Tori Hester Named to SD Metro’s 40 Under 40 List
List Recognizes Outstanding Young Business Leaders
Best Best & Krieger Director of Government Policy & Public Integrity Victoria “Tori” Hester was named to SD Metro’s 2022 “40 Under 40” list, which celebrates 40 individuals who represent the next top business leaders under 40 years of age in San Diego.
As the director of BBK’s Government Policy and Public Integrity group, Hester routinely advises public agency clients regarding their ethical duties, including how to address potential conflicts of interest under the Political Reform Act and Government Code Section 1090. She also provides trainings to public agency clients, including the firm’s biennial AB 1234 Ethics Training and Brown Act trainings, and assists city attorneys (both inside and outside the firm) in providing ethics and conflict of interest advice. Hester serves as assistant city attorney for the City of Santee, and handles the day-to-day advisory work, including the City Council agenda review and contract review, as well assisting City staff in implementing new legislation and preparing an annual Municipal Code update each year. A member of BBK’s Housing Group, Hester also assists public agency clients in ensuring compliance with state housing laws, including navigating the rapidly changing requirements of affordable housing and density bonus law.
The 40 Under 40 program began in 1999, making this the 23rd consecutive year for recognitions. Over this period of time, 920 of San Diego’s most outstanding young people have been honored. The complete 2022 40 Under 40 list can be seen here.