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SENIOR FELLOW PROFILE
AMERICAN LEADERSHIP FORUM

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SENIOR FELLOW PROFILE
AMERICAN LEADERSHIP FORUM

Edelman

Digital Deployment
Connecting To The Community Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui

Technology entrepreneur Mac Clemmens founded website design company Digital Deployment as a college student 17 years ago . Digital Deployment today has multiple brands and companies under its aegis and has found its calling building software for underserved industries , including pension systems and special districts . Clemmens is passionate about empowering institutions , associations and nonprofits to communicate online and better connect with their users . A Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum ( Class XIX ), Clemmens is grateful for the deep connections within the community that ALF provided . “ My experience with ALF inspired me to better understand and serve our community ’ s needs for communications infrastructure ,” Clemmens says . “ It also provided me with partners in every corner of our community , along with powerful lessons about how to work together and how to serve . It ’ s been a large part of my commitment to making sure the web is accessible to users with disabilities and that everyone has access to human-centered software .”

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Downey Brand

Law Firm Values Leadership Program
ALF SENIOR FELLOWS INCLUDE PARTNER ANDREA CLARK , CLASS XXIII ; RECRUITING PARTNER MEGHAN BAKER , CLASS XXIV ; MANAGING PARTNER SCOTT SHAPIRO , CLASS XVII ; PARTNER STAN VAN VLECK , CLASS XIII ( NOT PICTURED ); LITIGATION DEPARTMENT CHAIR JANLYNN FLEENER , CLASS XX ( NOT PICTURED )

Helping clients achieve what matters most — that ’ s the driving force behind Sacramento-based law firm Downey Brand . Established in 1926 , Downey Brand has built a reputation from understanding the industries and businesses of its clients and tailoring its services to support the challenges and opportunities they face . “ Practical , client-focused service has always been our tradition ,” says Stan Van Vleck , partner and former chair of the firm . “ Advancing client service with innovative and experienced counsel remains one of our most fundamental values today .” For 95-years , Downey Brand has provided vision and expertise to clients throughout California and Nevada in core practice areas of business , litigation and natural resources . Firm clients range from privately-held companies and family-owned businesses to governmental entities and public corporations . Downey Brand has been working with the American Leadership Forum for more than a decade . Firm partners are encouraged to apply for ALF as it offers exposure to segments of the Greater Sacramento region beyond the everyday experience . “ The chance to experience leadership education along with public-sector , nonprofit and other business leaders is an incredible opportunity ,” says Janlynn Fleener , partner and chair of the firm ’ s litigation department . “ The ALF program includes education on leadership style and strategies and we want our attorneys to develop their leadership styles both within and outside the firm ,” says Scott Shapiro , Downey Brand ’ s managing partner . “ The real benefit , though , is the network of hard-working people banding together to improve our region . As Sacramento ’ s largest law firm , a strong and resilient community is important to our leadership and a vital part of our fabric .”

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