Leading in a Post-Pandemic Southern California

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the local economy, education and our healthcare system has been unparalleled and deep. But with the rollout of vaccines and reopening rollouts across California, it seems like the end of this crisis is in sight. In this webinar, Coro’s 2021 Crystal Eagle Award Honoree and civic leader Kathleen Brown, Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP and California’s 29th State Treasurer, will share her insight and vision for the role of leadership in healing us into a post-pandemic California, what leaders across sectors can do to lead our region and state through this storm, the policies and regulations that will support our recovery, and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

This webinar was moderated by 2020 Crystal Eagle Award Honoree Janet Lamkin, United Airlines’ Senior Vice President of Market and Community Innovation.

About the speakers:

A former California State treasurer with nearly two decades of experience as a senior bank executive, Kathleen Brown, Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, concentrates on business counseling, government and regulatory affairs in connection with the healthcare, energy, real estate and financial services industries. Prior to joining Manatt, Kathleen served in senior executive positions at Goldman Sachs Inc. and Bank of America. A former Democratic Party gubernatorial nominee, Kathleen also has extensive experience in the public sector. As California State treasurer, she managed a $25 billion bond portfolio, oversaw a $32 billion cash management fund and served as a trustee on the boards of CalPERS and CalSTRS, two of the largest pension funds in the nation. Prior to her campaign for treasurer, Kathleen was an attorney at a global law firm, where she was a member of the capital markets group working in public and corporate finance.

Janet Lamkin is United’s Senior Vice President of Market and Community Innovation. In this role, Janet brings the work she’s done in California to other hubs and key locations, while continuing to fulfill her responsibilities from her previous role as United’s President for California. Janet was appointed to the role of President for California in 2017, driving the strategy for United’s growth in the state, which includes the airline’s hubs in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Prior to joining United, Janet served as the California state president for Bank of America. She was responsible for growing the business and strategically positioning the bank in California, including developing and maintaining relationships within the corporate, government and grassroots sectors. Janet spent 20 years with Bank of America, serving in a variety of senior management positions. Janet was a 2020 Coro Crystal Eagle Award Honoree.