Amy Beard

Public Affairs Advisor Sr

Overview

Amy Beard is a public affairs advisor with Foley & Lardner LLP. Amy has over 13 years of experience in government relations, reputation management, public policy, and legislative advocacy.

Amy’s experience includes being a founder of Windmill Consulting where she lobbied for clients such as Google, Uber, DJI Technology, and Walmart. Prior to Windmill Consulting, Amy was the governmental affairs consultant at Cammack & Strong, P.C., where for over 10 years she provided consulting services and advocacy on policy issues for clients in various industries including technology, alcohol & beverage, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications, jurisprudence, public safety, licensing, tax, and budget. After serving as an assistant sergeant-at-arms in the Texas Senate during the 79th legislative session, Amy worked as a research analyst at Baselice & Associates, Inc., a firm specializing in major political and corporate opinion research.

Education

Amy graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, earning her degree in sociology. Her degree has served as a foundation in her career as she integrates diverse perspectives from a wide range of fields, including economics, psychology, and political science.

Community Engagement

Since 2011, Amy has served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for The Center for Child Protection in Travis County. Additionally, Amy coaches Lake Travis Youth Association Cheer and was a big sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas Organization.

Capabilities

Insights

Governor Abbott’s Executive Order Related to Reopening Texas 100%
03 March 2021
Coronavirus Resource Center:Back to Business
Texas Outlook After the 2020 General Election
05 November 2020
2020 Election Resource Center
Federal Race Results, Early Voting Extension, and Other General Election News Affecting Texas
05 August 2020
2020 Election Resource Center
COVID-19 Results in a $7.6B State Revenue Swing and New Rules for the State Capitol
31 July 2020
2020 Election Resource Center
Fall NAIC Meeting Reception
07 December 2019
Austin, TX