2020 Leadership Council

Evan Harris

Evan Harris

Communications Committee Chair

Senior Account Executive
Edelman

Evan is a Senior Account Executive at Edelman Public Relations in Sacramento. He previously served as a communications director and…
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Gina McLaughlin

Gina McLaughlin

Communications Committee Co-Chair

Content Specialist
VSP Global

Gina McLaughlin is a content specialist at VSP Global where she works on the Strategic Doctor Communications team. In this…
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Jenn Fuss

Jenn Fuss

Engage Committee Chair

Community Relations & Outreach Director
Clipped In Races

I’m a Sacramento native through and through, having left town only to obtain my business degree with a concentration in…
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Justin Stein

Justin Stein

Engage Committee Co-Chair

Assistant Project Manager
Teichert

Justin is an Assistant Project Manager at Teichert Materials in Sacramento. At Teichert he focuses on land use permitting and…
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Kelly Brown

Kelly Brown

Give Committee Chair

Business Planning Analyst
SMUD

I am a Sacramento area native who loves this region and wants to continue to see it thrive. I have…
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Alexandra Ackert-Smith

Alexandra Ackert-Smith

Give Committee Co-Chair

Member Engagement Associate
Capital Public Radio

Alex works in fundraising and development for Sacramento’s NPR station, CapRadio. In addition to honing the station's new member acquisition strategy,…
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Felicia Reyes

Felicia Reyes

Develop Committee Chair

Design Professional
Architectural Nexus

I’m a Sacramento native, with strong roots in the region. I spent 5 years in Savannah, Georgia where I graduated…
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Alexa Dimengo

Alexa Dimengo

Develop Committee Co-Chair

Learning and Development Specialist
Tesco Controls, Inc.

Alexa is passionate about helping others grow, she enjoys training and developing others to reach their full potential. She moved…
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Mariana Corona Sabeniano

Mariana Corona Sabeniano

Empower Committee Chair

Chief of Staff
California State Assembly

Mariana Corona Sabeniano serves as a Chief of Staff in the California State Senate. Mariana has over thirteen years working…
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Giuliano Kornberg

Giuliano Kornberg

Empower Committee Co-Chair

Chief Development Officer
Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera

Giuliano Kornberg is the current Chief Development Officer for the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera, where he works with the Board…
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Kara Johnson

Kara Johnson

Sponsorship Committee Chair

Community Engagement Coordinator
SAFE Credit Union

As a Southern California transplant, Kara Johnson has enjoyed using her role as a Community Engagement Coordinator with SAFE Credit…
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Tashina Brito

Tashina Brito

EMERGE Summit Chair

Community Relations Manager
Capital Public Radio

A first-generation Sacramentan, Tashina previously served as the Marketing and Events Manager at the Sacramento Midtown Business Association (MBA). Charged…
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Joaquin Razo

Joaquin Razo

EMERGE Summit Co-chair

Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer
St. Helena Chamber of Commerce

Joaquin serves as the Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer for the St. Helena Chamber of Commerce in the Napa…
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James Richie

James Richie

Ambassador Chair

Senior Credit & Debit Card Product Manager
SAFE Credit Union

James recently moved to Folsom from Davis and started working with SAFE Credit Union. Among his work in the community,…
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Anna Fontus

Anna Fontus

Community Engagement Liaison

Senior Program Director
Capitol Impact

Anna joined Metro EDGE in 2015 because she was seeking a place to connect with the amazing organizations, movements, and…
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