Tony Papa, California CASA Board of Directors
Tony Papa is the founder and CEO of Ciralta, Inc., as well as a principal of Tiro Partners, a private holding company through which he has provided advisory services to portfolio companies. Mr. Papa’s background is in executive management, business development, corporate restructurings, mergers, and acquisitions, and over the past 25 years, he has launched 16 companies in various industries. Until September 2014, Mr. Papa was a director of the Bank of Santa Barbara and the chairm an of the bank’s information technology committee.
Tony serves on a variety of non-profit boards, including CASA of Santa Barbara County since 2009. “There are so many incredible benefits to the work we do,” he said about his experience with CASA. “Initially, I was drawn to the impact our volunteer advocates have on the lives of abused and neglected children. I have taken pride in being part of the Santa Barbara CASA program and look forward to working with the California CASA Association Board to support our 44 programs across the state.” Tony and his wife, Sabrina, live in Santa Barbara and have two adult children.