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Dean Florez

California Senate Majority Leader (fmr)

Dean

Balance Public Relations

Dean Florez is the founder and CEO of Balance Public Relations, a full service strategic consulting firm that supports private and public clients where innovation and regulation intersect.

Dean is a seasoned government relations professional. With over three decades of experience and prior service in the California Legislature, he is an expert at guiding established and start up tech companies through regulatory processes and spaces. Over the years, he has demonstrated industry-specific expertise in risk management and policy strategy for marketplace startups in the sharing, gig, on-demand, peer-to-peer and collaborative economy. Dean is a trusted advisor to key internal and external stakeholder groups ranging from executive teams and management, to C-suite, board of directors, investors, and policymakers.

Dean is also one of the most politically connected players in California advising Governors, U.S. Senators, and Mayors. He serves as a Member of the state’s climate change agency, the California Air Resources Board.

Dean is the former California Senate Majority Leader and also served in the State Assembly. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and started politics early as the past UCLA Student Body President. Dean also serves on various early venture funded corporate boards that are impact driven.

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Patrick Quigley

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder

Veronica

Veronica Osetinsky

Chief Operating Officer & Co-founder

Rodney Barlow

Chief Technology Officer

Stuart

Stuart Battersby

Chief Financial Officer

Pam

Pamela Cleveland

Chief Compliance Officer

Who We Are

We are problem solvers

We embrace new ideas and develop creative solutions every day to achieve our mission.

We take ownership

We believe in holding ourselves and one another accountable.

We’re always going

We value people who have a strong bias for taking action.

We lead with empathy

We are empathetic to one another. We actively work to understand one another’s point of view.

Alex

Alex Coonce

Chief People Officer

Douglas

Douglas Lynch

Chief Actuary

Ashley

Ashley Lewis

VP of Product Management

Emily

Emily Porter

VP of Government Affairs

Lindsay

Lyndsay Spiking

VP of Legal

Jon

Jon Ward

VP of Marketing

Patrick

Patrick Quigley

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder

Veronica

Veronica Osetinsky

Chief Operating Officer & Co-founder

Who We Are

We are problem solvers

We embrace new ideas and develop creative solutions every day to achieve our mission.

Rodney Barlow

Chief Technology Officer

Stuart

Stuart Battersby

Chief Financial Officer

Pam

Pamela Cleveland

Chief Compliance Officer

Alex

Alex Coonce

Chief People Officer

Who We Are

We take ownership

We believe in holding ourselves and one another accountable.

Douglas

Douglas Lynch

Chief Actuary

Ashley

Ashley Lewis

VP of Product Management

Emily

Emily Porter

VP of Government Affairs

Lindsay

Lyndsay Spiking

VP of Legal

Who We Are

We’re always going

We value people who have a strong bias for taking action.

Jon

Jon Ward

VP of Marketing

We lead with empathy

We are empathetic to one another. We actively work to understand one another’s point of view.

Jennifer

Jennifer Kent, MPA

Director, California Department of Health Care Services (fmr)

Dean

Dean Florez

California Senate Majority Leader (fmr)

Anne

Anne Wojcicki

CEO and Co-Founder, 23andMe

Jeff

Jeff Fusile

President, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (fmr)

Brian

Brian Blase

Special Assistant to the US President for Economic Policy, NEC (fmr)

Who We Are

We are problem solvers

We embrace new ideas and develop creative solutions every day to achieve our mission.

We take ownership

We believe in holding ourselves and one another accountable.

We’re always going

We value people who have a strong bias for taking action.

We lead with empathy

We are empathetic to one another. We actively work to understand one another’s point of view.

R. Lawrence

R. Lawrence Van Horn

Founder and Director, Center for Healthcare Market Innovation, Vanderbilt University

Marty

Marty Makary

Physician and Professor of Public Health at Johns Hopkins

Jennifer

Jennifer Kent, MPA

Director, California Department of Health Care Services (fmr)

Dean

Dean Florez

California Senate Majority Leader (fmr)

Who We Are

We are problem solvers

We embrace new ideas and develop creative solutions every day to achieve our mission.

Anne

Anne Wojcicki

CEO and Co-Founder, 23andMe

Jeff

Jeff Fusile

President, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (fmr)

Brian

Brian Blase

Special Assistant to the US President for Economic Policy, NEC (fmr)

R. Lawrence

R. Lawrence Van Horn

Founder and Director, Center for Healthcare Market Innovation, Vanderbilt University

Who We Are

We take ownership

We believe in holding ourselves and one another accountable.

Marty

Marty Makary

Physician and Professor of Public Health at Johns Hopkins

We’re always going

We value people who have a strong bias for taking action.

We lead with empathy

We are empathetic to one another. We actively work to understand one another’s point of view.

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