Carl Guardino, chief executive of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, heads the trade group that presses the high-tech industry's agenda in regional and state politics from housing to transportation. For that reason, Silicon Valley leaders keep him on their speed dial and civic leaders take his calls. His clout has only grown under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's administration.
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Gugino also starred as the lead character in the crime drama series Karen Sisco , the science fiction series Threshold — , the supernatural horror series The Haunting of Hill House , and the crime drama series Jett , and also appeared in The Haunting of Bly Manor Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida , to Carl Gugino, an orthodontist of Italian descent,  and a mother of English-Irish descent  described as "Bohemian. With my dad, I lived in a beautiful house with a swimming pool and a tennis court and went to Europe for the summers. So I feel like I lived two childhoods. Gugino's television work during the late s and early s included appearances on Good Morning, Miss Bliss , Who's the Boss?
He also serves on numerous other boards and is actively involved in a wide range of community organizations and projects. Guardino has been the chief executive of the Leadership Group since He previously served as a vice president with the organization between and In between, he held an executive position in governmental affairs with Hewlett Packard. Earlier, he spent six years on the staff of Central Valley Assemblyman Rusty Areias, the last three as his chief assistant.