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Panorea Avdis
Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development

Vice Chairs

James Bermingham
Managing Director
Montage Hotels & Resorts
Vice Chair of Marketing
Noreen Martin
Chief Executive Officer
Martin Resorts, Inc.
Vice Chair of Operations
Sima Patel
Chief Executive Officer
Ridgemont Hospitality
Chief Financial Officer

Board Members

Paula Beck
Vice President of Global Accounts - West
Avis Budget Group, Inc.
Board Member
Gary Buffo
Pure Luxury Transportation
Board Member
Jim Burba
Burba Hotel Network
Board Member
Michael Colglazier
President, The Disneyland Resort
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Board Member
Jot Condie
Burba Hotel Network
Board Member
Kevin Fat
Chief Operating Officer
Fat Family Restaurant Group
Board Member
Mike Gallagher
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Board Member
Rusty Gregory
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, LLC
Board Member
Brian King
Global Brand & Sales Officer
Marriottt International
Board Member
Jeff King
King's Seafood Company
Board Member
Tom Klein
Rodney Strong Wine Estates
Board Member
Joe Knight
Vice President, Business Development
Fox Rent A Car, Inc.
Board Member
Aaron Medina
Division Vice President South Pacific Region Operations
The Hertz Corporation
Board Member
Jordan Meisner
Senior Vice President - Field Operations
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Board Member
Lynn Mohrfeld
President & Chief Executive Officer
California Hotel & Lodging Association
Board Member
Carla Murray
Senior Vice President of Operations, West
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Board Member
Douglas Myers
CEO/Executive Director
San Diego Zoo Global
Board Member
Cody Plott
President & Chief Operating Officer
Pebble Beach Company
Board Member
Carl Schuster
President, CEO and Partner
Wolfgang Puck Catering
Board Member
Jeff Senior
Vice President of Marketing
KSL Resorts
Board Member
Benjamin Webster
Office Managing Shareholder
Littler Mendelson PC
Board Member
Xiomara Wiley
Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales
Universal Studios Hollywood
Board Member
Andy Wirth
Chief Executive Officer
Squaw Valley
Board Member
Will Withington
General Manager/VP
Enterprise Rent A Car
Board Member
Gene Zanger
Casa De Fruta Parkway, LLC
Board Member