HONORING DARIUS ANDERSON; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 200
(Extensions of Remarks - December 19, 2018)

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[Extensions of Remarks]
[Pages E1686-E1687]
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                        HONORING DARIUS ANDERSON


                            HON. JEFF DENHAM

                             of california

                    in the house of representatives

                      Wednesday, December 19, 2018

  Mr. DENHAM. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge and honor Darius 
Anderson for his outstanding business acumen and host of contributions 
to his community.
  Darius Anderson is a founder and contributing member of a variety of 
businesses. About 20 years ago, he became the Founder and CEO of 
Platinum Advisors, a government affairs firm that works all throughout 
California. He also is the Founder and CEO of Kenwood Investments, a 
California Opportunity Fund that has been a fixture in many communities 
since 2000. On top of that, he is a Managing Member of Sonoma Media 
Investments, a newspaper publisher. He also served as the Chief of 
Staff for the Yucaipa Companies and was the Vice President of External 
Affairs for Ralphs Grocery Stores, Inc. between 1993 and 1998.
  Darius Anderson has dedicated years of hard work and his own personal 
time for the betterment of his community. He was the

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Chair of the National Advisory Council for the UC Berkley Institute of 
Governmental Studies, and is now a member of the Board of Directors of 
the George Washington University Graduate School of Public Management's 
Council on American Politics, California Building Bridges, Sonoma State 
University Green Music Center and is a Co-Chair of the Friends of the 
UCSF Center for Reproductive Health Advisory Board.
  Darius Anderson has no plans to slow down. His next big undertaking 
is the Treasure Island Development Project, an effort to redevelop the 
former Naval Station Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay.
  Mr. Speaker, please join me in honoring and recognizing Darius 
Anderson for his lifetime of success and positive contribution to 
dozens of California communities.