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Rick Rhodes

Assistant Commissioner for Rural Economic Development Rick Rhodes 

Rick Rhodes
Administrator for Office of Rural Affairs
Trade and Business Development

Rick Rhodes is a native Texan. After growing up in the town of Sweetwater, he earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. His career includes ownership of a successful small business, assignments in banking and mortgage lending, serving four terms as the Mayor of Sweetwater, and service on Governor Perry's job creation team. Rhodes serves as the Administrator for TDA's Office of Rural Affairs.

He and his wife, Pam, have two married sons and three grandchildren.