Board of Directors


David Cury

Biography to come

David Miller, Vice Chair

Biography to come

Eric Buckner, Secretary

Eric Buckner is Director of Sales at West Marine with a successful retail sales and merchandising background.

Joe Pulford

Joe Pulford is Divisional Vice President of Finance at West Marine. He started at West Marine as a Financial Analyst in 2003, moving to Director of Financial Planning and Analysis prior to his position of Divisional Vice President. He received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics at Santa Clara University and his masters in financial mathematics at Stanford University.

Leinette Limtiaco

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Lisa Beaudreau

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Otis Lloyd

Otis Lloyd is an owner and partner in Central Coast Protection Services (CCP). In 2005, he founded the security system that serves the greater East Bay communities. CCP, which currently employs over 100 people, is in the process of expanding services to the Monterey and Santa Cruz area. In 1974, after serving almost eight years in United States Army, Otis took up residency in Salinas. He joined the police force that same year and spent the next 18 years protecting and serving the Salinas community.

Otis loves to fish and enjoys the outdoors. His faith is central to his life — he is an active volunteer at his church and participates in their many inspiring outreach programs.

Shannon Downing

Biography to come

Tish Sanchez

Tish Sanchez has worked as an IT Director for 20 years. She’s managed a variety of services within IT and has been instrumental in building out a global infrastructure for voice, video, and data networks. Also very handy outside the tech world, Tish likes to take on home improvement projects to test her DIY skills. She grew up in the Bay Area and has lived in Santa Cruz for over 30 years.

Tom Moran, President and CEO

Tom Moran has been Interim CEO of Goodwill Central Coast since December of 2019, and CFO since the beginning of 2018.  He previously served on the organization’s Board of Directors from 2009-2014, including holding the Chairman’s role in 2013.  Tom brings to Goodwill 20 years of experience in retail strategic planning and finance, including CFO roles at Conn’s, Inc., and West Marine, with prior experience at ARAMARK, Limited Brands, and CarMax Auto Superstores.  He has a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the College of the Holy Cross, and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.  Tom and his wife Lindora enjoy hiking and the many other outdoor activities that California has to offer.

Tom Strait, Board Chair

Tom Strait is Executive Vice President and Region Manager of Pacific Western Bank’s Central Coast Region. Tom oversees the bank’s commercial lending, business development, and relationship management activities in north Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County. His banking experience spans three decades and includes positions as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Credit Officer, Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning, and Managing Director of Alternative Delivery Channels.

Wesley Van Camp

Biography to come