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!
Michael Korpiel (Dignity Health)
Michael Korpiel is the President – Sacramento Market at Dignity Health, President/CEO at Mercy San Juan Medical Center and a member of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why he values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region.
Colleen McCain Nelson (The Sacramento Bee)
Colleen McCain Nelson is a Executive Editor / Regional Editor for California at The Sacramento Bee and GSEC Board of Director. Learn more about why she values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region.
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