December 2020

HCPA to hire Christopher Finarelli for State Government Relations in the Western U.S.

Christopher Finarelli

The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) will appoint Christopher Finarelli as Director, State Government Relations & Public Policy for the Western Region on Jan. 4. Finarelli brings more than 13 years of state-level policy, political, and government affairs experience, including extensive work in the California State Legislature in Sacramento.

Finarelli joins HCPA following his role as Deputy Chief of Staff to California State Senator Ling Ling Chang. Prior, Finarelli served as Chief of Staff to Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham and as Legislative Director to Senator Bob Huff.

“Christopher’s experience working in the California State Legislature will help HCPA broaden and strengthen its legislative and regulatory reach on our members’ public policy priorities in the Western Region,” said Steve Caldeira, HCPA’s President & CEO. “Christopher is highly respected on both sides of the political aisle and his proven track record of leadership and success will add a new level of strategic advocacy to the Government Relations & Public Policy team.”

“I’m very excited to join the HCPA team, which has a long and successful history of collaborating with diverse stakeholders to find commonsense solutions to issues on behalf of consumers, workers, and member companies,” said Christopher Finarelli.

Finarelli holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from San Francisco State University and he will be based in Sacramento.