Appointed by Board of Supervisors
Term: 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2019
David L. Ball was appointed to serve on the Board of Retirement by the Orange County Board of Supervisors on September 17, 2013. Mr. Ball is a long-time resident of Orange County with four decades of business experience.
Mr. Ball has held a number of
high-profile positions with Costa Mesa-based Arnel Development Company and
Affiliates since December 1983 including an early role as Chief Financial
Officer responsible for accounting systems, investment of cash, lender
relationships, and financial projections for real estate projects. Mr. Ball
served as the Executive Vice President-Real Estate Development and was
subsequently promoted to the position of President of Arnel Development Company.
Subsequent to 1994, Mr. Ball was an
active partner with Ambassador Argyros developing shopping centers both acting
as a developer and as a financial partner. Concurrent with the on-going
operations of this new entity Mr. Ball also continued to over-see the operations
of Arnel Development Company.
Mr. Ball began his career in the
banking industry prior to making the transition to real estate development.
Initially, Mr. Ball was employed with Union Bank in 1976 where he completed
extensive formalized training in loan underwriting, cash flow analysis, balance
sheet and income statement preparation and risk evaluation. He then worked for
Wells Fargo Bank and Crocker Bank, serving in a wide range of positions
including Credit Manager, Loan Officer, Vice President, and Senior Vice
Mr. Ball holds a Bachelorís Degree in
Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from California State
University, Fullerton, where he graduated with honors. He has been married to
his wife Cheryl for 39 years and the couple has two daughters, a son and two
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