William Fullerton, Associate


William J. Fullerton

Cell: (512) 757-1779

Direct: (512) 381-1300 ext. 116

William Fullerton is a political, public affairs, and business consultant with Texas Star Alliance. With more than a decade of experience, William specializes in strategic communications, lobbying, political strategy, and business development.  


Currently, Fullerton also serves as Executive Director of Texas Aspires, a bipartisan, non-profit organization working in partnership with education, business, and community leaders to provide greater opportunity for Texas children by improving education in the state.  Texas Aspires is committed to building a world-class education system that provides every child the opportunity to achieve their full potential and contribute to a stronger Texas.


William has served in key roles assisting clients ranging from public-private partnerships, statewide political campaigns, industry associations, local issue-focused campaigns, the establishment of a local Central Texas bank, PK-12 and higher education companies, an energy investment portfolio, and carbon-based as well as renewable energy interests.  


While serving as the Chief of Staff at the Texas Education Agency, William led the agency through several legislative sessions, focusing on strategic fiscal reviews of the agency’s multi-billion-dollar budget and managing a staff charged with regulating over 1200 public school districts serving more than 5.2 million students.  


Previously, Fullerton served as a principal advisor to multiple members of the Texas Railroad Commission, Texas’ energy regulatory body led by three statewide elected officials.  The Railroad Commission oversees all levels of the oil and gas industry, as well as, coal and uranium mining in the State. 


William is a graduate of the University of Texas where he received a bachelor of arts in government and bachelor of business administration in management.  He serves on the Alumni Board of Directors for University of Texas Silver Spurs, an honorary service organization charged with caretaking of the UT’s mascot, Bevo, and on the Alumni Advisory Board for the Texas Alpha Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon.