Natalie Leighton joined CalChamber in April 2019 as the grassroots coordinator. She works closely with the CalChamber public policy team to encourage local chambers, business owners and representatives from throughout the state to make their views known to lawmakers and regulators. Leighton brings to her grassroots assignment much experience in using social media and other contacts to get people involved. Leighton earned a B.S. in business administration from Sonoma State University, where she specialized in wine business and marketing.