TANNER LONG

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EDUCATION

The University of Texas at Austin | Bachelor of Arts, Government | Minor: History Fall 2013 – Spring 2016
The University of Texas at Arlington | Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

  • University Honor Roll at The University of Texas at Arlington
Fall 2012 – Spring 2013

WORK EXPERIENCE

Texas REALTORS® | Austin, Texas
Legislative Affairs Manager

  • Analyze and track legislation and other legislative activity using Telicon and TLO
  • Draft legislation, policy papers, summaries, and letters of support for bills in the Texas Legislature
  • Monitor, cover, and report on legislative and agency hearings affecting issues of the association
  • Research and study issues including property taxes, K-12 and higher education, the Sunset Commission, et al.
February 2017 – Present
Oracle Corporation | Austin, Texas
Business Development Consultant

  • Developed quarterly sales pipeline and generate revenue using warm and cold-calling methodologies
  • Collaborated with the virtual sales team on account strategy and results
  • Generated product demand utilizing targeted campaigns to potential and existing customers
July 2016 – January 2017
The Office of Governmental Relations at The University of Texas System | Austin, Texas
Student Associate

  • Researched higher education policy including statewide tuition, fee increases, and first-year student demographics
  • Analyzed and summarized numerous bills in the Texas Legislature for distribution to executive leadership
  • Drafted policy-specific papers for executive leadership and other staff members
September 2015 – July 2016
The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost at The University of Texas at Austin | Austin, Texas
Student Associate

  • Maintained and updated spreadsheet with new faculty employment information for hundreds of faculty members
  • Communicated with dozens of other departments and universities nationally and internationally
  • Managed hundreds of faculty members’ employment information in online database and filing system
May 2015 – August 2015
Texas Business Leadership Council | Austin, Texas
Intern

  • Tracked several bills in the Texas Legislature for a nonpartisan public policy research firm relating to higher education and K-12 education
  • Maintained and updated spreadsheets with bill information, current bill status, and bill location
  • Researched and crafted organizational operation summaries about 20 similar peer organizations
January 2015 – June 2015
The Office of State Representative Eddie Rodriguez | Austin, Texas
Legislative Aide

  • Conducted legislative research on a wide variety of topics including affordability, voter IDs, and city issues
  • Maintained constant contact with constituents, other legislative offices, and state agencies
  • Attended and summarized policy meetings and committee hearings for chief of staff and legislative director
  • Summarized previous bills and resolutions using TLIS and TLO
January 2014 – May 2014
Y-Strategy | Austin, Texas
Communications Intern

  • Compiled voter information into databases and Excel spreadsheets for a local political consulting firm
  • Publicized county campaign candidate messages through social media outlets
  • Developed and updated several political campaign websites for our candidates
  • Facilitated coworkers with voter outreach through detailed canvassing maps using local census data
August 2013 – March 2014
National Archives and Records Administration | Fort Worth, Texas
Student Trainee

  • Processed, filed, and organized several thousand Internal Revenue Service documents
  • Maintained filing system of hundreds of thousands of folders in a 208,000 square feet warehouse
  • Catalogued and resolved misplaced Internal Revenue Service documents
May 2013 – August 2013

LEADERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES

Travis County Democratic Party
Precinct Chair – 329

  • Maintain contact with and organize Democratic voters in the precinct
  • Meet monthly as a member of the County Executive Committee to conduct local business of the party
August 2017 – Present
Austin Young Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Economic Development Committee

  • Meet monthly to discuss economic development related topics concerning Austin and the State of Texas
May 2017 – Present
Texas Exes (Austin Chapter)
Membership and Advocacy Chair

  • Attend monthly board meetings to deliberate about fundraising opportunities for scholarships to UT
  • Volunteer at local events hosted by the Austin Chapter of Texas Exes
September 2016 – Present
Austin ISD Budget Stabilization Task Force
Appointed Community Member

  • Develop a list of recommendations and strategies to combat the $30 million AISD budget deficit
  • Meet with parents, AISD teachers and staff to discuss teacher pay, contracting, programs, and other
July 2018 – January 2019