User Profile for Phil Angelides (pangelides)
Bio: Phil Angelides was the former state treasurer of California and the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in the 2006 election. Angelides had worked in California state government for several years before forming a business in 1986 that, among other things, planned and built the new community of Laguna West. In 1991, Angelides became the chairman of the California Democratic Party at a time when Democrats had lost three straight gubernatorial contests and six straight presidential contests in the state. Angelides was elected state treasurer in 1998 and succeeded in earning solid financial returns for the state through the toughest economic times. While in office, he has made investments in California communities, small businesses, renewable energy and environmental technologies and inner-city enterprises, creating jobs, homeownership, and opportunity for more Californians. Phil lives in his hometown, Sacramento, with his wife, Julie and his three daughters.
Joined: May 29 '07
Last login: Feb 18 '08