SOURCE: Southern California Venture Network

Southern California Venture Network

April 12, 2011 11:45 ET

Southern California Venture Network Announces 2011 Board of Directors

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2011) - The Southern California Venture Network (SCVN), an exclusive high-end business networking group, has announced its Board of Directors for 2011. The Board of Directors represents an administrative group comprised of service providers who are viewed as experts in their respective fields.

"We are proud to have assembled a board of this quality -- each member brings a wealth of experience and valued industry connections," says Eric Tanezaki, executive director of the Southern California Venture Network. "It's a pleasure to actively engage with the members of this board; and I am certain that the entrepreneurial community that taps into this resource will share the sentiment."

SCVN's Board of Directors, which is limited to just thirty members, manages the exclusive networking organization assisting in marketing initiatives, membership outreach and event planning. This year's SCVN Executive Board members are:

  • Steve Aylor, commercial broker, Insurance Solutions
  • Mark Bassett, managing director of emerging technology, eNamix, Inc.
  • Brandon Carl, business development manager, Global Human Resources Outsourcing
  • Travis Cloyd, partner, SproutStart, LLC
  • Bill Cole, vice president, business development officer, Independence Bank
  • Michael Doan, audit partner, WilsonMorgan LLP
  • Bill Ellermeyer, principal, Ellermeyer Connect
  • Lauren Ellermeyer, co-founder, Beyond Fifteen Communications, Inc.
  • Joe Hayashi, partner, Fortis General Counsel, LLP
  • Devin Hornick, director, client services, Sincerus Solutions, Inc.
  • Dave Hutchinson, director of sales, Injection Molding
  • Paul June, owner, Barrel O'Monkeyz
  • Tiffany Kahnen, corporate attorney, Four Corners General Counsel
  • Virginia Lorimor, CEO, WIN Companies
  • Jay McDowell, president, ActionCOACH of Orange County
  • Wayne Neale, president, Truscott Benefits Insurance Services
  • Stephen Silver, founder, SproutStart
  • Cara Stewart, principal, Remarx Media, Inc.
  • John Stoner, counsel, Buckley Sandler LLP
  • Bruce Wilson, product line manager; software applications, services and content, Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • J. Mike Wray, partner, International Real Estate; and president, Trilobyte Sales, Inc.

The executive members of SCVN also include its founder and executive directors emeritus, Stephen Moses; and current executive director, Tanezaki, intellectual property law partner at Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker.

A "venture development" organization, SCVN focuses on supporting companies and business leaders in reaching goals through events and its extensive network of business associates. SCVN is dedicated to helping emerging businesses reach their full potential in the most efficient manner possible. The group currently has chapters in Orange County and Los Angeles, Calif. and is becoming one of the premier groups in Southern California.

SCVN also features an auxiliary branch, the Executive Premier Network (EPN), an exclusive group of C-level executives, corporate directors, etc. who are interested in high-level business networking. The group hosts both public and private events, including a general mixer at the end of each month, and private functions for its members to share industry trends, thoughts, ideas and best practices.

The next SCVN general mixer will be held at Club 8 Eighty 8, 4647 McArthur Blvd. in Newport Beach, Calif. on April 26, from 5:45 to 8 p.m. The general mixers are open to the public; prospective members can contact Wayne Neale at wayne@truscottbenefits.com.

About the Southern California Venture Network: Founded in 1999 by Stephen Moses, the Southern California Venture Network has developed into an exclusive network of C-level executives and high-end service providers who share an interest in helping emerging businesses reach their full potential in the most efficient manner possible. As a "venture development" organization, SCVN focuses on helping emerging companies reach their goals through hosting monthly networking events and utilizing its extensive network of business associates. The Southern California Venture Network currently has chapters in Orange County and Los Angeles, Calif. For more information, visit www.scvn.org.

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