Board of Directors

Solano EDC’s mission and operations are guided by a Board of Directors representing the key industries that we serve, as well as public officials and service providers.


Louise Walker

President and CEO First Northern Bank


Greg Armstrong

Executive Director, NorCal Chapter National Electrical Contractors Association

Robert Arp

Vice President for University Advancement California State University Maritime Academy

Len Augustine

Mayor City of Vacaville

John Barkey

Chief Financial Officer The Wiseman Company

Sheila Barrett McCabe

Executive Director Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District

Shelley Berkley

Chief Executive Officer and Senior Provost Touro University

Thom Bogue

Mayor City of Dixon

Suzanne Bragdon

City Manager City of Suisun City

Birgitta Corsello

County Administrator County of Solano

Jeremy Craig

City Manager City of Vacaville

Michele Daugherty

Community and Government Relations Director Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.

Pippin Dew-Costa

Councilmember City of Vallejo

Celia Esposito-Noy, Ed.D.

Superintendent, President Solano Community College District

Lisette Estrella-Henderson

Superintendent of Schools Solano County Office of Education

Theresa Fortier

Vice President Business Banking Manager Westamerica Bank

Daryl Halls

Executive Director Solano Transportation Authority

Erin Hannigan

Supervisor County of Solano

Dilenna Harris

Public Affairs Manager Kaiser Permanente

Heather Henry

President/Executive Officer Workforce Development Board

Robert Hickey

City Manager City of Rio Vista

Steve Huddleston

Vice President, Public Affairs NorthBay Healthcare

Mark Hughes

Councilmember City of Benicia

Dan Keen

City Manager City of Vallejo

Bridgit Koller

Vice President Forward Planning CalAtlantic Homes

Ronald Kott

Vice Mayor City of Rio Vista

Melyssa Laughlin

President/CEO Visit Vacaville

Albert Lavezzo

Founder and Managing Partner Law Offices of Favaro, Lavezzo, Gill, Caretti & Heppell

Jim Lindley

City Manager City of Dixon

Deanna Mott

Associate Director Solano Land Trust

Barry Nelson

President/CEO Travis Credit Union

Scott Pardini

General Manager Recology Vacaville Solano Dixon

Harry Price

Mayor City of Fairfield

Jon Quick

Senior Vice President Colliers International

Tom Recknagel

President Carl Recknagel General Contractors, Inc.

Scott Reynolds

Managing Partner Reynolds Law, LLP

Gene Russell

President and CEO Manex Consulting

Michael Segala

Councilmember City of Suisun City

Tom Sheaff

Lennar Mare Island

Scott Sheldon

President Terra Realty Advisors, Inc.

Talyon Sortor

Assistant General Manager Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District

Scott Thomas

Sales Manager - Aggregates & Asphalt Syar Industries

Lorie Tinfow

City Manager City of Benicia

David White

City Manager City of Fairfield