Martinez joins 1868 Public Affairs

WENDY MARTINEZ HEADSHOTThe Partners and Principals of 1868 Public Affairs, a lobbying and strategic communications group based in Trenton, NJ, today announced the addition of Wendy S. Martinez to the firm as an Associate.

A professional services and resources specialist in the areas of public relations, media relations, political consulting, media production in both English and Spanish, Martinez spent the last several years working for the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders as Director of Policy and Communications, Director of the Office of Multicultural Community Affairs, and as Special Projects Coordinator.

Her professional career also included serving as Director of Public Programs and Communications for Union City, Chief of Staff to New Jersey Assemblyman Brian Stack, Public Information Officer for the City of Newark, and Community Outreach Consultant for the Newark Museum.

“We are exciting to have Wendy Martinez join 1868 Public Affairs as she bring valuable expertise to our firm,” said LeRoy Jones, Partner of 1868 Public Affairs. “Her experience in the political, governmental, corporate, and media industries as well as her strong understanding of New Jersey’s Latino political environment will help to position the firm to better serve our growing client base.”

The Partners and Principals of 1868 Public Affairs include: Essex County Democratic Committee Chairman LeRoy Jones, Jr.; Hunterdon County Republican Committee Chairman Patrick Torpey; Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ Board member Idida Rodriguez; and, Camden County Republican Committee Treasurer Richard Ambrosino, Committee Chairman George Gilmore is Of Counsel to the firm.

Martinez joins 1868 Public Affairs