William B. Sechrest, Chairman of the Board Emeritus joined the Law Firm of Shartsis Friese LLP in the capacity “Of Counsel” on January 2, 2007. Mr. Sechrest has practiced law for forty years; most of that time being invested with the 300 law firm he founded in Dallas, Texas in 1973. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc., a NYSE company, and Ojai Community Bank which is also publicly traded. He received his BA degree from Stanford University in Economics and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL).