President and Chief Executive Officer
Allan Zaremberg, President and Chief Executive Officer
Debi Hobson, Executive Assistant to the President
Executive Vice Presidents
Corporate Affairs: Dave Kilby, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Corporate Affairs serves as a liaison with CalChamber major members, in addition to encompassing activities such as CalChamber corporate secretary and Board relations.
Finance: Larry Dicke, Executive Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer
The Finance Department is responsible for interpreting and reporting all financial information timely and accurately, controlling and protecting assets, and maintaining a sound and reliable computer system and hardware infrastructure for CalChamber.
Government Relations: Jennifer Barrera, Executive Vice President
The Public Policy Unit is responsible for all public policy and regulatory legislative issues. Policy staff also direct the work of CalChamber policy committees.
Legal Affairs: Erika Frank, Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs, and General Counsel
The Legal Affairs Department reviews and participates in court cases having a broad impact on California’s economy and business climate.
Public Affairs: Martin R. Wilson, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
The Public Affairs Department is responsible for the CalChamber’s political activities, including its Public Affairs Council, ChamberPAC, CalBusPAC and JobsPAC, as well as the Candidate Recruitment and Development Program.
Communications: Ann Amioka, Vice President, Communications
The Communications Department is responsible for producing CalChamber’s legislative publications and related communications, including Alert.
Corporate Affairs: Drew Savage, Vice President, Corporate Relations
Corporate Relations focuses on working with the CalChamber’s larger members, and those companies and individuals whose primary interest is affecting public policy at the highest levels.
International Trade: Susanne Thorsen Stirling, Vice President, International Affairs
The department’s priority issues include support for negotiating fair and equitable market access for state agricultural and manufactured products, as well as services.
Local Chamber Relations: Russell Lahodny, Vice President, Local Chamber Relations
The Local Chamber Relations Department is responsible for local chamber relations and staffs the Western Association of Chamber Executives.
Media Relations Denise Davis, Vice President, Media Relations and External Affairs
The Media Relations Department ensures that the CalChamber’s positions on public policy issues — in the legislative, regulatory or judicial arenas — are well-known to the media and to the public.
California Foundation for Commerce and Education
Loren Kaye, President
The California Foundation for Commerce and Education is affiliated with the California Chamber of Commerce and serves as a “think tank” for the California business community. The Foundation is dedicated to preserving and strengthening the California business climate and private enterprise