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George Passantino 
Managing Partner

Mile 17 of the Long Beach
Marathon in 2005.

"Home Team Radio" on KTIE
News Talk 590.

George coaching local soccer team.

With 20 years of experience in strategic communications and advocacy at the federal, state and local level, George brings a powerful network of relationships and influence to Passantino Andersen. 

George frequently appears on television, radio, and in newspapers across the nation.  He is the former host of “Home Team Radio”, on KTIE News Talk 590, broadcast to millions of residents across Riverside and San Bernardino County. He has also appeared on FOX News Network, CNN Headline News Local Edition, CNBC, National Public Radio, and in the pages of The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, Investors Business Daily, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Sacramento Bee. 

George oversees a diverse portfolio of clients, including global retailers, homebuilders, school districts and trade associations. 

George also served as Director of Government Affairs at the Reason Foundation, a well-respected national public policy think tank.   George led Reason’s efforts to effect meaningful policy change in California and Colorado by working closely with legislative leaders. 

In 2004, George was tapped to serve as a full-time director of the historic California Performance Review for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Working closely with the Administration, legislative offices and key stakeholders, George helped lead a multi-pronged, top-to-bottom review of state government.   

George also previously served as a legislative consultant in the California State Legislature. To his credit is a wide range of high-profile legislative accomplishments, including the 1996 passage of California's version of Megan's Law, which has helped thousands of parents protect their children from dangerous sex offenders. He has advised governments at the local, state, and federal level. 

George graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Economics from California State University, Bakersfield. 

George and his two children, Georgie and Sarah, are proud to call the Antelope Valley home.

George is a self-described "Gym Rat" where he maintains a rigorous physical fitness regimen. He is also an avid soccer coach. On the pitch he finds an effective outlet for his passion for competition, teamwork, and individual achievement.  George has also previously completed two marathons, one half marathon, two Tough Mudders and a 193 mile Ragnar relay race.

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