Meet the Metro team

Fostering creativity, innovation, and productivity, while providing support and motivation for each member; a great team is essential to the success of any business.


Robert Heidt, Jr.
President & CEO


Riley Hayek
Chief Operations Officer

Programs & Events

Susan Harris Brazelton
Senior Vice President of Signature Programs

Public Policy

Tim Gibbs
Public Policy Coordinator

Accounting & Finance

Marilyn Sakai

Pam Sleadd
Finance Manager


Jenna Abbott
Sr. Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Metro Chamber Foundation

Savannah Fox
Foundation Program Manager


Madeline Barbour
Member Services Manager

Andrew Fernino
Member Services Coordinator

Marketing & Communications

Monica Griffis
Marketing & Communications Manager

Interested in joining our team?

An inclusive environment

We are dedicated to hiring diverse talent and creating a workspace where everyone has an equal opportunity to contribute and thrive.

Making a difference

Do you want to be part of a dynamic team working to create economic growth and prosperity in the Sacramento region? If so, you might be a great fit!

Looking forward

We are always looking for talented and diverse individuals who share our core values. Let us know you’re interested, we’d love to hear from you!