Mr. Kadesh has extensive legislative and political experience and insights gained from his public policy career, including sixteen years working on Capitol Hill. For seven years he served as Chief of Staff to Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). He previously served as Legislative Director for Senator Feinstein, handling and gaining in-depth knowledge of issues ranging from tax, commerce, environmental regulations, transportation, water, energy, finance, trade and appropriations. Mr. Kadesh also served as Campaign Manager for Senator Feinstein's 2006 Senate Re-election Campaign. Prior to that, Mr. Kadesh served as Chief of Staff to Representative Jane Harman (D-CA) and as a Legislative Assistant for Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY). He also served as a public policy research associate at the Urban Institute, a Washington-DC-based public policy think tank. From San Francisco, Mr. Kadesh is a Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brandeis University and received a Master's degree in public policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.