Jennifer von Geldern is a freelance writer for Comstock’s magazine.
EY’s mission is to build a better working world. “That’s the core of our purpose as a company.
Stanford Sierra Youth & Families envisions safe, lifelong connections for all young people, strengthened through generations of empowered families. Founded in 1900, this nonprofit supports the entire family with professional treatment and compassionate care, so every youth has the opportunity to thrive at home, in school and in the community.
The Greater Sacramento Urban League (GSUL) has been committed to empowering communities and changing lives in the Greater Sacramento region since 1968.
Established in 2006, Cristo Rey High School Sacramento helps prepare our region’s future workforce.
“Theater arts can represent all the business community’s desirable traits,” says Michele Hillen-Noufer. “The personal skills needed for business — communication, collaboration, creativity — can be gained in theater arts. People must communicate and work well in teams, and have self confidence and self-knowledge, and that’s what theater arts teaches.”
Teach for America California Capital Valley (TFA) is working to confront educational inequity by building a diverse network of leaders in teaching and related fields.
It is an exciting time at Bank of Marin as it grows to serve a larger Northern California footprint. With this expansion comes the ability to have an even greater impact on the communities it serves.
Founded in 1982, California Capital Financial Development Corporation has been an invaluable resource to small businesses for 40 years.
Shriners Children’s Northern California is celebrating several important milestones. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the entire Shriners Children’s system and the 25th anniversary of the Sacramento hospital.
To pursue its mission of preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering, the American Cancer Society has invested more than $5 billion in cancer research since 1946. Currently, ACS has 96 funded research grants totaling $52,367,700 in California.
Founded by Angie Papendick in 2016, AP Group, Inc welcomes four longtime team members as new partners. “We established the firm to provide excellent client service, but also to provide work-life balance and meaningful careers for our team members,” Angie says.
Gilbert CPAs occupies the special realm of philanthropy where the business and nonprofit communities intersect.
Sacramento is fortunate to have the professional soccer team Sacramento Republic FC on several fronts. Often in the playoffs and already with a championship to its name in just nine years since inception, this successful USL team gives area sports fans a team to root for and exciting matchday entertainment.
Established in 1997, MarketOne Builders celebrates 25 years in business as a leading force in today’s construction industry.
In 2020, PRIDE Industries renamed its fundraising arm in honor of the organization’s beloved late CEO, Michael Ziegler. The Michael Ziegler PRIDE Industries Foundation furthers Ziegler’s legacy of championing the orga
Stantec, a global architecture and design firm with a significant presence in Sacramento, is committed to helping close the gender gap in STEAM fields with a company-wide Inclusion and Diversity program.
United Building Maintenance, Inc. welcomes new partner and chief operating officer Brian Baltzley. This full-service commercial janitorial company is also celebrating its 20th anniversary with unprecedented growth.
With a reputation of excellence, Airco Mechanical, Inc. is the region’s leading design-build mechanical contractor specializing in heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, plumbing systems, process piping, and environmental control systems. Founded in 1974 by James C.
The SAFE Real Estate Sales Team finds ideal home loans for clients purchasing newly-constructed homes or existing properties.
The world-class pediatric burn program at Shriners Children’s Northern California is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Since 1997, the program has been caring for children up to age 18 with burn injuries of every size and severity.
April Andre and her team at The Collective are experts in furnishing commercial office space and work closely with the architect and design community to achieve clients’ workspace goals. Formerly known as VCO, The Collective’s new name and logo were created after acquiring Office Source and SCI Interiors.
Founded in 2004, Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts offers imaging, medical assistant and nursing programs that provide students seeking careers in health care with professional skills, career-focused education and hands-on practical experiences.
Through its 31 branches and nearly 350 employees across Northern California, Bank of Marin has always encouraged and promoted diversity in the workforce.
HGA, an interdisciplinary design firm with offices nationwide, provides architectural design and all disciplines of engineering. In Sacramento and throughout Northern California, the firm offers architecture, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, plumbing engineering and interior design.
Founded in 2005, DesCor Builders provides full-service preconstruction, general contracting and construction management services at a competitive cost throughout Northern California. A leader in many industry categories, one of the main ways DesCor differentiates themselves is with superior preconstruction services.
Over the past 33 years, Admail West has dedicated itself to delivering state-of-the-art print, data processing, direct mail and fulfillment services to a national list of clientele. In 1989, Kathy Pescetti and her business partner and mother, Joyce Riffel, took ownership of the company of seven employees.
Royal Electric has something to celebrate — 50 years of successful business! Over the past five decades, the company has become the leading firm for complex, full-service electric and underground contracting on tight schedules. Public agencies, contractors and developers across the Central and Western U.S. rely on their comprehensive pre-planning process and specialized, experienced team.
Gilbert CPAs welcomes a new leader as Bobbie Hales steps into the role of CEO on Jan. 1, 2022. The appointment of Hales is the fulfillment of the firm’s succession planning for leadership. David Ljung, CEO for the past six years, will continue as a firm shareholder until his retirement in a couple of years.
Saint John’s Program for Real Change believes in women and their power as individuals, mothers, daughters and a community. Saint John’s mission is to unleash the potential of women in crisis with a vision of breaking the cycle of poverty and dependence, one family at a time.
Thirteen-year-old Alyssa had cancer on her spine. Surgery to remove the cancer left her with the equivalent of a spinal cord injury. Through research, Alyssa and her family found Shriners Children’s Northern California and sought help. Because of the multi-disciplinary expertise and care she received, she’s able to move more freely and stand — and has even become a competitive athlete.
Founded in 1972, Sacramento Life Center (SLC) is celebrating 50 years of embracing lives, one pregnancy at a time. Launched as a volunteer helpline, SLC is now a fully accredited, licensed community health clinic offering an array of services and resources. One of few Sacramento-area community clinics for pregnant women in need, SLC is ready to do more.
The SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity, known as MOSAC, has finally opened to take its place as one of Greater Sacramento’s most exciting and beneficial destination attractions.
Sacramento’s future rests in its up-and-coming youth — which is exactly where Future Foundation of Sacramento is investing its efforts, time and donations to accomplish.
Launched locally in the 2011/2012 school year, City Year is celebrating 10 years in Sacramento with a commitment to improving educational equity and academic and social-emotional development for students through proven methods and tutoring with AmeriCorps student success coaches.
For more than three decades, American River Bank (ARB) partnered with the Greater Sacramento business community to meet their banking needs. In August, Bank of Marin acquired ARB, bringing together two exceptional community banks to expand their footprint and better serve their clients throughout Northern California.
With 16 marathons and many more half marathons under her belt, Rebecca Fabisch Miller knows a thing or two about going the distance for her commercial and corporate clients.
The Johnson Group, one of the nation’s leading and most highly respected Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) recruiting firms, is celebrating 15 years in business. The firm serves AEC companies nationwide and has experienced exponential growth.
Angela Basi serves as Ernst & Young’s Sacramento Office Managing Partner and leads EY’s California Government and Public Sector practice. “For more than 20 years, I have been proudly serving EY clients and working alongside outstanding peers and mentors who have helped shape my career,” Basi says.
Van Hulzen Financial Advisors features uncommon investment capabilities paired with a magnetic, local culture and a commitment to make transformational impacts in the community. “Our people and culture set us apart,” says Nathan Torinus, CEO. “Financial advice is only as good as the motivations of those providing it.
Founded in 1998, WALKSacramento serves six counties in the Greater Sacramento region with a mission of improving health equity in the built environment.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento serves Sacramento and Yolo counties with a mission of bringing people together to build and repair homes, communities and hope.
Insperity is a leading provider of human resources and business performance solutions. Since 1986, the organization has grown from two employees to a publicly traded company with $4.3 billion in 2019 revenues.
Launched in 2010 by partners John Joyner and William O’Donnell, Project 2 is celebrating 10 years of successfully serving clients throughout many industries both private and public, and is now celebrating five years of working in the mental health sector with the State of California Regional Centers system to assist service coordinators with their ever-increasing workloads.
In June 2020, Kitchell CEM welcomed Wendy Cohen to her new position as company president. Cohen guides the firm with 26 years of experience in the construction industry, including seven years with Kitchell. Throughout her career, she’s worked on all sides of the construction industry, including general contractor, owner and consultant.
Meals on Wheels by ACC is adapting its services for the health and safety of participants, as well as staff and volunteers, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partnerships and program changes enable MoW to continue delivering meals to seniors throughout Sacramento County.
Spencer Building Maintenance has been at the forefront in cleaning and disinfecting facilities since the SARS and H1N1 virus outbreaks and is continuing through the COVID-19 pandemic.
USI Insurance Services is tackling the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic head-on as CEO Mike Sicard created STEER — Steer Through Epidemic and Economic Recovery — for clients. “We started publishing FAQs, pandemic checklists and claim-reporting guidelines the first week in March.
The Capital Region housing market is booming, and multiple players in the homebuilding industry — large and small, public and private — are contributing to an array of products, locations and amenities, beckoning potential buyers to come look, invest and move in.
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