SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Randle Communications (Randle) today announced the hire of Michael Lienhard as an assistant account executive to support the company’s growing public affairs and state and local ballot initiatives practices. Lienhard’s addition to the team reflects the firm’s commitment to recruiting talented professionals who bring passion and ingenuity to each project.
“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to the team. His strong advocacy and stakeholder mapping experience and knowledge of the evolving political landscape offers tremendous value to our clients,” Randle President and CEO Jeff Randle said. “Michael brings public affairs savvy, enthusiasm and an all-in mentality. He will be a great addition to our already strong team.”
Prior to joining the Randle team, Lienhard gained valuable experience working as a regional representative for former United States Senator Dean Heller. He worked hand-in-hand with local and county governments, influential stakeholders and elected officials to build coalitions that worked together to find creative solutions to legislative issues that affected thousands of constituents. Lienhard also helped lead the advocacy for and implementation of Senator Heller’s legislative priorities throughout northern and rural Nevada.
Lienhard will provide public affairs support to a wide range of Randle clients with a focus on coalition building, including the California Hospital Association, Californians Allied for Patient Protection and the statewide initiative campaign to protect MICRA.
“I am thrilled to be joining the best public affairs team in California, and to have the opportunity to work on important ballot measures that impact the lives of millions in the Golden State,” Lienhard said. “I look forward to working with the incredible team of people at Randle Communications, and support such an impressive group of clients.”
Lienhard is a two-time graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a Minor in Business Administration and a Master of Public Administration and Policy.