Roshaun Davis is an entrepreneur, community developer, and cultural strategist. He partners with community-centric organizations that range from early stage entrepreneurs, corporate companies, and governmental agencies. Roshaun’s rare talent for community development, strategic focus and program implementation bridges the gap between the built environment and the community that lives within it. He makes sense of the always-changing environment, visualizes what could be, and connects both with tangible results.
His client and partner roster includes the likes of AT&T, MetroPCS, YELP, Fiat, Electrify America, Redbull, Sierra Nevada, MillerCoors, The City of Sacramento, City of West Sacramento, and The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.
Roshaun is a sought-after strategist and speaker with a dynamic and engaging style. He has led from the front of the room for Duarte, Whole Foods, Pacific Builders Coalition Conference, Congress of New Urbanism, Creative Mornings, and California State University – Sacramento State, among other places. He has a TEDx talk entitled, “How Do You Show Love To Your City.” In a former life he was a well known musical artist that toured the country performing in places like South by Southwest, Los Angeles, and New York City. It is here where he found his passion for representing the underrepresented.
He has been named Top 100 Business Leaders, 40 under 40, Top 25 Changemakers in Sacramento and received the Local Vision Award from the American Planning Association. In addition to his professional accolades, Roshaun still finds time to give back to the community by sitting on the board for the Inclusive Economic and Community Development Investment Committee, Sol Collective, and The California Events Coalition. He received his BA in Journalism from the California State University – Sacramento State, and his PHD from the streets.
This break-out session is about the experience of local Black Indigenous and people of color within arts, business, and culture. Learn from Sacramento’s creatives, entrepreneurs, and tastemakers about how they have thrived in building community, brand, and purpose. Learn about overcoming challenges and pivoting while staying on mission. This will be a candid conversation about […]