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Our experienced staff of industry specialists assist business owners with challenges to their business growth.
Through excellent communications, savvy know-how and persistent follow-up, Oakland’s Business Development Officers creatively address business clients’ concerns and issues in a timely fashion and create a business-friendly environment:
- Connect businesses to locations and new opportunities
- Communicate with appropriate City staff until resolutions are reached
- Help businesses participate in City incentive programs
- Reach out to Oakland business-community resources
- Facilitate discussions with City officials
By organizing along industry lines, we can efficiently address challenges common to each sector.
Most Business Development Officers specialize in one or more Key Industries:
- Arts and Digital Media
- Food Production and Distribution
- Green Business
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
- International Trade and Logistics
For Staff contact information, please see our Contact Us page.