Anthony Gutierrez is the Executive Director of Common Cause Texas. He directs all aspects of our Texas operation from legislative advocacy and media relations to grassroots organizing and coalition building. Prior to joining Common Cause in the summer of 2016, Anthony had been working in Texas politics for 15 years. That experience included nonpartisan work doing advocacy for Latino communities as well as partisan work as a staffer for the Democratic National Committee and the Texas Democratic Party. Anthony has also managed several successful political campaigns for candidates running for federal, state and local offices. Since 2011, he had been running a political consulting agency whose services included campaign management, media production and general consulting. Anthony is an El Paso native who received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Texas - San Antonio.