Seth Winick is a strategist who blends his skills in advocacy, management, and communications into local, state, and federal issue campaigns. Winick counsels public and private sector organizations, with a long history of nonprofit leadership. He has launched several statewide and federal advocacy organizations and managed large policy coalitions. Winick’s portfolio of clients are involved in education, technology, energy, affordable housing, and behavioral health care. He has worked extensively in public and higher education policy; including early care and education, innovative school models, assessment research and development, productivity, and classroom technology.
Seth returned to Austin in 2003 from Washington D.C. where he was managing director in the National Government Relations Office of the American Cancer Society. There he launched ACS CAN, the sister advocacy organization of one of the nation’s largest voluntary health organizations. Winick began his career as a staffer in the Texas Legislature working in both the House and Senate. He served as a chief of staff and special assistant to legislators serving on the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, helping to craft three state budgets.
Seth is board Vice President of the Literacy Council of Central Texas, and is the Immediate Past President of Temple Beth Shalom where he also served as Treasurer and Vice President. He is the founding board Chair of Regarding Cancer, former Chair of the Council for At Risk Youth, and past President of Austin Voices for Education and Youth. Winick was nominated by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Central Texas as a Man of the Year in 2021. Seth received his bachelor of science from the Bob Shieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University.