Jorge joined the Marathon Communications team in 2005, and Mr. Flores provides expertise, based on a wealth of knowledge and many years of experience, in message development, issues advocacy, and crisis management.
Prior to joining Marathon, Jorge served as an independent consultant. He has played key roles in some of the most exciting and important political campaigns in Los Angeles. Jorge has guided winning campaigns for Republicans and Democrats to several levels of public office.
Given his renowned expertise, Jorge is frequently asked to comment on local political issues and current events in the media. He has appeared on several radio shows, hosted his own TV show, and has provided election night analysis for Fox 11 News in Los Angeles.
Mr. Flores has lectured on election and outreach strategies to various organizations, including the American Jewish Committee’s seminar on campaigns and elections as well as UC Berkeley’s Center for Campaign Leadership.
Jorge began his professional career in Spanish language advertising. In 1992, Mr. Flores was a CLIO Finalist and he won the Hispanic Business magazine Se Habla Espanol Television Ad of the Year Award for writing and producing “Bag It,” an AIDS awareness public service announcement. Jorge is a graduate of Vassar College and is President of the Board of Directors of the L.A. Leadership Academy, an L.A. based charter school.