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    Casa Pacifica adds new members to the Board of Directors – representative from Union Bank and former military

    Camarillo, CA – Casa Pacifica is proud to welcome Patrick Nygren and Brad “Brick” Conners to its Board of Directors this year. Comprised of 22 individuals, Casa Pacifica’s board members offer a wealth of experience and expertise in a wide range of areas, such as the legal field with several lawyers; in financial services with representatives from a number of banks, investment, and insurance services; in business with a variety of industries from the medical field to construction to agricultural management to equipment rentals; in the field of education with the retired superintendent of the Moorpark Unified School District; as well as several community advocates.

    Patrick Nygren – Union Bank Regional President, Los Angeles and Central Coast. Nygren joined Union Bank in 2018, overseeing branch banking activities of 87 branches, which includes branches in Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Monterey counties. Patrick has more than 17 years of experience in consumer and small business banking. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from UC San Diego, and received his Graduate Level certificate in banking from the Pacific Coast Banking School at University of Washington, Seattle. Patrick enjoys traveling with his wife and two children.

    Brad “Brick” Conners – Chief Executive and Owner of Pharos Leadership, a veteran-owned leadership consulting business. Conners is also the author of Fighter Pilot Parent, a leadership guide for both parents and managers. Conners brings his leadership experience from being a commanding officer in one of the U.S. Navy’s largest and most strategic bases which included: two airports, three runways, a deep-water port, an island, retail stores and 17,000 employees. Most recently, Conners became the City Manager for Port Hueneme.


    Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is a crisis-care and residential treatment facility for foster or at-risk children in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. The agency is the largest non-profit provider of children’s mental health services in both counties and administers a number of community-based programs designed to strengthen families and keep children in their homes and communities. Casa Pacifica is also a foster family agency, which recruits and trains families for potential placement with a foster youth. For more information about Casa Pacifica visit its website or call the Development & Public Relations Department at (805) 445-7800. 

    Casa Pacifica’s Mission Statement: Casa Pacifica restores hope, enhances resilience, and strengthens community connections for children, young adults and families at the most challenging times of their lives.   

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