Central Coast Economic Forecast has a new operations manager

Stephanie Bertoux has been named operations manager for the Central Coast Economic Forecast.

Bertoux, a University of California Santa Barbara graduate, is a self-employed marketing firm owner. She served 13 years as director of marketing for Santa Barbara-based architecture firm PMSM Architects.

In her role as operations manager, Bertoux supports the board in all details of planning and executing Central Coast Economic Forecast’s annual events and will oversee all administrative, financial and logistical functions for daily operation of the organization.

The Central Coast Economic Forecast produces the annual SLO County Economic Forecast event each November, according to a news release. It is guided by an all-volunteer board of directors whose members represent geographic and industry sectors from throughout SLO County. Anthony Palazzo of San Luis Coastal Unified School District is the group’s 2015 chair.