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Ky Ash


A proven strategist and passionate advocate for his clients, Ky Ash has more than twenty-five years of experience working in the Texas Legislature and executive branch of Texas state government. Ky’s work covers all major policy areas, with a particular emphasis in budget, economic development, energy, and tax policy matters.

Ky’s experience in Texas government is notable, previously serving as State Budget Director for Governor Abbott, as well as serving as the Governor’s designee Chair for the Texas Bond Review Board.

Before his time in the Governor’s office, Ky spent the better part of two decades in the Texas House of Representatives serving as Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for former State Representative Jim Keffer. Ky also served as Chief Clerk for several Texas House committees, including Ways and Means, Energy Resources, Economic Development, and the Select Committee on Property Tax Relief.

Texas Energy Report noted that Ky is, “known as a mover and shaker around Austin…well known in the Capitol for his expertise in energy, taxes and budgeting.”

With an innate sense for the economics of business and armed with deep industry knowledge, Ky is sought out by a wide range of companies and organizations across the State. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, multiple trade associations and businesses engaged in matters related to healthcare, manufacturing, retail sales, information technology, e-commerce, transportation, energy, electricity, telecommunications, and public safety.  

A native Texan, Ky was born and raised in Breckenridge, Texas, and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.