Joe Stapleton Named Newport Beach Citizen of the Year
IEC is proud to share that one of its founding members, Joe Stapleton, has been named the Newport Beach 2020 Citizen of the Year by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. Joe is President and Co-Founder of Spinnaker Investment Group, a Newport Beach resident and an active member of a number of local community groups and organizations. He joins a long list of Chamber honorees dating back to 1949.
Joe will be honored formally at the Newport Chamber Honors event to be hosted at a future date.
Joe’s current and past involvement in the community of Newport Beach is extensive. Currently, he serves as a member of the Finance Committee for the City of Newport Beach and is Chairman of the Board of the Newport Beach Foundation.
He also serves on more than a dozen boards of directors for community and civic organizations, including The Pacific Club, New Majority Orange County, Newport Beach & Company, Literacy Project Foundation, Speak Up Newport, OC Cats (University of Arizona Alumni Association), The Pacific Arts Foundation, Corona del Mar Residence Association, Lott Trophy, and International Executive Council. Stapleton is also on the Executive Board of the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.
His past services include serving as a harbor commissioner (2013-2017), a Leadership Tomorrow Board Member, Founder of The Elite OC Young Professionals Society, and many other community endeavors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Arizona.