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Chief Executive Officer
Alan joined the CSAC Finance Corporation as the Executive Vice President in November 2015 after a successful career in government affairs. He has a broad range of professional work experience having worked in both the private and public sector. Alan has published on effective government advocacy including a Law Review Article on the topic of Ethics in Government and is occasionally requested to speak publicly on these topics. He has spent much of his career in government, law and public policy where most recently he was the Chief Legislative Representative for Los Angeles County. Prior to this, Alan practiced law at a Government Law Firm where he was an active member of the Public Law Section of the State Bar. In addition, Alan worked at a major investment firm where he was an accountant for a international pension fund group. Alan earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science and English minor at UC Davis, and subsequently earned his law degree where he completed a certificated concentration on Taxation.
Director of Business Development
Jim Manker joined the CSAC team in 2013 after leaving the Sacramento River Cats (AAA affiliate of the Oakland Athletics) and their Corporate Partner team. Prior to that he was a successful Major Accounts Client Executive for the world’s largest payroll company, ADP. Over the past 4+ years under Jim’s leadership, the Corporate Associates program has become a strong revenue source for CSAC. At the CSAC Finance Corporation, Jim is responsible for directing the corporate partnership program, working with new business opportunities and helping companies expand their footprint in California Counties. Jim impacts every team he encounters through his 5 identified themes of: woo, communicator, activator, positivity, and strategic (source: Clifton StengthsFinder assessment). Jim earned his undergraduate degree in Communications from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA. He then went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Religious Education at NTS in Kansas City, MO. Jim has spent his entire career connecting people in the private and public sector and helping them pursue personal health and corporate success.