Patrick McCallum has devoted much of his life to advocating for others and facilitating the change they want to see in the world. A visionary leader, Patrick excels at helping clients and legislators to see new possibilities in a situation, and to persist in the strategic action necessary to make a difference.
Described as “an amazing strategist with integrity and persistence,” Patrick is a widely recognized expert on community college issues in California, and considered one of the most savvy, influential lobbyists in Sacramento. His analysis of policy issues and legislation is highly regarded and sought after for its relevancy, accuracy and timeliness.
A few highlights of his track record include:
Active in his community, Patrick volunteers on the Capitol Public Radio Board and serves on the Board of Jericho, a group that advocates on behalf of the poor and educates its members on public policy issues affecting California.
Patrick earned a Masters Degree in Public Policy from Occidental College, a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Economics from San Francisco State University, as well as attending Sierra College. He also served as a Coro Fellow.
“If you enter into
the political storm
not knowing the
players, the public
and the issues,