(25+ years in politics and advocacy, https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitch-mulanix-9925812/ )
After 25 years of working inside politics in both the public and private sectors, Mitch Mulanix has the experience and track record to influence a movement. He has advised top officials at the federal, state and local levels, and got his political start on Capitol Hill as Chief of Staff to a member of Congress in 1988. After leaving public service, he partnered with legendary political consultant George Gorton, a member of the American Political Hall of Fame. Together, they established Gorton & Mulanix, a California-based government relations firm that as provided winning political strategies for Fortune 500 clients such as Sprint Wireless, Koch Industries and Lucent Technologies. He has also headed significantly successful political campaigns for several initiatives including the San Diego Padres and California Workers Comp Reform. He worked exclusively for Arnold Schwarzenegger for five years guiding his transition from actor to political activist prior to running Arnold’s first campaign for Governor.
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