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About AAF Sacramento

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Our Mission

The Sacramento Advertising Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving industry standards by offering social & professional networking/development opportunities, providing educational events for advertising professionals, and recognizing the stellar work produced in the Sacramento region. Furthermore, we seek to provide mentorship for students pursuing education in related fields to help bring qualified professionals into the industry.

"We envision a Sacramento with the most innovative and creative advertising scene in the nation. We love this town and we want to partner with you to make the Ad Industry even more amazing."

AAF Sacramento

100 Years of History

With more than 100 years of serving the advertising community of Sacramento, the Ad Club is an ever-evolving organization, changing to meet the needs of its members. Our dedicated Board of Directors provides the creative leadership to keep the club relevant, useful, and fun – but we could not do any of it without our members.

American Advertising Federation – Sacramento Ad Club is the regional chapter of the national American Advertising Federation (AAF). AAF is the nation’s oldest national advertising trade association, and the only association representing all facets of the advertising industry. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AAF acts as the “Unifying Voice for Advertising” representing over 40,000 advertising professionals.

Board of directors

Meet the team behind AAF Sacramento

Cole Alexander


Alejandra Gutierrez

Vice President

Cortney Ceccato


Vanessa Chaulklin

Creative Chair

Christie Pierce

Programming Co-Chair

Maria Manzur

Professional Development Co-Chair

Salvador Cruz

Professional Development Co-Chair