Maura Davies, Vice President for Marketing & Communications for the SPCA of Texas, has been with the organization since June of 2001. Maura oversees the Marketing & Communications department, which is responsible for responding to and working with traditional and social media to publicize the SPCA of Texas’ many programs and services; maintaining the SPCA of Texas’ website; raising funds through special events, corporate partnerships and online initiatives; designing and producing collateral material; and spreading the word about the SPCA of Texas to the community at large with a focus on maintaining the SPCA of Texas’ brand. Prior to her work with the SPCA of Texas, she was a non-fiction book editor. Maura graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in English and from Southern Methodist University with a master’s degree in English. She resides in Dallas with her family, which includes their cat, Opal.