Austin Metoyer, a graduate of Long Beach Poly and Cal State Long Beach, joined the Downtown business alliance in 2016 where he most recently served as economic development and policy manager. He will start his new position Sept. 7.
The warning came after a search committee member began improperly revealing details while lobbying for his preferred candidate, two sources say.
The news came amid a DLBA-led investigation into longtime president and CEO Kraig Kojian for alleged mistreatment of employees.
A letter from a former employee accused DLBA President Kraig Kojian of “workplace bullying and a toxic work environment, largely inflicted upon women workers.”
Normally taking place in the spring, the annual regional economic forum hosted by Cal State Long Beach and the Long Beach Economic Partnership was postponed due to the ongoing global pandemic. Now, organizers are taking the opportunity to transform the forum into a quarterly event beginning in August.
The bank and DLBA will offer 30 micro grants on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) has released this quarter’s Snapshot: Office Market, which covers the most recent activities in the downtown area’s commercial office space.
Registration for the Downtown Long Beach Alliance’s (DLBA) Entrepreneur and Small Business Education Series opened Friday, it was announced.
The Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA) has announced that their communications manager position will be taken on by new hire Hazel Quimpo, a Long Beach resident, who will manage traditional public relations tasks as well as develop the voice of the organization and continue the growth of its social media presenc
The Downtown Long Beach Alliance (DLBA), formerly the Downtown Long Beach Associates, has installed its new Board of Directors, in addition to voting in its new Executive Committee for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, according to the DLBA.