Robert Cullick is a public involvement and communications strategist committed to finding the “sweet spot” where public policy concerns successfully intersect the efforts of businesses and governmental organizations to build infrastructure.
To help organizations accomplish their mission, he draws from his training and experience in the media, public dialogue and mediation techniques.


Executive Manager, Communications, LCRA, Austin, Texas 1991-2011

  • Communications Strategy – Developed, led and executed strategies to win acceptance of billions of dollars worth of electric transmission lines and power plant, water and wastewater plant sites, including those in environmentally sensitive and politically volatile areas,
  • Corporate Strategy Development – Led development of corporate strategies and goals during period of intense growth during which revenues and capital assets doubled
  • Leadership Development — Co-led and co-developed year-long leadership development program over 10 years for a total of 320 employees

Reporter, Houston Chronicle, Austin, Texas 1988-1991

  • Covered Texas Legislature and Governor’s Office as well as state regulation of electricity, telecommunications, water and insurance

Reporter, Austin American-Statesman Austin, Texas 1981-1988

  • Developed the “Growth Beat,” covering infrastructure needs, politics, environmental and neighborhood concerns of the City of Austin during a high-growth period


Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, 2000; Executive Management Certificate

Collaborative Decision Resources (CDR Associates), Boulder, Colorado, 1999; Certification in Mediation

Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism, 1974-1978; Bachelor of Science in Journalism

Contact Us

Robert Cullick Communications
tel. 512.619.9192
fax 512.459.3990

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