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Josie Villanueva

Vice President, Fulcrum Public Affairs LLC

Josie joined Fulcrum in February 2022 after serving as Counselor to Secretary Xavier Becerra of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Previously, she worked for a decade in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Previously, she served as deputy chief of staff and legislative director to Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV-04), who is the 1st Vice Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and sits on the House Ways & Means Committee. Rep. Horsford also leads the CBC’s 100 days task force and engagement with the Biden-Harris Transition Team. Previously, Josie worked for Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), who sits on the Senate Armed Services Committee and Commerce Committee, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL).