GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS ASSOCIATE
M.P.S. Legislative Affairs — George Washington University
B.A. — Florida State University
Jacob Shendell is an Executive Assistant at Mehlman Consulting. In this position he provides support to several of the firm’s lobbyists. Jacob handles daily scheduling requests, assists with fly-ins, and other daily firm operations.
Prior to joining Mehlman Consulting, Jacob served as a Congressional Intern to Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL-23) where he assisted legislative staff primarily on topics such as appropriations, foreign affairs, energy and environment, and infrastructure. Prior to that, Jacob worked as a campaign aide on multiple campaigns across the state of Florida, as well as working as a Research Consultant for the school of political science.
Jacob is a recent graduate from the George Washington University with a Master of Professional Studies Degree in Legislative Affairs, as well as a graduate from the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Political Science.