2018 Leadership Council

Taylor Toledo

Taylor Toledo

Communications Committee Chair

Account Manager
3fold Communications

Still semi-new to the Sacramento region, Taylor is learning the ins and outs of what makes our community great. From farm-to-fork celebrations, plenty of parks and trails, and some wonderful people, she’s fallen in love with all things 916. As an Account Manager at 3fold Communications, she oversees…
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Lauren Ellis

Lauren Ellis

Communications Committee Co-Chair

Senior Communications Specialist
VSP Global

I was born and raised in Kansas City, and only recently moved my Midwest roots to Sacramento. When my husband and I moved here for work, we had no idea what to expect. Two and a half years later, I can proudly report that we’ve fallen in love…
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Johnny Perez

Johnny Perez

Sponsorship Committee 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 the region continues to thrive as one of the best cities around. He currently oversees the Community Banking event team at SAFE Credit Union. Managing over 200 events…
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Chantel Johnson-Crockrom

Chantel Johnson-Crockrom

Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair

Community Engagement Representative
SMUD

I am extremely proud to call Sacramento my home! I first came here to take part in the 10-month Capitol Fellows, Senate Fellowship program in 2008. At the conclusion of the program, I moved away shortly to pursue graduate school and other career opportunities but moved back in…
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Megan Blackwell

Megan Blackwell

EMERGE Summit 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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Chad Roberts

Chad Roberts

EMERGE Summit Co-chair

Attorney
Hefner Stark & Marois, LLP

Chad Roberts is an attorney at Hefner Law. He represents and provides strategic advice to landowners, developers, and homebuilders in all aspects of land use and real estate law. He has played a key role in entitling very significant residential, infill, mixed-use, retail, and industrial projects throughout the…
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Michael Weagraff

Michael Weagraff

Community Engagement Chair

Development & Strategic Initiatives Analyst
College of Business Administration at Sacramento State

As the Development and Strategic Initiatives Analyst for the College of Business Administration at Sacramento State, I help develop strategic partnerships with organizations and individuals in the region with the ultimate goal of providing a better educational experience for the students. I am fortunate that I have a…
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Amanda Sebastiani

Amanda Sebastiani

Community Engagement Co-Chair

Assistant Creative Director
Origin House

As an art director I create and build strategic campaigns for my clients, locally, nationally, and globally. I take pride in utilizing my design thinking and creative mind to not only do a good job for my clients, but also to participate in a renaissance movement that is…
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