FAME – Savannah Fox

FAME is a quick written interview where we introduce you to fellow EDGErs and give you a glimpse into their professional lives and personalities. Savannah has not only recently joined Metro EDGE, but she has also recently joined the Metro Chamber Foundation staff! Check out her interview below to learn more about Savannah and connect with her today! 

Where do you currently work, how long have you been there, and what do you do?

Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation, as a Program Manager, and I have just started!

Prior to that?

I spent a year working in recruiting for engineering companies in the Bay Area, as well as doing some marketing, communications, and events work. I love event planning and have been planning weddings for the past two years as well!

What is your educational background?

Graduated from Saint Mary’s College of California with my Bachelors in Communication, Media, and Journalism, and will be graduating with my Masters in Communication and Leadership from Gonzaga university in May!

What is the best part of your job?

Being in a people facing role where I can make an impact on others, while learning more about my community, as well as this role combines a lot of my passions!

What do you love about living in Sacramento?

All of the tree lined streets, and trying new coffee shops or food.

What is one thing that might surprise people about you?

I have a twin!

When you aren't in the office, where can we find you?

You can find me traveling, visiting my family in the Bay Area, on a walk, or trying a new recipe.

What advice can you offer a young professional looking for a similar job/career path as you?

Find someone to be a mentor who is in the industry, ask a lot of questions, and let the world know what you are looking for. The more that you are able to tell folks what you are looking for specifically, the more that they will spread the word and follow back up with you.

How has Metro EDGE enhanced your resume?

It will help me gain further experience working with and leading others- This is something I love to do and am always looking for more opportunities in.

Connect with Savannah on LinkedIn!