Policy Advisor and Strategic Consultant, Matters of Import

Erika Bjork

Erika Bjork elevates the passion and purpose of places that gather people together through culture, food and sport. Through her company Matters of Import, she serves as a strategist with organizations to create and implement a game plan for their brand, culture, advocacy, and audience engagement. Most recently, she has advised the policy of the Metro Chamber, including work on The Prosperity Strategy - the region's inclusive economic strategy - and food policy advocacy including the support of restaurants and farmers during the pandemic. Her previous work in destination marketing included leading the marketing for Downtown Napa and defining it as a food destination as well as wine. She currently sits on the boards of Visit Sacramento, Street Soccer USA and serves as chair for the Downtown Sacramento Foundation.