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Message from the Chair

For more than 25 years the UC Irvine Chief Executive Roundtable has served as a national model in fostering close connections among Orange County’s business leaders and in advancing collaborations between one of the world’s most important research universities and the business community that has developed around it.  The dynamism and vitality of Orange County’s globally competitive companies, combined with the research insights and cutting-edge technology developed at UC Irvine, creates an innovative and fast-moving environment that drives our region forward.

Kimberly Sentovich
Chair, Chief Executive Roundtable
Senior Vice President, Pacific Division
Walmart Stores, Inc.

New Member Update

Lindsey Ueberroth is president and CEO of Preferred Hotel Group, a global collection of independent hotels, resorts, and serviced residences. Over the past 10 years, Ueberroth has helped solidify the company’s position as an iconic global hospitality brand. Under her leadership, the company has marked first-time presence in more than 20 new countries and introduced several innovations for the independent hotel space, including the launch of the points-based iPrefer guest loyalty program and the creation of the Sterling Design, Preferred Boutique, and Summit Serviced Residences brands.