As Founder and Principal of Fonseca Consulting Group, LLC, and Newark Strategy Group, LLC, Pablo Fonseca helps clients maximize profit, operate more efficiently, and reduce risk. Concentrating on such key issues as government affairs, development and permitting, and campaign strategy, these multi-service firms offer both public and private sector consulting. Pablo Fonseca recently consulted for Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker's 2010 campaign, serving as the Political Director.
Pablo Fonseca launched his career by serving the city of Newark as its Chief Code Enforcement Officer from 1991 to 1999. After leaving this position, he began his professional relationship with then-Councilman Cory A. Booker, working as his Legislative Aide. For three years, Mr. Fonseca analyzed legislation, listened to constituents' concerns, and spearheaded several special projects. He then entered the private sector, working as a Marketing Director, before becoming the Campaign Manager of the Booker Team for Newark in 2004. Upon winning the election and entering office, Mayor Booker appointed Pablo Fonseca as his Chief of Staff, a role he fulfilled from 2006 to 2008. He accepted responsibility for a wide range of duties, including managing a large staff, reforming service delivery processes, and advising Mayor Booker on important decisions.
Currently, Pablo Fonseca serves his community through the Boys & Girls Club and Newark Now. When not at work, he enjoys collecting art as well as sports memorabilia. Mr. Fonseca holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from St. John's University in New York City.