Joe J Williams
Joe J. Williams has two decades of experience advising and managing political campaigns at the local, county, statewide and federal level. His current and past clientele includes National Committees, Presidents, Presidential candidates, Senators, Governors, Congressmen, State Legislators, and regional/statewide PACs.
Joe first began his political career while still in college, where he worked on a local race for Justice of the Peace. Prior to launching his career in political consulting, he worked as the Budget Liaison for a senior member of the Houston City Council, and had stints in the Texas Capitol as Constituent Director, Legislative Director and Chief of Staff for various Members of the Texas House. He would then go on to serve as a hired political operative for a number of races around the State of Texas.
In 2006, Joe founded his first political consulting firm, then later co-founded Wright, Williams and Associates, before finally merging with and accepting his current position as President of Vanguard Field Strategies. With offices in Houston, Austin and Washington DC, each year, Joe leads a Vanguard team of more than 2,500 field staff, deployed on projects all around the country. He has managed field operations for winning projects in more than 30 states.
To date, Williams has been tapped to lead efforts by numerous national organizations including but not limited to the Republican National Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, Congressional Leadership Fund, multiple State Republican Parties, and more. Joe was also awarded ‘40 Under 40’, by the American Association of Political Consultants. An award given each year to 20 Republicans and 20 Democrats, chosen as top political professionals in the industry.
Joe and his wife Lindsey met in undergrad at Texas A&M University. They are both avid Aggie sports fans and they live in Brenham, Texas along with their four children. They are active members in their church, and they serve in several community leadership roles.