Ed Tessier, Vice-President of the Board
Real Estate Developer; Philanthropist
Ed Tessier is a co-founder of the Pomona Arts Colony, the School of Arts and Enterprise (a grades six-12 charter school) and the Emporia Arts District. As a director of his family's development firm, Arteco Partners, he manages its urban planning projects, community partnerships and philanthropic initiatives in six Inland Empire communities.
Previously, Ed has served as a Pomona planning commissioner, the President of the Central Business District, a Western University trustee, and on various boards of community nonprofits. Ed and his family have lived in Pomona for five generations.