Mayor of Georgetown, Texas
Dale Ross is currently the Mayor of Georgetown, Texas, the fastest growing city in the United States for a city with a population between 50,000 and 100,000. Under his leadership Georgetown is the first city in Texas and the second largest in the United States to provide 100% renewable energy from wind and solar to its citizens. Currently, Georgetown’s 100% green energy is supplied by a wind farm close to Amarillo, Texas. The city is having a solar farm constructed near Fort Stockton, Texas with an expected completion date in the first part of 2018….stay tuned for more updates.
The city is also the First Purple Heart certified city in Texas and is known for having the “Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas.” With the second lowest crime rate in Texas, top-rated public schools, the oldest chartered university in Texas, Southwestern University, and a world-class park system, Georgetown is “the greatest city on planet Earth” to live, work, play, raise kids and retire.
Mr. Ross, a Certified Public Accountant, is the President and founder of Ross & Champion CPAs. Prior to starting the CPA firm, he was a Senior Tax Manager for Siemens, a global 25 company.
He has served in leadership positions with various non-profit organizations in Georgetown.
Prior to be elected as mayor, Mr. Ross, served the City of Georgetown as Mayor Pro-Tem, as a Council Member, and he has served on six city boards. Currently, he serves on two city boards and as the city’s representative to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO).
Mr. Ross is a graduate of Houston Baptist University and earned two undergraduate degrees with honors in management and political science and he also earned an MBA with a concentration in accounting, from Houston Baptist University.
Dale is married to Mickie, his wife and best friend for 43 years. They, along with their cat Lillie, reside in the Georgetown Historic District in their 1913 home.