Our Company

We drive successful public affairs campaigns through comprehensive, forward-thinking communication and unparalleled client dedication.

About Us

Southwest Strategies is California’s most respected, recognized and successful public affairs firm. For two decades, we have helped clients in both the public and private sectors achieve their goals through innovative outreach strategies that get results. Our firm has helped to secure and build more than $10 billion in infrastructure projects in California.

Our Vision

We are a relentlessly dedicated partner helping our clients develop solutions to complex challenges.

Our Mission

Our people are our strength. Our valued team members bring diverse experience, depth of knowledge and an insatiable desire to produce winning results. We strive to be the best.


How We Do It


We design creative strategies grounded in extensive research and community knowledge. We become experts in the industries and communities in which our clients operate and leverage our network of relationships to help build coalitions that achieve successful outcomes.

The digital revolution is changing the way we work, live and communicate with each other. New policies like climate action plans and transit-oriented development are transforming how planners and decision-makers at all levels of government approach key issues. We understand how to leverage these evolving landscapes so that our clients’ objectives are met with support each and every time.

Our Core Values

Cultivate LEADERS: As leaders in our industry, we engage in personal and professional growth at every turn, giving people every opportunity to develop and succeed.

Work Hard and HAVE FUN: We exceed client expectations through hard work, grit and determination while ensuring balance and self-care so we can have a life outside of work too.

ACHIEVE excellence as a TEAM: We are committed to creating meaningful workplace and client relationships based on respect, inclusiveness, collaboration, and of course, fun.

Embrace DIVERSITY and INCLUSION: We are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive space that celebrates and empowers the unique voices of our employees, clients and their communities. Our motivation to grow our networks to be inclusive and reflective of all communities fuels our innovation and success.

TRUST and RESPECT each other: We trust each other to work hard, contribute our very best and maintain the highest level of personal and professional integrity at all times. We value and respect each other’s ideas, accomplishments and ways of thinking with active listening, praise and positivity.

Our Philosophy

The world is constantly evolving – and so are we. We conceive new ideas, develop comprehensive strategies and deploy cutting-edge technology to meet the needs of our clients today and tomorrow. Our core principles, however, are timeless – hard work, unmatched creativity and unyielding dedication to our clients.

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Dedicated to Strategy

Our expertise, strategic guidance and innovative approach have made Southwest Strategies California’s leading public affairs and public outreach firm. Our clients come to us because we work harder, we produce more – and we get results. We design creative strategies to solve the complex issues that our clients – large and small – face every day. Let us put our knowledge, capabilities and creativity to work for you.

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