Meet our 2018 Fast Pitch Coaches

Our Fast Pitch Coaches support our Nonprofit participants in refining their three-minute pitch. Coaches are SVP Partners, corporate and community leaders, and pitch experts from a variety of professional backgrounds. Our 2018 Fast Pitch Coaches are an incredible group, dedicated to improving nonprofits’ pitch ability. January through February 2018, Fast Pitch Coaches can expect to invest between 15-17 hours of their time supporting Fast Pitch Nonprofits.

Amanda Blackwood, Managing Partner, OE Consulting Group

Amanda Merz, Community Advocacy & Engagement Manager, SAFE Credit Union

Bernadette Augustine, Real Estate, Augustine & Associates/REMAX

Brian Hoblit, Vice President, Business Development Officer, US Bank

Carol Van Bruggen, Partner Financial Advisor, Foord, Van Bruggen & Pajak Financial Services

Claire Audette-Bauman*, Business Operations Manager, Intel

Cliff Gamble, Founder, A Touch of Light Project

Cole Alexander, Sr. Business Analyst, Marketing Evolution, Inc.

Douglas Newton, Counselor/Development Director, FosterHope Sacramento

Erica Thompson-Dias, VP of Marketing & Community Engagement, American River Bank

Evan Schmidt, Director of Strategy & Evaluation, Valley Vision

James Robertson, Partner, Downey Brand, LLP

James Shelby*, Finance Controller, Intel

Jason Angle, Senior Manager of Vendor Relations & Merchandising, Belami Ecommerce

Jay Thomas*, Principal at Thomas / Ferrous, Inc.

Jeannie Howell, Community Impact Officer, Sacramento Region Community Foundation

Jenn Manuel, Founder & CEO, Via Consulting Group

Jessica Kriegel, Principal, OE Consulting Group

Jon Coss*, CEO, Pondera Solutions

Jonathan Kaufman*, Co-founder & Principal of Third Plateau

Joyce Hettrich*, Manager of Customer Support Programs Lifescaping Outdoors

Katie Konz, Attorney, Downey Brand, LLP

Kendra Dornbusch, Senior Intelligence Analyst, United States Air Force

Kenneth Johnston, CEO KJ2 Productions

Kristi Rolak, Vice President & General Manager, KBM-Hogue

Kyle Cassano, President & CEO, Digital Marketing Labs

Larry Liberty, President & CEO, Liberty Consulting Team

Linda Bigler, Business Coach, CEO, and Owner at The Money Magnet

Lori Rianda, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Business & Community Engagement, Bank of America

Michael Broughton, President & CEO of Blanket Marketing Group

Michelle Elder*, CPA & Owner of Elder Accountancy

Mike Gannon, Retired

Monique Brown*, Director of Partnerships, I/O Labs

Moreen Lane, Founder & CEO, RR Strategies

Nicki Todd, Vice President Operation, SkySlope

Pam Saltenberger, Retired

Patrick Faverty, Director, Sacramento Campus, University of Pacific

Scott Akers, Consultant, Akers Capital

Shannon Zajec*, Managing Partner & Sr. Benefits Advisor, Employers Select Insurance Services Inc.

Tim Harris, CEO, Insight Public Relations

*Current SVP Sacramento Partner

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