President & CEO
Bill Noble has more than 27 years of corporate communications, political campaign, public affairs and media relations experience in Texas and California. Bill 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.
Bill previously served as Senior Advisor to then-Governor Rick Perry. In his role, Bill 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, Bill 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, Bill led the grassroots and volunteer campaign efforts throughout the state and managed all ground, media, mail and phone programs.
Prior to joining Governor Perry, Bill 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, Bill provided strategic counsel to SBC’s senior executive management on external communication issues and represented SBC with print and broadcast media.
Bill 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. Bill also worked in public affairs and media relations for USAA, a large financial services firm.
Bill 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.
Based in Austin, Bill is originally from Hollywood, California. He and his wife and five children live in Austin.