SPEAKER: Ethan Temianka

Ethan TemiankaPresident, Patriarch Enterprises, LLC

Ethan Temianka, 31, is the President of Patriarch Enterprises, LLC, and Manager of Patriarch Real Estate Fund, LLC. Since 2009, in his equity and asset management portfolio, Mr. Temianka has directly acquired and currently oversees roughly 170 residential real estate investment properties throughout California, Michigan and Ohio. His investors include some of Orange County’s most influential people, such as Chapman University President Jim Doti, hotel magnate Don Sodaro, and political activists Mark Bucher & Larry Smith.

Mr. Temianka is also very politically active, having run the largest ground campaign in California legislative history in 2006 as Field Manager of the Lynn Daucher for State Senate Campaign. He also managed current Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer’s City Council race in 2008, and was a consultant for him again in 2010. He also built a successful web political consulting company in 2010 with clients across the country that he later sold to his business partner and now State Assemblyman, Eric Linder.

In 2012, Mr. Temianka was elected as a Director of Mesa Water District, which provides water to most of Costa Mesa, and includes both South Coast Plaza and John Wayne Airport. As Director, Mr. Temianka works with four additional board members to oversee water district operations with an operating budget of roughly $32 million a year. Mesa Water District is also the only district in Southern California to reach 100% local sustainability and label itself as drought-free.

Mr. Temianka is a Licensed Realtor in California and holds a degree in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. His charitable interests include the American Leadership Academy, which gives entrepreneurial and leadership advice to college students, as well as the Concern Foundation for Cancer Research.