Francisco Domenech is an attorney and Managing Partner of the government affairs consulting firm Politank. He has been involved in Puerto Rican and U.S. politics since he was an undergraduate and law student at the University of Puerto Rico during the late 1990s. As an undergraduate political science student, he served as UPR’s Student Body President at the College of Social Sciences from 1998 to 1999. During the 1999 to 2000 academic year, he served as the president of the university’s General Student Body Council and was the Academic Senator with the school’s Rio Piedras Campus Academic Senate.
Shortly after finishing law school, Francisco Domenechbecame President of an organization called the Puerto Rico Young Democrats. While Francisco was with PRYD, he and his colleagues campaigned for the Kerry/Edwards presidential ticket in Central Florida and worked with former Gov. Pedro Rossello’s gubernatorial campaign in Puerto Rico. Francisco has also spent several years as a national officer, Vice President, and the Democratic National Committeeman for the Young Democrats of America. During his tenure with the YDA, he established the YDA Hispanic Caucus, became a member of the Democratic National Committee, and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Follow Francisco Domenech on twitter.
Francisco has also worked closely with Hillary Clinton in both of her presidential campaigns in 2008 and 2016. In 2007, Hillary appointed Francisco as the co-chair of her national network of students and young professionals call the Hillblazers. She also appointed him to be the Deputy State Coordinator for her presidential primary campaign in Puerto Rico. His other roles with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns included:
- Being one of the co-finance chairs of Ready for Hillary
- Being Hillary’s campaign manager in Puerto Rico
- Being Hillary’s top fundraising bundler in Puerto Rico
- Served on Hillary’s 2016 presidential campaign’s National Finance Committee
In his role as the Managing Partner of Puerto Rican-based law firm Politank, Francisco focuses on lobbying on behalf of private interests in front of government forums. Politank does bipartisan consulting, lobbying, and legal work for businesses who are looking to influence government policy. Francisco Domenech vast political experience is beneficial to Politank.