Board Members and Shareholders
Jack A. Ruskey (Attorney)
Mr. Ruskey retired on January 1, 2003 as an active partner of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher. GD&C is an international law firm, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with over 800 attorneys worldwide, for which Mr. Ruskey now serves as an advisory partner. GD&C is Oryzatech's corporate and tax counsel. Mr. Ruskey brings over 35 years of legal and business experience to the Board. During his legal career, he specialized in advising trustees and families as to their business interests. Mr. Ruskey is also acting as the in-house legal counsel to Oryzatech. Mr. Ruskey is co-owner of Condor Ridge Ranch, a fruit farm that has been operating in Santa Barbara, CA for 18 years. Mr. Ruskey provides legal expertise and advice with respect to contracts, patents and financing issues.