Leadership Council

The B3K Leadership Council is a group of diverse and talented community leaders dedicated to inclusive growth in our region. In addition to the Leadership Council, B3K is led by Executive Director John-Paul Lake, a local businessman, investor and entrepreneur with deep roots in the region.

This Leadership Council provides strategic guidance and governance to help us achieve our shared mission of creating Quality Jobs for local residents. Through their leadership, members of our region will be more prosperous than ever before.

Nicholas Ambrosini

Valley Strong
Credit Union

Greg Bielli

Tejon Ranch Co.

Morgan Clayton

Tel-Tec Security Systems

Christian Clegg

City of Bakersfield

Jim Damian

County of Kern

Bruce Davis

Bolthouse Properties

Jennifer Haley

Kern Energy

Christine Halley

Cornerstone Engineering

Brian Holt

IBEW Local 428

Ken Keller

Dignity Health

Traco Matthews

Kern Health Systems

Nick Ortiz

California Chamber of Commerce

Connie Perez- Andreesen

United Farm Workers

Kristen Beall-Watson


Jason Wells

Adventist Health

Lynnette Zelezny




Share your feedback on the future of energy in California.

Join B3K Prosperity and CA FWD for a Regional Energy Listening Session and provide feedback on CA FWD’s Energy Call to Action.
Thurs., Aug. 10 | 5 to 7 P.M.