Business Leaders Endorse Adrin Nazarian for State Assembly

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY –  Prominent business leaders continue to unite in support of Adrin Nazarian’s campaign to bring structural reform to California. Among those announcing their endorsement of Adrin today were Valley Industry and Commerce Association Board Members Fred Gaines, Francine Oschin, and Kevin Tamaki, each calling him the best hope for the East San Fernando Valley.

“Now more than ever we need effective leaders with the skills and creativity to spur economic development and get our state back to work,” Gaines said. “Adrin is that person and that is why I am honored to support his candidacy. As our state’s next Assemblymember, I am confident he will go above and beyond to protect jobs and invest in our community.”

So far in his race for California’s newly drawn 46th Assembly District, more than 50 business leaders, small business owners, and community activists have joined Adrin Nazarian’s growing coalition of support.

Those announcing their endorsement today include:

Ira Freeman, Valley Village Pharmacy Owner

Fred Gaines, Calabasas City Councilman
Founder and Managing Partner  of Gaines & Stacey LLP*
Former Chair, Valley Industry & Commerce Association*
Former President, San Fernando Valley Bar Association*

Richard Leyner, Chairman of the Board
New Directions for Youth*
Past Chairman, United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley*

Francine Oschin, Board Member
Valley Industry & Commerce Association*

Larry Margo, Realtor
Past President, Sherman Oaks Democratic Club*

Kevin Tamaki, Board Member,
Valley Industry & Commerce Association*

Earle Vaughan, Area Manager
Page Private Schools*
Past President, Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles*

Elizabeth Versten, Owner
Mazzarino’s Italian Restaurant

*Titles are for identification purposes only and does not denote organizational support.