Jacob Jauregui (he/him/his) is a Principal at Hilltop Public Solutions, leading grasstops advocacy campaigns. He draws upon his extensive experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors specializing in government relations and political communications – including developing strategic public affairs campaigns, policy analysis, community outreach and coalition building, and lobbying. Jacob’s areas of legislative expertise include higher education, land use, economic development, environment, healthcare, and entertainment.
Jacob began his career in the California State Senate and carried this experience to a position at UCLA Government & Community Relations where he worked with the State Government Relations department on issues and legislation affecting the institution. He focused on state policy and budget analysis to assist in the department’s crafting of its advocacy strategy. Jacob then spent time at Mercury Public Affairs before becoming the Director of Public Policy and Economic Development at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
Most recently, Jacob was the Director of Public Affairs at Collaborate, where he led the development and execution of lobbying and community engagement strategies for clients ranging from Fortune 500 to small nonprofit organizations. His other accomplishments include leading voter engagement outreach through collaboration with Latinx, LGBTQ, and business advocacy organizations on behalf of the CA Secretary of State and spearheading community partnerships for a vaccination campaign aimed at hard to reach populations in Los Angeles.
Jacob earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California, Los Angeles. He lives on the Westside of Los Angeles and is politically involved with organizations focused on LGBTQIA and Latinx issues.