Andy Vargas is a Senior Vice President in Mercury’s Washington D.C. office, where he heads the firms Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy and solutions. He also specializes in political strategy, public affairs, stakeholder outreach, and state and local intergovernmental affairs. Prior to joining Mercury, Andy worked for Vice President Harris as a Senior Associate Director for Public Engagement & Intergovernmental Affairs, where he coordinated outreach across a range of domestic policy issues. This included staffing the Vice President on over 30 trips, domestic and abroad, to convene conversations on the Administration’s priorities.
Andy worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative and special aide in then-Senator Harris’ office. He also served as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Public Policy Fellow for Congressman Tony Cárdenas and the Environmental Defense Fund.