Monthly Archives: May 2019

We opened our first ALDI store in San Diego County in May 2016, and as a leader in the grocery industry, we’re proud to bring our high-quality food at affordable prices to millions of San Diego-area residents a month. ALDI makes grocery shopping smart, fast and easy with our award-winning, ALDI-exclusive products. As of June […]

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Six members of the Impact San Diego Class of 2019 have been nominated by their fellow program participants for the Herbert G. Klein Memorial Award for Exemplary Leadership. Named for the late journalist, government spokesman and community leader, the award recognizes a member of the Impact class who has not only made a significant leadership […]

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Bevin Keen (18) has been promoted to Deputy Public Works Officer for the Navy Southwest Reserve Centers. In this role, she leads facility planning, maintenance and new construction for 18 Navy Reserve Centers hosting 91,000 Navy Reservists in Navy Region Southwest. Katie Nieri (19) recently joined Sempra Energy as Corporate Communications Manager. Congratulations to The […]

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On May 15, members of LEAD’s Alumni Association were treated to a Lunch & Learn program, “Design and Realize the Career of Your Dreams.” Susan Taylor (16), Director of External Affairs for Scripps Health, Former NBC7 New Anchor and Former LEAD Board Member, shared a very personal story about why she walked away at the […]

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LEAD has begun its third year of Advance, our professional development program for women. Through Advance, LEAD is addressing the gender gap in the C-suite and boardroom by equipping emerging female leaders with the tools and confidence they need to take their careers to the highest levels. Advance participants are diverse, representing business, nonprofit, and […]

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LEAD San Diego, in partnership with ABC 10News, recognizes unsung heroes throughout the year with the monthly 10News LEADership Awards. The winners then become finalists for the annual Community Spotlight Award; the winner will be announced on the main stage during the Visionary Awards program. These finalists all make a significant impact on our community […]

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Chamber VP Paola Avila serving as Border Trade Alliance Chair and The Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute invite you to the sixth annual high-level “Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border” conference, which will focus on improving border management in order to strengthen the competitiveness of both the United States and Mexico. https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/sixth-annual-building-competitive-us-mexico-border-conference Location: the Wilson Center in […]

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Earlier this year, representatives from Mexican Customs created a working group to advance border infrastructure projects in our region, including the Otay Mesa East Point of Entry and the proposed rail port of entry at Tecate featuring joint inspection facilities. The working group is comprised of representatives from SANDAG, Caltrans, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, […]

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The Chamber, in partnership with the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana, co-hosted a two-day program focused on empowering women in leadership in Baja California. The program provided participants with information, access to resources, and a network of regional leaders that can help them fulfill their goals. The agenda included a full-day seminar in San Diego followed […]

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San Diego region’s home prices rose 1.1 percent in the past year, according to the latest data in the S&P CoreLogic Index released April 30th. The trend with respect to home prices reflects the broader economic cycle, but affordability remains a major issue for employers trying to attract and retain talent and it’s limiting economic […]

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