Jennifer Fitzgerald

Jennifer Fitzgerald, Vice President of CP&A, brings to the firm over 20 years of government and public affairs experience, in a variety of capacities.

Jennifer was elected to the Fullerton City Council in November 2012.  In her first two years in office, Jennifer played a key role in several significant accomplishments, including a retroactive refund of water rate overcharges, public safety reform, and an aggressive plan to repair the cities’ aging roads and water infrastructure.

Ms. Fitzgerald represents the City of Fullerton on the Board of Directors for the Association of California Cities-Orange County Chapter and  she is a Member of the Board of Directors for the Orange County Taxpayers Association.  She is a Past President of the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce and past Member of the Board of Directors for the Fullerton Historic Theater Foundation.  Previously, she served the City of Fullerton on its Planning Commission and General Plan Advisory Committee.

Jennifer’s volunteer service includes work in the education and non-profit sectors.  She is the founder of Give Back (Packs) Fullerton, a member of the Fullerton Arboretum, the Fullerton Elks Lodge, The Muckenthaler Cultural Center, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Fullerton Woman’s Club. Additionally, she serves as an Advisory Board Member of the Coast to Coast Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Fullerton Community Nursery School, Orange County’s oldest cooperative preschool.

Prior to joining CP&A, Fitzgerald was the CEO of CL7 Communications, Inc., a strategic communications firm, which specialized in fundraising, strategic communications, event management and organizational growth. Jennifer started the firm on her own in 2004 after a decade of public sector service for elected members of the state legislature and U.S. House of Representatives. During the subsequent ten years in the private sector, she and her team raised over $10 million for candidates at every level of government, while also helping several non-profit organizations expand their membership base and service offerings, as well as refine their operations.

Jennifer and her husband, Sean, have called Fullerton home for close to fifteen years and are raising their two sons there. Jennifer graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from Biola University in 1995 where she also earned a Minor in Biblical Studies.

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