'11, B.S. International Business
Economic Development and Policy Manager, Downtown Long Beach Alliance
Austin Metoyer serves as the Economic Development & Policy Manager for the Downtown Long Beach Alliance. In his role he serves a liaison for Downtown investors, developers, businesses and brokers through the recruitment, retention, planning and entitlement processes.
Before his arrival to the DLBA, Metoyer served under former Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa's Office of Economic and Business Policy, as well as the National Foreign Trade Council in Washington D.C. During his stint in DC, he served as Senior Project Analyst for Brailsford & Dunalvey. Austin is active within the Long Beach community and serves as Treasurer for Long Beach State University Alumni Association and Chairman Board of Governors for his fraternity Phi Kappa Tau, Inc.
Mr. Metoyer completed his BS in International Business at Long Beach State University and is a graduate of Long Beach Poly High School. Metoyer and his partner, Justin Lawson, a fellow LBSU alum, live in Downtown Long Beach with their French Bulldog, Mochi.