Board of Directors

EconAlliance 2019 Officers

The Economic Alliance Foundation Board*


Joe Halsell -- President/CEO, Halsell Builders

Vice Presidents:

Finance -

Mike Sell -- Vice President, Pacific Western Bank

VP Governance & Operations -

Sam Cohen -- Gov’t & Legal Affairs Representative, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians

VP Fund Development -

Philip Adam -- Production Supervisor, Innovative Produce


Rick Rust -- Public Affairs Project Manager, Aera Energy LLC


Frankie Lindley, General Manager, Coastal Vineyard Care Associates

Immediate Past President:

Steven Pepe -- Co-Founder, Clos Pepe Vineyards
EconAlliance Founder, Board Member Emeritus
Lawnae Hunter -- Founder/Founding President, Plus Property Management

EconAlliance 2019 Board Directors

Maribel Aguilera, Attorney, Kirk, and Simas

Megan Cullen, Owner, SYV Consulting & Marketing
Mike Kirkwood -- Loan Specialist, The Mortgage House

Suzanne Singh, Economic Development Director
Santa Maria Valley Chamber

Consultant/Initiatives Director: Victoria Conner