Our leadership includes appointees from the East Bay Boards of Supervisors, Mayors’ Conferences, City Manager Associations, the regional Economic Development Directors’ Council, along with high-level business and nonprofit leaders from across the region.


The Officers of East Bay EDA serve as the elected leaders and stewards of the organization, with advisory and oversight responsibilities for fiduciary, governance, legal, and other key operational and policy priorities.


Our Executive Committee guides and informs organizational activities and events. Membership is comprised of senior leaders from business, education, elected officials, nonprofit organizations, and other sectors.


Leadership committees for East Bay EDA are supported by members and organizational partners who bring specific knowledge, networks, and resources aligned with the objectives and strategies of each committee.


Hon. Keith Carson
Alameda County Board of Supervisors
President and Supervisor, District 5

Edward Del Beccaro
Vice Chair
TRI Commercial Real Estate Services
EVP/East Bay Regional Manager

Hon. Candace Andersen
2nd Vice Chair
Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors
Supervisor, District 2

Greg Armstrong
2nd Vice Chair
NECA, Northern California Chapter
Executive Director

Zack Wasserman
Legal Counsel
Fennemore Wendel

James Falaschi
Vista Real Estate Partners
Managing Principal

Ken Maxey
Director of Government Affairs


Brandon Baranco
AT&T California
Area Manager, External & Legislative Affairs

Dan Buckshi
City of Walnut Creek
City Manager

Timothy Burroughs          StopWaste
Deputy Executive Director

Pamela Calloway
East Bay Community Foundation
Interim President & CEO

Ryan Clausnitzer
Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District
General Manager

Darin Cline
Senior Manager Greater Bay Region

Bryant Francis
Port of Oakland
Director of Aviation

Fran Gallati
YMCA of the East Bay President & CEO

Audrey Gee
Brown Gee & Wenger LLP

Hon. Barbara Halliday
City of Hayward

Pat Hayes
Vice President, Government Affairs

Hon. Melissa Hernandez
City of Dublin

Drew Johnston
Vice President,
Site Engineering

Hon. Chris Kelley
City of Hercules

Melissa G. Landay
Wells Fargo
SVP & Market Executive East Bay

Sabrina Landreth
East Bay Regional Park District
General Manager

Megan Lehtonen
Senior Director, Business Affairs & Strategic Initiatives

Tess Lengyel
Alameda County Transportation Commission
Executive Director

John McManus
Cushman & Wakefield
Executive Managing Director

Hon. Ally Medina
City of Emeryville Councilmember

Hon. Lily Mei
City of Fremont

Hon. Lisa Motoyama
City of El Cerrito
Mayor Pro Tem

Susan S. Muranishi
Alameda County
County Administrator

Monica Nino
Contra Costa County
County Administrator

Hon. Carlyn Obringer
City of Concord Councilmember

Patience Ofodu
Contra Costa County Workforce Development Board
Business Services Manager

Liz Ortega-Toro
Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Executive Secretary-Treasurer

Sharon Quesada Jenkins
John Muir
Health Director, Employer Broker Relations & Worksite Wellness

Rich Robbins
Wareham Development CEO & Founder 

Ken Rosenberg
Bridge Bank
SVP & Manager, Global Commercial Banking

Rebecca Rozen
Hospital Council Northern & Central California
Regional Vice President

Cathy Sandeen
California State University East Bay

Daniel Shulman
Bank of America
SVP | Market Manager, Commercial Banking

Hon. Karen Stepper
Town of Danville

Hon. Loren Taylor
City of Oakland
District 6

Trevor Thorpe
CBRE, Inc.
Managing Director, Advisory & Transaction Services

Dan Walters
Copper Harbor Company, Inc.
President & CEO

Hazel Wetherford
City of Dublin
Economic Development Director

Scott Wilson
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  Community Relations Officer