T.J. Esposito

Key Facts

Party Independent
Status Challenger

Background

At the age of 18, Esposito began working for the Better Business Bureau as a sales representative, from which he started making his first dispensable income [2]. Later, he served as the Marketing Director for the law office of Benjamin R. Greene from 2007 to 2009 and the Thompson Law firm from 2009 to 2010 [2, 3]. 

Two and a half years ago, he became a founding partner for Blue Chimps NFT, a web company that provides web consulting, media, and community management solutions [3]. T.J. Esposito is a business owner of Blue Sky Media, a marketing agency specializing in marketing and consulting law firms. He is also the marketing manager for Patriot Bail Bonds and Adios Bail Bonds [2].

Esposito was arrested for second-degree burglary and sentenced to one year in county jail when he was 18 years old. In 2007, he spent six months in jail during his divorce and relapse. He has previously been arrested for assault, a high-speed chase, and domestic violence [2].

Key Issues

Energy

 Esposito wants to improve Bakersfield’s energy efficiency and make reforms in energy advancements and green initiatives [2]. 

Government

Esposito believes that all city and county government jobs should be treated the same. He advocates for a re-examination of $300,000+ salaried elected, or appointed positions [2].

Public Safety

Esposito wants to install an ambulance program for the Bakersfield city fire department to enable citizens to receive faster response times and competitive rates [2]. 

Endorsements

None found.

Sources

1 Ballotpedia

2 The Bakersfield Californian 

3 Linkedin

4 KVPR

5 BAKERSFIELD NOW