For a quarter-century, Staats Falkenberg has provided high quality communications services to a diverse clientele. From developers and builders to financial service providers. Municipal and state governments to colleges and universities. Architects, engineers and constructors to attorneys and physicians.

Today, Staats Falkenberg specializes in public relations and public affairs management for these and other individuals and organizations. We invite you to consider how we might help meet your own communications requirements.

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Staats Falkenberg delivers in-depth strategic communications planning and high-quality tactical implementation utilizing a range of services and media.

  • Market research (market share, awareness, perception)
  • Messaging and branding
  • Program planning and evaluation
  • Publicity development
  • Public affairs campaign planning
  • Promotional Campaigns
  • Event organization/management
  • Crisis management planning/intervention
  • Fundraising campaign management
  • Collateral materials development
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Clients served by the firm have included the following:

  • Archiver’s
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Brown Schools
  • Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority
  • Cedar Creek Hospital & RTC and Cedar Clinic
  • Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  • Heritage Title of Austin
  • The Junior League of Austin
  • Long Center, The Joe R. and Teresa Lozano
  • Lost Creek Municipal Utility District
  • Marlin-Atlantis
  • Mathworks at Texas State University
  • Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector
  • The Nature Conservancy (Texas)
  • MW Builders Inc.
  • Next Chapter Properties
  • The Real Estate Council of Austin
  • St. David’s Foundation
  • Surgical Development Partners, LLC
  • Texas Department of Transportation
  • Huston-Tillotson University
  • United Way Capital Area
  • University Federal Credit Union
  • US Foodservice
  • Vermillion, Inc.
  • Walton Development and Management (USA), Inc.
  • White Construction
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Howard Falkenberg

President Howard Falkenberg manages services provided by Staats Falkenberg with support from on-call specialists. Howard began his professional career as a broadcast journalist in San Antonio and Austin but has served as an advisor to corporations, institutions and governmental agencies for 40 years. Before organizing his own firm in 1985, he served as president of Neal Spelce Communications. He specializes in communications strategy for organizations engaged in complex public affairs and legal issues.

As a civic leader with special interest in transportation, Howard chaired a successful campaign for voter approval of $185 million in bonds to help fund the Central Texas Turnpike Project and additional transportation improvements. He has chaired the Capital Area Transportation Coalition (CATC), Austin Area Research Organization (AARO) and Austin Area Urban League and he currently serves as president of the Christopher Columbus Italian Society of San Antonio. He is a member of the advisory board of Texas Mathworks at Texas State University, a former governor of Headliners Foundation of Texas, and a former board member of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. He received the 2002 Lifetime Achievement award from the Austin Advertising Federation.

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Contact Howard at, 512.579.3800 (office), or 512.632.2258 (cell phone). Mail sent by postal service should be directed to Staats Falkenberg, P. O. Box 1466, Austin, TX 78767.