Jason Barraza is a Director and Partner at Veridus, a lobbying, public affairs, communications, campaign consulting and strategic business consulting firm. Since joining the firm in 2009, in addition to government relations work on behalf of corporate and non-profit clients, Jason assists in the development of political advocacy plans that include political campaigns, polling, and community outreach.
Prior to joining Veridus, Jason aided the coordinated campaign of the Arizona Democratic Party during the 2002, 2006 and 2008 campaign cycles. And provided on-site logistics and security assistance at every Democratic National Convention between 2000 and 2016. He graduated with a bachelor’s from the University of Southern California (2001), and a law degree from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona (2006).
In his service to the community, Jason recently completed a stint on the Maricopa County Trial Court Appointments Commission after being appointed by Gov. Ducey in 2017. He is also currently a member of the City of Phoenix’s North Mountain Village Planning Committee. In 2017 Jason was the President of Los Abogados, the Arizona Hispanic Bar Association, and was recognized as one of the nation’s top Hispanic attorneys under 40 by the Hispanic National Bar Association in 2016.