Governor Rick Perry  '69

Governor Rick Perry '69

Dallas, Texas

Rick Perry is the 47th and current Governor of Texas. Perry, a Republican, was elected Lieutenant Governor of Texas in 1998 and assumed the governorship in December 2000. Perry served as Chairman of the Republican Governors Association in 2008 and 2011. Perry is the longest serving governor in Texas state history. As a result, he is the only governor in modern Texas history to have appointed at least one person to every eligible state office, board, or commission position.

Rick Perry has this to say about his Southwestern Advantage experience: "As a former sales representative, I can tell you first-hand that this was a worthwhile experience and one I highly recommend. Today's job market is extremely competitive and programs such as these instill "real world" work ethics in sales and marketing"