Massey Villarreal is CEO and President of Precision Task Group, Inc., (PTG) and has provided the leadership and vision behind PTG’s growth and expansion. He is well known in both the business world and political arena for his ability to form and lead strategic partnerships. In 2002, Hispanic Business Magazine named Massey Villarreal as one of the one hundred most influential Hispanics in the United States.
Mr. Villarreal currently serves on the Board of the Greater Houston Partnership and is Vice Chair of the Economic Development Committee as well as the Immigration Task Force. In January 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry re-appointed Massey to the Texas Economic Development Corporation.
Prior to this recent appointment, Governor Perry named Mr. Villarreal presiding officer (Chairman) of the governing board of the Texas Department of Economic Development (TxEd) where Mr. Villarreal led a successful transition of the agency to the Governor’s office. During this time, Governor Perry announced the formation of TexasOne to continue the State’s successful job creation efforts led by Mr. Villarreal. This highly successful public/private partnership promotes the State’s excellent business climate, skilled workforce, strong education system and convenient access to emerging markets. 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, comprised 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 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, 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. Other boards for which he has served include Bio Houston, Houston Technology Center, Houston Community College Foundation board, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Houston Final Four Committee, Houston Super Bowl XXXVIII and currently the American Red Cross of Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital System Board.
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.