Mr. Schubert, a 25-year veteran of public affairs, founded Schubert Flint Public Affairs in 2003 following 12 years as a partner and key leader of Goddard Claussen Porter Novelli, a nationally respected public affairs firm. Since the company’s founding just six years ago, Schubert Flint has grown to become the region’s fourth largest communications firm. Mr. Schubert previously spent five years as president of a major statewide business group working on civil justice issues, and several years as chief of staff to two California legislators.
Based in Sacramento, Mr. Schubert serves clients throughout the United States. He has provided counsel to companies, associations, government entities and nonprofit organizations in nearly two-dozen states on some of the most contentious issues facing the country. His work has included issue areas such as land use, insurance policy, education reform, tort reform, taxation, environmental issues and healthcare, among others. One of Mr. Schubert’s strengths is the ability to synthesize complicated public policy issues into understandable messages, helping his clients define the debate on their terms. He has managed 34 statewide ballot initiative campaigns in eight states, winning 29 of those campaigns.
Mr. Schubert's views on issues have been widely reported by the national media, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The News Hour With Jim Lehrer, CBS Network Radio, Reuters and the Los Angeles Times.
He is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento and is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Political Consultants.