Anthony leads communications and marketing at LACI working with our startups and partners on media and public outreach. He was previously a Senior Vice President at Mercury based in Los Angeles where he led public affairs and communications strategy for public and private sector organizations nationwide. Anthony served as communications director and a top advisor to Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Kevin de Leon during his leadership of the California State Senate and helped pass landmark clean energy and climate legislation in Sacramento. Before that, Anthony served as a President Obama appointee in the United States Treasury Department’s office of public affairs in Washington. He started his career as a television news producer at MSNBC and NBC News in New York where he is originally from. Anthony is a graduate of George Washington University and now resides in Venice.