The Competitiveness Council serves as the strategic advisory group to the Greater Sacramento Economic Council’s Board of Directors on advancing the region’s competitive position. The Competitiveness Council is comprised of business and community leaders who not only have the requisite expertise for delivering competitiveness recommendations, but also the initiative required to spearhead their execution.

The Competitiveness Council creates evidence-based strategies that will:

  • Develop policy and initiative recommendations to grow target industries,
  • Identify workforce initiatives and infrastructure needs for employment centers and
  • Grow Greater Sacramento’s national and international market position.

Officers

Co-Chair

William H. Duncan IV

William H. Duncan IV

Company title - President

Company name - Sierra College

Co-Chair

John Jackson

John Jackson

Company title - President

Company name - William Jessup University

Councilmembers

Tim Aldredge

Tim Aldredge

Company title - Market President

Company name - Suncrest Bank

Michelle Bertolino

Michelle Bertolino

Company title - Director

Company name - Roseville Electric Utility

Michele Daugherty

Michele Daugherty

Company title - President & CEO

Company name - Associated Builders and Contractors, Northern California Chapter

Jay Day

Jay Day

Company title - Executive Director, Government & External Affairs

Company name - Verizon

Dorene Dominguez

Dorene Dominguez

Company title - Chairwoman & CEO

Company name - Vanir Group of Companies, Inc.

Julia Drefke

Julia Drefke

Company title - Public Affairs Executive

Company name - Adventist Health

Jennifer Hall

Jennifer Hall

Company title - Innovation and Value Lead

Company name - Accenture

Terry Harvego

Terry Harvego

Company title - Co-Owner

Company name - Harvego Companies

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Company title - Partner

Company name - GNT Solutions

Dan Konieczny

Dan Konieczny

Company title - CEO

Company name - Direct Technology

Michael Kronbetter

Michael Kronbetter

Company title - Vice President / Relationship Manager, Central Valley Commercial Banking

Company name - Union Bank

Henry Li

Henry Li

Company title - General Manager & CEO

Company name - Sacramento Regional Transit

Jeffrey Michael

Jeffrey Michael

Company title - Executive Director of the Center for Business & Policy Research

Company name - University of the Pacific

Michael Moore

Michael Moore

Company title - Managing Director, Tax Credits & Investment Advisory Services

Company name - Ernst & Young

Dr. Jenni Murphy, Ed.D.

Dr. Jenni Murphy, Ed.D.

Company title - Dean of College of Continuing Education

Company name - Sacramento State College of Continuing Education

Wendy Nelson

Wendy Nelson

Company title - Director of Strategic Partnerships

Company name - MarketOne Builders

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