Meet Jason

Jason is a former Tyler City Council Member and business owner. His community involvement includes serving as a member of the board of the Tyler YMCA, past Rotary President, board member of the East Texas Cornerstone Assistance Network, Board member of the Tyler Innovation pipeline, graduate of Leadership Tyler, past president of the Greater Tyler Association of Realtors, member and former Chair of the Stephen F. Austin State University Department of Communications and Legal Studies, and member of the Bancorp South Community Advisory Board. Jason is also the 2014 recipient of the East Texas Council of Governments “Citizen of the Year” Award.

At the heart of
grassroots activism

Jason is a serial entrepreneur who purchased his first company at the age of 28. After 10 years of business success and having been an early supporter of Senator Cruz’s campaign for the United States Senate he joined Senator Cruz to, in his own words, “play a small supporting role in the Senator’s very big work.”

Jason is a long-time conservative, grassroots activist. He is a founding member and former board member of Grassroots America-We the People, East Texas’ largest conservative grassroots organization. Grassroots America-We the People’s Executive Director, JoAnn Fleming has called Jason, “The conservative’s conservative.” Jason has, throughout his career in both the private and public sector, been an unwavering voice for limited government, liberty, and free market principles.

The Issues

Jason is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and received his Master of Business Administration degree from the SMU Cox School of Business. He lives in Quitman and has two daughters, Rylan and Abby. In addition to Jason’s role as Regional Director for Senator Cruz, he is also the CEO of Emergy, LLC, a Dallas based company that specializes in industrial electrical construction and LED lighting.

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