Board of Directors

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.

Chris Braun
Chairman of the Board
President, Convaid

Fran Fulton
Economic Development Manager, City of Torrance

Mark Hiraide
Petillon, Hiraide, Loomis LLP

Russ Lefevre, Ph.D.
Director Metropolitan Water District

Pat Sandt
Director of Events
Partner, Green Ink Marketing

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

Gary L. Polk, Sr.
Executive Director
Adjunct Professor of Business Management
California State University, Dominguez Hills

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

Scott Herring
Director of IT
Founder, Twisted Puppy

Alexis Jensen
Founder, Jensen & Company

Joe Platnick
Director of Education