Washington, D.C. — Today, Latino Victory Project is thrilled to announce the newest member of its Board of Directors, Leo Muñoz.
“Leo has dedicated his career to uplifting the Latino community. His commitment to our mission to increase the number of Latinos in elected office will make our institution stronger,” said Luis A. Miranda, Jr., veteran political strategist and Latino Victory Project Board of Directors Chairman. “His experience, skills, and intellect make him a well-respected champion of Latino political empowerment. He is a highly sought-after ally and we are thrilled to have his expertise as we approach a presidential campaign year. I look forward to working with him in the fight to expand Latino political representation.”
“It’s an honor to join Latino Victory in this capacity,” said Latino Victory Project’s newly appointed Board Member, Leo Muñoz. “To be able to work alongside such a talented team and Board of Directors is an incredible opportunity. The Latino community in the United States is as diverse as our country itself. And that is our strength. I look forward to working to elevate the broad spectrum of issues and candidates within the Latino community across our country.”
About Latino Victory Project’s new Board Member Leo Muñoz:
Leo Muñoz has over 20 years of experience in politics, public policy and campaigns. Over the last two decades, he’s acquired a broad understanding of a breadth of issues on the local, state and federal levels. Currently, Leo is the Assistant Vice President of Federal Governmental Affairs for Comcast Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for shaping and advocating for Comcast’s positions on legislative and regulatory matters impacting all lines of business.
Leo is a consistent recipient of the Hill’s top lobbyists in Washington, DC. He is known for effective advocacy in the House, Senate, and the White House. Prior to his position with Comcast NBCUniversal, Leo served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Charlie Gonzalez in Washington D.C. who served as Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus from 2011-2013. As a result, he was a key liaison to the White House, senior elected officials and heads of state. Leo also effectively managed the Congressman’s re-election campaign for two cycles and worked with other down ballot candidates in South and Central Texas.
Leo currently serves as Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, is on the Executive Board of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute and on the Advisory Board of the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies and the Benson Latin American Collection at his alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin. Leo lives in the greater Washington, DC area with his wife, Julie, his daughters Amelia and Marin, and his dog.
Latino Victory Project develops a pipeline of Latino leaders and shapes public discourse to reflect the growing influence of the Latino community while also building cross-constituency alliances that can move the country forward.