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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’s 2022 Economic Forecast

More than 350 people from the education, government, and business sectors joined the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) for the launch of their 2022 Economic Forecast “Navigating Through … Continued

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

Financial Football with Visa

LAEDC’s Workforce Development team partnered with Visa to host Financial Football on February 11th at NFL headquarters for high school students in the Los Angeles region.

Future Forum: The Future of Esports

LAEDC’s Future Forum held on December 9, 2021, explored how LA’s companies, technologies, and talent are leading the way in the growing esports industry.  In addition to leading ways that … Continued

LAEDC 2021 Holiday Member Mixer

Last Tuesday evening, December 7th, LAEDC members, community partners, and guests gathered under the stars of Grand Central Market’s outdoor patio. Golden Road Brewing generously sponsored the event, and guests enjoyed … Continued

Small Business Saturday 2021

Small Business Saturday is a national shopping day that takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This shopping day encourages consumers to Shop Small and support their local communities.  LAEDC is … 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

26th Annual Eddy Awards Recap

Last week, the LAEDC hosted our 26th Annual Eddy Awards to recognize the work of local government, education, and business leaders during the past year. Over 650 guests gathered at … Continued

State of the LA Economy with LAEDC

How has the pandemic impacted Los Angeles, and more importantly, where do we go from here? Justin Thompson, LA Office Managing Partner and a partner in the Nixon Peabody Real … Continued

LAEDC Announces Finalists for Most Business-Friendly City

News Release  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2021  LAEDC Announces Finalists for Most Business-Friendly City Winners will be Announced at the Eddy Awards LIVE on November 10th at SoFi Stadium  LOS ANGELES – September 29, 2021 – Today, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) … Continued

CCW 2020-2021 Annual Report

Each year, CCW has implemented new diverse and innovative strategies and initiatives to strengthen existing and to grow new partnerships between employers and community colleges, as well as many diverse … Continued

LAEDC’s 2020-2021 Annual Report

Thank you for being a valuable partner of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. Below please find the LAEDC 2020-2021 Annual Report, which highlights the hard work of our dedicated staff in a year … Continued