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ProjectAttain! Board Members Among “Most Admired” CEOs

2022-04-25T03:13:10+00:00

The Sacramento Business Journal Honors Duncan and Roughton Honorees for this award program are nominated by Business Journal readers and staff and chosen through a vote of their peers. This year sees honors awarded for ProjectAttain! board treasurer Dave Roughton, a Distinguished Career honoree, and board member Willy Duncan, nominated in the education category. "ProjectAttain! is so fortunate to have leaders like Willy and Dave invested in closing the Capital Region's workforce, equity, and skills gaps by championing educational attainment for working age adults. Thank you, Willy and Dave, for your visionary leadership that supports educational opportunities for all." ~ [...]

ProjectAttain! Board Members Among “Most Admired” CEOs2022-04-25T03:13:10+00:00

Most Admired CEO Honoree: Willy Duncan, Sierra Joint Community College District

2022-04-25T03:03:37+00:00

Sierra College President Willy Duncan has used a combination of ambitiousness and pragmatism to help keep his school's 18,000 students on track with their studies amid a pandemic that upended teaching protocol everywhere. “We were one of the first colleges in the country to move to a remote environment. That allowed us to get ahead of the curve,” said Duncan. “But we never quite hit all of the classes. You can’t learn to weld online.”   Since joining Sierra College as its president in 2011, the 54-year-old Duncan took a scientific approach from the start to best guide students through [...]

Most Admired CEO Honoree: Willy Duncan, Sierra Joint Community College District2022-04-25T03:03:37+00:00

Most Admired CEO Honoree: Dave Roughton, SAFE Credit Union

2022-04-25T02:34:01+00:00

Dave Roughton may be retiring from his role as CEO and president of SAFE Credit Union, but his investment in the organization — and its impact on Sacramento — hasn’t wavered. Through leadership positions on the Greater Sacramento Economic Council, the California Credit Union League, and the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Roughton has been an influential voice in the region's economic vitality, helping businesses navigate through pandemic-related struggles. "In order for SAFE to be a strong and healthy organization, we need strong and healthy communities,” Roughton said of the reciprocal relationship between investing in Sacramento and in turn SAFE [...]

Most Admired CEO Honoree: Dave Roughton, SAFE Credit Union2022-04-25T02:34:01+00:00

American Leadership Forum Honors ProjectAttain! Leaders

2021-11-17T14:39:07+00:00

Jennings and Orchard Receive ALF Exemplary Leader Award Each year the American Leadership Forum - Mountain Valley Chapter honors a Sacramento-region leader who represents the cornerstone of ALF. The award recipient thinks and works regionally, values diversity, and is a successful collaborative leader. ALF bestowed this honor on two ProjectAttain! board members, Cassandra H.B. Jennings, CEO of St. Hope, and Arlen Orchard, chair of the the board of directors of the California Mobility Center, at this year's ceremony. The annual dinner attracts the region’s decision- and opinion-makers to celebrate the award recipient’s accomplishments. The ALF- Mountain Valley Chapter works to [...]

American Leadership Forum Honors ProjectAttain! Leaders2021-11-17T14:39:07+00:00

One-on-One with Treasurer Dave Roughton

2021-11-17T14:35:06+00:00

"ProjectAttain! is critical for building our regional workforce and strengthening our ability to compete for new businesses that bring good jobs with great benefits to Sacramento." Dave Roughton, president and CEO of SAFE Credit Union, sits on ProjectAttain!'s executive committee and serves as its treasurer. After 29 years with SAFE, where he started as a minimum wage, entry level cash vault teller, Roughton is energized to envision how ProjectAttain! can help the Sacramento region attract and retain employee talent, including the 700 plus employees he calls his own. Tell us about your roll at Safe Credit Union today. I’m the [...]

One-on-One with Treasurer Dave Roughton2021-11-17T14:35:06+00:00
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