As a Partner with Waterman Steele Real Estate Advisors, Licia provides strategic input and direction for the firm’s Government Relations, Community Engagement, and public/Private Partnership practice. Licia also serves as President and CEO of the Waterman Steele Group. Since founding the firm, Licia has represented a broad range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses, nonprofits, governmental agencies, and high-level individuals.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
With almost 30 years’ experience in the political arena, Licia has served as the Chief of Staff or District Director for three former members of the U.S. House of Representatives and has served at the national level for several organizations. In her many capacities, Licia has also served as the chief political operative and as a liaison with federal, state, city, county and school district governmental entities. Licia’s vast network allows her to successfully navigate on behalf of our clients the ever-changing environment in which we work and live.
Prior to the inception of WSG, Licia was Managing Director for Apex Advisors, a strategic planning consulting firm headquartered in Houston, Texas. Licia also previously served as the President & CEO for Cherish Our Children International, an international children’s non-profit that develops and funds programs for vulnerable children and their communities around the world.
Licia is highly active in volunteer efforts nationally, as well as the state of Texas and the greater Houston community, serving on numerous boards and committees.
- Chairman of the Houston Public Library Foundation