From its base in Austin, Public Strategies has established itself as a truly national public affairs firm, the largest headquartered outside Washington, D.C. With 148 employees and offices in San Antonio, Dallas, San Francisco, Sacramento, Washington, and Mexico City, and additional employees in Little Rock, Los Angeles, San Diego, New Haven, Topeka, St. Louis, Oklahoma City, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Cleveland, and Chicago, PSI offers a vast network of seasoned professionals with local connections and political campaign experience that the apply to the public policy problems of major corporations.
PSI uses the full range of tools and technology applied to corporate campaigns: issue and voter research and analysis, polling, focus groups, press relations, satellite broadcast, advertising, direct mail, online media, and grassroots outreach. PSI has recently added lobbying to the list of services it provides, adding one of the premier lobbyists in Texas, Rusty Kelley, and his team. Kelly joins a senior management staff that includes agency founder Jack Martin, a former aide to Senator Lloyd Bentsen; Martin Wilson, who was right hand man to California governor Pete Wilson; former Clinton White House spokesman Mike McCurry, who heads the D.C. office; and new president Mark Rose, former general manager of the Lower Colorado River Authority.
New business wins in the past 12 months include some impressive blue chip clients: American Express, American Airlines, Motorola, General Electric, Perot Systems, Dell Computer Corporation, Anderson Consulting, and Southern California Edison. The firm continues to be involved in high-profile issues in key industry sectors including healthcare, technology, and utilities.