Denise Davis, vice president, media relations and external affairs, is the CalChamber's chief liaison with the news media. She oversees communications strategy and outreach, and manages the CalChamber's involvement in select issue advocacy and ballot measure campaigns. Before joining the CalChamber, Davis was a senior-level communications consultant working on a number of high-profile campaigns, legal matters and policy issues. She was Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's chief deputy communications director and has 14 years of experience serving three California attorneys general as a spokesperson and victim advocate. Davis graduated from the University of California at Davis, receiving a B.A. in communications.