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Diana Rodriguez

Diana Rodriguez

Vice President

Diana Rodriguez is a Vice President in Mercury’s Los Angeles office. She brings over 15 years of experience as a lobbyist advocating for education, water, land use and local government issues.

Worked on community development projects including Yvonne Burke/Ham Park, Linear Park, Maywood Riverfront Park, Clare Street Project City of Cudahy and the Raul R. Perez Park Project

Recognized as a “Mujeres Del Año” Lobbyist of the Year by the Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Board President of Latinas Lead California

B.S. in criminal justice from California State University, Los Angeles and J.D. from University of West Los Angeles School of Law

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Diana Rodriguez is a Vice President in Mercury’s Los Angeles office. She brings over 15 years of experience as a lobbyist advocating for education, water, land use and local government issues.

At Mercury, Diana uses her experience analyzing legislation that impacts municipalities, building coalitions and identifying resources to successfully realize major community development projects throughout Los Angeles city and county. Some of the projects she has worked on include Yvonne Burke/Ham Park for the City of Lynwood, Linear Park for the City of Lynwood, Maywood Riverfront Park, Clare Street Project City of Cudahy and the Raul R. Perez Park Project City of Huntington Park.

Throughout her career, Diana has advanced issues such as obtaining state funding to address infrastructure needs, municipal water testing, contamination issues and identifying vital resources for local municipalities. She has also focused on legislative policy advocacy in the areas of education, social services, the environment and transportation.

Diana currently serves as the Board President of Latinas Lead California, the only statewide political action committee advancing qualified Latinas for elected office at the local and state level. She is also a member of the Long Beach Women’s Business Council, the Government Affairs Council for the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Long Beach Boys & Girls Club. Diana has served on several other boards, including The Neighborhood Land Trust and Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE). She was also a Commissioner for the City of Los Angeles Affordable Housing Department from 2004 to 2006.

Diana was recognized as a “Mujeres Del Año” Lobbyist of the Year by the Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and “Woman of the Year 2018” by the Los Angeles County Women’s Commission. She is a graduate of California State University, Los Angeles with a B.S. in criminal justice and a J.D. from University of West Los Angeles School of Law. Diana is also a graduate of the HOPE Leadership Institute.