Brad Fingard is the State Affairs Coordinator for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti where he supports efforts to advance the Mayor’s state legislative priorities. Brad previously served as a field representative and citywide interfaith liaison for Mayor Garcetti and as a field deputy for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu. He is an alumnus of many distinguished fellowships, including Bend the Arc’s Jeremiah Fellowship, Coro Southern California’s Fellows Program in Public Affairs, and America Indivisible’s Public Leaders for Inclusion Council. Brad graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minors in Public Affairs and Education Studies. In his free time, Brad is an avid reader, ardent sports fan, and active volunteer who loves to explore all that Los Angeles has to offer.