Holly B. Deshields

Senior Vice President and Director, State Government Relations

Austin, TX

+1 512 617 4510

BIO
Holly Deshields is a senior vice president of State Government Relations where she assists clients with government relations issues related to economic development, education, finance and state and local affairs.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, Holly served as chief of staff to the office of Texas State Senator Mike Jackson. In that position she was responsible for supervising staff and operations in the senator's Capitol and district offices and the Senate Committee on Economic Development. Her duties also included acting as liaison for legislative and executive offices, state agencies, lobbyists, and media. Holly also held numerous other positions within Senator Jackson's office in the past 12 years as legislative and committee staff.
AFFILIATIONS

Board Secretary, Young Texans Against Cancer, 2011-2012

Advance Team Member, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2012

Vice President, Kappa Alpha Theta Facility Corporation Board, 2008-present

President and Founder, Young Texans Against Cancer, Austin Chapter, 2007-2011

SERVICE AREAS

Contracts and State Local Procurement

Local Government Relations