The Sacramento Speakers Series is very proud to present our sponsors for the 2019-2020 season. For sponsorship inquiries, please call (916) 388-1100 or email info@sacramentospeakers.com.

At Goodwill Industries® Sacramento Valley & Northern Nevada, Inc. (Goodwill) you’ll hear us say “because of Goodwill” a lot. Often it means, “because of Goodwill I got a hand up” or “because of Goodwill I have a chance.” Our organization is built on a rich history of finding the hidden value and possibility in people and donated goods alike since 1933. Today, we continue to innovate the social enterprise of our founders and lead with our mission to utilize Goodwill resources to help people with disadvantages achieve self-sufficiency in everything we do. This mission is expressed through our retail stores and collection sites which create an accessible shopping experience for all, an environmentally conscious alternative to the landfill, and an employment platform for 2,700 people annually. We go beyond creating jobs alone and provide essential resources to our Family of Nonprofits and regional community partners serving over 350,000 people with disabilities, people ex

Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration offers AACCSB-accredited Graduate Programs that feature an unmatched combination of quality and value. Programs include: MBA (Flexible timeline, weeknight classes), MBA for Executives (15-month, weekend program, off-campus options), International MBA (100% Online, 1 year), MS in Accountancy (100% Online, 18 months) and MS in Business Analytics (100% Online, 2 years).  Visit our website for more information: https://www.csus.edu/cba/

Sacramento State’s College of Business SAFE Credit Union has made members an integral part of its vision since 1940. Over the years the credit union has kept the focus on what really matters, putting members first, a formula that has seen SAFE grow into a leading financial institution in Northern California with more than $3.7 billion in assets and about 240,000 members. In addition to banking services conveniently available through online, chat, mobile, or phone options, SAFE offers in-person care for members and small businesses at service centers across the Greater Sacramento region. SAFE is a not-for-profit, state-chartered credit union committed to improving the financial well-being of our communities through quality products and services, no-cost financial education, and philanthropic initiatives benefiting health, education, and military veterans. SAFE is the proud naming sponsor for the SAFE Credit Union Convention & Performing Arts District.

Golden Pacific Bank is an award-winning, full service, community bank headquartered in midtown Sacramento, with branches in Sacramento, Yuba City and Live Oak. We are proud of our 25 year history satisfying the financial needs of thousands of small to medium sized businesses and individuals. We offer excellent customer service, with a wide range of lending products and deposit services tailored to your needs. Come visit us and discover why our customer base is so loyal.

Established in 1975 and with assets of over $8 billion, Tri Counties Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) headquartered in Chico, California, providing a unique brand of Service With Solutions® for communities throughout California. Tri Counties Bank provides an extensive and competitive breadth of personal, small business and commercial banking services easily accessed through its California branch network, including seven branches in the Sacramento area, advanced online and mobile banking, a nationwide network of more than 37,000 surcharge-free ATMs, and banker support by phone. For more information, call 1-800-922-8742 or visit TriCountiesBank.com.

Founded in 1912, Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Locally, Girl Scouts Heart of Central California serves 18,000 girls in 18 counties across the heart of central California. With outdoor programs including a resident camp, three STEM Center + MakerSpaces (one of them a mobile unit), and a robust program in leadership, we create spaces for girls to grow, explore, and contribute to the improvement of society through their abilities, leadership skills, and cooperation with others. Learn more at girlscoutshcc.org, or follow us @girlscoutshcc

Blue Shield of California strives to create a healthcare system worthy of our family and friends that is sustainably affordable. We are a tax paying, nonprofit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with over four million members, 6,800 employees and more than $20 billion in annual revenues. Founded in 1939 in San Francisco and now headquartered in Oakland, Blue Shield of California and its affiliates provide health, dental, vision, Medicaid and Medicare healthcare service plans in California. The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have an impact on California communities.  For more news about Blue Shield of California, please visit news.blueshieldca.com.

This Sacramento top-rated law firm successfully represents investors against fraudulent stockbrokers and negligent brokerage firms; they assist families and individuals with their estate planning needs, including wills and trusts. They aggressively represent their clients in Court over a variety of disputes and issues, including personal injury actions.

KCRA 3, a Hearst Television station, went on the air September 3, 1955. It was the first television station in the Sacramento Valley capable of color transmission, use of videotape and the first to broadcast in HD. The station’s involvement and dedication to responsible reporting is embodied in their slogan, “Where the News Comes First®.” KCRA 3 is the recipient of multiple Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards including the 2018 National Edward R. Murrow for Overall News Excellence. KCRA 3’s website address is www.kcra.com.

News 93.1 KFBK is Sacramento’s source for Local News, Breaking News, Traffic and Weather. Mornings and afternoons Cristina Mendonsa, Sam Shane and Kitty O’Neal are trusted Sacramento News Voices with decades of experience delivering relevant stories with depth, balance and perspective. Listen to News 93.1 KFBK at 93.1FM, also on 1530AM and live everywhere on the free iHeartRadio App!

iHeartMedia Sacramento includes News 93.1 KFBK, 92.5 The Breeze, 93.7 The River, V101, Talk 650 with “Armstrong and Getty” and 107.1 The Bull. With over 245 Million Monthly listeners in the U.S. iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. iHeartRadio is one of the most popular digital music destinations, with more than 168 Million listening hours a month and 140 million registered users.

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: MBII) is a growth-oriented company leading the movement to more a sustainable world through the discovery, development and marketing of innovative and effective biological products for crop protection, plant health and waterway systems treatment that help customers operate more sustainably while increasing their return on investment

The center of philanthropy in the Sacramento region for more than 35 years, the Sacramento Region Community Foundation transforms the capital area through focused leadership and advocacy that inspire partnerships and expand giving. We promote philanthropy that is visionary, diverse, inclusive, and strategic. Through our community leadership, we strengthen the Sacramento region by partnering to address the underlying causes of some of our community’s toughest challenges, and through our philanthropic services, we enable individual and organizations with philanthropic interests to easily and effectively support the issues they care about in our community and across the nation. Learn more at www.sacregcf.org.

At SMUD, we’re proud to be your community-owned, not-for-profit electric service for over 70 years. We are that reliable neighbor you can count on to do the right thing, today and tomorrow. And we’re always ready to partner with our customers and community to develop thoughtful energy solutions that benefit our region. Learn more about our programs and services at smud.org

About Wonderful® Pistachios. The Wonderful Pistachios brand features upscale, premium packaging and a bold contemporary look, appealing to a sophisticated, health-conscious consumer. Wonderful Pistachios are grown in the San Joaquin Valley, the agricultural heartland of California. Pistachios are available at retail outlets and grocery stores nationwide and are available in a variety of sizes. For more information about Wonderful Pistachios or the “Get Crackin’” campaign, visit GetCrackin.comFacebook.com/WonderfulPistachios and Twitter.com/GetCrackin.

Launched in 2011, Inspirato is a leading luxury hospitality company that provides its 10,000+ members access to hundreds of curated vacation options, delivered through an innovative club model to ensure the service and certainty that affluent customers demand. Inspirato’s portfolio of residences are managed and controlled for the exclusive use of members. Additionally, the collection includes villas with access to world-class amenities at top resorts, premium hotel accommodations priced at verifiable savings and customized experiential travel. Every vacation includes personalized recommendations, expert advance planning and access to on-site concierge services, all designed to foster ongoing relationships and create memorable experiences.

Classique Catering has been the exclusive food and beverage provider of the Sacramento Convention Center Complex for more than 30 years in addition to being a preferred caterer to most facilities in Sacramento. Voted as the “Best Caterer” by the readers of Sacramento Magazine for 14 consecutive years. We are an avid supporter and promoter of the cities Farm-to Fork movement and have created menus reflective of all the rich agriculture the Sacramento region has to offer.

The Sacramento River Cats, based out of Sacramento, California, are the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants and are a part of the Pacific Coast League. The River Cats have had unparalleled success on and off the baseball field, winning two Triple-A Championships and four Pacific Coast League Championships, while also being a staple in the Sacramento community. The River Cats led all of Minor League Baseball in attendance through their first eight seasons, and continue to draw some of the highest attendance numbers across the league. The River Cats strive to provide a clean, safe, and family-friendly environment for every fan that comes through the gates. Keep up with the team at rivercats.com.

Noble Image is known for creativity, collaboration, and an extremely high level of customer service. We have been developing successful websites since 1998. As a leading web design company in Sacramento, we can cover all your web design needs. Whether you need a new website, a website re-designed, corporate identity, logo design, web development, or search engine optimization, we can offer effective solutions.

Situated across from the California State Capitol, the newly-renovated Hyatt Regency Sacramento is a contemporary urban hotel and resort in Sacramento. Our AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel is located in the city’s vibrant downtown area.Hyatt Regency Sacramento offers passionate hospitality and inviting spaces where everyone gets the VIP treatment. Fresh from a top-to-bottom renovation, our stylish hotel features modern guestrooms and spacious suites with plush Grand BedsTM, 42″ HDTVs, and oversized showers. Stay connected with complimentary WIFI in our renovated lobby. Soak up the California sunshine at Sacramento’s only resort-style pool, soak in the hot tub and relax in a shaded cabana on the landscaped sun deck. After a workout in the fitness center, relax and revitalize in our peaceful wellness spa.