Glenn Hegar

As the CFO of the world’s 8th largest economy, Hegar is charged with maintaining the state’s fiscal health.  Having served in both the Texas House and Senate, Hegar has gained a reputation for customer service, transparency in government, and conservative fiscal management.  

Glenn Hegar is Texas’ chief financial officer — the state’s treasurer, check writer, tax collector, procurement officer and revenue estimator – a job that is particularly important as the state continues its strong economic growth amidst ongoing global economic and geopolitical instability. His commitment to responsible fiscal management is highlighted recently in his efforts address the issues such as pension reform, property tax relief and managing federal pandemic relief and infrastructure dollars. His leadership at the newly created Broadband Development Office supports his efforts to bridge the digital divide in Texas and highlights his support for infrastructure investment.  He has fought to protect the state’s economy and ensure Texan’s hard-earned dollars are invested responsibly as part of his job as head of the Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company which manages Texas’ Rainy Day Fund and other endowment funds. 

Hegar is a 1993 graduate of Texas A&M University and a graduate of St. Mary’s University, where he earned a Master of Arts and his law degree. At the University of Arkansas, he earned his Masters of Law.

Hegar is a sixth-generation Texan who grew up farming land that has been in his family since the mid-1800s. When not in Austin or traveling the state, Glenn lives in Katy with his wife Dara and his now TEENAGE children Claire, Julia and Jonah (He asks for your prayers as all three kids are now driving). 

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