December 19, 2018 - Issue: Vol. 164, No. 200 — Daily Edition115th Congress (2017 - 2018) - 2nd Session
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] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] 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 [[Page E1687]] 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. ____________________