Michael J. Arnold - Legislative Advocate/President
Michael J. Arnold, President and Founder of Arnold & Associates, has been lobbying in Sacramento since 1971. Prior to the creation of Arnold & Associates, he spent nine years with the League of California Cities and three years with the California Medical Association. The rich personal background of Mr. Arnold combined with his highly developed understanding of legislative strategy and keen political insight form the basis from which effective representation is achieved.
Mr. Arnold holds a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) degree from UCLA. He also attended UCLA for undergraduate studies culminating in a BA degree in Political Science. Mr. Arnold holds general secondary and community college teaching credentials.
Kristian E. Foy - Legislative Advocate/Legal Counsel
Kristian E. Foy is a member of the California State Bar. She graduated with honors from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor degree. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UCLA.
While in law school, Ms. Foy concentrated her studies in the areas of environmental law and the legislative process. Prior to joining Arnold & Associates, Ms. Foy was employed in the legal department of Western Farm Credit Bank in Sacramento. She also served as a Legislative Intern to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ms. Foy's legal background compliments the firm's objectives and our commitment to ensure that clients have the best resources available whether they need legislative research, analysis, bill drafting or sponsorship of a measure.
Traci Y. Hundley - Executive Legislative Secretary
Traci Hundley serves as an Executive Legislative Secretary for Arnold & Associates. Traci came to work for Arnold & Associates in May, 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Traci has contributed extensively to the legislative process in the State of California through her professional services as Legislative Director for Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore of the California State Assembly. Traci possesses the tenacity and personality to excel in competitive and dynamic fast paced environment, and she utilized her knowledge and dedication to render outstanding service to members of the California State Assembly and Congressional Members since 1998. Members include Assemblywoman Virginia Strom-Martin; Assemblymember John Longville; Assemblymember Ira Ruskin; Assemblywoman- Congresswoman Laura Richardson and Speaker John Pérez.