Larry AshAssociate


Larry has three decades of experience in business, government and academia. He brings fifteen years as a senior public affairs executive for Southern California Gas Company and Pacific Enterprises (now Sempra Energy), where he ran the company´s Sacramento government relations office. In Washington, Larry served as Assistant to the Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Larry specializes in helping major corporations, trade associations and high-profile individuals transform public attitudes on critical issues. He brings a combination of private and public-sector experience to advance the client’s interests. As a seasoned communications professional, Larry applies the tools of media relations, advertising, direct marketing and political strategy to a wide variety of crisis and other communication challenges.

Larry has served clients in a wide variety of industries including agriculture, education, energy, entertainment, environmental management, public safety and telecommunications. He holds a BS in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University and a PhD in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.