Gordon Fowler is the president and CEO of Sacramento’s 3Fold Communications, a Sacramento-based communications company.
Seth Scholar is a portfolio manager with U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management in Sacramento and San Francisco.
Dave Kempa is a freelance reporter and adjunct journalism professor at American River College. A resident of Southside Park, he serves on the boards of local nonprofits 916 Ink and Alchemist CDC.
Kachet Jackson-Henderson is the face behind The Lipstick Giraffe, a Sacramento-based fashionable lifestyle brand. In addition to creating content for the TLG blog, Kachet handles wardrobe styling for special events on behalf of local and national retailers as well as personal style consultations. She can regularly be found on Good Day Sacramento and FOX40 offering style tips and showcasing season’s hottest trends. By trade, Kachet’s background is in marketing and advertising, with over five years of experience both agency and client side. She is currently an independent professional, specializing in social media, content strategy and public relations.
Vanessa Richardson is a freelance writer in Sacramento who covers finance, startups and women in business. She also writes for Entrepreneur, Fortune and Money magazines.
Kyle Monk has an elegant and unique style blending minimalism with story telling. His work specializes in a range of expertise, covering a broad gamut – from conceptual and fine art to documentary. A perfectionist, he believes his education will never be complete and lives to challenge his talents.
Anna Petkovich is a recent New York City transplant by way of Sacramento. Her work has appeared in Sactown, The Bold Italic and Comstock’s magazine. Her focus is on the arts, dining news and travel. Her (fairly vacant) Twitter is @a_petkovich.
Former Diablo Magazine style editor Caitlin McCulloch is now a freelance writer and agency-signed model. Interests include fashion, rooting for the Niners, Giants, and Warriors, working out, cooking, and, like many other graduates of Sonoma State University, a good glass of wine. Caitlin is based in Sacramento but travels as much as humanly possible.
Rick Larkey is executive director of the North State Building Industry Foundation.
Kim Palaferri is a freelance photographer for Comstock’s magazine.
Brandon Getty is a freelance photographer for Comstock’s.
Debbie Cunningham of DL Cunningham Photography is a freelance photographer who specializes in food, editorial and event photography, but sees pictures everywhere and in everything. She is a contributing photographer for Comstock’s magazine, Sacramento Magazine and Edible Sacramento, among other publications, and has been published nationwide. When she comes out from behind the lens, you can find her loving on her pets, making messes in her kitchen and eating her way through the Capital Region. Her work can be viewed and purchased at www.dlcunninghamphotography.com.
Anthony G. Sheppard is a professor and former chair in the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration at Sacramento State. He teaches business topics in Commercial Recreation, Tourism and Hospitality and his doctoral dissertation focused on tourist satisfaction and repeat visitation. He has been co-director of the Sacramento Film & Music Festival since 2004 and frequently writes on topics related to film and the film industry. Follow Anthony on Twitter @Arrenbas.
Lisa Mooney is a Chico-based freelance writer who focuses on international trade, food and wine. Her work has appeared in California Magazine, American Taste, and she currently serves as senior editor of The American Exporter.
Colin Goulding is a freelance food and dining reporter and an analyst at UC Davis. He lives in West Sacramento with Buffy, his Golden Retriever, and spends his free time baking and remodeling his 1940s California ranch.
John Blomster is a freelance writer and lifelong Sacramento-resident.
Alastair Bland is a freelance journalist based in San Francisco. He writes about agriculture, the environment, fisheries and beer. His work has appeared online in NPR’s food blog The Salt, Smithsonian.com and Yale Environment 360 and in print in the Marin Independent Journal, the East Bay Express and the Sacramento News & Review.
Lisa Renner has been a journalist for 22 years and has worked for The California Health Report, The Modesto Bee, The San Mateo County Times and The Tri-Valley Herald. She is a freelance writer and the proud mother of two energetic small boys. She enjoys reading, camping and playing piano and violin.
Charles Vincent McDonald is a freelance photographer in Woodland. While in the U.S. Coast Guard, he attended the U.S. Naval School of Photography. Charles worked as a Photographic Lab Technician to support the Landsat satellite imagery program at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and the General Electric Company.
Ingrid Ahlgren is a freelance writer and editor, currently based in New York City.