MBEP Announces CEO Search

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) announced today a CEO search to replace Kate Roberts, its current CEO, who informed the board she will be retiring effective December 31, 2021. The MBEP Board of Directors will conduct a search process to select and appoint Ms. Roberts’ successor by that date.

“Kate Roberts has led MBEP from its infancy, transforming it from the founders’ vision to the successful organization it is today,” said Eduardo Ochoa, MBEP Board Chair. “We are proud to have made such a positive impact in the region under her tenure, and look forward to continuing our work in making the Monterey Bay region a prosperous and desirable place to live and work.”

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) envisions a thriving region with quality jobs, excellent education and health care while preserving the natural beauty of our environment. MBEP currently is working on four initiatives aligned with its vision: affordable housing, equity in availability of broadband, preparing the region’s workforce for local jobs, and mitigating climate change.  MBEP is also a recognized leader in organizing large events with relevant and actionable content for leaders and influencers in the region. Each year in the spring, MBEP hosts its Regional Economic Summit and the State of the Region conference in the fall.

MBEP is seeking a leader who has the right combination of regional knowledge, management skills, non-profit, business, and economic development acumen, public speaking and external relations, and the ability to be a senior thought leader in the region and statewide. Interested candidates can find out more about the position and apply here

About MBEP 

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) is a regional nonprofit member-supported organization consisting of public, private, and civic entities located throughout the counties of Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz. MBEP’s mission is to improve the economic health and quality of life in the region.

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