Local Leaders Talk Defensibility and the Future of Work

On June 17, OCBC‘s Workforce Development Committee welcomed Amy Kaufman, President and Global Co-Chair of the VR/AR Association Orange County.Ms. Kaufman addressed the Committee on society’s current place in the timeline of the industrial revolution, noting that we are currently in the fourth and final...

CalSTA Secretary David Kim Talks Earthquake Preparedness, SB1

On July 18, the OCMoves and Infrastructure Committees held a joint meeting welcoming David Kim, Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA).Secretary Kim is newly appointed after a successful career in government relations, working for each level of government and for the private sector....

Presidential Candidate John Hickenlooper Meets with OCBC Committee

On April 26, 2019, OCBC welcomed former Governor of Colorado and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper in a special meeting joined by the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.Mr. Hickenlooper analyzed the current partisan division in the nation and explained his moderate approach to...

OCBC Legislation Update – April 2019

OCBC’s Government Affairs team has been sending letters to bill authors and committees expressing support and opposition to proposed legislation impacting business.So far in 2019, OCBC has recorded several victories: the defeat of AB 766 (Chiu), a bill that sought to ban the sale of...

Member Spotlight: Allergan

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a bold, global pharmaceutical leader. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for...