Fofi Mendez

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Fofi Mendez has been a political and campaign consultant for a variety of business and social interests for over 21 years. She is an expert strategist who can deal with complex issues, refining them for legislators and other audiences. Ms. Mendez has a reputation for being a tough lobbyist who workshard on her clients’ behalf. She is recognized for her reliability, candor, and professional representation. Ms. Mendez is intimately familiar with Colorado’s budget process and excels in her work with the Joint Budget Committee. She has successfully lobbied to create new budget line items and secure increases for business interests, health care providers, non-profit and local government entities. She has been recognized for her reliability, the accuracy of the information she provides, her candor in presenting issues, and her ability to represent her clients in a manner that also considers the competing interests within the budget and the state’s need to control costs and maximize taxpayer dollars. An expert strategist, Ms. Mendez specializes in boiling complex issues down to “thirty-second sound bites” for legislators, media, and other audiences. She has appeared on CNN, the McNeil-Leher News Hour, and various national news programs. Before her lobbying career, Fofi was the Director of Victim Services for one of Denver’s rape crisis centers. She is an expert victim’s witness in federal and state courts throughout Colorado.

Career Highlights

2009 – Present Mendez Consulting, Inc.
Owner and President
• Full-time Lobbyist
• Campaign Consultant

2001–2009 Mendez Steadman & Associates, Inc
Partner and President
• Full-time Lobbyist
• Campaign Consultant

1991-2001 Mendez & Associates
• Full-time Lobbyist
• Campaign Consultant

1985-1991 Rape Assistance & Awareness Program
• Director of Victim Services

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