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Harvey Englander founded EKA in 2005 to provide a superior level of public affairs and government relations services previously unseen in Southern California. His approach of developing a team of the most seasoned practitioners in their respective fields has been the guiding principle that led the firm to become the largest independent public relations agency in Los Angeles only five years following its founding.
Harvey didn’t just change the game – he changed the story by developing a strategic approach methodology for the firm’s clients. This strategic approach to a client’s situation delivers results for EKA’s clients time and time again.
Harvey has created and successfully lead hundreds of public relations, political and public affairs campaigns. He is often the person called when traditional communications campaigns don’t reach their goals. He has been called upon to rescue numerous political campaigns and careers that appeared to be on the verge of defeat. Simply, Harvey is the person you always want in your corner.
Harvey has set a standard for success, delivering his clients the results they need. He has a clear understanding of the public and political landscape and how to effectively communicate his client’s story across it.
In 2016 and 2017 Harvey was named one of the 500 Most Influential People in the County by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
The value of giving back to the community is ingrained in his approach. Harvey serves on the Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association Los Angeles Chapter and is the co-founder of the ADA’s highly successful “Los Angeles Political Roast”. He is an active member of the Los Angeles City College Foundation and the West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation. Past appointments include the Bipartisan California Commission on Internet Political Practices and the Los Angeles County Junior Golf Commission. Harvey is also a founder and former president of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Lobbyists & Public Affairs Association.
A UCLA graduate, Harvey served on George Washington University’s Council on American Politics and was a board member of the UCLA School of Public Policy.
Harvey is married and the father of four sons and proud grandfather of three grandsons. He is married to Donna Black, a leading land use attorney.