Vista Consulting is a Public Affairs firm serving clients in healthcare, water, agriculture, and technology in the state of California and Washington D.C.
We offer sophisticated government affairs, advocacy, and public relations support with a focus on California's Central Valley.
Vista Consulting aims to grow your roots in the San Joaquin Valley.
Meet the Team
Tal Eslick has been active in the public service and advocacy world for more than 15 years, bringing discipline and a focus on problem solving to his clients. He specializes in developing and executing public affairs and advocacy campaigns as well as association management services.
Eslick also provides tremendous value to his clients through strong, personal relationships with local, state and federal policymakers. Before starting Vista Consulting, Eslick held various senior external affairs roles with the largest energy provider in the United States. He is a veteran of numerous high-profile political and advocacy campaigns.
Prior to joining the private sector, Eslick served in senior state and federal government roles including as a Chief of Staff in the United States Congress and California Assembly.
Eslick lives in Clovis, California with his wife Rachel and their daughter Mary.
Educational background: Bachelor of Arts, California State University, Fresno; Masters of Business Administration, California State University, Fresno.
Favorite non-profit: Friends of the Clovis Senior Activity Center
Vice President, Public Affairs
Lydia Chan-Nattey is an accomplished community development, outreach and project management specialist, with over a decade of experience in community development. Over her career, Lydia has worked as a Program Coordinator and Program Director within the not-for-profit sector, as well as a Consultant and Educator for service providers of community-based organizations.
With provincial recognition from Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ontario, Canada) for community development with vulnerable communities in Ontario, Lydia has developed a reputation for her tenacious ability to develop innovative, community-based projects and programs that fulfill government strategies, while strengthening the resilience and position of vulnerable populations.
Educational background: Bachelor of Arts, University of Windsor
Favorite non-profit: African American Network of Kern County
Kalanni Young has over a decade of large scale Project Management and Operations experience. Throughout her career, Kalanni has led the Northern California expansion of storefronts for ALDI, a multimillion-dollar international grocery store chain, as well as the development of the highest grossing sales distinct in Wingstop, another multimillion-dollar international food chain.
Kalanni graduated from California State University, Fresno with a B.A. in Business Administration - International Business and a B.S. in Psychology. While attending, Kalanni interned for the U.S. Department of Commerce - International Trade Administration for 2 years and was placed on a research team for the United Nations.
She currently resides in Fresno, California but is often caught exploring a new city/town/country!
Educational background: Bachelor of Science, California State University
Favorite non-profit: Operation Underground Railroad