Jessica Lall is the managing director of the Los Angeles office of CBRE (Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis), the global commercial real estate services and investment firm. Prior to joining CBRE, she served as the CEO of the Central City Association. In this position, she oversaw downtown L.A.’s premier advocacy organization, which works to bridge the gap between the public and private sectors to improve the quality of life for residents and attract businesses and institutions. A longtime community leader, Lall is dedicated to increasing civic engagement, improving access to mental healthcare and solving the Los Angeles region’s housing and homelessness crises. She currently serves on the L.A. Homeless Services Authority Commission and the L.A. Tourism & Convention Board. Lall is a USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences alum.