Jeffrey Adler

With over 27 years experience in public affairs, Mr. Adler has conceived and directed public information, public relations and political campaigns for a wide range of private- and public-sector clients across the nation. Mr. Adler founded Adler Public Affairs in 1986 following a 10-year career as an award-winning daily newspaper reporter in California, Nevada, Oregon and New York.

A leading public affairs, public awareness and political campaign innovator, Mr. Adler has conceived and managed comprehensive campaigns to create public support for dozens of transportation, energy, water, development and environmental projects throughout the nation. His efforts include co-managing public and government relations activities for the $2.4 billion Alameda Corridor, one of the largest public works in the nation ever completed on-time and on budget; a $1.7 billion rapid transit system for the City and County of Honolulu; the branding and introduction of FastTrak toll and carpool lanes in California; and efforts to site a $450 million Liquified Natural Gas receiving terminal in Long Beach, Calif.

Mr. Adler also has developed strategy and managed dozens of political campaigns for both candidates and issues alike. He is a leading expert on public finance issues and has successfully managed public finance campaigns on behalf of counties, municipalities and special districts totaling more than a half-billion dollars.

Co-managed public-awareness activities for the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority on behalf of the Alameda Corridor freight rail expressway and related projects for nine years – from conception to completion on-time and on-budget.

Conceived and managed public awareness, grand opening, marketing and press activities for the Foothill Transportation Corridor on behalf of the Transportation Corridor Agencies and Lockheed Information Management Systems.

Conceived and directed Phase I of the Orange County Groundwater Replenishment System on behalf of the Orange County Water District and Orange County Sanitation District.

Successfully co-managed a $340 million bond campaign on behalf of the Coast Community College District in Orange County, Calif.

Directed and developed marketing strategies and public relations activities for the Orange County Transportation Authority, John Wayne Airport, Port of Long Beach, Southern California Association of Governments, Gateway Cities Council of Governments, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency and the 91 Express Lanes, as well as the Cities of Anaheim, Long Beach, Santa Ana, Santa Paula, Garden Grove, Santa Clarita, Los Alamitos, Hemet and Yorba Linda and Riverside County Department of Social Services.

Career Highlights
Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in investigative journalism in 1979.

Published in numerous publications, including Newsweek and the Chicago Tribune.

Honored more than a dozen times for various professional programs on clients behalf.

B.S., Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University

Orange County Public Affairs Association

American Association of Political Consultants

Chairman, Pacific Public Radio (KKJZ-FM)