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Chris Slaughter

Chris Slaughter is an accomplished marketing, public relations, and special events professional with over 25 years of experience with a wide range of feature film, television, entertainment, retail, and service companies. She has been instrumental in branding multiple organizations and companies and brings a unique artistic approach to the creation and execution of marketing, public relations, and advertising campaigns.

Chris is currently the executive director of the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum and past executive director of the Santa Maria Valley Wine County Association. In the past five years, she worked in sales and marketing for CafeFX, an internationally renowned feature film visual effects studio.

Chris has been involved in numerous nonprofits over the last 15 years including the Orcutt Children's Arts Foundation, where she was a founding board member and five-year president, and the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, where she was capital campaign chair for the new facility and a long-time board member.

A graduate of UCLA, Chris first worked for Entertainment Tonight and was associate producer of Personalities, a nationally syndicated daily news magazine. Chris was marketing director of Steven Spielberg’s Century City and Las Vegas DIVE! restaurants and worked as an independent marketing and public relations consultant for a wide variety of businesses in Los Angeles and Chicago.
North County Headquarters:  (805) 346-6123  |   2625 S. Miller Street, Suite 101, Santa Maria, CA 93455
South County Headquarters:  (805) 963-1873  |  1111 Chapala Street, Suite 200, Santa Barbara, CA 93101