Christopher Finarelli

Director, State Government Relations & Public Policy (Western Region)

Phone: 202-833-7314
Email: cfinarelli@thehcpa.org

Christopher brings more than 13 years of state-level policy, political, and government affairs experience, including extensive work in the California State Legislature in Sacramento. During his time in the Legislature, he served members of both the Senate and the Assembly as Chief of Staff and Legislative Director, managing diverse legislative portfolios and public affairs.

Christopher also served elected members as a key policy advisor during their tenure on several committees. Committee jurisdictions included business & professions, consumer protection, banking, and fiscal matters. He holds a B.A. in International Relations from San Francisco State University and is based in the Sacramento area.