Bill Noble has more than 23 years of corporate communications, political campaign, public affairs and media relations experience in Texas and California. Mr. Noble founded Noble Strategic Partners in 2004. Since then, the firm has provided counsel and services to corporations, associations, coalitions and candidates throughout Texas and the United States.
Mr. Noble previously served as Senior Advisor to Governor Rick Perry. In his role, Mr. Noble provided daily counsel to the Governor and Senior Staff on media relations, communications and policy issues and led the external communications, community relations, and coalition efforts of the Governor’s office.
In 2002 and the fall of 2004, Mr. Noble was Executive Director of the Republican Party of Texas’ coordinated campaign focused on electing Republicans to congressional, state senate and house seats and the presidency. In these roles, Mr. Noble led the grassroots and volunteer campaign efforts throughout the state and managed all ground, media, mail and phone programs.
Prior to joining Governor Perry, Mr. Noble led the Texas public affairs media team for then-SBC Communications (now AT&T) as a vice president with Fleishman-Hillard International Communications. In this role, Mr. Noble provided strategic counsel to SBC’s senior executive management on external communication issues and represented SBC with print and broadcast media.
Mr. Noble previously worked as public and government relations group manager for AAA Texas – one of the state’s largest associations – where he headed all public relations, government affairs and community relations efforts and served as the company’s primary spokesman. Mr. Noble also worked in public affairs and media relations for USAA, a large financial services firm.
Mr. Noble earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration/finance from San Diego State University and a master’s of business administration with coursework in public policy from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mr. Noble serves on the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Austin Area.