CEO Leadership Alliance Orange County (CLAOC) has appointed Mark Percy as its new CEO and Annette Walker, president of City of Hope Orange County, as the CLAOC Board Chair. CLAOC co-founder Douglas A. Wilson will transition the roles of Chair and CEO effective Oct. 1. Wilson will continue to serve on the CLAOC Board and as Chair of the National Talent Collaborative.
Walker, twice recognized as one of the most influential leaders in U.S. healthcare by Modern Healthcare, has gained a national reputation for her industry-changing insights, outstanding leadership, and keen abilities to bring people together and achieve extraordinary results. She leads City of Hope’s $1.5 billion investment in Orange County. In 2022, Walker and her team opened City of Hope Orange County Lennar Foundation Cancer Center and broke ground on Orange County’s only specialty cancer hospital, opening in 2025.
CLAOC is a coalition of over 55 CEOs working together to solve the county’s most urgent problems and build a thriving Orange County for all. Their collective work will make it more desirable for talent to stay, connect more residents to higher-paying jobs, and strengthen new and established local companies.
City of Hope Orange County is a Platinum Leaders Circle Partner of the Greater Irvine Chamber.