Curtis Rath is looking forward to retirement at the end of 2022, after a 40 plus year career in the Sales, Marketing and Development of food products with global corporations including Nestle, McCormick, Denny’s and J. Rettenmaier.
As the son of an Air Force veteran, Curtis attended 9 different schools in 4 states and 3 countries before graduating high school and enrolling at Kansas State University, where he earned two BS degrees in Bakery Science and Food Engineering. While working for McCormick in Chicago, he obtained his MBA Marketing from DePaul University.
Curtis and his wife Tracy moved to McKinney, Texas in 1987, where they both became active in various community service activities. Curtis co-founded the Texas Faith & Freedom Coalition and served on the McKinney Armed Services Board that built the Collin County Veterans Memorial in McKinney. He has worked in several voter education and community outreach efforts including Collin County Conservative Republicans, McKinney Tea Party, Collin County Precinct Chair, Grassroots McKinney, Collin County City of Hope, Texas Republican Convention Delegate and blogging “The Right View.”
Tracy was even more active and was elected to the McKinney City Council, serving as the first female Mayor Pro Tem.
Their daughter Taryn lives in Princeton, Texas with and her Air Force veteran husband Brian, and Navy veteran son Trenton lives in Plano with his wife Ashley.
Rath is excited about applying his occupational and educational skillsets, in the marketing and selling of products and services, to grow and expand the NET RMA to enhance the living standards of all of residents of East Texas.