Francisco Domenech: A man of the people

When most people think of serving as public servants, they think of joining and working for the government, not Francisco Domenech. For him, it is about working together with the government, and through this, he has been able to help lots of people through a lobbying firm of his own; Politank, which uses government forums to articulate private interest.

Francisco Domenech was born in San Jose, which is the largest city in Puerto Rico on the 29th of April 1978, and even though he spent part of his childhood in the U.S, he graduated two times from the University of Puerto Rico, first in 1999 with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree and then later in 2003 with a Juris Doctor degree from the university’s Law School.

The latter degree would go on to help him attain the position of Director in the Office of Legislative Services of Puerto Rico which he held for a couple of years from 2005 to 2008, where he had a staff of 130 employees, and an annual budget of $11 Million. During his time as director, he helped a lot in public service including his participation in the consideration of legislation pieces which were over 800. Francisco Domenech also helped the Legislative Library massively, making it user-friendly even to those visually impaired and physically handicapped. Learn more about Francisco at visualcv.com

In line with working with governments, Francisco Domenech has also taken an active role in politics, working with the Democratic National Committee, as a representative of the Young Democrats of America, which he did for five years from 2007 to 2012. Also through his firm Politank, Francisco Domenech has been active in Philanthropy, supporting endeavors such as the Clinton Foundation, Museum of Art of Puerto Rico, and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation among many more.

In 2016, Francisco Domenech was one of the most voted awardees in an annual event in Puerto Rico, named 40 under 40 that seeks to appreciate young professionals and entrepreneurs who set an example to the society in what they do. The event is considered one of the most prestigious awards in the country and Domenech having been voted shows that many are happy with his service to the people of Puerto Rico.

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