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Businessweek – Bloomberg Mysterious Profile of Donna Lucas of Lucas Public Affairs (TLR Note: Unlike other profiles, including Lucas Public Affairs, Businessweek’s alludes to Lucas as leader at Porter Novelli)

Donna L. Lucas

Executive Vice President, Public Affairs Practice Leader, Porter Novelli, Inc.

Age Total Calculated Compensation This person is connected to 2 Board Members in 2 different organizations across 3 different industries.

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Ms. Donna L. Lucas serves as an Executive Vice President and Public Affairs Practice Leader of Porter Novelli, Inc.(also called as Porter Novelli International). Ms. Lucas Founded Lucas Public Affairs in 2006 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. She has been a Principal of ucas Public Affairs since April 2006. She served as Deputy Chief of staff for strategic planning and initiatives for California Governor Schwarzenegger from 2003 to 2006 and Chief of staff to First Lady Shriver from December 2004 to January 2006. Prior to that, she served as Global Public Affairs Practice Leader of Porter Novelli, an international PR firm from 2002 to 2004. She served as the Chief Executive Officer of Nelson Communications Group from 1998 to 2003 and its President for many years. She has provided strategic counsel to large corporate clients, labor unions, non profits, and political candidates. Ms. Lucas also has worked on several statewide initiative campaigns on a variety of policy issues including gaming, housing, education, local government, campaign finance, energy, and business. She is a public affairs strategist, and a recognized expert in media relations and political affairs. She serves as a Director of Golden Pacific Bancorp, Inc. She serves as a Member of Board of Directors of Golden Pacific Bank. She served as Deputy Press Secretary for Governor Deukmejian, and as California Press Secretary for President George H.W. Bush’s 1988 Campaign. She served as a Director of Venoco, Inc., from February 2009 to October 3, 2012. She served as California Media Director in 1992 and 1996 Republican National Convention. She also served as Director of Public Affairs in The California State Treasurer’s Office. She serves on the board of the Public Policy Institute of California and on the Governor and First Lady’s Conference on Women. Ms. Lucas graduated from the University of Southern California, School of Journalism in 1982.

Corporate Headquarters

22917 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, California 90265

United States

Phone: 972-386-6272
Fax: 310-456-1371

Board Members Memberships

Director and Member of Board of Directors of Golden Pacific Bank
Former Director and Member of Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee


Bachelor’s Degree 1982
University Of Southern California School Of Journalism

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