Paul Gladfelty - Founder

Paul Gladfelty - Founder

Paul is a principal partner in The Apex Group. His government relations experience spans three decades having represented the interests of numerous corporations and trade associations on issues affecting California business.

James Duran - Founding Board Member

James Duran - Founding Board Member

James is the founder of Duran Human Capital Partners, Inc. Duran HCP has ranked in the top 500 Hispanic companies as rated by Hispanic Magazine for over 5 consecutive years.

Bret Gladfelty - Analyst & Outreach Coordinator

Bret Gladfelty - Analyst & Outreach Coordinator

Bret primarily engages in the day to day operation of Innovation State, from public policy review to analyzing California's economic trends.