Business & Workforce Development

Attracting and retaining businesses depends upon a 21st-century workforce. The Business & Workforce Development Committee supports this essential economic development strategy. Currently, the Business & Workforce Development Committee meets virtually every third Tuesday of the month, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The Greater Irvine Chamber is taking proactive measures to protect the health and well-being of our members, volunteers, staff, and visitors. To help prevent the risk of Coronavirus occurrences in our community, the Chamber is suspending all in-person meetings until further notice.

April 20, 2021:   Join the meeting here

This month we welcome Irvine High School students and the Ethics Forum

  •   Career Edge Workshop - April 17, 9:00 - 12:30
  •   Irvine Business Survey Results

 We look forward to having you join us. Your input is valuable to our work.

The Business & Workforce Development Committee's taskforces help manage or mitigate business challenges and issues; support business and workforce development; provide data, research, and information for business leaders; and encourage startup enterprises.
To learn how to become involved, contact Pepper Russell.

Business & Workforce Development Committee Taskforces 

BWD Taskforces chart

Business & Workforce Development Committee Co-Chairs

Brian Anderson

Brian Andersen

Brian Dozer

Brian Dozer






Mission Statement

The Business and Workforce Development Committee works to educate, inform, retain, grow, and expand existing businesses in Irvine.