The Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA) has named three new members to its board of directors for a three-year term.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - PRLog (Press Release) – Mar 28, 2011 – VENTURA, CALIF.--The Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA) has named three new members to its board of directors for a three-year term.
New board members are Melissa H. Sayer, George S. Leis and Mark Sellers.
"Our board members are a vital asset to VCEDA," says Bill Buratto, VCEDA president and CEO. "They are strong business leaders and are intent on creating a dynamic business base in our county."
Melissa H. Sayer is a partner with the Oxnard-based law firm of Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton LLP. She services small to mid-sized corporate clients in general business and securities matters. "VCEDA is the voice of Ventura County business," says Sayer. "As a board member, I hope to share the many benefits of VCEDA with the business community."
George S. Leis is president and COO of Pacific Capital Bancorp headquartered in Santa Barbara. The company provides consumer and commercial banking products, trust services, investment management, private banking and wealth planning and advice to customers in the Central Coast. "Santa Barbara Bank & Trust has been a VCEDA partner for 17 years," says Leis. "We appreciate what VCEDA does to advocate on behalf of the business community in Ventura County. I look forward to working with committed business leaders to offer whatever I can for the continued good of the organization and the members we serve."
Mark Sellers is senior counsel with the Westlake Village law office of Jackson, DeMarco, Tidus, Peckenpaugh. Sellers, a former City Attorney for Thousand Oaks, handles real estate, land development and land use matters for private and public entities. “I see unprecedented economic and environmental challenges with new burdensome regulations," says Sellers. "After 25 years of enjoying this county, I hope I can help with harmonizing those two challenges.”