Francisco Domenech is currently the managing partner of Politank. This is a Puerto Rico based company that provides help for clients who are trying to navigate the political structure of Puerto Rico. Politank provides representation for a client to assist with understanding and implementing Puerto Rican governmental regulations.
Mr. Domenech has a long history of being interested in and involved with politics. He studied political science and received a bachelors degree in the subject from the University of Puerto Rico. He would go on to obtain his law degree from that same institution. Read this article at Caribbean Business to know more.
In 2005, Francisco Domenech received a political appointment to the Office of Legislative Services of Puerto Rico. In this roll, Mr. Domenech managed a staff of over 100 with a budget of over $10 million. While in this position, Mr. Domenech instituted several reforms that made the department more efficient.
Mr. Domenech has served as a delegate for Puerto Rico to the Democratic National Convention on four different occasions. He held the position of the delegate whip during the Democratic Convention of 2004 that saw the nomination go to John Kerry.
In addition to his work as a delegate, Mr. Domenech has worked closely with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns in both 2008 and 2016. Francisco Domenech served as Mrs. Clinton’s campaign manager in Puerto Rico during her 2016 run. He also served as Mrs. Clinton’s primary fund raiser on the island.
Recently, Mr. Domenech was involved in the campaign of Jenniffer Gonzalez to become Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico. This position is similar to a member of Congress from a state. The Resident Commissioner is allowed to vote in committee, but the Resident Commissioner is not allowed to vote on a final piece of legislation.
Mr. Domenech was instrumental in seeing Ms. Gonzalez elected, and she is the first woman in the history of Puerto Rico to hold the Resident Commissioner position. Both Ms. Gonzalez and Mr. Domenech are strong supporters of making Puerto Rico the 51st state.