WaveComm SB represents local, regional and national clients including UCSB Arts & Lectures, Hospice of Santa Barbara, Paso Pacifico, Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation, Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara, Shared Crossing Project and DignityMoves.
Davis is the former Partner, for 20 years, of the Santa Barbara-based public relations and marketing firm SurfMedia Communications. Surfmedia Communications represents nonprofit clients including Direct Relief International, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing, Family Service Agency, 211 HelpLine, Hospice of Santa Barbara, The SB Botanical Garden, The American Red Cross, CALM, La Casa de Maria, Work Training Programs, and Elings Park Foundation. Other accounts include Rita Medical Systems, Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, Rona Barrett Foundation, Computer Motion, and the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara.
Before co-founding SurfMedia Communications, Davis served as Vice President of Cyberspace Public Relations. He was responsible for the management of all accounts and consultants. Davis was instrumental in account development including People Magazine Online and Toshiba Medical. He served as account manager for People Magazine Online, Book-of-the-Month Club, Virtual Job Fair, and Networks Telephony Corporation.
Davis served as the Media Associate for Disasters at the American Red Cross Headquarters in Washington, DC. He was the National Spokesperson during disasters from Washington, DC and disaster locations and was interviewed on/for numerous national TV, radio shows and for publications including CNN, MSNBC, USA Today, and the New York Times. He managed the work of nearly 400 public affairs workers in 50 states and assigned public affairs teams to disasters. During his tenure, Davis was responsible for a marked increase of national media exposure for the American Red Cross. Davis was featured in the Wall Street Journal feature about a successful nation-wide marketing concept he originated and implemented with the American Red Cross and the Warner Brothers movie Twister.
Davis worked for four years as Senior Public Affairs Specialist for the national headquarters of the Peace Corps in Washington, DC. His combined media placement accomplishments include seven national magazine covers, arranging hundreds of interviews with radio, TV, print publications, over 200 major article features, and thousands of story inclusions.
Davis was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala from 1987-1990. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Public Relations from Northern Arizona University in 1987. He was the recipient of the PRSSA National President's Award in Washington, DC in 1986. He has published articles in numerous publications and a chapter in the book, To Touch the World. He grew up in Santa Barbara, CA.