“The Port of Long Beach is the second busiest container port in the country, accounting for 28,000 jobs. The port and the city depend upon the investments by freight railroads to connect us to the country.”

Randy Gordon has led the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, which represents over 1,000 area businesses, since 1994. Prior to his position at Long Beach, Gordon was the CEO of the Covina, California Chamber for 12 years. He is the Past President of Southern California Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (SCACCE), Past Chairman of the Western Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (WACE), a former board member of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) and served as Chairman of the Metro Cities Council for two years.

Gordon is very involved in his community, serving on numerous boards including the Board President of the Long Beach Ronald McDonald House, YMCA, the California Conference for Equality and Justice, Board of Trustees for St. Mary Medical Center, the Long Beach City College Foundation Board of Governors, California State University of Long Beach Advisory Board for the School of Engineering, the Long Beach Grand Prix Board and Past-Chairman of the Miller Children’s Hospital Advisory Board.

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