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Brown's entourage in China

About 90 delegates from business and politics accompany the governor on his trip this week.

April 09, 2013

About 90 delegates from business and politics are traveling with Gov. Jerry Brown in China this week. Among them:

Rusty Areias: Partner in influential consulting firm California Strategies. Married to a Democratic fundraiser.

Jay Behmke: Managing director, Yao Family Wines, owned by former NBA star Yao Ming.

Kofi Bonner: President, Lennar Urban San Francisco. Builder. Finalizing $1.7-billion deal with China Development Bank for two San Francisco developments.

Frank Damrell: Brown's college roommate, former federal judge.

C. Duane Dauner: President and chief executive, California Hospital Assn. Group gave $2 million to Brown's tax campaign last year.

Lucie Gikovich: President, Crane Group lobbying firm. Former Brown administration official, longtime friend, key fundraiser.

Marilyn Hannes: Vice president of marketing, SeaWorld San Diego.

Susan Kennedy: Senior policy advisor, Alston & Bird lobbying firm. Board member, Covered California, the new public insurance exchange.

Janet Lamkin: California state president, Bank of America.

Michael Sean Martin: Chief financial officer, Driscoll's food distribution company.

Zebediah Rice: Managing partner, Angeleno Group venture capital firm. Brown's nephew. Invests in clean-energy companies.

Dennis Rodriguez: Chief city executive, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego, Siemens. German-owned company that could help construct California's high-speed railway.

Margaret Wong: President and chief executive, McWong Environmental Technology. Clean-tech company with extensive business in China.

Allan Zaremberg: President and chief executive, California Chamber of Commerce.

Source: California governor's office, Times reporting

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