President & CEO
Inland Empire Economic Partnership
Paul Granillo has served as president and CEO of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEPP) since 2010. IEEP has a strong policy focus and works on national, state, and local levels to ensure that San Bernardino and Riverside Counties are well-represented. He sits on many national and statewide boards, including UnidosUS, the Regional Economic Association Leaders of California, and the Campaign for College Opportunity. He is a board member and past chair of Mobility 21, which brings together public, business, and community stakeholders to pursue regional solutions to Southern California transportation challenges. He also serves on the board and is past chair of the California Stewardship Network, which develops innovative regional solutions to the state’s most pressing economic, environmental, and community challenges. He has also served as past chair of the California Economic Summit and is a member of its steering committee. In 2018, he was named Regional Steward of the Year by the California Economic Summit for his work on behalf of businesses and residents of the Inland Empire, and was also honored for that work by the California State Legislature. Additionally, he serves on the Southern California Association of Governments Global Land Use and Economics Committee, the California State University San Bernardino Foundation, the Leonard Transportation Center, Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation, and the Riverside Art Museum/Cheech Center for Chicano Art. He received a BA in history from California State University, San Bernardino, a Master of Divinity from St. John’s Seminary, and a Licentiate in canon law from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.