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Past Sequoia Awards winner Valeria Torres works with educational partners to create strong relationships in California and Washington state- – including prospective and current parents, school leaders, authorizers, local and state political leaders and board members to ensure there is educational equity for current and future generations. She is currently the Manager of Government Affairs
This month, we’re delighted to highlight Sequoia Awards sponsor Sares Regis Group of Northern California (SRGNC) and its affiliates, Regis Homes Bay Area and Regis Contractors Bay Area, regional companies based in San Mateo. As leading developers and managers of commercial and residential real estate in the western United States, the companies have more than
Today we’re remembering our good friend and great Redwood City leader Will Richardson, who passed away in January. He was 83. Will was the Sequoia Awards Citizen of the Year in 1997, and well-known throughout our city for his generosity and kindness. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. He will be missed by
Due to the latest COVID trends, and out of consideration for the welfare of our students, sponsors, and the community at large, The Sequoia Awards board of directors recently voted to cancel this year’s awards dinner. We are exploring alternate ways our amazing 2022 student scholarship winners, spotlight the outstanding business of the year and
This month of Thanksgiving, we are thrilled to highlight our sponsor, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI). Headquartered in Redwood City, CZI was founded in 2015 to help solve some of society’s toughest challenges—from eradicating disease and improving education, to addressing the needs of local communities. CZI’s mission is to build a more inclusive, just, and
This month, we’re highlighting Nintendo of America. Nintendo the first sponsor to commit for 2022, and we appreciate their continued support. In 2020, Nintendo sponsored a scholarship for Isabella Mattioli from Carlmont High School. Isabella has a long history of volunteerism starting before she entered high school. Since then, she has amassed several hours of
Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia Hospital offers many services, including expert care for mothers and babies, heart and vascular care, advanced orthopedics, and comprehensive emergency care. It is consistently recognized as one of the
We’re pleased to announce that Tony Bullock was recently elected to the Sequoia Awards Board of Directors. And he’s put us in some fast company. Not only is Tony the president and co-owner of Black Mountain Properties, LLC, he also is an accomplished race car driver and veteran of the Cooper Tires Prototype Lite Series,
This month, we’re delighted to highlight our sponsor, BKF Engineers. For more than 106 years, BKF Engineers has served California, developing and rehabilitating public infrastructure including utility systems, streets, educational and healthcare facilities. They remain a privately held, locally-owned firm with a staff of over 450 engineers, surveyors, and planners. BKF serves the West Coast
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