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Orrin Evans

Partner
Orrin Evans is a partner at Left Hook.

Orrin brings over a decade of experience in campaign management, strategic communications, and public affairs to our political and private sector clients.

Right wing media stated Orrin is “known for his aggressive style,” and in 2018 Orrin led the campaign and media strategy for over a dozen winning California races and initiatives. This included Gil Cisneros’ congressional campaign in California’s 39th District, which saw over $37 million spent in the race and became the most expensive non-special election House race in U.S. history.

Previously he served as the campaign manager for Alex Padilla for California Secretary of State in 2014, which resulted in Padilla becoming the second Latino official ever elected to statewide office in California’s history.

In 2010, Orrin was political director for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s re-election campaign, coordinating the campaign’s rapid response effort, producing message events, and mobilizing constituency groups for earned media opportunities.

Orrin cut his political teeth working for then-Senator Barack Obama in the first in the nation Iowa Presidential Caucuses in 2007. During the general election Orrin managed the winning Get Out The Vote operation in Indiana, which resulted in the first Democratic Presidential nominee to win the state in 44 years.

Orrin was honored to join President Obama’s administration serving as a Senior Advisor to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, focusing on communications strategies around Administration initiatives including First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Rural Tour.

Orrin is a graduate of Columbia University and resides in Los Angeles.