James Baril

Partner, Dallas, TX

214-259-8411 \ jbaril@voxglobal.com

James's career as a public affairs executive, political campaign manager, and congressional staffer has focused on helping organizations and individual leaders enhance and protect their reputation while building advocacy on their behalf.

As a Senior Vice President and Partner at VOX, James leads VOX’s Texas operations, serves on firm’s Executive Management Committee, co-leads the nationwide Tech Practice Group, and advises Diversity & Inclusion and Grassroots Practice Groups for DC-based firm. He also helped establish several new capabilities for the firm, including behavioral communications and data analytics; as well as helped develop the artificial intelligence offering for Omnicom Public Relations Group (OPRG), VOX’s parent company.

He leads a team that helps companies build their reputations through CSR initiatives, protect their reputations during a crisis and tell their story across digital, social and traditional media channels. He has particular expertise with CEO/executive support, influencer/grassroots engagement, issue management and leveraging behavioral science and data analytics for persuasive communications and precision targeting.

James has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from Texas A&M University – College Station where he currently serves on the Department of Communication’s Alumni Advisory Board.