Edward Ornelas, Jr.


Edward Ornelas, Jr. is a Los Angeles native, however he likes to tell people that the Inland Empire ‘adopted him’ in 2012. He is the President and CEO of the Inland Empire Regional Chamber of Commerce and Publisher of the Inland Empire Business Journal. Having worked with many small businesses to enhance their brand, Edward has the experience, passion and drive to succeed in any environment. A "think outside the box" attitude and unorthodox approach has set him apart as a marketer and leader.

Formerly, as an outside sales representative for a large manufacturing company in the Los Angeles market, Edward traveled to just about every state in the U.S. meeting with key clientele, prospects, and attending trade shows.

Since moving from Los Angeles to Fontana in 2011, Edward has become deeply involved in the local community and business community, regularly attending City Council meetings, County meetings, and other key regional gatherings and events that allow him to stay connected to what's happening across the Inland Empire.

Edward has a gift for creating, envisioning, and executing marketing strategies for businesses and nonprofit organizations. Working with clients across the private and public sector, he is recognized as a person who 'gets things done' and his marketing services and expertise come highly recommended.