Vice President, Public Affairs
Stefanie Benvenuto is the Vice President of Public Affairs at the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. There, she oversees the Chamber’s broad policy portfolio, positions, and advocacy efforts in pursuit of making San Diego the best place to live and work.
She oversees a team that lobbies local, state, and federal legislators and public agencies to advance a pro-business policy agenda, and educate on the needs of the business community and the workforce in the San Diego region. Additionally, she serves as a Mayoral appointee to the San Diego Housing Commission, which oversees all of San Diego’s affordable housing development and policy.
Before joining the Chamber, Stefanie ran the government affairs and policy efforts for a major child-welfare non-profit working across Southern California, and previously worked for two Southern California Assemblymembers focused on in-district outreach and local government.
She is a proud graduate of California State University, Fullerton, and lives in Clairemont with her husband and two kids.