Meet Will Hurd

August 19, 1977

Will Hurd is born in San Antonio, TX to Bob and Mary Alice Hurd.

May 1995

Will graduates from John Marshall High School in San Antonio, TX and gets ready to head to Texas A&M University the next fall.

November 18, 1999

While serving as Student Body President of Texas A&M University, Will Hurd leads the Aggie community through one of its' most difficult times when the Aggie Bonfire collapsed in the early morning hours taking the lives of 12 former students.

May 16, 2000

Will graduates from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in computer science. His first job is already lined up. Will will travel to the "Farm" to be trained as an undercover CIA officer that fall.

October 12, 2000

On his way to Washington, D.C. from San Antonio the USS Cole is attacked by Al-Qaeda suicide bombers in the Gulf of Aden. The attack kills 17 crew members and injures 39. This will become Will's first assignment in the CIA.

September 11, 2001

Will is training in Washington, D.C. on the morning of September 11, 2001 when Al-Qaeda terrorists take over passengers and airplanes and crash them into the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a field in Shanksville, PA. The city is locked down, but Will has to hike over 15 miles by foot each way to report to Langley and begin the mission of what would be The War on Terror.

August 19, 2009

After serving for nearly a decade in the CIA on the front lines of The War on Terror in D.C., India, Pakistan, New York and Afghanistan, Will Hurd announces that he will be running for Congress in the 23rd Congressional District of Texas on his 32nd birthday.

April 13, 2010

After winning the first round of the Republican Primary that March, Will loses a runoff election against eventual Congressman Quico Canseco by just over 700 votes.

July 1, 2010

Will joins an old colleague from the CIA as a partner at his business consulting firm, Crumpton Group. They help businesses around the U.S. break into emerging markets around the globe. At the same time Will becomes a founder of a cybersecurity firm, FusionX, where they help business create secure cyber infrastructure.

June 3, 2014

Feeling the call once again for public service, Will announces his intention to run in the 2014 Republican Primary for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas.

May 27, 2014

This time, Will beats former Congressman Quico Canseco in the runoff election by 20 points and will face Congressman Pete Gallego in the General Election that fall.

November 4, 2014

Will defeats incumbent Congressman Pete Gallego in the General Election by just over 2,500 votes. Immediately following his election he does a tour of all 29 counties to get his marching orders before he is sworn in to Congress.

January 6, 2014

Will is sworn in as the Representative from the 23rd Congressional District of Texas.