Joe Garcia, Principal
Cell: (512) 636-4646
In his last 25 years as a government and public affairs consultant, Joe has represented a diverse list of clients including Fortune 500 companies, small independent businesses, trade associations, non-profit organizations, and public entities. His extensive range of public policy experience includes areas such as healthcare, transportation, property and casualty insurance, in addition to health insurance, animal welfare, housing, gaming and tort reform. Alongside his public policy expertise, Joe has managed and directed several political campaigns giving him strong insight into grassroot advocacy, fundraising, polling, messaging, and political strategy.
Joe Garcia gained his knowledge and expertise of the legislative process by working as capitol staffer in both the Texas House and Senate. He spent 7 years as chief of staff to South Texas Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr giving him a front row seat to public policy issues affecting the entire Texas-Mexico border from Brownsville to El Paso. This unique experience and familiarity of the rules of the Senate and the House has made Joe an effective and successful advocate for all his clients.
Joe is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University. He is a member of St. John Neuman Catholic Church and has served as a school board member of the St. Theresa’s Catholic School Board and San Juan Diego High School. He volunteers with Austin Habitat for Humanity and is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys, fishing, hiking, kayaking, camping and golf.
Joe and his wife Lilliana live in Austin and have two grown daughters.