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Bay Area Leaders Accelerating Change
San Francisco Magazine paired with the Audi Sportscar Experience to spotlight five Bay Area leaders who are "accelerating change" in their world. From the boardroom to the polo field, each of our five honorees are driven to success and dedicated to giving back to their community. Selected for their passion, vision and commitment, these changemakers go full throttle to create a lasting impact in the Bay Area and beyond.
We invited our changemakers and their favored nonprofits to the Sonoma Raceway to toast their achievements, facilitate networking and team-building, and to conduct an informal photo shoot. We also invited 20 eager guests to participate in the Audi Autocross Challenge, a great introduction to the Audi performance model lineup and the Sonoma Raceway 2.52-mile road course.
Our racers were challenged with a timed Audi TTS autocross competition, S Model lapping session and an instructor-driven demo lap that got the heart racing as well. Meanwhile, the guests who remained in the Audi Forum enjoyed sumptuous catering from Levy Restaurants, refreshing wine and bubbly, and deliciously relaxing massage treatments from ZEEL Massage On Demand.
Here is our list of our changemakers as well as supported nonprofits—find out more about our honorees and their passions at acceleratingchange.modernluxury.com
Andrea Armeni, Transform Finance
Claude-Alix Bertrand, Haitian Polo Federation
Stacey Boyd of Schoola, supporting the National Council for Teacher Quality
Amy Errett of Madison Reed, supporting GLIDE
Mikkel Svane of Zendesk, supporting St Anthony Foundation
To get behind the wheel and explore the Audi Sportscar Experience at the Simraceway Performance Driving Center in Sonoma, visit here.