Coby Chase

Executive Vice President for External Affairs and Chief Communications Officer

Coby Chase has an extensive background in state and federal government affairs, communications, and coalition building. In his previous position with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), he oversaw the agency’s expansive state and federal portfolios, statewide communications operations, and international relations. He also oversaw the Texas Transportation Forum, one of the nation’s largest transportation conferences. Before TxDOT, Coby worked in government affairs for the Universities Research Association’s Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory and the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission.

At MMHPI, Coby oversees governmental relations, communications, local systems work, Engage & Excel conferences, and the award-winning Okay to Say™ public awareness campaign. He’s a member of the College of Liberal Arts Advisory Council at The University of Texas at Austin and on the Board of Directors for the Austin Clubhouse.

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