Héctor Gutiérrez, Jr.
Class of 1969
A native of Laredo, Héctor Gutiérrez, Jr., was A&M’s
first Hispanic Corps Commander. He is shown here during his junior year, soon
after his selection as Corps Commander. During his college career, he was
a member of the Ross Volunteers, Wings and Sabers, Honors Program, SCONA,
Faculty Advisory Committee and was named as a Distinguished Student. After
graduation, he served in the United States Air Force, retiring with the rank
of Lieutenant Colonel. He joined Southwestern Bell in 1975 as Assistant Vice
President of Governmental Relations. He later served as then Lieutenant Governor
Rick Perry’s Senior Advisor for Legislative Affairs during the 1999
session. Today, he serves on numerous boards and committees.