Beth CorbettManaging Consultant

Beth Corbett is a skilled public affairs executive with decades of experience in advocacy, communications, policy, strategy and business development.

As a member of the Procurement Consulting Team at Strategic Partnerships, Inc. (SPI), Beth brings a wealth of experience in numerous industry sectors. She has particular expertise in the areas of energy and power, transportation, healthcare and oil and gas.

Prior to working at SPI, Beth was Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas. She served as the chairman’s primary advisor on policy, legal, political and administrative matters and was involved daily in areas of oil and gas regulation in Texas.  She also served as executive director for the Texas Transit Association (TTA).  During her tenure, Beth led policy and government relations efforts on behalf of the state’s largest 501(c)(6) membership organization representing public transit providers and transportation industry stakeholders across Texas.  She was responsible for analyzing proposed legislation affecting the transit industry and for communicating the TTA’s position to local and state elected officials.

Before moving to Austin, Beth worked in Washington, D.C., as a public affairs consultant and as director of public affairs for the U.S. Department of Commerce.  Prior to that, she served as executive director for state and local affairs at Tulane University.

Beth holds Bachelor of Arts degree in government from the University of Notre Dame and a Juris Doctor from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law with a focus in dispute resolution. She was awarded the Department of Commerce Gold Medal for Leadership in 2010.