For general inquiries, please call 1-213-622-4300 or email us at [email protected]

Media (reporter) inquiries, please dial 213-236-4847

LAEDC is located at 444 South Flower Street, Suite 3700, Los Angeles, CA 90071.  Driving & Parking directions HERE

Executive Office

William C. “Bill” Allen
Chief Executive Officer
Biography
213.236.4811
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David Flaks
President and Chief Operating Officer
Biography
213.622.4300
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Administration

Susan D. Stel
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
Biography
213.622.4300
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Sonia Estrada
Director of Accounting
Biography
213.622.4300
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Rick Davila
Manager, Information Systems & Office Administration
213.622.4300
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Esmeraldo Ballada
Accounting Supervisor
213.622.4300
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Minerva WitronAdministrative Assistant
213.622.4300
email Rick Davila

Business Assistance

Carrie Rogers
Sr Vice President, Business Assistance & Development
Biography
213.236.4824
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Linden Johnson
Assistant Manager, Business Assistance & Development
Biography
213.236.4839
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Daina Moore
District Manager, LA County District 5
Biography
213.399.5933
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Barbara Levine
Senior District Manager, LA County District 4
Biography
310.466.5197
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Leonard Barrales
Regional Manager, City of LA Layoff Aversion Program
Biography
213.725.4938
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Bob Machuca
Senior District Manager, LA County District 1
Biography
626.856.3400
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Joe Torres
District Manager, LA County District 2
Biography
213.448.1804
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Economics

Somjita Mitra, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Applied Economics at LAEDC
Biography
213.236.4881
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Shannon Sedgwick
Senior Economist
Biography
213.236.4831
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Eric Hayes
Research Analyst
Biography
213.236.4820

Tyler Laferriere
Research Analyst
Biography
213.236.4880

Industry Cluster Development

Carolyn Hull
Vice President, Industry Cluster Development
Biography
213.236.4828
email Nik Poghosyan vcardicon

Alicia Walker
Program Manager
Industry Cluster Development
213.236.4885
email Tamara Gishri

Judy Kruger
Director, Aerospace & Defense, Advanced Transportation
Industry Cluster Development
Biography
213.236.4837
email Nik Poghosyan

Chris Rico
Director, Digital Media and Entertainment
Industry Cluster Development
Director of Innovation / InnovateLA
Biography
213.236.4836
email Shannon Sedgwick vcardicon

Marketing & Communications

Lawren Markle
Director of Public Relations
Biography
213.236.4847
email Lawren Markle

Ricardo Chavira Director of Marketing
Biography
213-236-4852
email Bob Machuca vcardicon

Membership/Strategic Relations

Elsa Flores
Vice President, Strategic Relations
Biography
213.236.4815
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Maneesha Horshin
Program Coordinator
213.236.4864
email Sunie Quintanilla

Rick Moelis
Director, Event Programs
Biography
213.236.4812
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Mark Nicholson
Senior Manager, Strategic Relations
Biography
213.236.4813

Propel L.A. - Countywide Strategic Plan for Economic Development

Marianne Haver Hill
Executive Director
Propel L.A.
Biography
213.236.4848
email Tamara Gishri

Collette Hanna
Communications Manager
Propel L.A.
Biography
213-236-4838
email Stephen Cheung

Sam Marquez
Program Coordinator
Propel L.A.
Biography
213-236-4862
email Stephen Cheung

Pisacha Wichianchan
Data Analyst
Propel L.A.
Biography
213-236-4818
email Stephen Cheung

World Trade Center Los Angeles

Stephen Cheung
President,
World Trade Center Los Angeles
Biography
213-680-1888
www.wtcla.org

email Stephen Cheung

Michael A. Smith
Director, International Trade,
World Trade Center Los Angeles
Biography
213-236-4883
www.wtcla.org

email Stephen Cheung