Eric Zell is a specialist in public policy, governmental affairs and political strategy. He founded Zell and Associates, a government relations and public affairs consulting firm in 1991. He has over 35 years implementing difficult and high profile state, regional and local public policy issues. He has experience in public affairs and political campaigns on a variety of issues and for numerous candidates on the state and local levels as well as local ballot measures. From 1980 through 1987, he served as local Chief-of-Staff to State Assemblyman Bob Campbell. Eric has numerous community involvements including nine years as an elected member of the West Contra Costa Healthcare District Board of Directors and 15 years on the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa College Foundation. Eric received his B.A. degree in political science from UCLA.