Jesse Ben-Ron Joins Orange County Business Council as Director of Workforce and Economic Development

IRVINE, CA— Orange County Business Council is pleased to welcome Jesse Ben-Ron as Director of Workforce and Economic Development, beginning March 26. Ben-Ron comes to OCBC following his role as District Coordinator of Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy for Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva. “We are so pleased...

OCBC’s Jesse Ben-Ron Joins Economic Development Leaders at CALED 39th Annual Training Conference

On March 27 - 29, OCBC's Jesse Ben-Ron, Director of Workforce and Economic Development, joined hundreds of economic development practitioners at the 39th Annual California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) Training Conference, hosted in Anaheim by the premier statewide professional economic development organization.  The 3-day...

OCBC Commends Governor Newsom’s Housing, Education Initiatives In Proposed 2019 State Budget

"OCBC commends the bold vision provided by Governor Gavin Newsom in his first budget proposal," said Lucy Dunn, President and CEO of OCBC. "This proposal reflects the Governor's desire to change the way forward for California with a historic effort to address many issues, including the housing supply crisis, ensuring...

Orange County Business Council Releases 2019 Orange County Workforce Indicators Report

IRVINE, CA — Oct. 31, 2018  — Tech innovation and demographic shifts are catalysts driving major change in the Orange County workforce, according to Orange County Business Council's 2019 Orange County Workforce Indicators Report released on October 30, but keeping young talent continues to be a challenge.  Presented...

Orange County Business honors local government for cutting red tape to jobs creation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                          November 17, 2017  IRVINE, Calif. — Orange County Business Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 7th Annual Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Awards, presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co. The awards program recognizes leaders, policies and programs in local...