Heitzler Joins TAC Financial Board TAC Financial, Inc., www.theamericascard.com is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Joseph Heitzler to its Board of Directors.
"We are very fortunate and honored that Mr. Joseph Heitzler has accepted a position as a Director to our Board," said Chairman and CEO, Roy Eder. "Mr. Heitzler's 35 years of business development, management and acquisition experience is exactly what TAC needs to propel us toward capturing significant market share. He has taken Television and Media companies from Analog to High Definition in most major sporting events and venues during his career and has built an excellent reputation among his peers and business associates as a successful builder of large, multi-million dollar enterprises," said Mr. Eder.
Mr. Heitzler boasts tremendous achievements in the sports and entertainment industries including 14 years as Chairman, CEO and Owner of VTE Mobile Television Productions. VTE provided mobile production facilities for ESPN, ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX as well as over 26 regional sports cable channels and was sold after revenues grew to more than $138 million.
Former experiences in the auto-racing industry include positions of President/CEO of Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART); Chairman/CEO of ChampCar, Inc. managing 22 live races annually in eight countries; and Chairman & CEO of Grand, Inc. promoting and operating two Mexican race track facilities including two annual Champ Car events and a NASCAR event.
Mr. Heitzler also served as Founder/CEO of Sports Communications, Inc. which represented 17 sponsors for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. He was also President/CEO of Forum Sports Entertainment, Inc. that led management operations for the L.A. Kings and L.A. Lakers and the Fabulous Forum arena.
Currently, Mr. Heitzler is the Co-Founder of The Vintage Racing League, the world's largest online community for vintage car enthusiasts. He is the Founder and President of Entertainment Management Group (EMG), a multinational corporation specializing in large event management for sports and entertainment. He serves a variety of wide-ranging boards.
He is the founder and Chairman of National Business Bank of Torrance (Placier Sierra Bank Holding Company), which is a traded on the NYSE. Mr. Heitzler serves on the audit, loan and compensation committees.
TAC Financial, Inc. is a privately held company and is the leading provider of mainstream financial and benefit services to employees of businesses, ranging from the unbanked employees in small businesses to large organizations with employees spread throughout large, geographic areas. Its platform of services is based on The Americas Card direct deposit VISA payroll card.