The South Bay Entrepreneurial Center was formed as a public-benefit corporation in 2011 by a group of civic and business leaders in Torrance and the South Bay. Our Board of Directors continues to guide and support our mission of education, mentorship and access to capital.

Chris Braun
Chairman of the Board

Yolanda Guibert
Director of Client and Mentor Relations
Chair, Vistage International

Mark Hiraide
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Patricia Sandt
Director of Events
Partner, Green Ink Marketing

Fran Fulton
Economic Development Manager, City of Torrance

Joe Platnick
Director of Education

Alice Taylor
Director of Development-Grants & Individual Donors
Director of Sales, Los Angeles Maritime Institute