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n RSVP Hermocillo – Azevedo THE PUBLIC POLICY AND CRISIS PROS T hough Hermocillo – Azevedo associations and coalitions; cities and Strategic Communications, LLC counties; fire districts; hospital systems; (HASC) was founded in 2016, hospitality industry; insurance interests; partners Jose Hermocillo and Jerry Azevedo state agencies; universities and colleges; have decades of experience, making this utilities; and water agencies. “We’re brought boutique public affairs firm the choice of in to solve problems,” says Hermocillo. private- and public-sector clients in the “Clients choose us because of our Sacramento region and throughout California. relationships, our problem-solving skills, and HASC specializes in issue management the depth and breadth of our experience.” and crisis and policy communications. HASC partners have more than 60 years of Hermocillo and Azevedo worked together experience on a wide range of statewide at a global communications agency for and local issues subject to legislative 15 years before establishing HASC. They or regulatory action or voter approval. combine their talents to help clients The firm’s six associates include Chuck influence public policy outcomes and Dalldorf, Tupper Hull, Michael Perri, manage reputational threats such as Christina Ragsdale, John Shirey, and Bob litigation, labor disputes, workplace Waste. Each person has more than 25 years controversies, and government or media of experience that supports clients’ needs. investigations and reports. “We offer our clients only senior-level “An organization’s reputation is its most critical asset, not only for companies but also public institutions,” says Azevedo. “We help clients protect that reputational asset by maintaining trust and credibility with their stakeholders.” HASC clients represent a wide array of industry sectors, including agriculture; 20 comstocksmag.com | August 2018 “Clients choose us because of our relationships, our problem-solving skills, and the depth and breadth of our experience.” — Jose Hermocillo Partner practitioners that include former political campaign consultants, professional communicators and executives from large organizations, and that is what differentiates us from our competitors,” notes Azevedo. “We love our work with its diverse range of issues. Every day is different and interesting,” concludes Hermocillo. HERMOCILLO AZEVEDO STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS LLC Jose Hermocillo Jerry Azevedo 2100 21st Street Sacramento, CA 95818 916.27 7.9055 www.hastrat.com