SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ProVisors announced today that it has appointed Matthew Toledo as Chief Executive Officer effective July 31st. The appointment of Mr. Toledo, a leading media and publishing executive in the Los Angeles market, signals a renewed commitment to growing the pre-eminent business networking group for trusted advisors.
Toledo said, “I am honored and delighted to lead ProVisors. I look forward to working with the company’s dedicated employees and seasoned professional members to create the type of dynamic networking organization that will attract new members and provide more valuable benefits and increased networking opportunities for current members on a greater scale than ever before.”
Larry Braun, ProVisors Board Member, said, “I have known Matt for over 15 years and feel strongly that his track record of success makes him the right leader for our company. His wealth of experience and extensive business connections will prove to be invaluable to ProVisors.”
Most recently, Toledo was Publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Business Journal, a position he’s held since 1994, and Group Publisher of California Business Journals since 2004. During his tenure, Toledo transformed the brand and created what is recognized as one of the best regional business journals in the US.
As a leader in the business journal industry and former chairman of the Alliance of Area Business Publishers, Matt has solid ties to business leaders and communities throughout the country. This deep bench of contacts will further build on the ProVisors momentum as it enters new markets.
Steve Martini, ProVisors Managing Partner, said, “Matt built the LA Business Journal into the most respected business newspaper in Los Angeles. He is a well known, respected, and forward thinking executive who is a perfect fit for the ProVisors community.”
Toledo is replacing CEO Nikki Potter, who is returning to her native Australia.
Mr. Toledo currently serves on the Boards of Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission, Town Hall Los Angeles, and Central City Association. Originally from Chicago but raised in Northern California, Toledo is a graduate of San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and a minor in Fine Arts.
ProVisors is a pre-eminent business-to-business networking organization for seasoned professionals. The organization is headquartered in Sherman Oaks, California and boasts over 5,000 members who have resources and influence across the country. With a strong focus on the culture of its community, ProVisors members are highly regarded for their superior representation of clients and for offering unparalleled resources to other members. To learn more, visit: www.provisors.com.