Mark Torres joins DSPolitical as the West Coast Business Development Director. Based in San Francisco, Mark focuses on partnerships, growth strategy, and overseeing engagements with political, labor, and advocacy organizations across California and the West Coast. He brings a background in both the public and private sectors and uses his extensive knowledge in strategic stakeholder engagement and public policy to develop partnerships that help Progressive candidates and causes win up-and-down the ticket.

Prior to joining DSPolitical, Mark served in various roles in the U.S. House of Representatives, the University of California-Merced, and several successful Silicon Valley start-ups. A native of the Central Valley, he holds a BA and MPA from Fresno State and is a Board Member of the Fresno State Alumni Association.