Oscar is a Public Affairs Director for Madaffer Enterprises. He is responsible for working with clients and municipalities seeking to use technology and advanced data analytics tools to grow the economy, engage the community, improve government efficiency, and enhance quality of life.He is a San Diegonative and has nearly a decade of experience in government relations, legislative affairs and coalition building.
Prior to Madaffer Enterprises, Oscar was Manager of Government Affairs for Cox Communications,
responsible for promoting and advancing the legislative priorities of Cox Communications at the federal, state and local government levels.
Prior to joining Cox Communications, Oscar was a Senior Account Executive at the public affairs firm
Southwest Strategies, working with clients in the energy, land use and retail industries. His
responsibilities included developing and overseeing the day-to-day implementation of strategic plans to
achieve clients’ public affairs goals and objectives.
Prior to Southwest Strategies, Oscar was a Legislative Assistant for United States Congressman Howard
P. “Buck” McKeon. During his time on Capitol Hill, Oscar advised and made policy recommendations for
legislation involving financial services, small business regulations, housing, healthcare, social security, immigration, commerce, animal welfare and intellectual property. In the 113th Congress, he
spearheaded the introduction of two pieces of legislation: H.R. 1997, known as the Communities
Achieving Sustainability Act (CASA), and H.R. 1998, the Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act. Of
Peruvian decent, Oscar handled all Hispanic/Latino outreach and translated the Congressman’s official
website into Spanish.
Oscar has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration at San Diego State University. He also has a
Certificate of Completion from El Sol Escuela de Español, the only Spanish language school in Lima
approved by the Peruvian Ministry of Education. He is a political commentator on the Break Radio Show
and Blog Talk Radio station (AM 1480 KPHX).
In his free time, you can find him participating in local adult soccer leagues, playing guitar and visiting different restaurants to find the perfect fish taco.