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About Us

Leading our staff are Judith Buethe, President & CEO, and Melissa Williams, Vice President & Creative Director.

Judith Buethe / President and CEO


Judith Buethe

President & CEO

Judith Buethe, founder and owner of Judith Buethe Communications, has more than 30 years of private and public sector experience in strategic planning, public engagement and community involvement, consensus building, event coordination, public relations, and government affairs. That experience provides important context for the diverse communities we serve.

Professional/Civic Organizations

  • Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, President 2015-2016
  • Business Council, Inc.
  • African-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Asian-Pacific Chamber of Commerce
  • Lodi Chamber of Commerce
  • Modesto Chamber of Commerce
  • San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Stockton Downtown Alliance
  • Stockton Sunrise Rotary Club
  • Chinese Cultural Heritage Society


  • M.P.A., University of San Francisco
  • B.S., University of California, Davis, Highest Honors


  • ATHENA, Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce
  • 2015 Woman of the Year, 5th California Senatorial District
  • Small Businessperson of the Year, Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce
  • Susan B. Anthony, San Joaquin County Commission on the Status of Women
  • Outstanding Community Service Award, Tierra Del Oro Girl Scout Council

Melissa Williams

Vice President & Creative Director