Business and civic leaders who care about the future of Contra Costa County.

Kristin Connelly

CCEP Executive Director

Alex Mehran

CCEP Board Chair, CEO of the Sunset Development Company

Valerie Barone

City Manager, City of Concord

Ron Bernal

City Manager, City of Antioch

Ashley Georgian

Director of Government Affairs, John Muir Health

Jim Foley

Lead Regional President, Wells Fargo

JOe Gorton

Interim City Manager, City of San Ramon

David Gold

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Dana Parry

President, Reynolds & Brown

Doug Lutz

Director of Bank Operations, Mechanics Bank

Dave Cook

Manager, Real Estate Strategy

Fran Robustelli

Interim City Manager, City of Walnut Creek

Donna Van WERT

Acting Executive Director, Contra Costa Workforce Development Board

David Twa

County Administrator, Contra Costa County


Laura Case

Office and Events Manager


Director of Research and Projects



Communications and Outreach Manager