Steve's BioSteve Holzheauser joined Cornerstone’s Austin, Texas office October 2018 as a senior consultant and brings over 30 years of experience in state politics and government.
Prior to joining the firm, Steve founded and ran the Woodhouse Group Texas, a state governmental affairs firm. Since 1999, Steve has represented clients across a wide range of policy areas. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of the legislative process and maintains broad relationships with key members of the Texas Legislature, the Governor’s office, and state agencies.
Steve was a member of the Texas State House of Representatives from 1987 until his retirement in 1998. While in the Texas Legislature, for four years Steve held the position of Chairman of the House Energy Resources Committee overseeing all aspects of the oil and gas industry. Additionally, Steve served on the powerful Ways & Means, General Calendars, Natural Resources, Economic Development, and Environmental Affairs Committees. During this time, he oversaw many diverse issues including energy policy, telecommunications, environmental issues, tax policy, economic development and water policy to name just a few.