Georgetown, Texas Resident 30 years, retired 1996 after 26 years in Texas State Treasury. Married 42 years to wife Martha. Two grown children ages 30 and 37. Three granddaughters ages 6, 11, and 17. enjoy spending time with family and granddaughters.
Graduate R.L. Paschal High School 1956
University of Texas at Arlington, Texas 1956-1958
University of Texas at Austin, Texas 1958-1961
Received BS Degree in Mathematics in 1961 University of Texas
Texas Tech 1961-1962
Texas Christian University 1964-1970
Received Master Management Science Texas Christian University 1970
Engineer/Programmer at McDonald Aircraft Corporation
St. Louis, Mo. 1962-1964. Worked in Space Technology Division
Engineer/Programmer at Vaught Aeronautics, Grand Prairie, Texas 1964-1965.
Engineer/Programmer at General Dynamics Fort Worth, Texas 1965-1970
Texas Treasury Austin, Texas 1971-1996
Assistant Director of Information Resources 1978-1987
Responsible for Mainframe, Check Processing, Systems, Programming, Computer Operations and network Services.
Director of Information Resources 1987-1996
Responsible for a staff of 25-55 which included systems, programming, computer operations, network services, security, budgeting, long range planning, disaster recovery, check processing.
Retired in 1996 after working for five state treasurers.
R T Burkett