Tezlyn Figaro specializes in public relations, community outreach, public policy, legislative affairs, political strategy and communications in national, regional & local print, television and radio platforms.
Tezlyn overs over a decade of award winning business owner experience, human resource capital management working for America's largest staffing firm and prior military experience.
Career highlights include but not limited to, her role as national executive staff on the Bernie 2016 campaign. In this role Tezlyn served as the National Racial Justice Director within the National African American Outreach department. During her tenure with Bernie 2016 her highlights include being solely responsible to organize Flint, Michigan Water Crisis survivors for a private meeting with Senator Bernie Sanders. In turn, the survivor meeting contributed to radio and television ads, campaign speeches & ultimately impacted the overall Michigan outreach strategy which in turn resulted in a historic political upset. Tezlyn also traveled to various States on behalf of Bernie 2016 such as New York, Iowa, Georgia, Oklahoma, Ohio, Washington D.C. ,Texas & organized a community social justice panel within three days with celebrity actress Rosario Dawson and Ohio Senator Nina Turner in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Her contribution to Bernie 2016 was featured in various national news outlets such as The Washington Post, Daily Ko's, Refinery 29 and Breitbart in addition to various State & local news entities.
As Principal of Tezlyn Figaro Communications Group Tezlyn’s high profile client list includes but is not limited to serving as a media communications consultant for famed Trayvon Martin & Micheal Brown Attorney Benjamin Crump which resulted in high cases such as the OKC Officer Holtzclaw rape case seen on ABC 20/20 & Crime Watch Daily & the Monroe Bird Case which was featured in the New York Times and Crime Watch Daily. Tezlyn is also the Director of Communications for Senator Bernie Sanders most visible surrogate Ohio State Senator Nina Turner. In addition to making history with her national profile client's Tezlyn offers an impressive undefeated political campaign resume working on several national, state and local elected officials. In 2016, Tezlyn was the senior media relations consultant for two current Orlando City Commissioners during the Orlando Pulse shooting and was the senior media relations and speech writer consultant for Next Generation Action Network during the Dallas Police rally shooting. Tezlyn is also the recipient of the 2010 Orlando Business Journal 40 under 40 award and named 2012 Orlando Business Journal ‘Woman to Watch’ award finalist.
Seen often on various multimedia platforms to include frequent appearances on America’s most watched national cable news station, Fox News.
As National Justice Director for Bernie 2016, Tezlyn organized Flint, Michigan outreach for Senator Bernie Sanders which resulted in an historic State of Michigan victory upset.
Senior Communications expert for three of America's most high profile cases in 2016.
Seasoned Federal, State and Local political operative offering impressive win ratio.
Crisis management fixer for national high profile clients .
National media relations consultant with extensive major network contacts.
In 2008, during the recession created award winning Florida staffing firm with zero capital which resulted in employing over 300 associates at the City of Orlando.
Recipient of the 2010 Orlando Business Journal 40 under 40 award and named 2012 Orlando Business Journal ‘Woman to Watch’ award finalist.
Florida Supreme Court Certified County, Civil and Appellate assigned to over 100 court connected cases with a 100% resolution record.