Corporate Advisor and Trustee
[read more]Tony Papa joined the board of directors in 2009. He is a seasoned chief executive and corporate advisor. He is the founder and CEO of Ciralta, Inc. He is also chairman and co-founder of Impulse
Communications, a provider of business telephone and internet services.
Born and raised in New York, Tony and his wife Sabrina moved to Santa Barbara in 1994. They have two adult children, Michael and Lindsay. Tony is a staff commodore of the Santa Barbara Yacht Club and chairman of the club’s Long Range Planning and Advisory Committee. He is active in the sailing community and has served as chairman for several yachting charity events.
Tony previously served as the local committee chair for the Adventure Leadership Program (ALP) sponsored by Minnesota-based Wilderness Inquiry. He served as a board member for the Girl Scouts of Tres Condados, during which time he helped the organization reintroduce the Mariners program in Santa Barbara, and as a director for the Santa Barbara Youth Sailing Foundation.[/read]