Eloy Ortiz Oakley is superintendent-president of Long Beach City College. He is best known for implementing innovative programs and policies that help students succeed in college.Under Oakley’s leadership, the Long Beach Community College District has received numerous awards for efforts to improve student completion rates and for teaching and supporting small, Los Angeles-area business owners.In 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Oakley to the University of California Board of Regents. Partnering with Goldman Sachs, Oakley launched the 10,000 Small Businesses Program, which has taught more than 90 local business owners how to expand operations, increase profits and create more jobs. He also led the launch of Innovation Fund SoCal, with the Kaufmann Foundation, to provide seed funding to startups.Oakley served four years in the U.S. Army. He attended Golden West College and transferred to the University of California, Irvine, where he received an M.B.A. and a B.A. in environmental analysis and design.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Eloy Ortiz Oakley and other top speakers and celebrities.