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Laguna Beach

 Volume 11, Issue 76  | September 20, 2019

Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce names new executive director

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce welcomes new Executive Director Paula Hornbuckle-Arnold. Arnold comes to the Chamber position after serving 10 years on the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach. Arnold served in various positions with the Boys and Girls Club including as president of the local Laguna Beach club and president of the Orange County Area Council. She was a driving force and chairperson for the club’s major annual fundraising events, “Art-of-Giving Gala” and “Girls Night Out.”

Arnold, who grew up in Las Vegas, pursued careers in the television and hotel-casino industries prior to moving to Laguna Beach with her two daughters in 2003. Her daughter Lindsey lives in Hong Kong with husband Sean Lanni and son Mason. Her youngest daughter Sara Hornbuckle resides in New York City. Arnold is married to local attorney Bradley Arnold; they live with their two dogs in South Laguna Beach.

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Paula Hornbuckle-Arnold is ready to hit the ground running for Laguna’s business community

Arnold, who was instrumental in making many positive changes at the Boys and Girls Club, looks forward to doing the same for the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce.

“I’m excited to be taking on the challenge of helping create a synergic relationship between business owners, the City of Laguna and the Chamber,” said Arnold.

Chamber President J.J. Ballesteros is also excited. “We look forward to having Paula join our Board. Her energy, knowledge and experience will help the Chamber grow while allowing us to provide even more value to our members,” he said.

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce has served the businesses of Laguna Beach since 1917 as a tool for promoting commerce and allowing members to connect to one another and the community.

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce serves over 200 member companies. Its core mission is to promote, represent, and support members of the business community.

For more information on the Laguna Beach Chamber, call (949) 494-1018 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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