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Celebrating SCVEDC Team's Achievements: Dr. Jey Wagner with Team California and Ondre Seltzer with Maple Business Council

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The SCVEDC is proud to celebrate the recent achievements of two of its team members: Dr. Jey Wagner (President & CEO) and Ondre Seltzer (VP, Workforce & Economic Development). Dr. Wagner's appointment to the Board of Directors for Team California highlights his dedication to the growth and retention of businesses in the Golden State. With a strong background in Foreign Direct Investment and working closely with international clients, Ondre Seltzer's addition to the Maple Business Council further strengthens the SCVEDC's commitment to fostering global relationships. These appointments reflect the SCVEDC's ongoing efforts to attract and retain businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley, showcasing the team's dedication to driving economic growth and innovation in the region.


About TeamCalifornia


TeamCalifornia was created over 25 years ago to serve as a marketing outreach and business development organization for businesses and economic developers interested in marketing California's assets and assist with job creation efforts in the state. TeamCalifornia is a statewide non-profit supported by business and public sector members and sponsors to ensure California always has representation at crucial target industry events working continually on prospect development. Team California helps cities and counties and EDO's bring their brand to the marketplace for company retention and expansion as well as new company locations. 


About the Maple Business Council


Nationally, Canada is the United States'​ largest trading partner accounting for a greater value of trade than all 27 nations in the EU combined. MAPLE® is building a bridge between Canada and the U.S. as an executive-level organization focused on cross-border investment, trade, and entrepreneurship. Our members and sponsors bring together the knowledge, expertise, and resources to help businesses penetrate these markets successfully.


Our first chapter is MAPLE - The Canadian-U.S. Business Council of Southern California where we focus on connecting Southern Californian and Canadian businesses together for mutual benefit. Since our founding in 2015, we have held over 100 networking events, co-hosted and sponsored countless thought-leadership programs, led 7 trips to Canada and we continue to curate cross-border content on a daily and monthly basis through our social media and content platforms. In 2020, we launched our New York Chapter and deepened our roots in British Columbia after several years of growing our community with a B.C. Chapter. In 2022, we launched our Ontario Chapter to serve our existing members in the Province and to grow our Ontario community. And we have just announced the launch of our newest Chapter - MAPLE Colorado based in Denver.


For more information, visit our website at and follow us @maplesocal.




The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) is a unique private / public partnership representing the united effort of regional industry and government leaders. The SCVEDC utilizes an integrated approach to attracting, retaining and expanding a diversity of businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley, especially those in key industry clusters, by offering competitive business services and other resources.

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