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Assemblymember Quirk-Silva welcomes new Director of GO-Biz

Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) Chair of the Assembly Committee for Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media is delighted to welcome Dee Dee Myers as the newest Senior Advisor and Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz).

Margaret Jane “Dee Dee” Myers, was the first female White House Press Secretary in history and a top executive for Warner Bros. Studios. She has recently been named the chief economic and business adviser for California Governor Gavin Newsom as he handles the pandemic-stricken economy. Dee Dee Myers, joined the Newsom Administration at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis to support the Governor and his team, including the Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery. Myers, will help to assist with the economic recovery that has plagued many of our small businesses throughout California.

“I am looking forward to working with Director Dee Dee Myers, as she provides much needed expertise to the State of California,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva. “With many of our local businesses and tourist attractions struggling, I am confident that the Director will help the State in its recovery from the crisis that will lead California back to economic stability.”

“An economic recovery that lifts all Californians will require us all to work together,” said Governor Newsom. “With more than three decades of experience in both the public and private sectors – in California and nationally – Dee Dee brings an ability to work across sectors, ensuring that our recovery is built upon common ground and common solutions.”

The appointment of the Director, Dee Dee Myers to serve as Senior Advisor to the Governor and Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is one of strategic planning and an opportunity for our State to return back to the fifth largest economy in the world.

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva represents the 65th Assembly District, which includes the Orange County communities of West Anaheim, Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, Garden Grove, La Palma, and Stanton.

The article above was released by the office of Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva.