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VISTA CENTER ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBER

TO ENHANCE STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION

Photo image, Mike Plesha

Palo Alto, CA May 2, 2019 - Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired announces the appointment of Michael Plesha, native Californian and long-time South Bay businessman, to their Board of Directors.

Michael Plesha is an executive with global advisory firm, Expense Reduction Analysts.  He brings over twenty years’ international experience successfully servicing high-tech, telecom, broadband, and mobile industries in all aspects of product/service delivery.  His in-depth expertise has helped both private and public companies improve their business performances.

We are thrilled to have Mike join our Board and bring his business acumen and wealth of professional experience, shared Mark O’Boyle, Chair of the BOD,  “his high-level strategic view will assist the board on their focus on long-term goals. ”

Karae Lisle, Vista Center’s Executive Director added, “Mike understands the importance of Vista Center’s educational and training programs for the community and he brings a unique blend of leadership, financial best practices, and positive energy to the Board of Directors.  We are honored to have him join our team.”

Mike’s a graduate from San Jose State University and throughout his professional career has given back to the community as a hands-on volunteer and/or board member.  [LinkedIn Profile]

“Vista Center is a fabulous group of caring and dedicated professionals committed to the common purpose of teaching skills to blind and visually impaired individuals in order to lead full and independent lives,” exclaimed Mike Plesha.  “I am excited to join this organization and I look forward to helping raise awareness of such an important and worthy organization.”

We believe that vision loss need not be a barrier to independence

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"Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a crucial organization that affords individuals the opportunity to live an independent life.
Having grown up with two blind parents I have first hand knowledge of the life changing support Vista Center provides in assisting individuals suddenly faced with blindness."

Jim Plunkett, former Vista Center board member