“With 27,000 square miles and California’s fastest growing population, we are truly building an empire. Railroads have helped catalyze this growth and will continue to foster it as they invest substantially in the rail network that connects Inland Empire to the world.”

Paul Granillo became President & CEO of Inland Empire Economic Partnership in 2010. He serves as board member of the California Stewardship Network and as the immediate past chair of the California Economic Summit as well as past chair and board member of Mobility 21, a coalition that brings together public, business and community stakeholders to pursue regional solutions to the transportation challenges facing Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura counties. Granillo is also a sitting member of the Regional Economic Alliance Leaders of California.

A native of the Inland Empire, Granillo was born and raised in Redlands. He received a B.A. from California State University San Bernardino, a Master of Divinity from St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo and a Licentiate in Canon Law from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

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