Vice President Edward Renwick
Edward R. Renwick, who is serving his third term, was originally appointed to the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners by the Mayor of Los Angeles and confirmed by Los Angeles City Council on November 19, 2013. He served as Vice President of the Harbor Commission from 2019 to 2023. Renwick serves as the Audit Committee Chair of the Port of Los Angeles. He also serves as Member of the Board and Audit Committee Chair of the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority.
Renwick currently serves as Divisional Vice President, Head of Strategy at Harbor Freight Tools, the nation's largest tool retailer. Prior to his current position, Renwick founded, served as Chief Executive Officer, and later sold Raineth Holdings—at the time one of the nation’s largest owners and lessors of affordable, single-family houses—after growing the business from zero to over 1,700 houses.
Prior to Raineth, Renwick was a partner for 17 years at The Yucaipa Companies, a Los Angeles-based private investment firm. Prior to joining Yucaipa, Renwick consulted for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he was responsible for providing strategic and operational assistance to Fortune 500 companies. Renwick also served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at the Chongqing Wanli Storage Battery Company in China, an Analyst in the Real Estate Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, and a Market Research Analyst at Cushman Realty Corporation. Renwick has served as a director of Cadence Innovation, a tier one auto supplier; Current TV, a U.S. cable network; Delltrade, an international jewelry brand and retailer; Riviera Broadcasting, a U.S. radio broadcaster; and EasyBill, a transaction processor in India. He also has lectured about business strategy at Stanford University and UCLA.
Renwick is a member of Mensa, the National Eagle Scout Association, and Bel Air and Southland Chapters of the Young Presidents’ Organization. He graduated from Stanford University with an A.B. in history, cum laude. He also holds two degrees from Harvard University: a J.D. from the Law School and Master of Public Policy from the Kennedy School. While at Harvard, Renwick was awarded the Henry Luce Foundation Fellowship and Kennedy Fellowship. He is a member of the California Bar Association (inactive), and lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three daughters.