Matt Klink



Matt Klink, a partner at California Strategies, LLC and owner of Klink Campaigns, Inc., has more than 30 years of experience working on complex, controversial and high-profile issues for public and private sector clients, as well as initiative campaigns. He has worked professionally on six continents and in 35-plus countries.

Matt has worked for numerous clients encompassing a range of industries and subjects, including oil and natural gas, energy, water, fast-moving consumer goods, healthcare, pharmaceutical, cable, telecommunications, finance, retail, sports and entertainment, and a host of other heavily regulated industries. He is an acknowledged expert in crisis communications for corporations, trade associations and non-profit organizations.

Matt’s past work experience includes a senior-level government affairs position for Philip Morris International, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he led a team that created and executed communications and stakeholder outreach programs on regulatory and fiscal issues. He has functioned as a campaign spokesperson and has conducted media trainings for C-Suite executives. Matt appears regularly on local, national and international news programs where he offers political analysis and commentary.


  • Political Consulting/Marketing
  • Government Relations
  • Political Communications
  • Public Relations/Affairs
  • Advertising
  • Direct Mail
  • Crisis Management

Speaker on the following topics:

  • Campaign Strategies
  • Communication for Non Profit Organizations