Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2018 – 2019

Joe Adams
CEO, DiscoveryCube/ Ocean Quest

David Beek
Owner, Balboa Island Ferry

Adam Beer
General Manager, Lido House Hotel

Linda M. Beimfohr
VP, Hornblower Cruises & Events
*Secretary, Member at Large

Candace Bisconte, DMCP
Partner, ACCESS Destination Services
*Treasurer, Member at Large

Homer Bludau
*Vice Chairperson, Member at Large

Charles Cho
General Manager, Newport Beach Marriott Bayview

Steven Choe
General Manager, Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel

Tom Clearwater
General Manager, Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach

Tom Donovan
General Manager, The Resort at Pelican Hill

Sam El-Rabaa
General Manager, The Balboa Bay Resort
*Permanent Member

Michael Gelfand
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

Andrea Fairchild
President, Athlete2Enterprise Inc.

Russ Kline
Director of Sales, American Express
*Member at Large

Dennis Kuhl
Chairman, Angels Baseball

Jon Lewis
Chief of Police, Newport Beach Police Dept.

Dan Matusiewicz
Finance Director, City of Newport Beach

Carol McDermott, AICP
Founder & Principal, Entitlement Advisors, LLC

Sid Ramani
General Manager, Hyatt Regency Newport Beach

Steve Rosansky
President and CEO, Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce

Ron Schwartz
Owner, Muldoon’s Irish Pub

Gregg Schwenk
CEO/Executive Director, Newport Beach Film Festival

Debbie Snavely
General Manager, Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
*Chairperson, Permanent Member

Joe Stapleton
President, Spinnaker Investment Group

Tanya Thomas
VP & GM, Fashion Island

Gerard Widder
General Manager, Fashion Island Hotel Newport Beach

Doug Wood
City of Newport Beach
*City Appointee

*Position on Executive Committee