Domain Expert

David Babayco

Chair, Resume Committee
Sacramento Professional Network
David Babayco has been a vital part of the resume committee and has participated in numerous area job fairs as a resume reviewer. His empathy and professional demeanor is so appreciated in this competitive job market. David's compassion for others comes across as he works with each job fair attendee and gives them his undivided attention. David's pleasant personality and caring attitude make him a valuable employee, whether he is in the classroom, in the conference room or at a job fair.

Donna Olson

Reading Comprehension Consultant
The Training Company

Working for The Training Company, Donna Olson researched and developed a curriculum that measurably increases comprehension skills in middle school and high school students.  It is a powerful tool that provides insight, focus, new tools, and useful habits for readers of all ages. 

Andrew Wayne Franklin

Tax Associate
H&R Block
Former Chair Resume Committee
Sacramento Professional Network
Andrew Franklin is an experienced researcher, writer and organizational promoter. He specializes in research, accounting, administration, customer service, personal marketing, writing, and teaching.

He currently works as a Tax Associate for H&R Block, and this tax season he will be helping tax filers at the Sutter Square Galleria, focusing on small business (schedule C and schedule SE), charitable deductions (schedule A itemized deductions) and healthcare tax issues for 1040 filers.

Juanita Sendejas Lopez

Site Supervisor - EGACE
SacWorks South County Career Center
Juanita Lopez has been an Employment Specialist in the Sacramento area for 16 years, coordinating job search activities. For the past 14 years she has managed the OneStop Career Center in South Sacramento, supervising ten staff members and a host of volunteer workers.
Her organization provides job search assistance to the general public, helping both the job seekers and the employers to make productive matches.
She also coordinates community partnerships that foster good communication between all parties involved in the employee recruitment and job search processes.

Sima Ghawass Nafiz, M.A.

Internal Vice President, Chair Education Committee
Sacramento Professional Network

Sima Nafiz is a writer and educator who is completing a book regarding socialogical issues in the culture of Afghanistan.
Sima was elected as Internal Vice President in March 2013, and took on the position of Education Committee Chair in April 2013.

LeeAnn Clifton

Education Committee
Sacramento Professional Network
Relationship Manager & Vice President
State Street Bank and Trust California

LeeAnn Clifton has been a Relationship Manager and Vice President with over 12 years of highly transferable client relationship management experience. She managed a team of employees onsite for the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), the largest public pension plan in the United States. She has demonstrated thorough knowledge of global custody, global securities lending, contracts, service level agreements and investment management.

Katrina Sawa

Business Coach
K. Sawa Marketing International Inc.
JumpStart Your MarketingTM
Katrina Sawa is known as The JumpStart Your Biz Coach because she literally kicks her clients and their businesses into high gear.  Katrina is the creator of the JumpStart Your Marketing™ System and the author of Love Yourself Successful. She works with motivated entrepreneurs who want to start, grow and market your business the right way from the start. Katrina helps you move faster and more affordably towards your ultimate revenue and professional goals using online and offline marketing strategies, plus she kicks you in the butt to implement it all too!

Gabriele Toremann, MSW

Field Supervisor - Volunteer
Senior Legal Hotline
Past Internal Vice President
Sacramento Professional Network
Gabriele's passion to advocate for clients is evident in her work with older adults, homeless, families, youth, mental health, dual diagnosis and the unemployed. 
Her excellent communication and documentation skills equip her to conduct group workshops, counseling, biopsychosocial assessments, screenings, intakes, trainings, presentations, supervision and advocacy. 

Trudy Scott, CN, B.S.S (Psych), B.S. (IT)

Food Mood Expert and Nutritionist
B. Social Science (Psychology)
Special Advisor to the board of Directors of National Association of Nutrition Professionals (

Trudy Scott has a thriving practice in Northern California and works primarily with women (and a few men too) all over the world – doing individual consultations, live workshops and teleseminars. She also educates other holistic practitioners. She shares her passion about natural solutions for anxiety in her first book - The Antianxiety Food Solution: How the Foods You Eat Can Help You Calm Your Anxious Mind, Improve Your Mood & End Cravings. Published by New Harbinger in 2011.

Linda Villatore, M.F.A.

Senior Instructional Designer, Proposal Writer,
Cooperative Personnel Human Resources Services
Owner, Villatore & Associates
A Deeper Way to Think, Design and Communicate
Linda Villatore is an educator and facilitator who devotes her life and work to promoting ecological awareness, sustainable living, wellness, creative learning, improvisational thinking, social networking and organizational excellence.
She is currently engaged in teaching, writing and executive consulting. She cultivates opportunities and exchanges that transform how people engage with sustainability and ecological learning.

"Transformative experiences occur when we remain open to the possibilities of new ideas, while understanding what has come before."
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