Comstock's magazine 0319 - March 2019 - Page 40

n DISCOURSE Looking Ahead Sacramento Metro Chamber CEO Amanda Blackwood on the organization’s future INTERVIEW BY Sena Christian PHOTO: Ryan Angel Meza A ma nda Black wood is t he f irst woman to serve full-time as CEO of the Sacramento Metro Cham- ber of Commerce in its 124-year his- tory — and she was also only 35 years old when she took the helm in May 2018. Comstock’s recently spoke with Blackwood about new strategies for the longstanding chamber. 42 | March 2019