:If you think releasing felons makes CA safer - you might be a Legislator.
Prior to founding TABcommunications in 2001, Tab served as Political Director for a major political PR firm and Chief-of-Staff for two California Legislators.
responsibilities ranged from consulting to media, fundraising and research - or when needed, rolling up his
sleeves to organize GOTV or burn shoe leather walking precincts.
has won over 91% of the campaigns they have run since 2001 - directing a wide range of efforts from Congressional and legislative races to major municipal elections and Independent Expenditure (IE) campaigns.
e has won 91% of races he
managed or directed.
has also managed successful PR efforts ranging from a comprehensive "Flood Ed" public education/media campaign to communications for a large non-profit organization and a city voter education project.
served as Chief-of-Staff to two State Legislators - Nao Takasugi and Tricia Hunter, where he
was responsible for legislation, media relations, staff management and community outreach - he
even helped found the Ventura County Red Team, an "economic strike team" which saved or created more than 3500 local jobs and generated local, state and national media coverage.
also managed political activities including fundraising and grassroots.
lectures extensively on campaigns and political strategy including programs for Campaigns & Elections Magazine, The Public Affairs Institute
and Northern California Lincoln Club's
Anatomy of a Campaign.
He has published in numerous editorials for dailies including the San Francisco Chronicle, San Diego Union Tribune, Sacramento Bee, Silicon Valley & Sacramento Business Journals, and the North County Times; and is a contributing author for the conservative political blog FlashReport.
has been honored for his
business and civic involvement, including several Pollie awards; Friend of Business from the Ventura County Business Alliance; and Champion of Children from FamiliesFirst.
was also named one the Outstanding Young Men of America.
He is a graduate of Leadership-Sacramento and sits on the executive board of the Rancho Dominguez Alumni Association.
He has earned degrees in Business, Public Administration and Political Science, from Fort Lewis College, San Diego Mesa, and California State University-Dominguez Hills, receiving numerous honors, including selection as Outstanding Student Legislator.
In addition to political, PR and public policy experience, Tab
has extensive business and management skills developed running a restaurant group in Rockford, Illinois and as a Executive Fellow for a major airline at Los Angeles International Airport
He is also a licensed Specialty SCUBA diver, whitewater River Guide and professional MMA fighter.
and his wife Elizabeth have been married for 15 years and have twin daughters, Melissa and Victoria.
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