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Lucy Rawlins elected Chairwoman of New Majority Orange County

New Majority Orange County (NMOC) has elected Lucy Rawlins to be the group’s first female chairperson. Robert “Bob” Olson and Cary Hyden have been elected vice chairmen.

“We are thrilled to name Lucy Rawlins as Chairwoman of New Majority Orange County. Lucy is an immensely respected business and community leader and has been a valued member of New Majority leadership since 2015,” said Steve Craig, Past Chairman, NMOC. “Lucy has had a successful career running businesses in Orange County and working at the highest levels of government in Washington D.C. Her business, political and philanthropical insights make her an obvious choice to lead New Majority into this pivotal election year.”

Lucy was born and raised in Newport Beach and is active in her community serving in multiple business and volunteer efforts. Lucy served as Chief of Staff for Congressman Robert Badham’s Orange County office. She went on to run Rawlins and Partners Government & Press Relations firm and is the third-generation owner of R&B Wire Products, based in Orange County. She is a UCLA graduate.

New Majority’s newly elected leadership team includes Cary Hyden of Latham and Watkins and Bob Olson, well known developer, including the Lido House Hotel, who will both serve as vice chairs. Cary and Bob are longtime New Majority members and respected business leaders in Orange County.

“Cary is a valued member of New Majority and a dynamic local business leader who will bring a great business mind and a strategic approach to New Majority’s mission going into this next election cycle,” Craig said.

Cary has chaired Latham and Watkins Corporate Department in Orange County for almost 10 years and was named by American Lawyer as “Dealmaker of the Year” in 2015. He has been named by Daily Journal to the list of “Top 100 Lawyers in California” on multiple occasions.

“Bob Olson will make an excellent addition to the NMOC leadership team,” said Craig. “He is a longtime, successful business leader in Orange County and is widely respected and recognized for his entrepreneurial success and leadership skills,” Craig concluded.

Bob is the founder of R.D. Olson Development, a Newport Beach, California-based firm engaged in the development of commercial properties nationwide with a specific focus on hotels and resorts. He has been recognized as a business leader and entrepreneur on numerous occasions. He was selected as Marriott International “Developer of the Year” in 2017 and 2014 and was named the 2016 Robert Mondavi Wine & Food Award winner.

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This article was released by New Majority Orange County.