Massey Villarreal, Chief Executive Officer
Massey Villarreal is CEO and President of Precision Task Group, Inc., (PTG). PTG is a Hispanic-owned and managed technical system’s integration firm providing business solutions to public and private sector firms. Hispanic Business Magazine named Massey Villarreal as one of the one hundred most influential Hispanics in the United States. Newsmax Magazine has named Massey, one of the one hundred most influential Hispanic Republicans in the country.
Mr. Villarreal was the first person to ever serve as chairman of a local, state, and national Hispanic chamber when he served as chairman of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (chairman emeritus), the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) based in Austin Texas, and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) headquartered in Washington, D.C. Massey serves Chairman of the Texas Association of Business (TAB) Foundation and Chair of the Finance Committee for the TAB.
Mr. Villarreal serves on the Board of the Greater Houston Partnership. Current boards include National Council member American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) National Council, and the Memorial Hermann Hospital System Board. Recently Massey was reelected Chairman of the Houston Golf Association (HGA).
On January 19th 2016, Texas Governor Greg Abbott named Massey Villarreal to the Economic Incentive Oversight Board for a term to expire at the pleasure of the Governor. Additionally, Massey was named the Presiding Officer of the aforementioned committee. The Board will review the effectiveness and efficiency of state incentive programs and funds administered by the offices of the Governor, the Comptroller and the Department of Agriculture. The Board will make recommendations to the Legislature on each program.
Texas Governor Rick Perry re-appointed Massey to the Texas Economic Development Corporation. Massey served for one year in a vacated position on the Texas Public Finance Authority until December 2009. The authority issues and sells bonds for designated state agencies in order to finance the acquisition or construction of buildings. Prior to this recent appointment, Governor Perry appointed Mr. Villarreal as presiding officer (Chairman) of the governing board of the Texas Department of Economic Development (TxEd). Mr. Villarreal led a successful transition of the agency to the Governor’s office, effective September 1, 2003.
In September 2001, Mr. Villarreal completed a six-year appointment by former George W. Bush to the Board of Regents of the Texas State University System, which is composed of nine university components throughout Texas. Student enrollment for the system exceeds 56,000 and an annual operating budget of half a billion dollars.
Mr. Villarreal is a native of Corpus Christi, Texas and resides in Sugar Land, Texas. Mr. Villarreal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M - Corpus Christi, formerly Corpus Christi State University.