Pleshette Robertson is the CEO and Founder of Sacculturalhub.com and the Chief Editor of THE HUB Magazine (black woman owned certified with the Department of General Services-DGS State of California Small Business). The website (launched in March 2002) and magazine (published in February 2006 – https://issuu.com/thehubmag) are leading sources of Black urban media that celebrate the urban lifestyle of African-Americans in the capital region and throughout California serving as the information hub for black-oriented movies, concerts, theatrical performances, art exhibitions, sporting events, festivals and black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.
She is also the owner of PR & Associates Business Resources Resources AKA Sacculturalhub.com Media Company) which is an advertisement and public promotions agency specializing in providing multimedia advertising, social media marketing campaigns, e-blast ad/website production and consultation to new business and startup organizations. Pleshette will celebrate 20 years in business March 2022.
She also serves as the Executive Director for the Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation that educates, empowers, and train young adults and women of color in underserved communities. Several programs under the Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation include: Exceptional Women of Color Conference; Hub Choice Awards Show; Black Physicians Forum (BPF); BPF Medical Student Scholarship Program; Young Exceptional Women of Color (Y-EWOC) Scholarship Competition, and the Young/Youth Women’s Summit (YWS). For 3 years, Pleshette served as a Covered California Enrollment Counselor and Outreach Educator. Since February 2020, Pleshette has recently spearheaded to host the monthly First Fridays Business Mixer throughout the Greater Sacramento Valley Region presented in partnership by the California Black Chamber of Commerce, Sac Cultural Hub, KDEE 97.5 FM, and THE HUB Magazine.
Pleshette has received numerous awards that include: Community Outreach Award presented by the Sacramento NAACP in April 2022, MLK Unsung Hero Award Recipient of the 9th Assembly District presented by the California Legislative Black Caucus in January 2018, Entrepreneur of The Year presented by Calvary Christian Center’s Genesis School of Business & Entrepreneurship in December 2017, Martin Luther King Jr. Difference Maker Award for Service and Advocacy in January 2016, NAWBO OWL Wise Woman (a.k.a. Business Woman of the Year) in October 2015; BWOPA-PAC Ella Hill Hutch Award in November 2013, UC Davis Chancellor’s Achievement Awards For Diversity and Community in the Community Award category in February 2013; Business Award from the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Sacramento Chapter in November 2009; “Women of Excellence” from the Sacramento Kappa Psi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority in March 2008. Pleshette was featured in the August 2007 issue on her personal style and noteworthy achievements in the Sacramento magazine. She holds a B.A. in Business Administration from San Jose State University.
In National Women’s History Month – March 2022 Sac Cultural Hub celebrates it 20th Year Anniversary Gala with Pleshette Robertson, CEO & Founder/Chief Editor of THE HUB Magazine celebrating 20 years in business. Thank you everyone for supporting this grand celebration of a Black-woman owned media agency-Sac Cultural Hub Media Company successfully doing business for the past 20 years in the State of California. Sac Cultural Hub pledges to continue beyond its 20th year with 20 plus years in serving the African American community with resources along with business/entertainment news that impacts their lifestyle. There are over 1000 photos from the Sac Hub 20th Anniversary Celebration held on March 10, 2022 at Old Sugar Mill Wineries posted at: https://sachub.smugmug.com/Events/Year-2022. CLICK HERE to see the highlight article with photos in the Spring 2022 issue of THE HUB Magazine
For the last 2 years Pleshette has been working on her first book to provide women of color a guide book of resources on how to start and manage your business along with an inside look (my story) at the early beginning starting with my childhood and how I came to create Sac Cultural Hub. “Women with Ambition are Trendsetters in Business”, by Pleshette Marie Robertson will be released in Spring 2023. CLICK HERE to preorder the e-book or paperback book.
I owe a great deal of gratitude to several individuals serving as community volunteers, on our Board of Directors, as consultants and independent contractors who have supported and been committed to the mission of Sac Hub. Nothing can match to match up to the TRIBE of Sac Cultural Hub Media Company/Foundation.
HER BACKGROUND. Pleshette relocated from the Bay Area to Sacramento in March 2001 where she began working for UC Davis Medical Center in April 2001. She resigned from her position as a Contract Administrator in the Facilities Design and Construction Department in March 2007 to work full-time in her own business….Sacculturalhub.com. Pleshette holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from San Jose State University. While employed with Stanford University for 13 years (beginning her administrative career at the early age of 19 years old), Pleshette received gratification from helping others to get the resources and information they needed within the community. During her employment in the School of Medicine, she redesigned the medical student monthly newsletter and was the managing editor for 5 years. Pleshette also served on the committee to redesign the School of Medicine annual Catalog after being the coordinating editor for 3 years. Outside of work she found passion in advising relatives, co-workers, friends and families on how to achieve their personal, financial, and career goals. Through developing Sacculturalhub.com, Pleshette receives an ultimate wealth of gratitude, strength, and endurance for succeeding at exploiting the talent, skills, and creativity in African Americans of Northern California. Pleshette and her significant other share 3 daughters and have 7 grandsons.
While pursuing her college career and raising her three daughters as a single parent, Pleshette received several scholarships: Women in Business Scholarship from the Mt. View Chamber of Commerce (October 2003), Stanford Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship (1994 and 1997) and the Changing Times Chapter American Business Women’s Association (May 1997).
Pleshette was also very much involved in community service while living in the Bay Area. In 1998 she organized an adult computer training program in Sunnyvale where she taught residents in low-income apartments how to use Microsoft Word. She served as the secretary and events coordinator in the St. John Children’s Department in East Palo Alto from 1994 to 1998. Pleshette also created a nonprofit organization, Community Connections to Success, where she recruited volunteers to coordinate workshops to provide job development and college preparation programs for minority and underprivileged youth in 1995.
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