our speakers

We are pleased to announce the speakers for GROW, a distinguished line up of city, community, and business leaders driving the vision of Santa Ana’s urbanization. This group of executives share the distinction of being subject matter experts with a passion to define a new culture that will change the way people live in Orange County.

 

MICHAEL WEISMAN

Partner/CEO - Amusement Park
Founder/CEO - The Values Institute

David L. Elliott

President/CEO
Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce

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Raul Godinez

City Manager

 
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STEVEN MENDOZA

Executive Director
Santa Ana Community

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MINH THAI

Executive Director
Santa Ana Planning and Building Agency

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RICHARD SUDEK, PH.D

CIO & Executive Director
Applied Innovation UCI

 
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DR. LINDA ROSE, ED.D

President
Santa Ana College

Dr. Stefanie P. Phillips

Superintendent of Schools
Santa Ana Unified School District

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GARY MATKIN, PH.D

Dean of Continuing Education
Vice Provost
Career Pathways UCI

 
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Framroze Virjee

President
California State University Fullerton

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RYAN CHASE

Principal
S&A Properties & East End DTSA
President - Downtown Inc.

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JONATHAN MAHER

Senior General Manager
Centennial Real Estate