Office Manager & Legislative Assistant 602-903-6811

About Us

Tom Farley

Tom FarleySince 1997, Tom Farley has been the lead political strategist and lobbyist for the Arizona Association of REALTORS®. Before joining Willetta Partners, he became the CEO in 2008 for the association representing 40,000+ REALTORS® in Arizona at the state legislature, as well as Congress. Mr. Farley also ran Farley Public Affairs Group, a contract lobbying firm, prior to becoming CEO of the REALTORS® association representing a number of interests at the Arizona Capitol.

Tom has been appointed to several state commissions and committees on issues of land use water, taxation and regulation impacting the real estate industry and property owners. He is a member or sits on the board of directors of several organizations including the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Tax Research Association and the Public Affairs Professionals Association.

602.625.2750 Tel | tom@willettapartners.com

Michael Haener

Mike HaenerMichael Haener has more than 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Willetta Partners, Inc., Mr. Haener was a lobbyist at Upstream Consulting. In addition, Mr. Haener worked as Deputy Chief of Staff for former Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano, where he worked to develop, advocate, and implement policy and programs on a broad range of issues from economic development to healthcare.

Mr. Haener also served as Director of Legislative Affairs and Communications Director for the Arizona Office of the Attorney General, Assistant to the Mayor of Phoenix, a Legislative Aide for a U.S. Senator and as an independent strategic policy and campaign consultant.

602.448.2814 Tel | haener@willettapartners.com

Brian Tassinari

Brian TassinariBrian Tassinari has 17 years of media and government relations experience in both the public and private sectors. Prior to forming Willetta Partners, Inc., Mr. Tassinari was a lobbyist and communications consultant with the firm Williams & Associates for nine years.

Before Joining Williams & Associates, Mr. Tassinari was the Director of Communications for the President of the Arizona Senate.

He began his career in politics in 1995 when he joined the staff of U.S. Senator William V. Roth, Jr. in Washington D.C. where he served as a Deputy Press Secretary for two years and Communications Director for another two years. In addition to serving as the Senator’s spokesman in the local and national media, Mr. Tassinari wrote speeches and position papers for Senator Roth. He also worked on legislation relating to transportation and telecommunications issues.

602.363.2627 Tel | brian@willettapartners.com

Angélica Terrazas

Angélica Terrazas began her career in Arizona government in 2014 when she came to WPI handling confidential and highly sensitive material, as well as stay up-to-date with current changes in Arizona laws. She came to WPI with a unique background, knowledge and skillset within the behavioral health industry and holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Northern Arizona University.

Prior to rejoining WPI in 2021, as its Government Affairs Director, Miss Terrazas advocated for public policy issues on behalf of clients at the state and local level while serving as the Chief Legislative Associate for The Aarons Company LLC.

Miss Terrazas volunteered for the campaigns of the late U.S. Senator John McCain in 2016 and Governor Doug Ducey in 2018. She is also a proud Fellow alumni of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s 2018-2019 Arizona Industry Fellows program. Currently, Miss Terrazas serves on the Estrella Village Planning Committee.

602.739.5713 Tel | angelica@willettapartners.com

Berenice Bautista

Berenice Bautista is from Mohave County, and graduated with her B.A. International Affairs Degree from NAU. Miss Bautista has a diverse working background in politics from campaigns to government work. Prior to joining our team, Miss Bautista worked at Governor Doug Ducey’s Office as a Liaison, where she coordinated with the Governor’s staff to help constituents maintain relationships with state and local agencies and ensure responsiveness to their issues and concerns. She also monitored new Executive Orders and bills to keep the public and state agencies up-to-date.

Miss Bautista interned at Congressman Tom O’Halleran’s office where she did research and community outreach. Additionally, Miss Bautista is an experienced case manager in child welfare, and has worked with the Department of Child Safety and Southwest Key Programs.

480.639.8749 Tel | berenice@willettapartners.com