LAEDC Member Spotlight: Punita Patel, Npower

Punita Patel is a Business and Talent Development Leader with 10+ years of strategic partnership, career coaching, and curriculum and program design experience. Her mission in life is to inspire … Continued

Member Spotlight: Winston Damarillo, Talino Labs

Winston Damarillo is the Founder and CEO of Talino Venture Labs, a global venture studio of inclusive fintech startups that bridge the financial inclusion gap for underserved, underrepresented groups around … Continued

Member Spotlight: Justin X. Thompson, Nixon Peabody

Justin X. Thompson is a partner at Nixon Peabody who represents clients across the spectrum of the real estate industry, from acquisition, financing and development to leasing and disposition.

LAEDC Member Spotlight: Ellie Casson, Waymo

Ellie Casson is Waymo’s Head of City Policy and Government Affairs. Waymo began as the Google self-driving car in 2009, and is designing the Waymo Driver, an autonomous vehicle that … Continued

LAEDC Member Spotlight: Linda Oubré

Linda Oubré, Ed.D., M.B.A., an accomplished leader in higher education and highly successful businesswoman, took office as Whittier College’s 15th president on July 1, 2018.  

LAEDC Member Spotlight: Gene Hale

Gene Hale is the CEO of G&C Equipment Corporation one of the nation’s largest Black owned businesses. The company is engaged in the sale and lease of construction equipment, material, … Continued

LAEDC Member Spotlight: Jeff Wilson, Chevron

Jeff Wilson is the Manager of Corporate Affairs for Chevron Corporation representing Chevron’s subsidiary companies in the Los Angeles basin. In this role, Jeff leads policy, government, and stakeholder engagement … Continued