Will Hurd is a native of San Antonio, a lifelong Texan, and a proud Republican. For the past nine years, Will served the country as an Operations Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency. He worked to combat terrorism and defend U.S. interests in South Asia. His primary mission during his nearly decade-long career as a member of the National Clandestine Service was to collect and disseminate foreign intelligence to assist the President and senior government policymakers in making decisions relating to national security.
Will was born in San Antonio to Robert and Mary Alice Hurd, and is the youngest of their three children. Growing up he attended Leon Valley Elementary School, Rudder Middle School and John Marshall High School. Early on Will learned the value of hard work while working for the small business started by his parents, that served San Antonio and the greater South Texas region.
Will graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station (Class of '99) with a degree in Computer Science. While at A&M, Will was very active in student activities. As the President of the Memorial Student Center, Will oversaw the operations of the Texas A&M Student Union, a $5.6 million organization comprised of about 2,000 student volunteers.
Later, Will was elected as the Student Body President of Texas A&M University. He represented the University’s 45,000 students and worked with the administration, faculty and staff to improve the quality of life for the members of the Aggie Community.
In 2009, Will returned from overseas and lives in Helotes.