Tomas Duran President, Concerned Capital Los Angeles, CA Share Ownership, Shift Capital | Community Economic Development, Funding/ Investment, Worker Ownership Tomas has developed a new paradigm for succession planning in small manufacturing businesses to maintain local jobs and build opportunity in Los Angeles’ blue collar communities. Tomas is the president of Concerned Capital, Inc. (CC), a social benefit corporation based in Los Angeles. Prior to this role, Tomas worked as a Program Manager for the Whittier Redevelopment Agency and Vice President of Real Estate for Genesis LA Economic Growth Corp. In addition to CC, he teaches a class as a part time instructor for the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. Tomas also serves on the board of Friends of Uptown, a local nonprofit, as well as on the advisory boards for Dudley Ventures Community Investment and Lowe Economic Development Corporation. Tomas has a master’s degree in planning and has worked in the economic development field in Southern California for almost 15 years. Born in Santa Clara, California, Tomas now resides in Whittier, California.