Prior to founding Rose Strategic Communications, Darren worked for 12 years for a member of congress, and spent 20 years in the field of public relations and strategic communications. His experience as a legislative staffer, campaign consultant, and public relations practitioner provides a vital breadth of experience to craft and personalized marketing strategies for each one of his clients.
For over 9 years, Darren has served in varying consulting roles for the California
High-Speed Rail Authority. Currently, he serves as a Strategic Advisor, and is the statewide coordinator for the I Will Ride Program along with leading the brand campaign.
Active in the Central Valley, Darren has served on the boards of groups like the Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Fresno and Leadership Fresno. His goal is to continue serving the community and implement inspired strategy to meet all of his client’s needs.
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California State University, Fresno
Master of Arts in International Relations
Bachelor of Science in Criminology
Legislative Studies Program, Government Affairs Institute
Brand and Reputation Program, Executive Education, Tuck School of Business
Columbia Executive Education Program
Emeritus Institute of Management, (September- December 2017)
Digital Marketing Program