Billie Greer

BILLIE C. GREER President, Southern California Leadership Council Billie Greer, President, Southern California Leadership CouncilIn July 2011, Billie Greer was appointed President of the Southern California Leadership Council, founded by four former California Governors and Southern California business and community leaders, to address and solve public policy issues critical to the region’s economic vitality. With 30 years of experience in the public affairs arena as an advocate and community leader, Billie Greer served as Director of Governor Schwarzenegger’s Los Angeles regional office and a member of his senior staff from 2004 – 2010.  During the Governor’s tenure, she also served as an Alternate on the California Coastal Commission.  In 2010, Governor Schwarzenegger appointed Billie to the California Science Center & Exposition Park Board. After 15 years as an executive with the consulting firm of Braun & Company/Braun Ketchum, Billie co-founded the LA-based public affairs consulting firm, Greer/Dailey, in 1993.  The firm helps for-profit and non-profit clients, facing land use and environmental challenges, meet their objectives.  Those entities Billie assisted included the J. Paul Getty Trust, Cedars-Sinai Health Systems, Art Center College of Design, NBC-Universal, 3M, Gold Fields Mining Company and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, among others.  She left the firm when accepting the Governor’s appointment. Active in the community, Billie is a trustee of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy at Claremont-McKenna College, serves on the executive committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation and as a board member of the Downtown Women’s Center and PUENTE Learning Center. In 2004, Billie was inducted into the National Association of Women Business Owners/LA’s Hall of Fame, and she has been honored by several other organizations including LA Bio Med, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal, the Black Business Association of Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles African American Public Policy Institute, among others