Joe Klegseth a native of Oregon and graduate of Oregon State University. As Partner Marketing Manager for the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB), Klegseth is responsible for developing relationships with business in and around Sacramento to contribute to and reap the rewards of the area’s thriving visitor industry.
Klegseth began his career at Oregon State University where he spent eleven years. As Assistant Athletic Director, Klegseth was a member of the senior management team and was responsible for the implementation of marketing strategies and event planning for over 170 athletic and special events per year for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Following Oregon State, Klegseth launched a creative marketing firm in Portland, Oregon, and working with clients such as Nike, University of Florida, University of Alabama, University of Louisville, RentMoney.com, LA Weight Loss. His firm also provided marketing support for an internet startup company with the founders of About.com & Blockbuster.
Most recently Klegseth has been working as a marketing consultant for companies such as the California Interscholastic Federation, Chico Chamber of Commerce and the Golden Baseball League. Klegseth also served on the 2009-10 board of directors for the Chico Economic Planning Corporation (CEPCO) and was a member of the Job Creation Committee.
A self-professed Grill Master, Klegseth loves to waterski, run, follow the PAC-10 and thrives on the many outdoor activities that Sacramento has to offer.