Luis Acuña, Senior Policy Advisor

Most recently, Luis was an Analyst with the Legislative Budget Board, where he conducted fiscal and policy analysis and developed budget recommendations for Legislative Leadership consideration. During his time at the Legislative Budget Board, Luis gained a deep understanding of the state’s budget and worked to improve public health funding in Texas. He also performed reviews and evaluations on infrastructure programs and government administration. Prior to Luis’ time with the Legislative Budget Board, he worked with elected officials, agency executives, and various organizations to improve services for our state’s Veterans, their families and survivors, as a Government Relations Liaison with the Texas Veterans Commission. Luis has also served as a legislative staffer for several members of the Texas House of Representatives.  An El Paso native, Luis is a graduate of St. Edward’s University and a former collegiate baseball athlete and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in public administration from Texas State University. Luis resides in Austin where he enjoys playing and coaching baseball and traveling with his wife.