|Name||Michael L. Retzer|
, Mississippi , United States
Jan 03, 2009 05:19am
|Info||Michael Retzer’s career reflects considerable experience in several fields. He has served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. He developed a thriving restaurant chain in 20 locations in Mississippi, which employs over 1,100 and he has also served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Planters Bank of Mississippi. |
Mr. Retzer has enjoyed an active political career. Since 1978, he has been elected multiple times as Chairman of the Mississippi Republican Party. In 2004, he was elected Treasurer of the Republic National Convention in New York City. Retzer was elected National Committeeman for Mississippi in 2001 and Treasurer of the National Republican Party in 2002.
In his hometown of Greenville, Mississippi, Mr. Retzer has contributed to community growth by serving in several civic organizations, such as the Chamber of Commerce, the Industrial Foundation, and the South Delta Planning Council. He was a founding member of Delta Wildlife Foundation and the Mississippi Wildlife Foundation. He has also served as a trustee of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington D.C.
Mr. Retzer received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Honors College at the University of Oregon with a major in Finance and Marketing.