December 12, 2016 - Osceola Consulting together with ten other leading MBEs as well as Sempra Energy and Charter Communications sponsored the Latino Journal’s Latino Leaders’ Policy Forum & Reception at the City Club in Los Angeles. The event featured a keynote address by California State Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon who spoke on the State’s future in the light of the 2016 Elections. Also speaking was Dennis Arriola, Chairman and CEO of SoCalGas, who is taking on a new assignment as Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and External Affairs for Sempra Energy. In his remarks, Arriola addressed some of the experiences and challenges he has faced, his new role, the privilege of working with the Company’s outstanding employees and the importance of exercising community leadership. Arriola also introduced Patricia Wagner who is succeeding him as CEO of SoCalGas. In her comments, Wagner mentioned how she is looking forward to her new leadership role with SoCalGas and how she will build on Arriola’s record of company service to the community. Additionally, Latino Journal honored Arriola for his exemplary business and community leadership.