Dr. Sara Aghamohammadi

Sacramento Comedy Spot is excited to announce our new officers that will help support and promote our classes, shows, and events. This new leadership will also be integral in establishing long-lasting partnerships with other Sacramento non-profit organizations, influencers, institutions, and leaders. Finally, this new leadership will be tasked with helping to expand the Comedy Spot’s visibility.

Dr. Sara Aghamohammadi is Sacramento Comedy Spot’s new President. Dr. Aghamohammadi is a Pediatric ICU physician for UC Davis Health. As new Board President, Sara’s enthusiasm for the Comedy Spot will lead efforts to foster relationships with other non-profit organizations, leaders, and members of the Sacramento community.

Rico Garcia steps into Sacramento Comedy Spot’s newly-created role of Chief Marketing Officer. Garcia is currently the Brand Manager for 101.5 K-Hits Radio, where he also hosts a show weekdays from 12-3pm. He has worked in media and marketing for more than 20 years, and earned his MBA in Marketing from National University. In his new role with Sacramento Comedy Spot, Rico will oversee strategic marketing objectives, and develop plans to help increase awareness about the organization and its shows and class offerings.

Rico Garcia

Keisha Mello-Hall is the Comedy Spot’s new Secretary. Keisha is a criminal defense attorney, who specializes in clients with mental illnesses. In addition to writing meticulous notes for the board meeting minutes, Keisha leads the Diversity Scholarship Committee in bringing underrepresented voices to the Comedy Spot

Returning officers are Greg Sabin as Chief Financial Officer and Ron Dumonchelle as Chief Technical Officer. Brian Crall, Chris Emery, Mel Gelbart, and Patrick Vath are returning as board members.

In the summer of 2020, Tina Jett was promoted from support staff to Assistant General Manager, with her main focus on coordinating comedy classes and students. Tina spearheaded the Comedy Spot’s grant writing efforts and secured funds that helped the Comedy Spot survive our shutdown due to COVID.

Comedy Spot founder, Brian Crall, will continue on in his role as General Manager. He will be better able to focus on the day-to-day operations of the Comedy Spot, with specific emphasis on mentorship, education, and shows.

Keisha Mello-Hall

Sacramento Comedy Spot is more than just a comedy club. The Comedy Spot is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Sacramento’s first comedy theater featuring improv, stand-up, sketch comedy, original videos, and short films, and we are Northern California’s largest comedy school.

Our mission is to make Sacramento laugh. Sacramento Comedy Spot aims to educate and inspire everyone to challenge themselves, make a statement, and tell their story through improv, stand-up, sketch, and film. We support, encourage, and promote diversity and inclusion within our walls and throughout the greater Sacramento community. We create unique, comedy-related events, shows, and classes that connect people of all backgrounds through laughter.

Community. Education. Entertainment. Inclusion. Connection.
More than just a comedy club.