Dora Kingsley Vertenten

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Dr. Dora Kingsley Vertenten is CEO of Trenton West, a consulting firm. Trenton West helps candidates, committees and companies correct media/public perception inaccuracies, limit public image liabilities, ascertain correct public records, position officeholders for leadership contests, and run successful electoral and public relations campaigns. Dr. Vertenten is an experienced social media activist, developed qualitative research methodologies and products and presents market-based research reports. She has served in the US Department of Energy, US House of Representatives and the California State Treasurer's Office. She was Senior Political Advisor for the Republican National Committee Treasurer (2007-2008) and from 2001 to 2005, Chief White House Political Advisor to President George W. Bush's California Campaign Chairman. In 2004, she served as Executive Director of the California Republican National Convention Delegation.

Dr. Vertenten is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, teaching graduate courses in Public Administration and Political Management for the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.

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