Claudia is a serious strategic thinker who understands the power of policy and politics – and their impact on a client’s goals. She takes a highly organized approach to her work, carefully managing the process to achieve results.
Claudia’s outreach and policy experience has focused on issues from economic development to public health. Fluent in Spanish, she helps clients reach diverse audiences of stakeholders, news media and the broader public.
Previously Claudia served as a legislative aid to the Hon. George Cardenas (Alderman, 12th Ward), who chairs the Chicago City Council’s Committee on Health and Environmental Protection. She conducted research and assisted Ald. Cardenas, Committee members, and the Mayor’s office with policy introduction, meeting preparation, management and follow-up. Prior to being promoted to legislative aide she worked as a staff assistant on constituent services, community outreach, collateral development and media relations.
Claudia is a commissioner of Little Village Special Service Area #25 on the southwest side of Chicago. She is a board member of the Mexican Civic Society of Illinois and is a certified Chicago Conversations Corps leader, promoting environmental awareness projects throughout the city. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Administration at Northwestern University.