Leonardo Alcivar is a national communications strategist with proven experience serving political, governmental, and corporate organizations in Washington, DC, Massachusetts, New York, Illinois, and in other key states around the country. He serves Hynes Communications as Senior Vice President for Public Affairs.
Lenny has been running national and statewide communications campaigns for more than ten years. Most recently he served as Communications Director for Bill Brady’s gubernatorial campaign in Illinois, and consultant to the Republican Governors Association.
From 2001 to 2004, Lenny served the Bush Administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation under Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta, overseeing communications relating to infrastructure security after the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001.
In 2004’s successful re-election of President George W. Bush, Lenny served the Republican National Committee as Press Secretary for the Republican National Convention in New York City, and later as Field Director in Miami, Florida.
Lenny started his career with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, first as Deputy Press Secretary to the Mayor, then as Director of Press Operations at the New York City Police Department. He subsequently served as a Manager of Public Affairs for Burson-Marsteller.
Lenny has also served as a political commentator on national cable networks, and in print publications. A native New Yorker, he is fluent in Spanish, and currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts.