Cait Meisenheimer joined McGuireWoods Consulting’s Austin office in January
2016 as an assistant vice president. As a member of the Texas state government
relations team, she focuses on executing elements of grassroots, public
relations, communications and digital marketing campaigns in addition to
providing strategic content development services for clients.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, she served as deputy press
secretary to Texas Governor Greg Abbott. In that capacity she acted as a chief
spokesperson in the State Capitol and focused on public education, higher
education, general budget, energy and economic development initiatives in the
State of Texas. Before serving in Governor Abbott’s administration, she assisted
in the coordination of traditional press, new media and rapid response efforts
throughout his successful primary bid and high-profile general election campaign
in 2014. She has significant political and state government experience, having
worked in various communications and administrative positions in both the Texas
Legislature and other local, state and national campaigns, including Governor
Rick Perry’s bid for president in 2012.
A native Texan, Cait graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government
from the University of Texas at Austin.