Rudy Espinoza, Executive Director – Leadership for Urban Renewal Network, Inc.

Rudy Espinoza is ED of LURN and manages LURN’s initiatives while
cultivating spaces for new leaders and innovative thinking. His expertise lies in advocacy, community economic development, and place-based initiatives.

Alfred Fraijo Jr., Partner – Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP

Alfred Fraijo Jr. is a Partner at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP in the firm’s Real Estate, Land Use and Natural Resources practice group.  He specializes in innovative, urban renewal projects in the inner-city and other sectors with emerging markets.

Brandon Hernandez, Director, Corporate Affairs – Pacific Gas & Electic Company

Brandon is a Director of Corporate Affairs for Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s
Northern California region and manages relationships with civic and community
leaders. He provides strategic direction to help PG&E become the leading utility
company in the United States.

Jon Manzo, Principal – URBIN

Jonathan Manzo is a consultant and designer working in San Francisco, CA.  The work of his firm URBIN focuses on the intersection of infrastructure, architecture and urban design. Jonathan is a graduate from California College of the Arts with a Masters in Architecture (M.Arch) and Connecticut College (B.A. History).