Senior Vice President, Communications, Professional Development and Strategic Partners
As the senior vice president of communications, Beth Mills is responsible for all internal and external communications for WBA, and serves as the association’s spokesperson. Prior to joining the association in 2008, Beth was appointed by the governor and served as the assistant deputy director of public affairs in the California Department of General Services where she managed all media contacts and served as the department’s spokesperson on the key department issues.
She has work experience in both the private and public sectors having held positions as a media consultant, campaign consultant, press secretary, corporate communications deputy director and account executive. In addition, she has significant prior communications experience in the private sector, including work with Perry Communications Group in Sacramento, where she served as the lead manager of media relations for several of the firm’s top clients. Beth also worked at Randle Communications, where she led several public affairs accounts and served as the spokesperson for several political campaign initiatives.
Beth is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College.