Michael DiVirgilio served two terms as Mayor and councilman in the Southern California coastal city of Hermosa Beach. He is a federal and local government specialist. With two decades of experience, he has served under two well-respected and long-term members of congress. As the senior California staff member and District Director to Jane Harman, the Ranking Member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, he led her California operations and a variety of other strategic initiatives. He began his career in government under the tutelage of former U.S. Ambassador and Congresswoman Diane Watson. He also has in-depth national campaign experience, serving in volunteer leadership roles on the presidential campaigns of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. A trained mechanical engineer, Michael began his career in the manufacturing, technology and software industries.