Francisco Domenech has been active in Puerto Rican politics for some two decades, with a particular interest in the Democratic Party. He today combines his interest in politics and related civic affairs through his position as a managing partner of the specialized law firm Politank.
Domenech was active in matters of public interest while attending the University of Puerto Rico, where he twice served as student body president. After receiving his law degree from the institution, he would continue to pursue this interest in a number of ways, from fundraising and voter registration activities to policy development. Putting his legal training to work, he would serve as the chief legal counsel for the president of the Puerto Rican Senate. Read more about Francisco Domenech on Crunchbase.
In his role as director of the Legislative Services of the Puerto Rican Legislative Assembly, he managed a budget of $11 million. His accomplishments in this position included an increase in legislative library services and an improvement in library access for the physically disabled.
In a five-year period starting in 2007, Domenech was a member of the Democratic National Committee, specifically serving in the group known as the Young Democrats of America. However, he gained even more attention for his work in Hillary Clinton’s two presidential campaigns. He has been credited with helping Clinton win the Puerto Rican presidential primary in both of those election cycles. In 2016, he also worked as the campaign manager of Jenniffer Gonzalez, who would go on to become the first woman and the youngest person to ever serve as Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, who represents the island territory in the U.S. Congress.
Based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Politank is dedicated to integrating government entities and private interests. Working with his firm or on his own, Francisco Domenech has supported a number of philanthropic organizations, including the Clinton Foundation and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. Learn more: http://caribbeanbusiness.com/2016-class-of-40-under-40-awardees-sets-a-high-bar/