Cait E. Meisenheimer

Vice President , State Government Relations

Austin, TX

+1 512 617 4528


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.

Cait Meisenheimer