Los Angeles Streetcar, Inc., is supported by a dedicated board of directors who represent private entities and community interests in Downtown LA, including property owners, business improvement districts, developers, and local establishments of various types. Along with LASI staff, the board works with the City and other stakeholders to coordinate planning, environmental review, engineering, and other essential project activities.


Board of Directors

  • Chairman—Steve Needleman, ANJAC Fashion Buildings
  • Vice Chairman—Kevin Rieger, AEG
  • Treasurer—Patrick Spillane, IDS Real Estate
  • Secretary—David Gray, David Lawrence Gray Architects
  • Christopher Alves, WeAreGiants
  • Jeff Badertscher, LBA Realty
  • Blair Besten, President, Historic Downtown BID
  • Jon Blanchard, BLVD Hospitality
  • Michael Delijani, Broadway Theatre Group / Fox Investments
  • Brian Falls, Palisades Capital
  • Barbara Jacobs, The Edison / Kinetescape Inc.
  • Paul Keller, Mack Urban
  • James Okazaki, District Representative
  • Rocky Rockefeller, Rockefeller Partners Architects
  • Peter Stanislaus, 213 Ventures
  • Daniel Taban, Jade Enterprises
  • Adele Yellin, Grand Central Market