2017 Leadership Council

Orville Thomas

Orville Thomas

Communications Committee Chair

Director of Government Affairs
California Alliance for Jobs

In planning my life, I always considered Sacramento to be a pit stop rather than a destination. Three years later,…
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Taylor Toledo-Kearns

Taylor Toledo-Kearns

Communications Committee Co-Chair

Director of Client Strategy
3fold Communications

Taylor Toledo-Kearns is the Director of Client Strategy at 3fold Communications where she co-leads a team of managers to develop…
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Heidi Pyle

Heidi Pyle

Sponsorship Committee Chair


KP Public Affairs

As someone who was born and raised locally, I feel that no city will ever provide the balance of comfort…
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Johnny Perez

Johnny Perez

Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair

Community Banking Supervisor
SAFE Credit Union

Johnny is a highly motivated banking professional, proud to be born and raised in Sacramento, devoting his time to ensure…
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Leidhra Johnson

Leidhra Johnson

EMERGE Summit Chair

Marketing Manager
Paragary Restaurant Group

I love Sacramento. Like so many people born in the region, I left expecting bigger and better things in different…
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Megan Blackwell

Megan Blackwell

EMERGE Summit 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…
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Maria C

Maria C "Marycon" Razo

Inspire Giving Liaison

Media Communications Specialist
City of Sacramento

As a Media Communications Specialist for the City of Sacramento, I represent the City as a spokesperson, community liaison, and…
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