Annette aka "Roe" has more than 30 years as a career operating officer recognized for achieving budgeted profit results and other financial criteria while maintaining a sound organizational plan to impact culture, growth, transformation and learning. While driving the firm's organizational strategies and goals she also provides day-to-day leadership and management that mirrors OLP’s adopted mission and core values as a trusted listener, advisor and coach with a persuasive and consensus-building style of management.
Guiding transactions and deliverables on a global and virtual stage, Roe has been an active contributing member and supporter of the firm’s ESG project management team since 2016, working with our allied organizations and collaborative partners, foreign ministries, local, state and federal government including the CA Senate and Assembly and third party consultants/lobbyists. With a career background in "Big Law" firm management which spans finance, technology, marketing, operations and people, she leads our operational framework across diverse industries; building strong partnerships, talent capabilities and elevating business performance.
As a change agent and mentor, she is a zealous observer of human behavior, with people smarts and an enthusiast for all things creative. As a resident and constituent of the Coachella Valley, Roe is an ardent advocate for the restoration and preservation of the environmentally threatened Salton Sea. While actively engaging in awareness initiatives with elected officials, she has also been a voice for the pressing public health issues associated with its decline. Promoting thoughtful strategies and collective efforts toward technical and adaptive change, she has collaborated with environmental organizations and lobbied for government funding proposing realistic, viable and affordable solutions.
Environmental, social, and political complexities require careful consideration and collaboration among various stakeholders. With strong political relationships at the city, county, state and federal levels, Roe has a deep understanding of the local opportunities and constraints and an wavering pulse on the interests of the adjacent communities surrounding the Salton Sea. Roe is a Southern California native, educated at the University of Southern California and majored in English.