Cheri Huddleston brings nearly three decades of legislative experience to Hance Scarborough, including 15 years as a staffer in the Texas Senate. Ms. Huddleston is well known and regarded for her experience and knowledge of diverse topics including alcohol regulation, state budget matters, healthcare, pharmacy, insurance, workers’ compensation, public financing, economic development, the three-tier system, and transportation. Over the past three decades, she has established solid relationships with key members of the Legislature, the leadership of our State, and top administrators of numerous regulatory agencies.
As chief legislative consultant, her expertise in legislative strategy, bill drafting, message development, legislative and regulatory affairs, public policy, and knowledge of the Senate and House Rules offers a specialized prowess to her clients. Ms. Huddleston has played a pivotal role in shaping public policy for numerous Fortune 100 and 500 companies, Texas businesses, and influential trade associations.
While Ms. Huddleston holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication from the University of Texas at Austin, she also has an extensive background in biology and chemistry. Outside of her legislative work, Ms. Huddleston volunteers for a number of organizations, but spends most of her time volunteering for The Rock of Ages Foundation which is a 501c3 organization established to help senior citizens, in need, pay for their prescription drugs.