HNBA Regional Corporate Connection
Nov. 8 | Larry Valdivieso National VP – Programs along with Region XVIII President Donald Urrabazo launched the HNBA’s Regional Corporate Connection series in Los Angeles, California. The program is a logical progression of the HNBA’s Corporate Counsel Conference and has as its sole purpose business development for HNBA membership. The event was hosted by O’Melveny Myers and the keynote speaker for the evening was Commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval who is the first Latina to be appointed to the California Public Utilities Commission. Throughout the evening over 120 attorneys were provided opportunities to connect with fourteen Fortune 500 companies. The company representatives traveled from as far as Chicago as well as Houston and included General Counsel along with senior litigation counsel who are decision makers within their respective organizations. Present during the evening were NBCUniversal. ExxonMobil, McDonalds, Verizon, Wells Fargo, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, U-Haul, Care Fusion, San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California Gas, Edison, Disney, US Bank and AT&T which met our objective of having both local and national exposure.
The next Regional Corporate Connection will be held in Northern California in late February followed by an event in Houston in the April – May time period.