LaVada English is the CEO and Founder of Bright Places, Inc., a consulting firm that equips and supports organizations in dismantling their unhealthy workplaces. She holds an MBA in Human Resource Management and is a certified Intercultural development coach. Lavada recently sat down with us to talk more about the birth of Bright Places, her […]
Jennifer Saha’s resume boasts of successes spanning the public, private, and voluntary sectors. Recently honored as one of Sacramento Business Journal’s “40 Under 40,” Jennifer has served under two governors, oversaw public sector councils for a large tech industry association, and even launched her own government relations firm.
California politics has always been in Jarhett Blonien’s DNA. The CEO of J. Blonien grew up in Sacramento with two parents who worked in the public sector.
Frances Phipps has been surrounded by music her entire life. Her father has passionately volunteered for a public radio station for more than 20 years, hosting both informational and music-centered programming. Her mother knows the words to every song (or at least makes them up quickly) and comes from a family full of women who […]
Having opened its doors in late 2018, Sheehy Strategy Group (SSG) still has that new-car smell. Founded by fiscal expert and public policy guru Tom Sheehy, this full-service government relations firm is truly a high-mileage machine. Tom’s resume includes service in both the executive and legislative branches of California government, as well as state agencies. […]