gathers

Gathers Strategies

Marty Shelton

Marty Shelton

Vice President, NAI Capital

Marty Shelton

Vice President, NAI Capital

Marty Shelton

Vice President, NAI Capital

Marty Shelton is a commercial real estate broker specializing in development, investment sales and retail / office leasing in the Los Angeles area for more than twenty years with both CB Richard Ellis and currently NAI Capital, Inc. Throughout his real estate tenure, he has been involved in a wide variety of commercial transactions from bank asset sales to shopping center sales. His clients include both institutional and private, he has worked with such retailers as Costco, Starbucks, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, LA Fitness, Hertz Rent Car, CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Best Buy, T-Mobile, Supercuts, Comerica Bank, Jamba Juice, DaVita, Inc. and Smart & Final. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives and the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles. He is also a past chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and currently sen/es as the Co-chair of the Chamber's Economic Development Committee. A proud native of New York, he attended the State University College at Buffalo.

David Rattray

David Rattray

President & CEO, UNITE-LA

David Rattray

President & CEO, UNITE-LA

David Rattray

President & CEO, UNITE-LA

David Rattray is the President & CEO of UNITE-LA. Since 1998, he has led UNITE-LA in ensuring the continuous improvement of effective and aligned cradle-to-career public education and workforce development systems in Los Angeles, resulting in all children and youth having access to a high-quality education. Previously Rattray spent more than 20 years in the foodservice distribution industry. Rattray serves on the L.A. City Workforce Development Board and Youth Council and was vice chair of the State Workforce Investment Board's Lifelong Learning Committee. He is also the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Linked Learning Alliance. Rattray earned his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.

Donald Bradburn

Donald Bradburn

Director, Workforce Planning and Development, Kaiser Development

Donald Bradburn

Director, Workforce Planning and Development, Kaiser Development

Donald Bradburn

Director, Workforce Planning and Development, Kaiser Development

Donald (Don) A. Bradburn currently serves as the Director, Workforce Planning and Development at Kaiser Permanente – Southern Region in Pasadena, California. He began his career in public service as a Russian Linguist in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps in 1989. Having served in Europe and the U.S., Don’s last assignment was the training manager for linguists at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School where he was responsible for curriculum development; workforce projections; training; and accreditation of linguist training programs.
After being honorably discharged, he joined the County of San Diego in 2002 where he held various positions including the Director of Human Resources for the Health and Human Services Agency. In 2012, Don served as the Director of Human Resources for SunLine Transit Agency for two years, before returning to county government as the Executive Director of Administration with the County of Riverside’s Health System. After an extensive career in public service focused on fiscal responsibility, innovation and employee engagement, he found a natural fit in private industry with Kaiser Permanente in 2018.
At Kaiser Permanente, Don combines his passion to plan, focus and develop a diverse workforce for the future with his belief that every community should have accessible, high-quality and affordable healthcare. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. Don currently serves as a member of the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board. He is also a trustee of the Services Employee International Union – United Health Workers West Joint Employer Education Fund and the Shirley Ware Education Center.

Jaymes Dunsmore

Jaymes Dunsmore

Urban Designer, Gensler

Jaymes Dunsmore

Urban Designer, Gensler

Jaymes Dunsmore

Urban Designer, Gensler

Jaymes Dunsmore is an AICP-certified planner and urban designer with Gensler, a global architecture, design, and planning firm. An active transit user, Jaymes is a champion of station and streetscape design that prioritizes the pedestrian and passenger experience, and an advocate for sustainable, transit-oriented, urban development. As the lead planner on innovative mobility projects throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Jaymes is focused on transforming the future of mobility in Southern California. Jaymes is currently Design Manager for the Hollywood Blvd Walk of Fame Streetscape Plan. His recent work includes urban design work for the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Northern Extension and the creation of an award-winning vision plan for the revitalization of the historic Santa Ana South Main Street Corridor.

Jerry Neuman

Jerry Neuman

Partner, DLA Piper

Jerry Neuman

Partner, DLA Piper

Jerry Neuman

Partner, DLA Piper

Rana Ghadban

Rana Ghadban

President & CEO, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

Rana Ghadban

President & CEO, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

Rana Ghadban

President & CEO, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

Timothy Grubbs

Timothy Grubbs

President, Communitas Design

Timothy Grubbs

President, Communitas Design

Timothy Grubbs

President, Communitas Design

David Twerdun

David Twerdun

LeFrak, Hollywood & Wilcox Project

David Twerdun

LeFrak, Hollywood & Wilcox Project

David Twerdun

LeFrak, Hollywood & Wilcox Project

Clay Andrews

Clay Andrews

General Manager, The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

Clay Andrews

General Manager, The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

Clay Andrews

General Manager, The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

Armando M. Rivera-Figueroa, Ph.D.

Armando M. Rivera-Figueroa, Ph.D.

Dean of Economic and Workforce Education, LACC

Armando M. Rivera-Figueroa, Ph.D.

Dean of Economic and Workforce Education, LACC

Armando M. Rivera-Figueroa, Ph.D.

Dean of Economic and Workforce Education, LACC

 
 

Reinventing Retail sponsored by Hollywood Partnership
What’s next for retail in Hollywood? Post-pandemic, innovation and flexibility will be major drivers of the next wave in the storefront mix. With major investments on the horizon working to reposition Hollywood, how can the market capture the attention of locals while retaining its global appeal? 
 
 
 
 
New Reality, New Workforce sponsored by Kaiser Permanente
Workforce development challenges are felt across all sectors and are becoming increasingly apparent. Through public-private partnerships, there are many opportunities to bring together education systems and employers to create an environment that fosters success. What do these partnerships look like and what is the future of workforce development in the Hollywood region and beyond?
 
 
 
 
Healthy Cities/ Healthy Streets sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Public streets are public spaces and recent events, such as the pandemic and demonstrations for equality, have accelerated the demands for change. Urban design needs to embrace a different approach for our urban network to provide better health, a cleaner environment and greater economic prosperity for the community. How is Hollywood addressing this cry for social and environmental change? This panel discussion will address the trends in mobility, accessibility, and the demands for people spaces with ideas from a few relevant examples and a vibrant conversation about revitalizing urban space for people.
 
 
Destination: Tourism Comeback sponsored by the Hollywood Museum
Reopening tourism-related businesses and managing their recovery to ensure safety, boost attraction, and remain economically viable will require much more coordination than business as usual. We will explore the anticipated challenges with key leaders in the industry and their approach to recovery and long-term strategies to achieve resilience.
 
 
 
 
Growing Connectivity in a Post-Pandemic World sponsored by AT&T
Hollywood is home to some of the most digitally connected individuals and businesses.  However, COVID 19 has highlighted the challenges of technology infrastructure and access with the need for more robust connectivity for businesses, residents, and visitors.  How are the public and private sectors working to meet the challenges of the day and what are the opportunities ahead in creating a digitally connected community that serves to elevate the Hollywood experience for all? 
 
 
 
The Hollywood Chamber Development Map Reveal and Future Projects in Hollywood sponsored by Hudson Pacific
This breakout session will focus on the Chamber’s Economic Development Map for 2020 and highlight key projects throughout Hollywood. This is an opportunity to showcase and highlight existing and proposed development in the Hollywood region with an emphasis on innovation.
 
 
 
 

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  • Keynote introduction
  • Opportunity to share company/project spotlight video during program
  • Featured cover image in exhibit space
  • Featured project during entire Summit
  • Full page feature in our Economic Development Map that will be mailed to all participants
  • Full page color ad in the Hollywood Business Advocate
  • Exclusive “presented by” status on all promotional and marketing material
  • Thank you email on behalf of sponsor to registrants
  • Large virtual booth in exhibit space with priority placement
  • Logo placement on all communication and collateral
  • Company name on invitation, social media, & program
  • Verbal recognition during event
  • Number of tickets: 20
  • Landing and registration page branding
  • Mainstage and banner branding
  • Sponsored chat messages
  • Acknowledgement on post event digital assets (logo)
  • Speaking opportunity during opening or closing program
  • Large virtual booth in exhibit space with priority placement
  • Logo placement on all communication and collateral
  • Company name on invitation, social media, & program
  • Verbal recognition during event
  • Number of tickets: 12
  • Landing and registration page branding
  • Mainstage and banner branding
  • Sponsored chat messages
  • Logo placement on Economic Development Map (if received prior to print date)
  • Acknowledgement on post event digital assets (logo)
  • Breakout session sponsor
  • Introduction and/or moderate breakout session discussion
  • Medium virtual booth in exhibit space
  • Logo placement on all communication and collateral
  • Company name on invitation, social media, & program (logo)
  • Verbal recognition during event
  • Number of tickets: 10
  • Landing and registration page branding
  • Breakout session branding
  • Sponsored chat messages
  • Logo placement on Economic Development Map (if received prior to print date)
  • Acknowledgement on post event digital assets (logo)
  • Medium virtual booth in exhibit space
  • Logo placement on all communication and collateral
  • Company name on invitation, social media, & program
  • Verbal recognition during event
  • Number of tickets: 8
  • Acknowledgement on post event digital assets (company name)
  • Company name on Economic Development Map (if received prior to print date)
  • Small virtual booth in exhibit space
  • Company name on social media & program
  • Verbal recognition during event
  • Number of tickets: 4
  • Acknowledgement on post event digital assets (company name)
  • Company name on Economic Development Map (if received prior to print date)

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