Staff

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Corbin Van Arsdale

President and General Counsel

corbin@agctbb.org

Corbin is a fifth-generation Texan who attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned degrees in finance (BBA) and law (JD)—and lettered in baseball. Corbin previously served as a Texas state legislator, mayor, and council member.

 

While in the Texas Legislature, Corbin served on the following House committees: Calendars, Appropriations, State Affairs, Insurance, Judiciary, Urban Affairs, Texas Legislative Council, and the Joint Select Committee on the Texas Youth Commission. Corbin also served as mayor of the Austin suburb of Cedar Park throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and Winter Storm Uri. During his time in local elected office, Corbin chaired the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) and served on the boards of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) and the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (BCRUA).

 

Corbin currently serves on the following boards in his role with AGC-Texas Building Branch: Texas Civil Justice League, Texas Business Roundtable, and the Texas Comptroller’s Business Advisory Group.

 

Corbin’s wife Stephanie handles social media communications/marketing for two entities: Disaster Recovery Services and Jail-to-Jobs. Corbin and Stephanie have three daughters, two sons, and one grandson.

Pauline Preston
Executive Assistant/Office Manager

pauline@agctbb.org

Bio coming soon!

Wade Long
Wade Long Consulting 
Legislative Lobbyist

lobbyist@sbcglobal.net

Wade Long began governmental affairs consulting in July of 1998 when he was employed by the Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas. He worked with the Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas as lobbyist and served as Assistant Director of Industry Affairs. Wade Long began his own governmental affairs consulting business in September of 2000 and has represented a diverse list of clients. He offers consulting on both legislative and regulatory matters before the Texas Legislature and before state agencies.

Prior to his work in the governmental affairs business, Mr. Long was Chief of Staff for State Senator David Sibley of Waco, for seven years. As Chief of Staff, Mr. Long was responsible for managing and operating both the capitol and district offices of the Senator. In addition to his managerial duties, Mr. Long was also responsible for formulating and implementing the Senators legislative agenda. This included researching and drafting legislation; preparing testimony and questions; coordinating witnesses; and developing legislative strategy. In his capacity of Chief of Staff, Mr. Long acted as Senator Sibley’s liaison with other members of the Texas Legislature, the lobby, and special interest groups.

Prior to his experience in the Texas Senate, Mr. Long worked in the budget office and legislative office of Governor Bill Clements. In his position of budget analyst for Governor Clements, he worked with state agencies in developing their appropriation requests and consulted the Governor and staff on budgetary concerns. During his tenure in the Governor’s legislative office, he was responsible for formulating and implementing the Governor’s legislative program, monitoring committee actions, and working with legislators and legislative staff on issues and legislation of interest to the Governor.

In 1990, Wade Long was employed as Austin Director of the Office of State-Federal Relations, which is the Governor’s Office in Washington, D.C. His responsibilities included keeping the Governor and staff apprised of Congressional developments, working with the state legislature and state agencies on issues of impact to the state, and working with the Governor, legislators and state agency heads on Texas state policy.

Mr. Long has had the unique experience of working with both the executive branch and the legislative branch of Texas Government. He is familiar and knowledgeable with the rules of the Senate and the House, and he has an extensive network of contacts throughout state government. He received his B.A. in Business Administration from Southwest Texas State University in 1987. He is married to Anne Bell and they have one daughter.