The 20th Annual Mayoral Housing, Transportation & Jobs Summit

April 13, 2022

Los Angeles and the State of California are at a crucial inflexion point.

With record breaking amounts of funding having been provided by the state and federal government, and a multitude of plans being proposed to address housing ,homelessness, traffic, and the economy, the 20th Annual Mayoral Housing, Transportation & Jobs Summit will bring together the leading minds on these issues. Top government ,business, non-profit and civic leaders will debate and discuss how we should best approach and implement solutions to improve the livability and economic competitiveness of Los Angeles and California.

Watch the FULL Summit:

Day-of Agenda

8:00 a.m.

Host Welcome Antonio Bernardo, Dean and John E. Anderson Chair in Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management

8:05 a.m.

LABC Welcome Richard Ziman, Founding & Vice Chair, Los Angeles Business Council & Chairman, NYSE Rexford Industrial Realty

Transportation Keynote

8:10 a.m.

Introduction Tyler Bonstead, Vice President, Transportation & Infrastructure, STV

8:15 a.m.

Keynote Speaker Stephanie Wiggins, CEO, LA Metro

8:25 a.m.

Panel: Modernizing the Regional Transportation System Ahead of LA28

Moderator: Phil Recht, Partner, Mayer Brown Panelists: Christopher Coes, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation David Grannis, Partner, pointC, LLC & Transportation Consultant, Los Angeles Aerial Rapid Transit Charlene Palmer, Vice President, Area Manager, TRC Companies David Warner, Vice President, Southern California-Nevada District Lead, WSP Stephanie Wiggins, CEO, LA Metro

9:35 a.m.

Small Business Spotlight Session Mikal Quarles, Executive Director, Chase for Business Minority Entrepreneurs, JPMorgan Chase

9:45 a.m.

Special Conversation Economic Recovery, Homeownership, and Infrastructure

Moderator: Mary Leslie, President, LABC Panelists: U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters Teresa Bryce Bazemore, President & CEO, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco

10:15 a.m.

Presentation The Impacts of Eviction Moratoria Stuart Gabriel, Distinguished Professor of Finance and Arden Realty Chair, Director, UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate

State Keynote

10:25 a.m.

Introduction Amanda Gattenby, Vice President, Development, CRATE Modular

10:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker Lourdes M. Castro Ramírez, Secretary, Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency, State of California

10:45 a.m.

Panel: Meeting LA’s Housing Requirements & Driving Down the Cost of Housing

Moderator: Brad Cox, Senior Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company Panelists: Amy Anderson, Senior Vice President, Housing Affordability Philanthropy, Wells Fargo Vince Bertoni, Director of Planning, Los Angeles City Planning Robin Hughes, President & CEO, Abode Communities David Kersh, Executive Director, Carpenters/Contractors Cooperation Committee Jen McElyea, President and Managing Partner, Ethos Real Estate Thomas L. Safran, Chairman, Thomas Safran & Associates

Mayoral Keynote

11:55 a.m.

Introduction Lew Horne, President, Greater LA, Orange County & Inland Empire, CBRE

12:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles

12:10 p.m.


12:50 p.m.

Homelessness Governance Spotlight Session Miguel Santana, President & CEO, Weingart Foundation & Peter Laugharn, President & CEO, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

1:00 p.m.

Panel: Recalibrating Our Approach to Homelessness

Moderator: Ben Oreskes, Staff Writer, LA Times Panelists: Sarah Dusseault, Co-Chair, LA County Blue Ribbon Commission on Homelessness Doug Guthrie, President & CEO, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles Doug Shoemaker, President, Mercy Housing California Mayor Darrell Steinberg, City of Sacramento Jimar Wilson, Vice President & SoCal Market Leader, Enterprise Community Partners

2:10 p.m.

Federal Update U.S. Senator Alex Padilla

2:15 p.m.

Introduction Garrett Gin, Market Executive, Greater Los Angeles, Local Markets Organization, Bank of America

2:20 p.m.

Closing Keynote Council President Nury Martinez, City of Los Angeles

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