BOARD OF DIRECTORS SPOTLIGHT
Wendy Cohen (Kitchell CEM)
Wendy Cohen is President of Sacramento-based Kitchell CEM and a member of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why she values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region in the Q&A below.
As a regional leader, why is economic development important to you?
Economic development is crucial to the strategic growth of a community focusing on improving the economic well-being and quality of life for the community where we live and work. We have a responsibility to foster a community where our employees and businesses can thrive.
What excites you most about being part of GSEC?
I am most excited about the forward thinking and innovative approach that we are taking to position the Greater Sacramento area for sustainable and exciting growth. I love being actively involved in shaping the future of our community.
What do you like most about living and doing business in the Greater Sacramento region?
Sacramento is an amazing place to live and do business due to its convenient location making the mountains, beach and wine country only a short drive away. Combine that with a thriving local economy that is poised to continue growth in a strategic manner. And, who can forget….the Sacramento KINGS!
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engagED voices feature key initiatives in the region to educate community members about the developments underway in our region. For this month’s feature, we talked with Citrus Heights Economic Development and Community Engagement Director, Meghan Huber, about the Citrus Heights Block Party Trailer. Read on to learn more.