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Meet the Director of Economic Development and Government Affairs – Blair Schlecter

Posted by Admin on June 6th, 2018

Categories : Chamber Membership, Events, Staff Feature

Industry : City, Community, Government

Where are you from originally?

  • Los Angeles

When did you start working at the Chamber?

  • 2016

What were you doing before you started working at the Chamber?

  • I am an attorney by background.  I worked for many years at a law firm downtown and then had my own practice for several years.

Favorite thing about your job:

  • The ability to make connections and solve problems for our members and see them do well.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

  •  I love to hike, read, watch sports and travel

What are the best and worst things about living in LA?

  • The best thing about LA is the diversity of things to do and the people; it’s never boring.  The worst part is the traffic
    and lack of green space.

One piece of advice for Chamber members:

  • Show up to events and functions.  Nothing beats the connections you make face to face.

Three bucket list items:

  1. Travel to Australia
  2. Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
  3. Attend the Olympic games.

What is one thing you wish you could tell your fifteen-year-old self?

  • Enjoy the journey!

Favorite movie:

  • Field of Dreams

Which technological advancements excite you the most?

  • Autonomous vehicles

If you could have one superhuman power, what would it be?

  • To fly

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