“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”
~John D. Rockefeller
Kara Kong is a Senior Manager of Public Affairs at Southwest Strategies supporting San Diego County transportation agencies with public outreach and marketing. In this role, she conducts strategic program and message development, designs creative and comprehensive outreach campaigns, and builds critical relationships with community stakeholders.
Kong began her career at a Sacramento-based public affairs firm, aiding the success of dozens of statewide ballot initiative and varied regulatory campaigns. Prior to joining Southwest Strategies, Kong spent over five years leading the community and government relations program for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science and Spanish from the University of California, Davis.