Kevin Mather


Kim Todd

Manager, International Programs and Events

Alannah Crandall

Manager, International Programs and Events

Diane Lydon

Manager, Education and Training

Emmy Cruz

IVLP Program Coordinator

Tessa Carter

Manager, Operations

Board of Directors

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ashil Abhat

SVP, Market Executive

Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce

Amanda Blackwood

President & CEO

Political Solutions

Angela Blanchard



Port of Oakland

Ron Brown

Maritime Marketing and Commodities Representative

Placer County Office of Economic Development

Sherri Conway

Director of Economic Development

California State University, Sacramento

Cameron Law

Executive Director Carlsen Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

JP Morgan Chase

Housi Kakar

Executive Director, Market Director Banking


Frankie McDermott

Chief Operating Officer

Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard

Chris Onstott


University of California, Davis (UC Davis)

Joanna Regulska

Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor, Global Affairs

Miyamoto International

Jay Reiser


Crowell & Moring LLP

David Stepp


PRIDE Industries

Leah Burdick

Chief Growth Officer



Terri Wilson

Senior Vice President/General Manager, Health Care Partners and Solutions

PASCO scientific

Dave Mangelsdorf

Vice President, Operations

Blue Diamond Growers

Joshua Woods

Director, Transportation and Contract Warehousing Operations