Dunn and Done: Call to Action for Business: Keep Investing in OC

Orange County is an economic powerhouse.  With the recent release of the 2019-20 OC Community Indicators, the facts are in:  3% unemployment–well below state and national levels–5th most educated county in the US, 2nd largest workforce in California, and 4th largest international population in the nation.  Yet when...

OCBC Supports SB 5 to Increase Workforce and Affordable Housing

Businesses and communities throughout the state are struggling to recruit companies and find qualified workers because of the pervasive shortage of housing. California must commit to funding and building more homes or the state’s economy could be imperiled. There is universal agreement that sky-high housing costs...

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....