96th Annual Leadership Installation

“Back to the Future: Reconnecting Business and Our Community”

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

On Zoom

Join the Chamber as we welcome new and returning business leaders to the board of Santa Monica’s premier business advocacy organization. The 96th Annual Leadership Installation will take place virtually and include recognition of the Roy E. Naylor Lifetime Achievement honoree and the Bob Gabriel Award for Community Service and Business honoree.

This year’s theme is “Back to the Future” and speakers will include

  • Laurel Rosen, President & CEO, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce
  • Becky Warren, outgoing Chair, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael Ricks, incoming Chair, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce
  • Sue Himmelrich, Mayor, City of Santa Monica

Honoring our 2021-22 Chair of the Board, Michael Ricks. Michael serves as the chief executive of Providence Saint John’s Health Center. Michael was born in Laguna Beach and earned his Master of Health Administration degree at Washington University’s School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Michael enjoys an active lifestyle having completed Ironman triathlons, marathons and countless cycling events.


Roy E. Naylor Lifetime Achievement Award

Jeff Klocke, Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier

Bob Gabriel Community Service Business Award

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Chair of the Board Sponsor ($4,000)

  • 20 tickets
  • Opportunity to present 2 minute video
  • On-stage presentation of award winner
  • Featured in Chamber online and social media marketing
  • Acknowledgment on invitation
  • Company logo featured in PowerPoint presentation
  • Logo placement on website

CEO Sponsor ($2,500)

  • 15 tickets
  • Stage recognition at event
  • Acknowledgement on invitation
  • Company logo recognition in PowerPoint presentation
  • Logo placement on website

President Sponsor ($1,500)

  • 10 tickets
  • Featured in Chamber online and social media marketing
  • Acknowledgement on invitation
  • Company logo recognition in PowerPoint presentation

Director Sponsor ($750)

  • 5 tickets
  • Company name recognition in PowerPoint presentation
  • Name on website

Your 2021-22 Board of Directors

Rudy FloresSanta Monica Police Officers Association
Younes AtallahLoews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Dom BeiSanta Monica Firefighters Local 1109
Jasson CrockettSnap, Inc.
Kevin DelijaniDelphi Real Estate Group
Dr. Ben DratiSanta Monica-Malibu Unified School District
Celia FisherBeach Moms Child Development Center
Jeffrey FritzFritz Buffone Group | Compass Realty
Janet RimicciUCLA Medical Center
Annie GoekeEarth Rights Institute
Lisa GlasserOracle
Paul GravesMorley Builders
Tim HarterBird Rides
Ryan Ole HassAlign RE | a global real estate collective
Ann HsingPasjoli
Kathy IrbyCommercial Bank of California
Jeff JarowPar Commercial
Iao KatagiriIao Katagiri Consulting
Kim KourySpin PR
Paula LarmoreHarding Larmore Kutcher & Kozal
Julia LaddSanta Monica Place / Macerich
Len LanziThe Precelerator by Stubbs, Alderton & Markiles LLP
Julien LaracineProper Hospitality
Hayden LeeHayden Lee Coaching International
Jonathan McCowan 310 Tutors
Greg MorenaThe Albright
Susan NeislossBig Bite Productions
Ellis O’ConnorMSD Hospitality / Fairmont Miramar Hotel
Pam O’ConnorHistoric preservation consultant
Terry O’DayIn Charge Energy
Michael RicksProvidence Saint John’s Health Center
Laura RosenbaumCIT One West
Beth SchroederRaines Feldman
Kathy ShepardKS Consulting
Jon ShoemakerGumbiner Savett
Frank StephanThe Plaza at Santa Monica
Nat TrivesCoalition for Engaged Education
Becky WarrenElevate Public Affairs
Jerry L. YuKaiser Permanente

Thanks to our sponsors

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