Cathy Mesch was promoted to coordinate the CalChamber's grassroots advocacy program in December 2006.
Her primary duty is to enhance the CalChamber grassroots network throughout the state, working closely with the public policy staff to secure business input as early as possible on priority issues.
Mesch joined CalChamber in August 2005 as executive assistant in the public policy unit. She brought with her some 25 years of management experience supervising office, sales and marketing staffs and operational procedural programs in a variety of settings. She also served as director of marketing for the California Foreign Trade Zone at the Port of Sacramento.
Mesch earned an M.B.A. from the American Institute of International Marketing in Arizona.