Don was born and raised in Southern California. For over 25 years, Mr. Scanlin has focused his efforts on the acquisition, development, and sale of commercial properties in his role as an independent real estate investor. His current investments include a diverse portfolio of commercial and recreational properties located in the Western U.S. His professional experience has also included brokerage and consulting activities in both the real estate and oil industries. He has been a resident of Ojai for 25 years. He has been involved in many community activities and organizations over the years. He holds both a B.A. degree and masters degree in petroleum geology from the University of California.