Board Members

Jodi Davis - Chairperson

Jodi is President and CEO of Crossroads Staffing.  Crossroads was named largest staffing company by the Pacific Coast Business Times for the last 10+ years and prides itself on customer driven solutions.  Crossroads provides recruitment, training and interviewing services for businesses throughout California as well as nationwide specialized and executive level searches. 

Jodi has obtained both her PHR (Professional in Human Resources and CSP (California Staffing Professional) accreditations and has been awarded Top 50 Women in Business by Pacific Coast Business Times and Woman Business Owner of the Year by NAWBO.  Jodi has been in the staffing industry since 1998 and has served on EAC boards of directors for since 2004.

Adam Treiger - vice chair

Mr. Treiger concentrates his practice on complex employment and business law counseling and litigation. Mr. Treiger’s employment law practice focuses on litigation prevention and day-to-day employment law counseling, as well as on representing employer clients in federal and state court, administrative or arbitration settings in wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, trade secrets and wrongful termination disputes. In addition, Mr. Treiger handles a wide variety of business transactions for his clients, including drafting and negotiating all types of agreements, forming legal entities, and handling mergers & acquisitions.

Mr. Treiger is a frequent speaker and blogger, has authored numerous articles and has appeared on radio shows including NPR’s Morning Edition. Mr. Treiger obtained his law degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 1994, where he served as senior editor of the law review and was admitted to the Order of the Coif.  Mr. Treiger was admitted to the CA State Bar in 1994.

Sharon Martin - Treasurer

Sharon Martin is the president of Profit Strategies, Inc. which helps small businesses achieve their vision and profit potential by providing experts in the area of bookkeeping, human resources and benefit design and management. 

Located in Westlake Village, Profit Strategies allows the business owner to tap into resources they would otherwise not afford and can create efficiencies that actually save them time and money, getting them back to what they do best.

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Diane MacKinnon - Secretary

Diane’s recent experience includes Human Resources Director at Adams Wine Group. She is bilingual Spanish and English speaking professional with over 20 years’ experience in the field of Human Resources. 

Diane attended California Lutheran University to complete her SPHR and is a member of Professional in Human Resources Association and the Society for Human Resource Management.

Jake Nonnemaker - web/tech chair

Jake Nonnemaker is the CEO and founder of AXICOM, Inc. in Westlake Village which provides a full range of computer and network services to businesses including cybersecurity protection, help desk support, cloud services, Office 365, data backup, proactive computer maintenance and other IT services. Jake advises businesses on securing their businesses against cyber-attack, ransomware and disasters.

Jake is a speaker, writes a tech blog and hosts an Internet podcast about technology for small businesses.

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Amanda Barrios - Social Media Co-Chair

Amanda is the Human Resources Manager for Rapattoni Corporation, a real estate software company in Simi Valley. Amanda has been a board member of the East Ventura EAC since 2009.

Alexis Winningham - Program co-Chair

Alexis is the Human Resources Manager for Profit Strategies, Inc. She is also a licensed insurance broker, bookkeeper, and a SHRM certified professional. Alexis has been a board member of the East Ventura EAC since 2017 and a CEAC alternate since 2015.

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Gail Kasovac - HOSPITALITY CHAIR

Gail joined the EAC Board in 2005. She is a client services rep and corporate trainer for Barrington Staffing Services in Thousand Oaks.

Meghan B. Clark - Program co-Chair

Meghan is a past-chair of the EVCEAC and employment law attorney.  She provides day-to-day advice to employers on every employment question possible, including handling terminations, development of employment policies and counseling employees. She regularly presents trainings to her clients on best management practices and represents employers in litigation. Meghan has handled over 40 appeals, including published decisions. She has also obtained dismissals or favorable rulings for employers from the EEOC, DFEH, EDD, and DLSE.

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Laura Withrow Programs Co-Chair

Laura Withrow - Programs co-chair

Laura is an employment law attorney and owner of Withrow Employment Law.

Bob Phillips - member at large

Bob Phillips has been in the insurance business since 1973. Located in Westlake Village, California, Bob is a trusted advisor to his clients and provides personal and business insurance solutions for his clients.

Peter Rosales - EDD EAC COORDINATOR

Peter is the EDD Coordinator for the East Ventura County Employer Advisory Council. Some of his other assignments with EDD have been Business Unit lead, Experience Unlimited, Agricultural Recalls, and Targeted Recruitments, working with veterans, assisting employers, and committee chair for the annual Farmworker community resource Fair (Feria Campesina).

David Navarrete - EDD VETERAN’S WORKFORCE SPECIALIST

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F.A.Q.

Our regular 1-hour webinars/seminars are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 8am.  We have 2-hour webinars (or half-day in-person seminars) in May and November.  There are no events in June, July, August or December.

We will return to hosting in-person seminars as soon as county and state health officials permit such events.  Until then, we will continue with our virtual webinars via Zoom.

All our events are open to anyone to attend and you don’t have to be member.  But we offer unique benefits to members such as access to premium content and videos of past events.

Many of our webinars/seminars are eligible for SHRM and HRCI credits. You can request credit by emailing us.