Coro names new CEO

It's Don Pierro, a former public affairs fellow at Coro. Release after the jump.

Coro Southern California Names Fellows Alumnus, Don Pierro, Its New Chief
Executive Officer

Coro Southern California has been a fixture of the civic engagement landscape for over half a century, training leaders in a wide
array of program areas: Public Affairs, Youth, Community/ Neighborhood, Health and several others. It was officially announced today that former Coro Public Affairs Fellow and UCLA alumnus, Don Pierro, has been named its new CEO.

"As a former Public Affairs Fellow, I am very excited to be at the helm of Coro Southern California," said its new CEO, Don Pierro. "We have
tremendous momentum moving ahead with our unique leadership training model and I look forward to living up to our motto of 'Training Tomorrow's Leaders'."

Don Pierro, a 20-year veteran of the private sector and former trainer of Coro's Health Leadership Program, brings both a corporate and leadership development mentality to his new position. Prior to Coro, Pierro served as President of Empower Lab Consulting Group, an executive coaching and leadership training organization and specialized in Team Building, Innovation, and Effectiveness Training. Over the course of his career, he has also acquired, developed and facilitated the disposition of companies involved in Food Distribution, Real Estate Development, and Manufacturing.

"We have a number of great events coming up," said Pierro. "Our 2nd Annual Coro Family BBQ in August, our monthly Coro CrossTalk on Healthcare series-which we're going to soon expand into other public affairs topics-at the California Endowment, our co-sponsorship of the new Pollutions & Solutions Salon Series, and both the graduation of the Health Leadership Program and start of the next Public Affairs Fellows class in September.

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