IRVINE, CA— Larry Brose joined Orange County Business Council (OCBC) as Vice President of Investor Relations and Business Development on April 2, 2012. He will work closely with the board of directors of OCBC and the Orange County business community to develop strategic partnerships, increase membership in the organization, while providing maximum value to existing OCBC investors through innovative opportunities and programs.
Brose brings to OCBC over 20 years of senior management experience in local, regional and international development within public, private and non-profit industry sectors. While serving as senior vice president of an international development company in Malaysia, he spearheaded the master planning, entitlement, development, marketing and sales of a 12,000-acre master planned business and residential community in Kuala Lumpur.
“I’m honored to be joining the team at OCBC,” said Brose. “As the premiere voice of business for the region, OCBC presents great opportunities for business to grow, create jobs and rebound from a tough economy. I look forward to implementing the board’s vision, growing the Council’s membership base, and connecting the dots within the Orange County community,” he said.
Brose earned a master’s degree in landscape architecture with an emphasis in regional planning from the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in landscape architecture from California Polytechnic University, Pomona and is a registered landscape architect in the state of California. Brose also is a licensed real estate broker in the State of California. He now serves as Vice Chair of the Orange County Planning Commission as Supervisor Bill Campbell’s appointee.
Orange County Business Council is the leading voice of business in Orange County, California. OCBC represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange County’s economic development and prosperity in order to preserve a high quality of life. OCBC serves member and investor businesses with nearly 250,000 employees and 2,000,000 worldwide. In providing a proactive forum for business and supporting organizations, OCBC helps assure the financial growth of America’s sixth largest county. For more information, visit www.ocbc.org.
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