James F. Cunneen

Partner at California Strategies LLC

James F. Cunneen

James F. Cunneen

Partner at California Strategies LLC


Jim Cunneen is Chairman for Goodwill of Silicon Valley. Mr. Cunneen is also President & Chief Executive Officer of The San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce and Principal at California Strategies LLC.

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The San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Goodwill Industries of Silicon Valley

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Director at Goodwill Industries of Silicon Valley

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Founder at Pacific Valley Bank

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Treasurer & Director at Goodwill Industries of Silicon Valley

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Founder & Chairman at California Strategies LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Center For Employment Training, Inc.

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Professional at Berliner Cohen LLP

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Secretary & Director at Goodwill Industries of Silicon Valley

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Executive Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield of California, Inc.

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Executive Director at Santa Clara University - Retail Management Institute at Leavey School of Business

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James F. Cunneen
Partner at California Strategies LLC

UCLA's primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society. To fulfill this mission, UCLA is committed to academic freedom in its fullest terms: We value open access to information, free and lively debate conducted with mutual respect for individuals, and freedom from intolerance. In all of our pursuits, we strive at once for excellence and diversity, recognizing that openness and inclusion produce true quality. These values underlie our three institutional responsibilities. Learning and teaching at UCLA are guided by the belief that undergraduate, graduate and professional school students and their teachers belong to a community of scholars. This community is dedicated to providing students with a foundational understanding of a broad range of disciplines followed by the opportunity for in-depth study in a chosen discipline. All members of the community are engaged together in discovering and advancing knowledge and practice. Learning occurs not only in the classroom but also through engagement in campus life and in communities and organizations beyond the university.

Career History
2007 - Current

California Strategies LLC is a full-service public strategy firm with unparalleled experience and statewide reach and depth, California Strategies and its separate lobbying company California Strategies & Advocacy helps clients navigate through the complexity and subtleties of California’s political, regulatory, legislative, and media environment to achieve winning results. Over the last 20 years, California Strategies has earned a reputation for devising successful results that benefit both clients and the public. California Strategies LLC serves prominent and respected organizations around the state, nation, and world as they intersect with all levels of government. Clients include corporations, governmental entities, industry associations, political committees, and not-for-profits who have serious public strategy goals somewhere in California. Additionally, California Strategies and Advocacy LLC, a sister corporation, is a government relations and advocacy firm created to provide hands-on executive, legislative, and regulatory lobbying.

President & Chief Executive Officer

The San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit company headquartered in San Jose, CA, specializing in business associations. Jim Cunneen has been the CEO since 2011.

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Member, Board of Directors

Children Now is a nonprofit company headquartered in Oakland, CA. The firm operates as non-profit organization, which deducts giving all children.The company says this about itself: Children Now is a nonpartisan umbrella research, policy development, and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting children's health, education and well-being in California. Children Now also leads The Children's Movement of California, a grassroots network of more than 1,850 business, education, parent, civil rights, faith, and community-based organizations, as well as thousands of individuals, working together to make children a top priority in public policy.

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The Organization is passionately committed to building diverse networks of leaders focused on personal and community transformation in order to create an inclusive and thriving Silicon Valley.

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California Republican Party (CRP) is the California affiliate of the United States Republican Party. The party chairman is Jim Brulte, and is based in Burbank, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. The CRP also has a headquarters in Sacramento. The party looks to enhance economic prosperity within the state, cut taxes, and eliminate government waste. The CRP is active throughout the entire state of California and is the majority party in many counties. The party also prides itself on "providing common sense solutions to the most troubling issues."


Representative at Office of the Representative from California's 18th District, Anna Eshoo


Advisor at SparkLabs Ventures

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