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

Dr. John Jackson

Dr. John Jackson

Company title - President

Company name - William Jessup University

Councilmembers

Michelle Bertolino

Michelle Bertolino

Company title - Director

Company name - Roseville Electric Utility

Dorene Dominguez

Dorene Dominguez

Company title - Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer

Company name - Vanir Group of Companies, Inc.

Joe Hansen

Joe Hansen

Company title - President

Company name - Superior Aviation Company

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 - Chief Executive Officer

Company name - Direct Technology

Henry Li

Henry Li

Company title - General Manager and CEO

Company name - Sacramento Regional Transit

Kevin Luckey

Kevin Luckey

Company title - Director of Strategy

Company name - Markstein Beverage Co. of Sacramento

Jeff Martin

Jeff Martin

Company title - Regional President

Company name - Community Business Bank

Jeffrey Michael

Jeffrey Michael

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

Company name - University of the Pacific

Wendy Nelson

Wendy Nelson

Company title - Director of Strategic Partnerships

Company name - MarketOne Builders

CJ Obmann

CJ Obmann

Company title - Managing Partner, Sacramento Office

Company name - Ernst & Young

Lori Rianda

Lori Rianda

Company title - Senior Vice President of Enterprise Business & Community Engagement

Company name - Bank of America

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