SAN DIEGO, Feb. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AbacusNext®, the largest Technology-as-a-Service (TaaS) provider for the legal and accounting professions, announced its CEO, Alessandra Lezama, has accepted an appointment to the Board of Directors for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. Lezama was selected and appointed by the Board’s new Chair, Sam Attisha, Senior Vice President and Region Manager of Cox California.

“I’m deeply honored to be asked to serve on the Board of Directors and contribute to the Chamber’s vital work in supporting our thriving business community,” said Lezama. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to promote the issues I’m passionate about, and I look forward to working with Sam and my fellow Board members to continue the Chamber’s leadership in forging a more vibrant and prosperous San Diego.”

As a member of the Board of Directors, Lezama will help shape the SDRCC’s policy positions and support its work to encourage job creation and business growth throughout the region, as well as advocate for the issues close to her heart—encouraging women in business and tech leadership and supporting youth mentoring programs to nurture tomorrow’s civic and business leaders.

“Alessandra is a long-time member and supporter of the Chamber, and we’re fortunate to have her leadership and experience on our Board of Directors,” said Attisha. “Her perspective and advocacy will be an asset to the Board as we work together to ensure San Diego continues to be an environment where business can flourish.”

About the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
The San Diego Regional Chamber is the hub for connections and collaboration among the regional business community, and uses that clout to advocate for public policies and candidates that support economic growth and the creation of jobs for all businesses. As the largest local Chamber on the West Coast, representing approximately 2,500 businesses and an estimated 300,000 jobs, the San Diego Regional Chamber is fighting to make San Diego the most business-friendly region in California. For more information, please visit or call 619-544-1300.

About AbacusNext
As the largest Technology-as-a-Service (TaaS) provider for the professional services sector, AbacusNext helps legal and accounting professionals achieve ultimate success and peace of mind through the delivery of a complete suite of compliance-ready technology solutions designed to support a secure and cloud-enabled practice at a cost they can afford. Our portfolio of turnkey solutions includes hardware, software and infrastructure on a pay as you go model; Practice Management, Client Resource Management (CRM), Payment Processing, Email, Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and Managed IT.

Headquartered in San Diego, California, and backed by private investment with Providence Equity, AbacusNext delivers products and services to over 500,000 businesses worldwide. To sign up or learn more visit

About Providence Equity
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with $45 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. Since the firm's inception in 1989, Providence has invested in more than 150 companies and is the leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education and information industries. Providence is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, and has offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Delhi. For more information, please visit