Board of Directors
Ladd Woodland is a professional creative with experience across multiple design disciplines. Having been involved in his share of creative startups, Mr. Woodland understands the need for quality business and finance support in the early days of a new business or organization. He joined the ABC board for the opportunity to be more involved with the local creative community and help young start-ups grow roots here in Sacramento.
Marq Truscott, Vice-President
Quadriga Landscape Architecture and Planning, Inc.
Marq has practiced landscape architecture and planning for over 30 years. He spent several years working in multi-disciplinary firms in Sacramento, San Diego and Los Angeles prior to starting his own office in 1992. He formed Quadriga with his partner’s in1997, and is currently serving as President. A licensed landscape architect in the States of California and Nevada, his recent projects include the renovation of the California Mexican American Veteran’s Memorial, UC Davis Multi-use Stadium, and the Recreation and Wellness Center at CSU Sacramento. In addition to managing Quadriga, he lectures for the Landscape Architecture Program at the University of California, Davis.
Edward Inch was named Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Sacramento State in August of 2011. Inch previously served as Provost at Capital University, Columbus, OH, and Dean of the School of Arts and Communication at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA, where he was also a Communication professor specializing in communication and conflict resolution and mediation. In 2006-07, he had a one-year placement as an American Council on Education fellow at Sacramento State.
Katie is a licensed CPA with a background in public accounting and finance and accounting recruitment. She currently serves as Director of Recruitment and Development for GALLINA LLP, a public accounting firm, where she leads the recruitment and training departments of the firm, as well as performing executive searches on behalf of clients.
Katie serves on the Boards of two Sacramento organizations. Her passions include helping businesses grow, art and wine. She has been quoted in a variety of industry publications on topics including engaging young professionals, hiring and developing talent.
Scott is a licensed CPA who specializes in providing audit, tax, accounting, and consulting services to small- and medium-sized privately-held companies, contractors and nonprofit businesses. After graduating from U.C. Berkeley, Scott worked in the nonprofit sector for several years before returning to school to earn his Master of Science degree in Accountancy. Scott is a co-chairman of CalCPA’s nonprofit committee and serves on the boards of two Sacramento-region nonprofit organizations. His passions are writing and recording music, and spending time with his wife and their two dogs.
Blanket Market Group
Smith, McDowell & Powell
Michelle Alexander, Executive Director