Paul Granillo is president and CEO of the Inland Empire Economic Partnership. Paul sits on many National and Statewide Boards including UnidosUS, the Regional Economic Association Leaders of California and the Campaign for College Opportunity. Paul is a board member and past Chair of Mobility 21, which is a coalition that brings together public, business and community stakeholders to pursue regional solutions to the transportation challenges facing Southern California. He also serves on the board and is Past-Chair of the California Stewardship Network, which develops innovative regional solutions to the state’s most pressing economic, environmental, and community challenges. He has also served as Past-Chair of the California Economic Summit and is a member of its Steering Committee. In 2018, Mr. Granillo was named Regional Steward of the Year by the California Economic Summit for his work on behalf of businesses and residents of the Inland Empire and was also honored for that work by the California State Legislature.
Additionally, Mr. Granillo serves on the Southern California Association of Governments Global Land Use and Economics Committee, the California State University San Bernardino Foundation, the Leonard Transportation Center, and Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation
A native of the Inland Empire, Granillo was born and raised in Redlands. He received a B.A. in History from California State University San Bernardino, a Master of Divinity from St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo and a Licentiate in Canon Law from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.