Who We Are

Joe Armendariz
Director of Government & Public Affairs

Armendariz Partners is a local strategic consulting firm headed by former Carpinteria Councilman Joe Armendariz and is the culmination of nearly twenty years of key relationships developed in the business, political, and government arena.  Joe understands today’s information-driven world, and the subtle nuances that can shape local public policy and how it impacts the business climate in which the firm operates.  He can also help you recognize and assess state and local trends in business, politics, and government while devising strategic plans to help you deal effectively in your specific policy arena.

The tactical strategies developed by the Armendariz Partners team of professionals involve a number of elements, including public and private sector message crafting, external communications, government relations and grassroots rapid-response issue advocacy.

Joe Armendariz maintains strong personal and working strategic relationships with influential individuals, companies, and organizations throughout the Central Coast, all of which play a pivotal role in the shaping of state and local public policy as well as the local economy. Joe Armendariz and his network of strategic partners are uniquely positioned to convey your message to the right people at the appropriate time.