Mr. Neves is the owner and principal of CrossCurrents LLC, where he deploys expert political consulting services and a deep understanding of public affairs.
STOCKTON, CA, September 14, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Lee Neves has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Neves is the owner and principal of CrossCurrents LLC, where he deploys expert political consulting services and a deep understanding of public affairs. The firm, launched in 2012, proved the ideal vehicle for him to extend a sincere passion, nurtured from childhood, for political discourse and forecasting, and Mr. Neves is proud to partner with local and regional figures in securing productive campaign protocols and delivering exceptional election results.
Outstanding academic success has further shaped Mr. Neves' profile. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of the Pacific, which he completed in 1997, and in 2000, he earned his Juris Doctor from McGeorge School of Law. Afterwards, Mr. Neves initiated his political career, first as a field representative and political director for Senator Richard Monteith in 2001.
Mr. Neves has thrived in other distinct positions, including an appointment as a managing partner with Spinnovation Strategies from 2004 to 2007, after which he was named the community relations manager for Barnes & Noble Booksellers Inc., where he excelled through 2012. Additionally, he provided expert guidance as the chief of staff for California State Assemblyman Carlos Villapudua from 2020 to 2022, and in 2021, Mr. Neves became the proud majority owner and president of the Stockton Cargo Soccer Club.
Civic service and networking remain vital components of Mr. Neves' pursuits. He maintains affiliation with the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, the San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the African American Chamber of Commerce of San Joaquin. From 2012 to 2018, he assisted the Pacific Athletic Foundation as an executive board member, and between 2015 and 2018, he contributed as a committee member for the March of Dimes Signature Chef Dinner event. Additionally, Mr. Neves was humbled to manage extensive responsibilities as the chair of the March of Dimes March for Babies initiative between 2016 and 2017.
Distinguished accolades mark the milestones related to Mr. Neves' presence in the political sphere, including receipt of the 2020 and 2021 AAPC Pollie Awards from the American Association of Political Consultants and the 2020 Silver Goldie Award recognizing political and public affairs professionals. In 2021, he was honored to be cited as a Reed Award Finalist by Campaigns and Elections Magazine, and in 2021, he won both the Golden Donkey and the Silver Donkey Awards as presented by Peer Choice Awards. Additionally, Mr. Neves was recognized with a 2023 Reed Award for the Best TV Ad, Democratic State Legislative Campaign.
Mr. Neves attributes his professional success to his parents' model and influence, as well as an innate fearlessness to accept challenges. He cites his role in the successful campaigns of State Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua in 2020 and of District Attorney Ron Freitas, who bested a two-term incumbent to ascend to office, as one of his most notable achievements thus far. Looking toward the future, Mr. Neves aims to persist in his collaborative consultancy work and continue to mentor students at the University of the Pacific, where he has served as an adjunct professor since 2022.
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