LaVal Brewer brings to OneOC more than three decades of experience in nonprofit management, with more than a decade of experience in executive and development roles. He recently supported the work of Southern California nonprofit and for-profit corporate employee volunteer programs as a consultant through the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership and OneOC.
LaVal has served as executive director for Playworks Southern California and several YMCAs throughout Southern California. He is passionate about youth development, strengthening communities, volunteerism, and engaging for-profit organizations to address local issues. LaVal believes that employee engagement is essential at all levels of nonprofit and community development. LaVal is a trainer for CaliforniaVolunteers, serves on the board of California Communications Access Foundation, and regularly volunteers in his community. LaVal is married and has three daughters.