Vanessa C. L. Chang

Retired Director
EL & EL Investments

Ms. Chang served as a director of EL & EL Investments, a private real estate investment business, from 1999 to 2018. She previously served as chief executive officer and president of ResolveItNow.com, an online dispute resolution service for high-volume, low-value claims, and senior vice president of Secured Capital Corporation, a real estate investment bank focused on origination and subsequent sales of commercial mortgage-backed securities. Prior to that, Ms. Chang had a 21-year career at the accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, which included serving as the West Coast partner in charge of Corporate Finance.

Ms. Chang has extensive experience in accounting and financial reporting, executive compensation, capital markets, and corporate governance matters acquired during her career and service on other public and private company boards. In addition to her board service, she actively monitors governance trends through her participation in the National Association of Corporate Directors, Women Corporate Directors and Women in Governance. Ms. Chang has developed considerable knowledge of the Company’s business, corporate history and governance during her 13 years of service on the Board. Her experience and commitment to independent oversight as a director enhance our Board’s effectiveness, and her leadership as Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Governance Committee continue to provide value to the Board.

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