Getting it done in California is hard.
We make it easier.
We provide political, policy and strategic guidance to translate complex public policy into concrete legislative and regulatory action.
With more than 60 years of combined Capitol-insider experience, our team has the state and local government expertise you need to take your campaign to the next level. We combine our insights and skills to position your messaging and strategies, and in turn, elevate your project.
We’re proud to help shape and improve how our clients communicate their message to discrete segments of the public. We approach things differently because winning in California requires it.
Derek Smith is a three-decade veteran of the construction and real estate development community. Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford University with degrees in both mechanical (bachelor of science) and civil engineering (master of science), respectively.
Veronica A. Smith is the Managing Principal, and Founder of Impact Brands Inc. (IBI), a project management and strategic consulting firm committed to tackling the most complex challenges surrounding housing, community, and economic development. IBI has partnered with High View Strategies to support real estate development projects and provide process support from project concept to completion.
Mr. Oakes has over 25 years of expertise in financial management, business audits, and public policy. As a leader at the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), Mr. Oakes worked with many companies and constituents to resolve policy or tax controversy issues before the BOE.
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