Andres brings experience in government affairs and policy research to TPA. Prior to joining TPA, Andres attended the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), where he studied political science and international relations. At TPA, he works closely with public agency clients to develop their legislative advocacy agendas. He also helps identify funding opportunities to achieve client objectives.
Since joining TPA, Andres has worked closely with the State Legislature to monitor, analyze and impact legislation that will directly affect TPA clients. Andres has worked to build advocacy tools for clients such as legislative tracking matrices, policy issue summaries, and fact sheets. These tools allow clients to develop a successful advocacy strategy to achieve positive government actions. Additionally, Andres works with our clients to advance their local, regional and statewide funding needs. Andres has worked closely with grant agencies to ascertain the key elements to help our clients develop and submit more competitive grant applications to secure funding awards.
Andres graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a concentration in International Relations. At UCLA, Andres played on the nationally ranked Bruin Rugby Team, served as philanthropy and community development chair for his fraternity, and successfully secured various political internships while focusing his studies on political atmospheres, structures and processes in the United States and beyond.
Outside of work, Andres enjoys traveling abroad to visit extended family, and helps coach rugby for Land Park’s youth club, as well as for his alma mater’s National Championship varsity team at Jesuit High School.
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