About SAC

At Sacramento Association of Consultants, our principals all have high level executive experience in the State of Calfornia and have been involved in some of the most critical IT initiatives in the state's history. We provide personalized service and a level of experience that you simply won't get with other companies.

Among the services we provide include:

  • Helping companies assess opportunities and the feasibility of success.
  • Providing insight on the project review and approval process.
  • Helping companies understand the process and timeframes of the budgeting, funding and funding mechanisms.
  • Helping companies establish and manage relationships including finding executive sponsors, key stakeholders and influencers.
  • Assistance in navigating projects through control agencies.
  • Providing guidance as to appropriate partnerships and resellers.
  • Assistance with selecting appropriate procurement vehicles for your products or services.
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Meet The Experts

Ron Hughes

Ron Hughes

Ron Hughes, has over 35 years experience in designing, managing and operating data centers including 25 years experience as an executive in the State of California. He spent 12 years as the President of California Data Center Design Group, a worldwide data center design and consulting company.

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Paul Benedetto

About Paul Benedetto

In September 2011, Paul Benedetto was appointed by Governor Brown to the position of Undersecretary for the California Technology Agency. Paul also served as a member of Governor Brown’s Cabinet and was an advisor to the Governors Office, the Secretary and the State on policy and programmatic technology issues and opportunities.

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Joe Panora

Joe Panora

Joe Panora served over 34 years of state public service with fourteen (14) years in the Correctional Safety/Public Safety Law Enforcement as IT Director/Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations (CDCR).

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Jeff Uyeda

Jeff Uyeda

Jeff Uyeda has over 35 years experience as an executive with the State of California at various agencies including Fiscal, CHP, Department of Technology and the Secretary of State.

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Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Mike Smith has over 35 years of sales leadership experience in the state/local government and education marketplaces in the state of California. Mike has established strong relationships in the industry with both private and public sectors leaders.

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Contact SAC

Feel free to email us at rhughes@sacassociation.com.