Bill Rickert Announces Candidacy for Fort Bend County Treasurer

Bill Rickert.

Bill Rickert announced he is running for position of Fort Bend County Treasurer.  “My extensive work and background in the areas of business and finance, as well my long history of community service to Fort Bend County, has fully prepared me for this position,” said Rickert.

Rickert received an MBA certificate from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.  He is trained in Texas Public Finance Investment Act, and his expertise in effectively managing multimillion-dollar business initiatives and implementing successful growth strategies with a focus on financial return fully prepares him to be the next treasurer for Fort Bend.

“I am running for treasurer because I believe this office represents the future strength and stability of Fort Bend,” said Rickert.  “It is imperative that we have a leader who can protect, grow and invest our assets, as well as guide our county into the next generation.  If elected, I will ensure Fort Bend continues from its position of strength and stability representing one of the largest and most important counties in the state.  I look forward to applying my training and experience to ensure that Fort Bend County remains financially solid, strong and vibrant.”

Rickert served on the Board of Directors for the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District 206 and as Board President for the Rosenberg Railroad Museum, along with numerous other roles in his Homeowner Association and Parent Booster Clubs.  He has been elected numerous times to serve the Fort Bend Republican Party as a Precinct Chair and served as the Party’s Communications Committee Chairman.  Professional affiliations include the Government Finance Officers Association, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Association of Water Board Directors and the Society of HPC Professionals.

Bill and his wife Lisa have resided in Fort Bend for 26 years, where they raised two daughters.  Daughter Annelise serves as Legal Counsel in Washington DC specializing in energy policy for the U.S. House of Representatives, Energy and Commerce Committee.  Daughter Katherine attends the University of Texas at Austin School of Law specializing in governmental policy on mental health.

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