While Washington politicians fight partisan battles, many local families struggle. It’s time to stop the fighting and find solutions to the problems facing the country and put aside the partisan labels. I don’t care if an idea is Republican or Democrat, I only care if it’s good. That’s why I’m running for Congress and I’d like your support.
Brian Nestande Biography
Prior to being elected to the California State Assembly, Brian Nestande built a government affairs consulting business where he represented a variety of clients working on issues involving alternative energy, health care, telecommunications as well as on other projects and issues in Riverside County.
Assemblyman Nestande began his professional career working as a field representative for Congressman Michael Huffington after graduating from California State University Fullerton with a degree in Political Science.
In 1994, he managed Sonny Bonos successful congressional campaign and subsequently served as his Chief of Staff in Washington D.C. After the untimely passing of Congressman Bono, Assemblyman Nestande managed Mary Bonos campaign to succeed her husband in the House of Representatives. He served as Congresswoman Bonos Chief of Staff until 2000 when he returned to Palm Desert to start his consulting practice.
Using his business as a springboard, Assemblyman Nestande has been active in confronting the important issues facing Riverside County and the rest of California. He has formed good working relationships with community leaders and elected officials which will enable him to effectively represent their interests in the State Capitol.
Assemblyman Nestande resides in Palm Desert with his wife Gina and their seven children.