James Baril is a public affairs executive who specializes in enhancing reputations and building advocacy campaigns on behalf of brands and their executives. He leads a team that tells stories across digital and traditional media channels. Together, they help manage influencer relations, digital engagement and message strategy for clients who are facing unique challenges around the world.
As a Partner at VOX, James manages the company's operations in Texas and co-leads the Technology practice group. He has particular expertise with CEO/executive support, issue management and leveraging behavioral science for persuasive communications. He is also an expert at applying data analytics to identify insights, inform strategy and target audiences.
James is a veteran of several political and grassroots campaigns in Texas. He served as an aide to U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Congressman Henry Bonilla (R-TX). He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from Texas A&M University – College Station where he currently serves on the Department of Communication’s Alumni Advisory Board.
VOX Global is a public affairs and strategic communications firm. With decades of experience navigating the intersection of business, politics, media and advocacy, our professional team works in concert with our clients to develop influential communications programs impacting public policy and the global marketplace. We help our clients shape the future.