Don has been providing public and government affairs consulting to corporations, public agencies, trade associations, and nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1994. Don’s experience has spanned successful projects requiring consulting support in the form of government affairs and lobbying, strategic communications, campaign consulting, and fundraising. The projects and initiatives advanced by Don’s work have helped to improve local government, build strong communities, and foster a commonsense balance between a strong local economy, smart growth, and quality of life. Don’s full-time interest in the Plaza Theatre is utilizing his fund-raising expertise to assist the foundation in its mission of creating a theatre that serves the entire community of Palm Springs.