About Us

About Us 2017-04-25T15:58:08+00:00

The Gualco Group, Inc. is a California lobbying and consulting firm with years of hands-on experience with Federal, State, and local policy making and regulatory activities. Our team of registered professionals represents over 100 years of combined experience. The Gualco Group, Inc.’s clients are a unique blend, representative of both the private sector and public arena.

The Firm’s legislative advocates represent decades of experience in government relations services in California. In representing the Firm’s clients’ interests, the professional staff of The Gualco Group, Inc. has developed on-going working relationships with the Legislature, Administration and most key agency decision makers. The Firm’s staff regularly presents both verbal and written comments before these various bodies of government.

In addition, The Gualco Group, Inc. administrative staff plays a key role in the Firm’s success. With over two decades of combined legislative experience, the staff is adept at anticipating the needs of the Firm’s professionals and clients, and providing them with the information they need at a moment’s notice. Their organization and communication skills, and attention to detail, ensure that the Firm’s professionals can devote their full attention to advocating for their clients. They are the firm’s unsung heroes.

Our Firm has notable expertise in many issue areas, including, but not limited to agriculture, business, local government, healthcare and education. Policy areas where we are most active encompass power, water, natural resources, environment, state budget, transportation, trade and procurement. Our group’s 100 years of combined experience will provide you specialists that can help represent your issue to its fullest potential.

Our Team

Jackson R. Gualco
Jackson R. GualcoPresident
Jack Gualco is the president of The Gualco Group, Inc., a government relations and public affairs consulting firm based in Sacramento, California. Mr. Gualco’s firm represents a wide array of clients from agriculture, business, and the public sector.
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Kendra Daijogo
Kendra DaijogoPrincipal
Kendra Daijogo has been a member of The Gualco Group, Inc.’s governmental relations team for more than fifteen years and was named a principal in the Firm in 2007.
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Lisa C. Rodriguez
Lisa C. RodriguezGovernment Relations Advisor
As Government Relations Advisor for The Gualco Group, Lisa Rodriguez has served in a variety of staff and lobbyists positions, and she knows California advocacy from the literal ground floor to the Governor’s Office.
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Robert J. Gore
Robert J. GoreSenior Advisor
Robert J. Gore enjoys serving clients of the The Gualco Group, Inc. with a deep knowledge of California policy, politics, and public affairs.
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Mikhael Skvarla
Mikhael SkvarlaGovernment Relations Advisor
Mr. Skvarla brings a broad advocacy experience with coalitions of business, energy providers, utilities, and private labor unions.
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Timothy G. Baker
Timothy G. BakerSenior Advisor
Timothy G. Baker, D.D.S. is a Senior Advisor to The Gualco Group, Inc. and will provide political and policy counsel for the firm.
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Clifford Moriyama
Clifford MoriyamaSenior Advisor
Clifford Moriyama recently joined The Gualco Group, Inc. in 2016 as a Senior Advisor to the Firm
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Jasmine Liseth
Jasmine LisethAdministrator
Jasmine Liseth is the firm administrator with The Gualco Group, Inc. Her duties cover that of bookkeeper, billing clerk, human resources and office administrator.
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Tomas Garza
Tomas GarzaLegislative Associate
Tomas Garza is the Legislative Associate for The Gualco Group, Inc., joining the Firm in 2008.
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