2015 Leadership Council

Michael Young

Michael Young

Communications Committee Chair

Sr. Marketing and Communications Specialist
Regional Transit

I’m interested in where Sacramento is headed and how we plan to get there. I want to work with young leaders and continue to build on the momentum of projects like the downtown arena, the Farm to Fork movement and the Brandathon. Our-six county region starts to get…
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Megan Blackwell

Megan Blackwell

Communications Committee Co-Chair

Marketing Manager
Otto Construction

Born and raised in Oregon and attended the University of Oregon (go Ducks!), where I graduated with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. I moved to Sacramento in 2007, where I landed my first gig as the Director of Membership and Marketing for the…
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Rachel Zillner

Rachel Zillner

Sponsorship Committee Chair

Assistant Vice-President - Community Banking
SAFE Credit Union

Born and raised in Sacramento, I’ve worked 17 years in the banking industry, currently as AVP Community Banking for SAFE Credit Union. And, I’m a small business owner (Beat the Room) in Rocklin, CA. I have two beautiful daughters; Paisley (4) and Pepper (2), and an incredibly supportive…
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Jennifer Ablog

Jennifer Ablog

Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair

Community and Government Relations Manager
Kaiser Permanente

Sacramento is where my heart is. Born and raised in one of the most diverse cities in the country, I'm proud to call Sacramento my home. It's time the Sacramento region embraced its many attributes including the influence of the young professional. Cheers to EDGE as it provides…
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Phil Tretheway

Phil Tretheway

EMERGE Summit Chair

Creative Director
Position Interactive

Phil is a third generation Sacramentan. He left to earn a BA in Communications & Graphic Design, paired with a Minor in Marketing at California State University, Chico, with no intention of coming back to Sacramento. Things changed, he grew up, the city grew up. Now this city…
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