Matt Mackowiak - Chairman of the Travis County GOP
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About the Event
Matt Mackowiak is an Austin and Washington, DC-based political and communications consultant and President of Potomac Strategy Group (PSG), LLC, which provides political consulting to conservative campaigns and media relations and crisis communications assistance to companies, groups and individuals. He has served in senior roles for two U.S. Senators and a Governor, in the Bush administration, and in winning campaigns, and has developed a deep network of media and political relationships nationwide.
In addition to offering counsel to individuals and corporations, Matt appears regularly on MSNBC, Fox News, Sky News, BBC News and CBC-TV, and provides political analysis three times a week for KTBC Fox 7 in Austin. He is an exclusive columnist for The Washington Times, The New York Observer and The Hill newspaper and is a biweekly columnist for The Austin American-Statesman, with his column syndicated to over 200 newspapers nationally.
A native of Austin, Matt graduated with a B.S. in Communications Studies (Political Communication track) from the University of Texas in 2003. Aside from his professional work, he owns and manages the popular blog site www.PotomacFlacks.com, which the Washingtonian Magazine has called “one of the best political blogs.” In 2012, Matt started a bipartisan political blog for Texas politics, http://www.MustReadTexas.com, which aggregates the top news and opinion from across the state and delivers a daily email newsletter to 4,000 Texans. Matt and his wife Suzanne live in the University Hills neighborhood of Austin and they have two spoiled dogs, Ginny and Jasmine.