CalOZ Speaker Series: Lenny Mendonca (East Bay)


On May 23, 2019, CalOZ hosted Lenny Mendonca, Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom in Concord, CA.

Mr. Mendonca walked the audience of 60+ local and state leaders through the latest developments at the State Capitol around opportunity zones, as well as the Governor’s broader goals and vision for improving economic opportunity and mobility in the state.

In addition to Mr. Mendonca, CalOZ hosted panel that included Dan Adler of the Energy Foundation, Amalia Cunningham from Contra Costa County, Cathy Gent from OZI Company, Iman Novin from Novin Development, and Doug Wolf from Opportunity Assets Group. CalOZ was honored to have Mr. Alex Mehran, Board Chair of the Contra Costa Economic Partnership attend and speak as well.