Shaudi Falamaki Fulp is a Principal and Political Strategist with The Fidens Group, a California-based political consulting and public affairs firm. In this role she provides strategic counsel to clients on a variety of policy issues spanning state and local government, and political and public affairs campaigns.
Prior, Shaudi served as Chief Advocate of Policy, Government, and Public Affairs in California and Senior Strategist for national affairs with the Chevron Corporation. During her tenure with the company, Shaudi developed and implemented local, state and national level public affairs strategies, and effectively advocated on a broad range of issues before the legislative and executive branches of government. Beyond her public policy work, she also played a critical role in coalition building and executing political strategies as they relate to campaigns and elections.
Shaudi previously represented clients with expertise in transportation, land use, budget and tax policies at California’s largest advocacy firm, KP Public Affairs. During this time she served as an adviser to the Mayor of Sacramento Kevin Johnson and as a member of his Transition Team. Prior to her advocacy work, Shaudi was a political correspondent, reporting and producing for Bay-Area based stations KTVU (Fox), KABC (ABC), KPIX (CBS), and CNN's Larry King Live based in Los Angeles.
As an active UC-Berkeley alumna, Shaudi serves on the Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) National Advisory Council, the Dean’s Advisory Board, and various scholarship committees. Shaudi is a frequent guest lecturer for public policy, business, law, ethics, and political science courses at the University of California-Berkeley, University of Southern California (USC), and Stanford University. Due to her professional and civic work, the Sacramento Business Journal named Shaudi as one of the region’s “40 Under 40.”
Shaudi graduated with a double major with honors from UC-Berkeley, where she served as one of the University’s twenty Senators for the Associated Students of the University of California.