Economic Development

About the Task Force
The mission of our Economic Development Task Force is to advocate for public policies that attract business of all sizes to the East Bay, foster actions that support the growth of industry, promote entrepreneurship, and ensure that the East Bay remains competitive in a dynamic global economy.

Who can attend?
Employees of EBLC member organizations, elected officials, and chamber of commerce staff. 

When and where?
The task force generally meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at The Veranda in Concord.

Times and Locations may change to accommodate programs and availability of facilities. Please check the event calendar for the latest.

Who leads the task force?
Elaine Schroth, Visit Concord
Ashton Simmons, The Veranda

Vice President of Economic Development & Jobs
Dennis Costanza, FivePoint

President & CEO
Kristin Connelly, East Bay Leadership Council


Task Force Information Hub


Leading Members

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