Edward is a Los Angeles native who now calls N. Fontana home. He has been spearheading the Inland Empire Regional Chamber of Commerce (IERCC) since 2015. Under his leadership, the IERCC has experienced tremendous growth and recognition among fellow regional business stakeholders. Edward utilizes the Law of Attraction approach, whereby envisioning, strategizing, planning, and executing his goals. Currently, Edward sits on the board of the American Red Cross; Inland Empire United Way; CA Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Associate Director); CSUSB Dean's Advisory Board.
Additionally, he is a newly appointed member of the California Inland Empire District Export Council, appointed by the United States Secretary of Commerce.
Manager, Corporate Partnerships at Ontario Reign Hockey Club
Poppell joined the Reign’s Corporate Partnerships team prior to the 2021-22 season. He comes from the alcohol industry, where he oversaw activations and retail integration for Corporate Partners LA Angels, LA Clippers, LA Dodgers, Anaheim Ducks, LA Kings, LA Lakers, and LA Rams. He also evaluated and negotiated event sponsorship opportunities throughout Southern California.
The native of Alpharetta, GA studied at the University of Florida where he majored in Marketing. Poppell resides in Long Beach, CA with his wife Karissa and daughter Lili.
Sponsors and Partners
Inland Empire Regional Chamber of Commerce (IERCC)
The Inland Empire Regional Chamber of Commerce (IERCC) supports the interests of commerce and economic prosperity throughout Riverside & San Bernardino Counties.
The IERCC provides a platform for senior-level executives to engage, network, and conduct business with like-minded individuals from all over the Inland Empire region. Many of our members are individuals who actively contribute to the Inland Empire Business Industry's growth and advancement.
The IERCC is not a cookie-cutter chamber. We are a proactive non-profit business organization striving to bring true value to our members.
All of our membership packages are customized and tailored to fit the needs, interests, and initiatives of our members.
With a commitment to Energy, Discovery, and Community, Eureka! creates a one-of-a-kind dining experience like no other restaurant: great scratch kitchen accompanied by a creative craft beverage program with exceptional hospitality. We feature an elevated collection of the best local craft beers, small-batch whiskeys, and classic yet modern cocktails and is the perfect destination for the local community to dine, drink, and socialize.