Aram Nadjarian is the founder and CEO of Mozaic Media & Communications (MMC), a Los Angeles-based public relations and advocacy firm. He is also a partner at Vectis Strategies LLC and serves as the Community/Corporate/Environmental Issues Team Lead.
As an influential figure in environmental policy and sustainability, Aram served as Senior Advisor and Chief of Staff to California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) Secretary Linda Adams and Senior Environmental Policy Advisor to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He played an active role in the development and implementation of the Global Warming and Solutions Act of 2006, AB 32. Internationally, Aram spearheaded three high-profile international climate summits focused on combating climate change and has represented California in Copenhagen, Denmark and Cancun, Mexico for United Nations Framework on Climate Change negotiations regarding greenhouse gas emission strategies.
Aram represented clients in the nonprofit and energy sectors, leading efforts on over three dozen advocacy campaigns ranging from environmental justice to educating legislators on the importance of protecting California’s grant program. Having been named a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, Aram is an avid community service member with over 100,000 logged hours of community service. He is on the Board of Directors of Burbank City Federal Credit Union, Advisory Board of KidsTalk Foundation, Inc., serves on the Young Presidential Associates Council at Loyola Marymount University, Chairman of the Board of NextLA, and Trustee of the Donald A. Strauss Scholarship Foundation.
Aram received his Bachelor’s degree in political science and urban studies from Loyola Marymount University and Master’s degree in international relations and environmental policy from the University of Sussex in England. He holds an Executive Session Certificate in Situational Awareness & Intergovernmental Communication from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.