IRVINE, CA— Orange County Business Council (OCBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors unanimously approved Laura DeSoto, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Experian, to move from her current position as Chair Elect to lead the 2015 OCBC Board of Directors as Chair.

The Board also unanimously approved Richard Porras, Regional Vice President, AT&T, as incoming Treasurer. Porras has served as the Chair of the Workforce Development Committee for four years. In accordance with OCBC’s bylaws, RJ Mayer, Jr., The Robert Mayer Corporation, will move from his current position as Treasurer to assume the role as the 2015 Chair Elect. OCBC thanks Les Card, LSA Associates Inc., for his continued guidance and leadership as 2014 Chair.

“Laura has been a dedicated member of the board since 2010 and has shown truly commendable leadership skills in her roles as both Treasurer and Chair Elect,” said Lucy Dunn, President and CEO. “We are thrilled and look forward to a fantastic year with her in 2015.”

The Board of Directors and chairs will be installed at OCBC’s 2015 Annual Dinner Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Hotel Irvine. Stay tuned for more information about OCBC’s Annual Dinner.

About OCBC:
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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