Director of Public and Government Affairs
Jared Staples joined TABC in October of 2017. He serves as director of Public and Government Affairs, overseeing the agency’s communications and managing TABC's engagement with its stakeholders, including the alcoholic beverage industry and government officials. He works to ensure the agency communicates in a clear and effective manner, conducts proactive outreach initiatives, and systematically resolves stakeholder issues. Jared also works with the executive director to execute TABC’s mission in a manner that gives businesses the opportunity to thrive.
Before joining TABC, Jared served as a policy advisor to Texas Govs. Rick Perry and Greg Abbott. He also worked in the Texas Senate for two legislative sessions.
Jared is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned both his bachelor’s and law degrees.