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Who We Are

VISIONARY ON THE FUTURE OF DTLA

Central City Association (CCA) is the premier advocacy organization in the Los Angeles region and leading visionary on the future of Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA). Since its founding in 1924, we have produced meaningful results for our members and the Downtown community. We maximize our effectiveness by leading, convening and collaborating with stakeholders to form strong partnerships and coalitions. CCA represents the interests of 400 businesses, trade associations and nonprofits from a broad range of industries that collectively employ more than 350,000 people in the county.

 

Mission

Through advocacy, influence and engagement, CCA enhances Downtown’s vibrancy and increases investment in the region.

We fulfill our mission by:

  1. Providing a vision for the future of DTLA
  2. Making DTLA the place for housing at all income levels
  3. Advancing comprehensive solutions to homelessness
  4. Enhancing the experience of DTLA for employees, residents and visitors
  5. Supporting and attracting businesses and institutions to DTLA

Our Staff

Jessica Lall
President & CEO
(213) 416-7512
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Nella McOsker
Vice President of Strategic Relations
(213) 416-7531
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Tina Oh
Vice President of Public Affairs
(213) 416-7521
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Marie Rumsey
Vice President of Public Policy
(213) 416-7513
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Lindsay Angrisani
Manager of Membership & Events
(213) 416-7511
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Leslie Chung
Vice President of Events
(213) 416-7530
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Taylor Hall
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
(213) 416-7512
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Clara Karger
Policy Associate
(213) 418-1672
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Lily Rosenberg
Communications Associate
(213) 416-7535
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Michael Shilstone
Director of Economic Development
(213) 607-2433
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Anna Wood
Office Coordinator
(213) 416-7519
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Board of Directors

Rob Jernigan
CCA Chair | Regional Managing Principal, Gensler
Stephanie Graves
CCA Vice Chair | President & CEO, Lee Andrews Group
Suzanne Boda
CCA Treasurer | SVP of Los Angeles, American Airlines
Bert Dezzutti
CCA Secretary | EVP, Western Region, U.S. Office Division, Brookfield Properties
Tom Gilmore
CCA Immediate Past Chair | Chairman, Gilmore Associates
Sean Burton
CEO, CityView
Carl Cade
Membership Committee Chair | Asset Manager, Tribune Real Estate Holdings
Maria Camacho
Director of Government Affairs, Los Angeles Rams
Javier Cano
VP and GM, The Ritz-Carlton, LA; JW Marriott at L.A. Live
David Galaviz
Associate Vice President, Government and Community Relations, USC
Garrett Gin
Market Executive, Greater Los Angeles, Bank of America
Lewis Horne
Homelessness Task Force Chair | President, So. California and Hawaii Division, CBRE
Noel Hyun
President & CEO, The Brooklyn Companies
Paul Keller
Chairman, Mack Real Estate Development
Edgar Khalatian
PAC Chair | Partner, Mayer Brown
Mark Loranger
CEO, Chrysalis
Kevin Murray
President & CEO, The Weingart Center
Steven A. Nissen
SVP, Legal & Government Affairs, NBC Universal
Hilary Norton
Executive Director, FAST
Lupita Sanchez Cornejo
Board Nomination Committee Chair | Director of External Affairs, AT&T
Martha Saucedo
EVP, External Affairs, AEG
Cindy Starrett
Partner, Latham & Watkins
Jessica Lall
President & CEO, CCA