Michael Barron - Chairman
Dianne D. David – President – Passenger Services – X Wine Railroad
She is also the Station Development Manager for the new rail station to be built in Las Vegas. Ms. David was previously the Vice President of the REO Department for Liberty Capital Asset Management. She’s also served as Vice President of Residential lending for Shearson Home Loans, Sales Manager for Virtual Mortgage Network, Vice President of Lender Services for Finet Corporation, and as President of the Lender Services Division of American Financial Network. She owned her own mortgage company, Gulf West Mortgage based in Sarasota Florida.
She Owned a five office real estate company in Ohio with her father, Jim David. She was a leading salesperson of residential and commercial properties in the region. Ms David was named Realtor of the Year for the Ashtabula Board of Realtors in 1980. She currently holds a Sales Associate license in Real Estate in Nevada and California. She is a graduate of Kent State University with a BA in Real Estate.
Wanda Witoslawski – CFO
Michael Mason – Director
Don Adams - President Club X Train Tours
Elizabeth Borsting - General Manager
She has conducted wine excursions with her clients into the Los Olivos and Santa Ynez Valley. She is well known to the wineries in the region and specializes in conducting tours of boutique wineries that can only be visited by private appointment.
In 1995 Elizabeth was hired as the public relations manager aboard the Queen Mary Hotel and Attraction in Long Beach where she spent the next few years overseeing the ship’s publicity efforts both domestically and abroad, as well as serving as the ship’s spokesperson. She often appeared in front of the camera on a number of news programs, from local morning shows to the BBC and CNN, helping to promote the ship. A few memorable highlights included an afternoon touring the ship with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and welcoming Prince Michael of Kent on board.
Before the end of the decade, Elizabeth would start her own public relations consultancy representing restaurants, chefs, sommeliers, destination marketing organizations, hotels and inns. https://www.borstingpr.com She also promoted and organized special events on behalf of her clients, including Yard House which was her very first client and one she worked with for nearly 20 years overseeing some 60 restaurant openings.
In addition to her work in public relations, Elizabeth is also an award-winning travel writer and author of nine books. For many years she served as the Coachella Valley restaurant writer for Gayot and continues to write travel features for various media outlets. Her work has been published in National Geographic Traveler, Los Angeles Times and Orange Coast Magazine, just to name a few. She is also the founder and organizer of Dine Out Long Beach, Restaurant & Cocktail Week, the premier dining event for California’s sixth largest city.