Our Team Ignacio Hernández founded Hernández Strategy Group in 2003 after having served as a Chief of Staff in both the California State Assembly and the California State Senate. As an attorney Ignacio represented clients in employment discrimination, wage theft and criminal cases. He has successfully navigated a litany of proposals through the legislative process and has worked to stop hundreds of bills adverse to his clients’ interests. Before beginning his career at the State Capitol, Ignacio taught in the Political Science Department at San Jose State University. Currently he sits on the Public Interest Law Board of Santa Clara University School of Law Daniel Gutiérrez is a Legislative Associate and has been with the HSG team since January 2019. He previously served as Assistant Legislative Secretary under Governor Brown. Through his prior experience, he gained an understanding of the legislative process and the inter-workings of the State bureaucracy. Daniel graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in American history.