CalChamber Announces Sandra Floyd as Chair of New Small Business Policy Council

Sandra Floyd
Sandra Floyd

The California Chamber of Commerce is excited to introduce the Small Business Policy Council, a pivotal initiative designed to amplify the voices of small businesses within the state capitol. Leading this endeavor is CalChamber Board Member Sandra Floyd, president and CEO of OUTSOURCE Consulting Services Inc. (, who will be the Council’s Inaugural Chair.

Founded by Floyd in 1994, has grown into a formidable force in the staffing industry, celebrating over 28 years of connecting companies with top-tier talent across diverse sectors including engineering, information technology, and the US Department of Energy – Nuclear Sites.’s success is rooted in its commitment to fostering a diverse workforce and providing comprehensive human workforce management solutions, earning recognition as a small, minority, and woman-owned business.

Under her guidance, has championed core values emphasizing client-centric service, delivering “exactly what you need—precisely when you need it.” This ethos extends beyond business operations, with a strong commitment to community involvement. has actively supported organizations like the Berkeley Symphony, Covenant House California, and Big Brothers Big Sisters Bay Area, showcasing a profound dedication to social responsibility and the betterment of her region.

As chair of the CalChamber Small Business Policy Council, Floyd will leverage her extensive experience and deep understanding of the challenges facing small businesses to drive impactful advocacy efforts. The Council, comprising of local chamber CEOs and CalChamber business members, aims to ensure that the needs and priorities of small businesses across the state are at the forefront of legislative discussions.

Floyd’s appointment as chair is a testament to her exceptional leadership qualities and her unwavering commitment to the small business community. The CalChamber Small Business Advocacy team looks forward to working under Floyd’s direction to advocate for policies that support the growth and success of small businesses across California.

“As we launch the Small Business Policy Council, I am honored to serve as its chair and bring together the diverse voices of California’s small business community. Our mission is clear: to advocate for policies that not only recognize but also bolster the pivotal role small businesses play in our state’s economy and its future,” said Floyd. “Together, with the insights and dedication of our council members, we will strive to create a policy environment that enables small businesses to thrive. I look forward to leading this charge and making a meaningful difference in the way our state supports its small business sector.”

Staff Contact: Nick Ortiz

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