Travis J. Leach, a business and finance partner who co-leads Ballard Spahr LLP's Emerging Growth and Private Capital Group, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Arizona Technology Council.

"Our group has substantial experience helping technology companies thrive, and we are focused on providing strategic counsel to a broad variety of clients in this space—ranging from funds and investment groups to established and growing businesses," Leach said. "Joining the Arizona Technology Council, which is the premier trade association in Arizona for science and technology companies, is a great opportunity for me and Ballard Spahr to contribute to the growth and success of the local tech community."