CalOZ Speaker Series: Steve Glickman (Fresno)


On October 1, 2019, CalOZ hosted Steve Glickman, CEO of Develop LLC and Co-Founder of EIG, in Fresno, CA.

Mr. Glickman is an originator of the Opportunity Zone concept, and a pre-eminent national voice on the topic.

This Speaker Series Event convened cross sector stakeholders interested in realizing the transformative potential of Opportunity Zones in the Fresno region. We discussed the current policy and market landscape, and how to achieve economic development and shared prosperity in the Fresno area by aligning and connecting investors, developers, entrepreneurs, communities, policy makers, and local residents.

In addition to Mr. Glickman, CalOZ hosted a panel that included Senator Anna Caballero, Oliver Baines of Central Valley NMTC Fund, LLC, Elliott Balch of the Central Valley Community Foundation, Robert Wiebe of Wiebe Hinton Hambalek, LLP, and Lee Ann Eager of Fresno County Economic Development Corporation.