Veronica Garcia

Consulting Director of Policy

Veronica leads Good Reason Houston’s policy and advocacy work, which includes advocating for state policies that will improve outcomes for Houston’s students. She is the founder and President of Periscope Strategies, a consulting firm that works with clients to identify which governmental lever impacts their work – local, regulatory, or legislative – and provides strategic advice and direction in planning a response.

Veronica has over a decade of experience in government affairs, legal advocacy, and strategic consulting. Based out of Houston and Austin, she has also lived in San Antonio, giving her a broad network of relationships across the state.

Veronica previously served as Vice President of Government & Public Affairs for the Texas Charter Schools Association, practiced law with Walsh Gallegos Trevino Russo & Kyle P.C., and led government relations for the Houston Independent School District.

Veronica received her JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law and a bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work from Texas State University. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Illinois.

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