About the Author
Stan Oftelie is an Orange County original.
He was the first Chief Executive Officer of the Orange County Transportation Authority, served as the Orange County Business Council's CEO, and once led the Orange County Transportation Commission.
In the early 1970s, he was an award-winning reporter for the Orange County Register and the Los Angeles Times. He also served as Ralph B. Clark's Executive Assistant.
Stan earned two Master's degrees from the University of Southern California, one in journalism and one in public administration. He received undergraduate degrees from Arizona State University and Cypress College.