Lucas Public Affairs elevates three staff members

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Lucas Public Affairs (LPA), a leading California public affairs firm in communication and strategy has promoted three key staff members — Daisy Castellón to account supervisor, Connor Jang to senior account executive and Xavier Roque to account executive.

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“Daisy has grown into such an inspiring leader here at LPA. Her hard work over the past two years has directly translated into success for our clients in a multitude of complex policy arenas,” said Donna Lucas, LPA president and CEO. “Our clients greatly benefit from her passion and unique strategic approach.”

Daisy has been with the firm since she started as an account coordinator in June 2017. In her new role, Daisy will oversee client initiatives and continue providing strategic and creative direction to LPA’s health care, civic engagement and higher education clients. Connor and Xavier both served as summer interns and apprentices and quickly became valued members of the team.

“To invite two former interns to take on leadership positions within the firm speaks strongly to LPA’s commitment to building a diverse and talented bench of public affairs practitioners,” said Cassandra Pye, LPA executive vice president and chief strategy officer. “Connor and Xavier are savvy and strategic problem solvers committed to helping our clients achieve their goals.”

In his new position, Connor will take a lead role in project management, strategy, writing and media relations for clients across California’s most complex issue areas. Xavier will increase his level of responsibility in managing and contributing to the success of clients.

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Lucas Public Affairs is a leading California public affairs firm that specializes in developing strategic communications to meet clients’ business and policy objectives and in managing high-level reputation, issues management and crisis communications campaigns. LPA works with the state’s leading foundations, nonprofit organizations, associations, businesses and government entities to help them navigate some of the most complex and controversial issues facing California today in health care, education, civic engagement, energy, transportation, insurance, biotechnology, tourism, business and finance, among other areas. At LPA, we are problem solvers who are unequivocally committed to our clients’ success. Learn more at www.lucaspublicaffairs.com.