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Regina Wallace-Jones Regina Wallace-Jones is both an elected official (East Palo Alto mayor) and a tech executive.

SANTA CLARA, CA—When Regina Wallace-Jones was a student at Stanford University in 1993, East Palo Alto was the murder capital of the Bay Area. When she returned as a full-time resident in 2002, that nickname had been removed.

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Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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