The mission of the Economic Development Committee is to retain, grow and attract businesses of all sizez to the region. The Committee facilitates this through the collaboration of business and academia, education programs, promotion of local commerce, and support of workforce development.
The Committee also facilitates the Chamber's Think Local First initiative, whose goal is to support buying, hiring, and contracting locally.
For more information about getting involved with the Economic Development Committee, email Matthew Phy or call the Chamber at (858) 487-1767.
Jay Virata, Co-Chair
Economic Development Manager
City of Poway
Mike Trunzo, Co-Chair
Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving
Cathedral Catholic High School