Specializing in issue campaign based advocacy and government relations; we give resonance to your policy priorities.

“David’s calm and measured ability to deal with the legislative process was extraordinary in that he created diverse and effective coalitions. His diligence and perseverance yielded a major change of course greatly benefitting the Hispanic College Fund and providing us with access to millions in federal funding per year. If it needs doing, David is truly the ‘go-to’ man.”

J. Fernando Barrueta,
President & CEO, Hispanic College Fund (former)

“David's knowledge about how things work on the Hill is incredible! He understands sophisticated appropriations and has a knack for knowing how to get things done and who are the right people to approach to advance it … His hard work, professionalism, and enthusiasm can be relied upon to deliver results!”

Tony Jimenez,
President, CEO & Founder, MicroTech

“David's years of experience working and collaborating on the Hill have provided him a wealth of knowledge, relationships and access.”

Frank Ros
Vice President, Hispanic Strategies, The Coca-Cola Company

“David is the best Policy Professional I have ever had the opportunity to work with. His knowledge and understanding of the issues was second to none.”

Augustine Martinez
Diverse Media Partners LLC
Vice President, Network Television Strategy, Telemundo (former)
President & CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (former)

“David Ferreira is my go-to guy for politics, community outreach and engaging with Congress, the White House or agencies. When it comes to economic policy issues and how they impact multicultural communities, he's my first phone call.”

Vicente Orduno
President, Orduno & Associates
Vice President, Multicultural and Affordable Lending, JPMorgan Chase (former)

“David has built a solid reputation as an expert on the Legislative and Executive Branches. He possesses great knowledge of the legislative process and successfully assists his clients and associates in navigating the not always welcoming halls of Congress. I have worked with David for almost 7 years, and as a Hispanic leader and former Administration official, have consistently relied on him for advice and guidance, always obtaining impressive results.
David is a trustworthy and fiercely loyal ally and with his relentless motivation and knowledge of policy and politics, David and his team would be an outstanding addition to any organization.”

Ana Harvey,
Managing Partner,
HarveyFoster Impact Capital Group
Assistant Administrator, Small Business Administration (former)

Let us help you…

• Monitor executive and legislative branches of federal and state governments on issues that are important to you

• With strategic planning, analysis and interpretation of legislation, amendments, administrative rules and testimony

• Draft documents to advance your public policy priorities, including potential committee report language and testimony

• Identify and assist in obtaining federal funding via appropriations and authorizations

• Be successful in your direct advocacy to legislative leadership and the executive branch
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• Craft winning strategies for issue based campaigns

• Help clients connect with key constituencies and expand their stakeholder networks

• Build strategic and innovative coalitions to grow support for advocacy efforts

• Help match funding initiatives with opportunities that best align with a client’s mission and goals.
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• Develop quantitative and tested messaging strategies for issue campaigns through polling and focus groups

• Craft winning communications and messaging strategies

• Draft policy manuals, fact sheets and white papers to advance your advocacy goals

• Assist in your outreach to key policy and decision makers to speak at your event

• Help craft policy panels, summits and events that advance your policy goals and impress funders
Headshot David D. Ferreira is the founder and principal of Ferreira Strategies LLC, a full service government relations firm based in Washington, DC. Mr. Ferreira is an accomplished government affairs and legislative policy specialist with over 15 years of expertise in public policy advocacy as well as federal appropriations, infrastructure authorizations, and legislative and political process/strategy.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Ferreira was Vice President for Government Relations at the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In this capacity, Mr. Ferreira oversaw all areas of government relations: policy formulation and advocacy, drafting and managing legislation, communications with Congress and government agencies, and successfully securing federal appropriations for the organization.

Over the years, Mr. Ferreira has served as a regular commentator on public policy and legislative issues with frequent appearances on outlets like NPR, Wall Street Journal, AP, Routers, CNN, Univision and Telemundo. Mr. Ferreira also helped negotiate and manage the 2008 Democratic Presidential Debate in Las Vegas NV.

Prior to joining the USHCC in 2006, Mr. Ferreira was a Senior Advisor and Legislative Director for Congressman Joe Baca (D-CA). In this role, he successfully directed the Congressman’s efforts on his priority legislative projects and secured federal resources for the Congressional District through federal appropriations and authorizations.

Mr. Ferreira was also a White House appointee in the Clinton Administration, serving as Special Assistant for budget and appropriations to the Chief Financial Officer at the U.S. Department of Energy. In this capacity he was responsible for aiding the CFO on appropriations and budget, and Congressional. These duties included aiding in the overall formulation of the DOE budget, the appeal of the OMB passback, and the process of external coordination with House Appropriations Committee staff.

Prior to his appointment in the Clinton Administration, Mr. Ferreira served as Legislative Assistant for appropriations to former Congressman Esteban Torres, a senior appropriator and the ranking Democrat on the Foreign Operations subcommittee.

In his personal capacity, Mr. Ferreira was involved with then Senator Obama’s presidential campaign. As an early supporter, he was also a founding member and leader within Latinos for Obama. Mr. Ferreira worked closely with the campaign, field, political and policy staffs to provide knowledge and expertise on Hispanic and small business issues. Those efforts stretched into aiding the Presidential Transition Team on issues related to small business and financial services.

In previous campaign cycles Mr. Ferreira has served as a GOTV consultant for the Democratic National Committee, was a founding member of Latinos for Dean, and has been involved in many other campaigns.

A native of Puerto Rico, Mr. Ferreira received his Bachelors degree of International Affairs from the George Washington University. He was a founding board member of the Hispanic Lobbyists Association, and is a member of various civic groups.
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