Mayor Pro Tem, City of Garden Grove
Director Steve Jones currently serves as the Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Garden Grove and spent eight years prior on the Planning Commission, with three terms as Chair. Director Jones studied abroad at Kings College, Cambridge University, England and then went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree from USC in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing.
Director Jones later returned to USC and earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a dual emphasis in Finance and Real Estate Development, graduating with a 3.9 GPA and receiving honors for high scholastic achievement.
Director Jones is President of Olympia Capital Corporation, specializing in real estate investment, development, asset management, and equity capital syndication. In addition to being a founding Board Member of the Association of California Cities, Director Jones also serves on the Boards of Directors for the Garden Grove Community Foundation, and Acacia Adult Day Services, in addition to the OCTA Board of Directors.
Director Jones is happily married to his wife, Manivone, and has two boys, named Jaden and Ashton, ages six and four, respectively.