Jessica Hsiang NgManaging Director
Jessica is a veteran of multiple statewide and national issue and candidate campaigns and has managed public affairs and communications strategies for major nonprofit organizations, technology startups and corporations.
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Jessica Ng is a Managing Director in Mercury’s Sacramento office. A veteran of major statewide and national candidate and issue campaigns, she brings to the firm a wide-ranging background in political communications and public affairs.
Prior to joining Mercury, Jessica served as press secretary to California’s Republican gubernatorial nominee. She also served on the communications teams of Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, California’s successful No on Proposition 29 campaign and Carly Fiorina’s 2010 U.S. Senate campaign.
Jessica previously worked as a regional press secretary for StudentsFirst, former D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee’s education reform organization, and as press secretary for California State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres). As a director at Miller Public Affairs Group and as an account executive at Wilson-Miller Communications, she provided media relations support to political, corporate and nonprofit clients.
Jessica began her career working for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, both in executive communications and as a spokeswoman advocating for the administration’s education reform priorities and initiatives.
Jessica currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Sacramento Press Club. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley with Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and psychology.