Purto Rican Native Francisco Domenech, A Champion For Women’s Rights in Politics

Francisco Domenech has been an outspoken proponent of the Democratic Party for over two decades. Prior to the 2008 election, Francisco Domenech worked in a number of different capacities serving the needs of the Democratic Party. Graduating from the University of Puerto Rico with his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and his Juris Doctor, Francisco Domenech was a driving force at the university serving as the President of The General Student Body Council. While executing his duties as President of the General Student Body Council, he simultaneously served as an Academic Senator before the UPR Rio Piedras Campus Academic Senate. Related: Bill Clinton Visits Puerto Rico, Rich in Culture and Delegates

After graduation, Francisco Domenech landed a position as Director of the Office of Legislative Services of the P.R. Legislative Assembly from 2005-2008. During his time there, Mr. Domenech managed a staff of 130 employees, expanding services provided by the Legislative Library to include access to for blind and physically handicapped. Furthermore, during his time with the Legislative Assembly, he also participated in the consideration of more than 800 pieces of legislation, managing an annual budget of 11 million while generating surpluses during all three fiscal years of his service.

His extensive experience gained while operating within these numerous political groups prepared him for the 2008 and 2016 election cycles. As a member of the Democratic National Committee from 2007-2012, he served as deputy campaign manager for Hillary Clinton’s primary campaign in Puerto Rico where she polled a 68-32 victory margin over Senator Barack Obama in 2008. In 2016, he managed Clinton’s successful primary campaign in Puerto Rico for a second election cycle managing to garnish Mrs. Clinton another victory polling a 61-37 victory margin over Senator Sanders. During the same 2016 political cycle, Mr. Domenech served as Campaign Manager for Hon. Jenniffer Gonzales successful bid to become the first and youngest woman to serve as Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, representing the island’s population before the U.S. Congress.

Throughout his professional political career, Francisco Domenech actively participated in numerous philanthropic pursuits for various institutions, including The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, The Clinton Foundation, and The Washington Center for Internships & Academic Seminars. Today, Francisco is a managing partner for Politank, a firm that specializes in a broad range of legal, lobbying and strategic consulting services. Throughout the organization’s history, Politank has successfully represented numerous fortune 100 clients before all branches of the Puerto Rican Government. He continues to be a champion for women’s rights in politics, working with government and private interests to develop public policy and enhance the relationship between the public, private and governmental sectors. Check: https://angel.co/francisco-domenech?public_profile=1

 

 

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