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Robert Perez

Texas Ambassador

Name:  Robert G. Perez

Hometown:  San Antonio, TX

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Civilian Education:  Master of Public Administration, Drake University, Des Moines, IA; Banking Degree, Southwestern Graduate School of Banking, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX; BS- Business Administration, California State University, Sacramento, CA; & AA- Business Administration, American River College, Sacramento, CA.

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies:  Army Reserve Ambassador Association of the United States; ESGR State Committee; Military & Veterans Committees; Veterans Health Committee; American Legion; MOAA; ROA; AUSA (Life); & Disabled Veterans (Life). 

Civilian Honors:  Ambassador Perez is a member of the Knights of Columbus; Shriners, & Masons Lodge.  He is active with civic organizations, Federal & State community leaders.

Military Retirement Rank and Date, Service and Key Positions: Retirement: 1 Sep 2010, Colonel, Infantry, Airborne, Air Assault, Ranger; Office of the Secretary of Defense, Under Secretary Personnel, Senior Policy Advisor, Pentagon; CDR, 9th BN QM; Command & Equal Opportunity Advisor, 19th TAACOM, Des Moines, IA; Plans Officer, USARC & PACOM, Ft. Shafter, Hawaii; Commander, HHC, Ft. Shafter, HI; & Commander, A Company, 1-27 Infantry, Schofield Barracks, HI; & other command & staff assignments in his extensive career nationally & overseas.  Ambassador Perez served in uniform 40 years in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, CA & IA Army National Guard, CA Air National Guard, U.S. Air Force, & the U.S. Air Force Reserve.

Name of Spouse and Children:  Wife- Gina Allison Perez; Children- Christina L. Perez; Stepsons-Tyler C. Krauth, & Oliver C. Krauth IV.

Army Reserve Ambassador Robert Perez retired after 20 years from the position of Vice President, Credit & Mortgage Sales, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines.  He served 139 banks & credit unions with liquidity, funding, mortgage products, & services in SD, ND, & MN. Additionally, ARA Perez served 6 years as the Ambassador for the State of South Dakota.