U-T San Diego Profiles Board Member Sid Voorakkara

San Diego Leadership Alliance Board Member Sid Voorakkara is profiled by the San Diego Union Tribune for his appointment as senior business development specialist at Governor Brown's Office of Business and Economic Development.

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Katherine Poythress, U-T San Diego, May 9, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown this week appointed a specialist to focus on attracting, expanding and retaining businesses in the San Diego area.

San Diegan Sid Voorakkara is the third field specialist to join the California Business Investment Services branch of the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). The other two serve the Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay areas.

Voorakkara, 42, previously worked at the California Endowment, where he specialized in workforce development. More recently, he came from Ten Page Memo LLC, a firm specializing in strategic planning and government and community relations.

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