David A. Mayorga is DOE's Director of Public Affairs. He most recently served as Director of Communications for the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Previously he was Senior Spokesperson for the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and led communications for DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Office. Mayorga, an immigrant and openly LGBTQ person, was the first in his immediate family to attend a four-year college. He earned a B.A. from the University of Florida and began his professional career at the U.S. House Committee on Science.