Research
OCBC's Research Department

Orange County Business Council’s Research Department is led by Dr. Wallace Walrod, who serves as OCBC’s Chief Economic Advisor. Dr. Walrod has led strategic projects with many prominent organizations. His work includes designing innovative programs, strategies, and policy solutions for private industries, government, and private foundations, including the Orange County Community Indicators and Workforce Assessment projects. Dr. Walrod is also the Founding President of the Center for a New California, which plays a key role in shaping Orange County’s economic future.