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Arnold Linhardt

Arnold Linhardt has over 30 years experience in the government and non-profit sectors. He is currently President of his own consulting firm; Strategic Services Inc. Strategic Services is a public affairs firm specializing in political and governmental consulting and lobbying.
Prior to establishing Strategic Services, Arnold Linhardt was Chief of Staff for over 12 years to

Congressman Eliot Engel of New York. Mr. Linhardt has also functioned as the Public Affairs Director of two New York State Public Benefit Corporations and as well as the Director of Operations for a major non-profit organization.

Mr. Linhardt has worked on and managed numerous federal, state and local political campaigns. He has taught a course on political campaign organizing at Lehman College, the City University of New York and Manhattanville College. He is a long time member of the American Association of Political Consultants as well as the American Political Science Association.

He has been an Adjunct Professor in government at Baruch, Lehman, Manhattanville and Mercy Colleges.

Mr. Linhardt has a B.A. degree in Political Science from Fordham University and an Executive Masters degree in Public Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York.

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