The Sacramento Metro Chamber Board of Directors includes leaders from the region’s top organizations, including small to large businesses, spanning a wide range of industries. Their volunteer leadership and guidance help make the Metro Chamber one of the most influential chambers in the country, enabling success in advocacy and initiatives which benefit our membership and the entire Capital Region.

Print our 2019 Board of Directors Roster


2019 Chair
Alex Taghavian
Capitol Impact

First Vice Chair
Leigh White

Second Vice Chair
Dave Roughton
SAFE Credit Union

Immediate Past Chair
Chris Delfino
Delfino Madden O’Malley Coyle Koewler LLP

President & CEO
Amanda Blackwood
Sacramento Metro Chamber

Legal Counsel
David Diepenbrock
Diepenbrock Elkin
Gleason LLP

Jordan Herget
Kaiser Permanente

Bob Swanson
Boutin Jones

Equity & Inclusion
Nicole Howard

Vice Chair, Marketing & Communications
Gordon Fowler
3fold Communications

Vice Chair, Membership
Darrin Gross
Sacramento Kings

Vice Chair, Programs & Events
Erica Taylor
Golden 1 Credit Union

Vice Chair,
Public Policy
Ed Manning
KP Public Affairs

Chair, Metro Chamber Foundation
Michael Smith

Chair, Metro EDGE
Anne Descalzo
SAFE Credit Union

Chair, Metro Pac
Bruce Scheidt
Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedmann & Girad

Member At-Large
Kari Dohn Decker
JP Morgan Chase

Member At-Large
Robert Nelsen
Sacramento State

Member At-Large
Beverly (Babs) Sandeen, Ph.D.
City of West Sacramento


Naaz Alikhan: Williams+Paddon Architects+Planners Inc.
Katherine Bardis: Bardis Homes, Inc
David Brennan:
 CBRE, Inc.
Michael Broughton: Blanket Marketing Group
Eric Burger: Burger Rehabilitation Systems
Michael Cahill: Seimens Industry, Inc.
Francisco Castillo, Jr.: Union Pacific
Andrea Clark: Downey Brand LLP
John Costa: Pacific Gas & Electric
Kierstan DeLong: Edelman
Charles Dukes: Clear Channel
Gayle Garbolino-Mojica: Placer County Office of Education
Dave Gordon: Sacramento County Office of Education
Chuck Hack: Lionakis
Holly Harper: Sutter Health
Terry Harvego: Harvego Enterprises
Chris Holben: Runyon Saltzman, Inc.
Jessica Kriegel: OE Consulting Group

Tony Lopez: PRIDE Industries
Gina Lujan: Hacker Labs
Pat McNeil: VSP
Chris Milligan: 
Consolidated Communications
Marko Mlikotin: River City Communications
Nikky Mohanna: Mohanna Development Co.
Tim Murphy: 
Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange
Meghan Phillips:
Kim Rhinehelder: Eskaton Foundation
Scott Robertson: Tri Counties Bank
Gabe Ross:
Los Rios Community College District
Mabel Salon: UC Davis
Jason Saslow: Five Star Bank
Jeff Savage: Sacramento River Cats
Brad Simmons: UC Davis Health
Virginia Varela:
Golden Pacific Bank
Liz Wolfe: Dignity Health
Bill Yee: Western Contract Business Interiors