Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2017 – 2018

Joe Adams
CEO, DiscoveryCube/ Ocean Quest

Craig Batley
Sales, Burr White Realty

Adam Beer
General Manager, Lido House Hotel

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

Sid Ramani
General Manager, Hyatt Regency Newport Beach

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

Homer Bludau
*Vice Chairperson, Member at Large

Tom Clearwater
General Manager, Carlton Hotel Newport Beach

Tom Donovan
General Manager, The Resort at Pelican Hill

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

Andrea Fairchild
President, KOBE Inc.

Brian Keys
General Manager, Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel

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

Rhanda Richardson
General Manager, Newport Beach Marriott Bayview

Steve Rosansky
President and CEO, Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce

Gregg Schwenk
CEO/Executive Director, Newport Beach Film Festival

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

Tanya Thomas
VP & GM, Fashion Island

Jim Walker
Owner, Bungalow Restaurant

Gerard Widder
General Manager, Fashion Island Hotel Newport Beach

Doug Wood
City of Newport Beach
*City Appointee

*Position on Executive Committee