Francisco Domenech was Director of Legislative Offices of Puerto Rico from 2005 to 2008. He was known for voting in favor of making Puerto Rico the 51st state of the United States. Domenech was born on April 29, 1978 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Spending most of his growing up years in Ocala, Fla, Domenech attended Blessed Trinity Catholic School and Forest High School.
After high school, Francisco Domenech obtained his bachelor’s degree at University of Puerto Rico in Political Science in 1999. In 2003, Domenech received his Juris Doctor Degree from University of Puerto Rico College of Law. Mr. Domenech gained his first taste of politics as an undergraduate when he was elected Student Body Council President. He was the only statehood resident to have been elected Student Body Council President. For one semester, Mr. Domenech attended the University College of London where he took courses in Comparative Law.
In 2007 until 2012, Francisco Domenech was one of the members of the Democratic Party Committee. Domenech was the Deputy Campaign Manager of Hillary Clinton’s first run for the United States Presidency in Puerto Rico. Clinton won the Primary 68 to 32 over then Senator Barrack Obama. Mr. Domenech ran Hillary Clinton’s campaign in 2016 where she beat Senator Bernie Sanders by 61 to 37.
Today, Mr. Domenech is the Managing Director at Politank. Politank is a bipartisan consulting firm in Puerto Rico. The company works to bridge the gap between politics and business. In addition to running Hillary Clinton’s campaign, Mr. Domenech served as a representative in Jennifer Gonzalez’s campaign to become the first woman Resident Commisioner of Peurto Rico.
Last year, Domenech was the most popular selection of all to win the 40 under 40 award. Many young Puerto Rican entrepreneurs have left the area when they had the chance. Caribbean Business wanted to honor the best of Peurto Rico’s young businesspeople who stayed and ran their businesses. Domenech was credited for helping Jennifer Gonzlez win her election. The 40 Under 40 Awards took place Restaurant II Mulino New York in Ilsa Verde and is an annual event.
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