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.


Celia Esposito-Noy, Ed.D.

Superintendent, President Solano Community College District


Paul Adler

Director Community Relations & Government Affairs Valero Benicia Refinery

Greg Armstrong

Executive Director, NorCal Chapter National Electrical Contractors Association

John Barkey

Chief Financial Officer The Wiseman Company

Sheila Barrett McCabe

Executive Director Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District

Bill Biasi

Mayor Pro-Tempore City of Winters

Aimee Brewer

President NorthBay Healthcare Group

Nicole Byrd Braddock

Executive Director Solano Land Trust

Larry Burkhardt

Economic Development City of Dixon

Aaron Busch

City Manager City of Vacaville

Sheila L. Carroll

Attorney Carroll & Associates, PC

Stefan Chatwin

City Manager City of Fairfield

Birgitta Corsello

County Administrator County of Solano

Michele Daugherty

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

Pippin Dew

Councilmember City of Vallejo

Kevin English

Director Advance Planning & Acquisitions Discovery Builders

Jim Ernest

Council member City of Dixon

Celia Esposito-Noy, Ed.D.

Superintendent, President Solano Community College District

Lisette Estrella-Henderson

Superintendent of Schools Solano County Office of Education

Kevin Flanagan

Division Manager Republic Services

Theresa Fortier

Vice President Business Banking Manager Westamerica Bank

Erin Hannigan

Supervisor County of Solano

Greg Folsom

City Manager City of Suisun City

Daryl Halls

Executive Director Solano Transportation Authority

Dilenna Harris

Executive Consultant Kaiser Permanente

Robert Hickey

City Manager City of Rio Vista

Newman Hoffman

CFO & Associate VP of Admin Touro University

Steve Huddleston

Vice President, Public Affairs NorthBay Healthcare

Nor Jemjemian

Senior VP & Area Manager Kaiser Permanente

Liz Kelly

Associate Director Genentech

Bridgit Koller

Vice President Forward Planning Lennar

Kristie Kotaska

CEO Veritas Accounting

Ronald Kott

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

Don Maier

CSU Maritime Academy

Francisco Martinez

Northern California Carpenters Regional Council

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

Scott Reynolds

Managing Partner Reynolds Law, LLP

Ron Rowlett

Mayor City of Vacaville

Scott Sheldon

President Terra Realty Advisors, Inc.

Talyon Sortor

Assistant General Manager Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District

Christina Strawbridge

Council Member City of Benicia

Scott Thomas

Sales Manager - Aggregates & Asphalt Syar Industries

Kathleen Trepa

City Manager City of Winters

Louise Walker

President and CEO First Northern Bank

Lori Wilson

Mayor City of Suisun City