Elizabeth Biar

Vice-President & COO

Before returning to Texas in 1997, Elizabeth worked for U.S. Congressman Bill Archer and also for the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee. Following her positions on Capitol Hill, she was employed as Associate Vice President for Tax and Health Policy for Newmyer Associates, Inc., in Washington, D.C. After leaving Washington and moving to Austin, Texas, Elizabeth worked for Texas State Senator David Sibley and the Senate Economic Development Committee handling health, health insurance, and health and human services issues.

Elizabeth provides clients with her expertise by crafting clients’ messaging, drafting pieces for internal and external communications, and creating and executing strategic plans for clients regarding the media, public relations, stakeholder outreach, and government relations.

Prior to joining Strategic Public Affairs® in 2002, Elizabeth was the Southeast Texas Public Advocacy Consultant for the American Heart Association. She is involved with the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Energy Network, Public Relations Society of America, National Charity League, Houston Alumnae of Kappa Alpha Theta, Leadership Houston – Class XXXIII, and a sustaining member of the Junior League of Houston. Elizabeth earned a B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M University in College Station and a Master of Public Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

A few of my favorite things: Champagne, chocolate, college football, the beach, writing, reading, my yellow lab Georgia, and the laughter of my husband and four kids.