Jessica Mause is the Senior Vice President of Rodriguez Strategies.
Jessica is a seasoned campaign strategist and has been with the company since it was established. She leads the firm’s public affairs and government relations organizing efforts in California. She manages both short and long term campaigns for clients.
Jessica has extensive knowledge of state and local politics. Her ability to navigate the intricacies of state and local government enables her to communicate complex policies and activate stakeholders.
She is the lead organizer for the American Beverage Association and represents the California Grocers Association in Southern California. She has also spearheaded successful efforts to influence legislation through strategic coalition building, community outreach and advocacy.
Jessica’s accomplishments include managing the voter contact program of a successful statewide ballot measure for a Fortune 500 company, spearheading multiple advocacy campaigns to build consensus for legislative solutions, and influencing the direction of both local and statewide ballot measures. For example, she successfully designed a multi-year issue-based campaign in Los Angeles involving a coalition of over 1,000 local businesses, dozens of Business Improvement Districts, neighborhood associations and business groups to shape a long-standing public policy initiative in the city.
Jessica is an active member of local and statewide organizations and has served on the Board of Directors of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) for several years.
Jessica graduated Magna Cum Laude from The George Washington University with dual degrees in Political Science and Sociology. She currently lives in Manhattan Beach with her husband Phil.