A member of the Pacific Council on International Policy’s Board of Directors, Mr. Nelson Rising is Chairman & CEO of Rising Realty Partners. Prior to his current role, Mr. Rising was Chairman and CEO of the Catellus Development Corporation. Before joining Catellus, he was a Senior Partner of Maguire Thomas Partners and an Attorney at the O’Melveny & Myers law firm. Mr. Rising serves on the Board of Directors of the Foley Timber & Land Company and The Irvine Company. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Cal Tech, the Hammer Museum, the Jules Stein Eye Institute, and Chairman of the UCLA Law School Board of Advisors. Mr. Rising is Chairman Emeritus of the Real Estate Roundtable, former Chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and former Chairman of both the Los Angeles Central City Association and the Bay Area Council.