Business leader named to University of the Pacific Board of Regents


   Bradford “Brad” Gleason is joining the University of the Pacific Board of Regents for a three-year term.
   The 26-member board of regents selects the university president, approves the mission of the university and ensures provision of adequate resources to support that mission.
   Gleason is a 1981 graduate of the Eberhardt School of Business. Currently, he is the co-owner and president of both Montage for Ag Inc. and West Hills Farm Services Inc.   The companies focus on strategic farm management in the Central Valley.
His business interests include land acquisition and business formation, finance and bank relations, crop marketing and water strategies.
   Gleason has been a certified public accountant since 1983, is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Pistachio Growers and Fresno County Farm Bureau. He  also serves as board president of the Pleasant Valley Water District.
   “We are delighted that Brad is joining the board,” Kathleen Lagorio Janssen, chair of the Board of Regents said in a press release. “Brad’s real-world experience in business and his commitment to Pacific will be valuable assets as we continue to make the university stronger and find new ways to serve our students.”
– Central Valley Business Journal