SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) has appointed Anna Ballard as Partnership Manager.

In this role, Ballard will focus on developing new partnerships, reaching out and engaging former partners and strengthening relationships with current partners. Most recently, Ballard served as Advertising Account Manager with Runyon, Saltzman & Einhorn where she focused on two of the agency's largest accounts.

Ballard earned a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from the University of California, Davis. She recently completed the Leadership Sacramento program through the Sacramento Metro Chamber.

"Anna has a well-rounded advertising and communications background and will be a tremendous asset to our organization," remarks Mike Testa, the CVB's Senior Vice President, Convention Sales & Business Development.

Businesses interested in partnering with the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau can contact Anna Ballard at 916-808-5549 or