Steve Jones is the elected Mayor and previously served as a Councilmember for the City of Garden Grove since 2007. He spent eight years prior on the Planning Commission, with three terms as Chair. He studied abroad at Kings College, Cambridge University, England and then went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree from USC in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing. He later returned to USC and earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a dual emphasis in Finance and Real Estate Development, graduating with a 3.9 GPA and receiving honors for high scholastic achievement.
Steve is President of Olympia Capital Corporation, specializing in real estate investment, development, asset management, and equity capital syndication.
In addition to being a founding Board Member and President of the Association of California Cities, Steve also serves on the Boards of Directors for the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), the Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD), as Past President of the Garden Grove Community Foundation (GGCF), and is currently President of the Town & Country Estates POA and Treasurer of the Monterey Villas HOA. Steve has been married to his wife, Manivone, and has two boys, named Jaden and Ashton.