Working together to build a thriving Orange County for all.
We are a collaborative effort led by purposeful CEOs who believe that contributing to the community is not only a responsibility, but the right thing to do.
Why We Exist
The Power of Purposeful Leadership
Collaborating To Close Critical Gaps
A business-led system of innovation-focused K-12/community college/university career experiences.
Chair: Kimberly Chavalas Cripe, President of CHOC, with a team of educators and other CEOs
Vice Chair: Robin Shanahan, Managing Director, Co-COO and Global Head of Human Resources, PIMCO
- Industry-led “on the job” experiences for high school, community college and university students
- Orange Fellowship
- Social capital and networking groups
Cadre of AI-infused talent at all levels as an enabler of innovation
Chair: Shlomi Nachman, Company Group Chairman, Johnson and Johnson
- AI Talent Development Center of Excellence
- AI-infused companies and leaders
- AI-infused brand for OC
A distinct regional identity that celebrates OC’s inclusive and opportunity-rich communities.
Chair: Doug Holte, Former President of Irvine Company Office
Vice Chair: Julie Hill, Retired CEO, Costain USA
- Thought leadership
- Social Media
A culture that supports entrepreneurs to thrive and build companies in OC
Chair: Dick Gochnauer, Retired CEO of Essendant, with a team of collaborators and investors
- SC Master Fund
- Entrepreneurship fund
- Entrepreneurship experiences for students
Support development of regional policies and infrastructure necessary to nurture an inclusive talent pipeline.
- OC Hunger Alliance
- Proposed California Innovation Investment Fund