From one idea to a collaborative vision. Capitol Creative Alliance

We’ve come together to be a hub for our members and to make our programming more accessible; to foster more impactful events and build a rich and supportive community; and to advocate for the creative economy with one voice.

CCA is a union of four local creative groups — Creativity+, Design Sacramento, Roseville UX and Sac DESCO. Each group has been building the community that we longed to see in the greater Sacramento region. Our years spent growing this community gives us a deeper understanding of their needs, and of the needs of the Sacramento region.

Core values
we wear on our sleeve


We bring creatives together.


We provide ways to level up skills.


We amplify our region’s creative capital for the benefit of all.


We seek to inspire and elevate each other and the region.


We support the economic prosperity of creatives in our region.


We believe when creatives come together, anything is possible.

Meet the team

Special shoutout to our Board of Directors and amazing volunteers for making CCA possible!

Board of Directors

Board President Phil Tretheway

Phil Tretheway

Board President & Creativity Speaks Co-Chair

Board Treasurer Marcy Wacker

Marcy Wacker

Board Treasurer & Ascenders Academy Lead

Program Chair Amanda Sebastiani

Amanda Sebastiani

Program Chair

Design Chair Ben Della Rosa

Ben Della Rosa

Design Chair

Marketing Chair Aaron Louie

Aaron Louie

Marketing Chair

Diversity Equity Inclusion head James Hackett-Little

James Hackett-Little

Diversity Equity Inclusion Accessibility Co-Chair


Co-Director Amanda Sanchez

Amanda Sanchez

Co-Director of CCA & Design Week Advisor

Co-Director Rochelle Reynosa

Rochelle Reynosa

Board Secretary & Co-Director of CCA

Outreach Committee

Creativity Speaks Co-Lead Sureena Johl

Sureena Johl

Creativity Speaks Co-Lead

Program Support Marissa Duenas

Marissa Dueñas

Program Support

Event Team member Crista Nauta

Crista Nauta

Event Team

Event Team member Christina Brabham

Christina Brabham

Event Team

Social Media Lead Amanda Valverde

Amanda Valverde

Social Media Lead

Designer Alesia Bustianava

Alesia Bustianava


Designer Katie Serrano

Katie Serrano


Photographer Winsome Hitchcock

Winsome Hitchcock

Photographer & Event Team

Copywriter Sarah Barkman

Sarah Barkman


Newsletter Manager Brooke Elliot

Brooke Elliot

Newsletter Manager

Have questions?

Contact our volunteer coordinator, Amanda Sanchez, at