Massey Villareal

Massey Villarreal is CEO and President of Precision Task Group, Inc., (PTG), a Hispanic-owned and managed computer-consulting firm providing data processing solutions to public and private sector firms.

Mr. Villarreal has a long and outstanding history as an advocate of Hispanic businesses. While serving on the Board of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, he was elected as Chairman of the Board of the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC). After his service in TAMACC, Mr. Villarreal served as the Chairman of the Board of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC). He later returned to our Chamber and served as Chairman of the Board of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce from 2000 - 2001. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and was recently reelected to serve an additional 3-year term, and is the President of the board of directors of the Mexican American Legislative Foundation (Texas). In October 2002, Hispanic Business Magazine named Massey Villarreal as one of the one hundred most influential Hispanics in the United States. In gratitude for his service to the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and his advocacy of Hispanic businesses at the local, state and national levels, Mr. Villarreal was elected as Chairman Emeritus of the Chamber, an honor he received during the Triunfando! Gala in 2004.

At the national level, Mr. Villarreal has also served as Chairman of the Board for the Republican National Hispanic Assembly (RNHA); was named National Hispanic Vice-Chairman of the Bush/Cheney for President Campaign and Deputy Vice Chairman of the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia PA in 2000; serves as a member of the National Steering Committee for the Viva Bush Campaign.

At the State of Texas level, Mr. Villarreal was appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry to serve as presiding officer (Chairman) of the governing board of the Texas Department of Economic Development (TxEd) with a term expiring at the pleasure of the Governor. Mr. Villarreal led a successful transition of the agency to the Governor’s office, effective September 1, 2003. On September 23, 2003, Governor Rick Perry announced a new $5 million marketing campaign – Texas One – to continue the state’s recent string of successful job creation efforts led by Mr. Villarreal. This effort will assist public and private efforts to promote the state’s excellent business climate, skilled workforce, strong education system and convenient access to emerging markets. Mr. Villarreal also serves on the e-Texas Commission, which undertakes issues related to transportation (appointed by the State of Texas Comptroller, Carole Keeton Rylander). Mr. Villarreal has also served on the Board of Regents of the Texas State University System, which is composed of nine university components throughout Texas (a six-year appointment by former Governor George W. Bush).

Mr. Villarreal also serves on the boards of the Greater Houston Partnership, JP Morgan Chase Bank Advisory Board, Bio Houston, Houston Technology Center, Latin American Management Association (LAMA), San Jacinto Museum of History and Houston Super Bowl XXXVIII.

Mr. Villarreal is a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M -Corpus Christi (formerly Corpus Christi State University).