Manuel is a Democrat from New Rochelle and is passionate about public service. He is a Democratic District Leader, member of the Hispanic Democrats, Westchester Democrats, Fuerza Latina, and Indivisibles New Rochelle. Manuel has a track record helping elect new leaders to the New Rochelle school board and protecting and expanding the Democratic Majority at the local level in Westchester.
Manuel has over 20 years of professional experience. Between 2013 through 2017, Manuel worked as a political operative in 11 races. These races ranged from local to state and federal races.