Out & Equal Southern California serves the needs of the LGBT workforce in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara & Ventura Counties. We are the “go-to” resource in Southern California for employment and workplace equality best practices. We have served ERG members and leaders, diversity and HR professionals and government and corporate leaders since our founding in 2007. Our goal is to ensure equality in the workplace, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, expression, or characteristics.


Michael Spinella, CBRE

Council Members
Ian Klein, Column Five Media
Monalisa Lopez, CBRE
Bob Conti, Littler Mendelson
Karen Ziehm, Union Bank
Victor Samson, Disneyland Resort
Angelina Tyamah-Wilson, Honda
Tony Laanan, GapGemini

Advisory Committee
Mike Bloch, Bank of America
Maurie Davidson, Clinical Social Worker


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