As immediate Past President and CEO of Orange County Business Council, Lucy Dunn led for 16 years a dynamic organization of business members, working with academia and government, to ensure the region’s economic prosperity and high quality of life. OCBC’s key initiatives include increasing the supply of workforce housing, education for a 21st century economy, and enhancing investments in infrastructure.
Before joining OCBC, she expedited funding to create over 72,000 units of housing and shelter as Director of the California Department of Housing and Community Development under Governor Schwarzenegger, who also appointed her to the California Transportation Commission in 2008. Governor Jerry Brown reappointed her two more terms. Dunn was the first woman president of BIASC in its 80-year history, first woman officer of CBIA, and served as chair of the Building Industry Legal Defense Fund.