Ricardo Mendoza is Lee Andrews Group’s Vice President. Ricardo has almost 20 years of experience in project management, strategic communications, community engagement,, public policy, and government relations. Ricardo has extensive experience working with all levels of government, including Los Angeles City and County, managing and executing extensive engagement and communications programs that target the hard to reach and multi-generational stakeholders. Ricardo manages projects for various clients including developers, Metro and other government agencies as well as provides strategic guidance to all project managers at Lee Andrews Group.
Ricardo is accustomed to working with a variety of partners including senior government officials, elected officials, business leaders, grassroots community leaders and the community-at-large. Ricardo is skilled at blending client insight with cultural relevance and industry best practices to create outreach programs that have provided state funding for local projects.
Prior to joining Lee Andrews Group, Ricardo worked in the City of Los Angeles and for Members of Congress that have represented the downtown Los Angeles community and several cities across Southeast Los Angeles County.
Ricardo graduated from UCLA and received his MPA in Leadership and Management from California State University, Northridge. Ricardo is fluent in Spanish.