Richard Figueroa

Office of Governor Gavin Newsom


Richard Figueroa is a Deputy Cabinet Secretary in the Office of the Governor Gavin Newsom where he works on health, human services and veterans affairs issues. Richard was previously Director of Prevention for The California Endowment. He has served in several previous administrations, including Deputy Cabinet Secretary for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Deputy Legislative Secretary for Governor Gray Davis.  Richard was also Legislative Director for Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi and served as a Legislative Consultant for the California State Senate Insurance and Budget and Fiscal Review Committees.