California Policy Summit 2018
For over 30 years, Cassandra Walker Pye has enjoyed a successful career in communications, government, politics and advocacy for corporate interests in global, national, state and local arenas. In January 2015, she founded 3.14 Communications, LLC. Prior to launching 3.14 Communications, she was SVP for APCO Worldwide, a global communication consultancy. In 2003, Pye was appointed deputy chief of staff to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and served on his post-recall election transition team. She is former corporate affairs VP and political director for the CA Chamber of Commerce, executive director for the JobsPAC, director of public affairs for the CA Retailers Association, director of governmental relations for the CA Grocers Association and state relations manager for the Food Marketing Institute, headquartered in Washington, DC. An award-winning writer, Pye is a regular contributor to CA Grocer magazine. Pye is State Board President for California Women Lead, sits on the Board of Directors for New Way CA, is Board Chair for Street Soccer USA (Sacramento), a director of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation and an American Leadership Forum (ALF) senior fellow.