Over 25-years of experience…
is a seasoned veteran with over 25-years
of professional experience in the areas of media, public issues,
politics, message strategy, marketing, public relations, crisis
communications, TV/Radio & Print reporting and more.
Begala has performed work with two United States Presidents
(President Clinton & President George H. Bush),
former Heads of State
(including former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev, former
British Prime Minister John Major, former Canadian Prime
Minister Brian Mulroney,
Israeli Prime Minister
and former Mexican President Salinas)
heads of Fortune
500 companies, six United States Cabinet Members, United States
Senators, Governors, Professional Sports owners, Professional
renowned artists Peter Max and Markus Pierson,
TV Network Executives & Producers, members of
Congress, Mayors, numerous political campaigns, Boards, Federal
and State Agencies, developers and more.
A licensed Real Estate Agent in
the State of Texas, Begala has considerable experience in
development and construction in both the public and private
sectors. Begala played a leading role in the development and
construction of Minute Maid Park, an over $300 million project
and home to the Houston Astros. Begala also played a leading
role in the development and construction of Reliant Stadium, an
over $400 million project and home to both the Houston Texans
and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
has marketed over $200 million of inventory in the residential
home and high-rise category.
Begala has appeared numerous times on Houston television and
radio stations providing expert commentary on subjects ranging
politics to all types of communications. Begala is also a
substitute talk show host on Houston's highly-rated KSEV Radio,
associate relations with international PR firms, respected leaders in
opinion research, television production, graphic firms as well as
several lobby firms including category leaders like; Cassidy &
Associates, National Strategies Inc, and more.
Chris Begala earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications & Political
Science from the University of Houston. Chris is a Life Member of the
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. In his spare time Chris enjoys golf,
tennis, jogging and traveling, but most of all spending time with his
wife, Jeanie and their two children; Nicole and Christopher.
BEGALA CONSULTING managed all media, political
& public relations for Minute Maid Park (then Enron Field) from
inception to construction to the grand opening in March of 2000.