Curt Pringle & Associates (CP&A), a leading public affairs and government relations firm, today announced two new hires: Stephanie Hu and Raf Batista. The hiring of Hu and Batista come as the firm recently welcomed a handful of new clients to its roster.
Additionally, these hires demonstrate the firm’s commitment to hiring the best, available talent, in an effort to meet all the firm’s clients’ needs.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Stephanie and Raf to our team,” said Curt Pringle, President of CP&A. “I’m excited to add new team members who bring a proven track record of success, adding significant value to our advocacy, non-profit, and corporate efforts. Stephanie has a deep knowledge of strategic communications and the public affairs landscape in Southern California, and Raf brings invaluable project management, political, and grassroots advocacy experience to our team. They will be a tremendous asset for our current and future clients.”
Hu joins the firm as an account manager from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office where she served as the field deputy, responsible for public affairs and external diversity and inclusion efforts. Hu has nearly a decade of experience in strategic communications, event management, and public affairs. Before the DA’s Office, Hu was a communications director in the California State Senate and a top staffer for a member in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Batista joins CP&A as a junior account manager. He most recently served as the field director for several political campaigns, ranging from the Board of Supervisors to the California State Legislature. Prior to that, Batista led outreach efforts for BizFed Political Action Committee and Leadership Institute, managed projects for several Fortune 500 companies and worked in the California State Assembly.
Curt Pringle & Associates (CP&A) is a full-service public affairs, government relations, land
use, and public relations firm based in Orange County, CA. Founded in 1999 by Curt Pringle, former State Assembly Speaker and Mayor of Anaheim, CP&A has extensive experience working with public, private, and non-profit clients in Orange and Los Angeles Counties, as well as the Inland Empire. CP&A works collaboratively, maximizing expertise and experience to tailor a comprehensive strategy to fit the client’s specific goals.