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Kathy J. Odell, PARTNER | Executive Consultant & CXO - New Market Entry | Price Packaging Positioning | Direct Sales Market - DSXgroup, LLC

Kathy J. Odell, PARTNER | Executive Consultant & CXO

In addition to her work with entrepreneurial enterprises, from 1998 to 2012 Kathy was a director of Pacific Capital Bancorp, N.A. (NASDAQ:PCBC), a regional community bank with $7.5B in assets where she served as Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Governance and Nominating and Enterprise Risk committees. Pacific Capital was acquired by Union Bank in December 2012.


Kathy received the 2005 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the Greater Los Angeles area. Other honors include: 2013 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award; Girl Scouts 2008 Woman of Distinction Award; University of California Santa Barbara 2005 Venky Award for entrepreneurial leadership; Women’s Economic Ventures 2001 Entrepreneur of the Year and the 1998 South Coast Business and Technology Award as Executive of the Year.