Alexandra González Rainey graduated in 2015 from Texas A&M University with a degree in agricultural economics. Originally from Brownsville, Texas, and a third generation Aggie, there was no question “Ale” would attend Texas A&M. A highly involved student leader, she held various positions during her undergraduate career, including Chair of Traditions Council, Executive and Founding Member of the Aggie Network Student Ambassadors, and was the student speaker at her commencement ceremony. In May 2018, she graduated with a Master’s in Public Service and Administration from The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M and served the student body as Chief Ambassador, which is the chief student leader position at the Bush School. Since 2015, Ale works as a Development Specialist at The Association of Former Students, fundraising for major gifts such as the Endowed Century Club and Capital Priorities of the Lead By Example campaign. This year, she also leads the Brazos County A&M Club as President and looks forward to sharing in The Association’s goal of reaching 100,000 donors by the end of 2020. During her free time, you’ll find Ale at the gym, on an adventure with her husband, Jayton Rainey ’15, and their black Labrador named, Rudder, or involved with their church, St. Mary’s Catholic Center.
Bob Palmarez graduated from Texas A&M in May, 1973 with a degree in accounting and business administration. He grew up in south Texas and graduated from Karnes City High School in 1969. He worked for several years for a national CPA firm in Houston before moving on to pursue his entrepreneurial goals. Bob has spent most of his life starting and building small businesses.
Presently, he and his daughter, Elena Becker ’10, and a third partner, own and operate Signature Select Services providing home care services to the Brazos Valley community.
Bob and his wife Pam moved to College Station in 2007. They are avid sports fans and follow all Aggie sports. They actively support and volunteer in different events in the community.
Larry graduated from Texas A&M in August, 1976 with a degree in Civil Engineering. A 1st generation Aggie in the Corps of Cadets, company H1, S2 and 6th Battalion Staff. Larry was commissioned into the US Navy and spent 26 years active duty and reserved, retiring in 2002 as a Captain. His civilian career was 38 years in the oil refining business with Valero Energy in Corpus Christi, Texas (in Maintenance and Operations management). He retired on April, 2018 and moved to College Station to be closer to both daughters (Erika Bridges’02 & Erin Walden’09).
As a fourth generation Aggie Ross Brady ’14 grew up around the traditions of Texas A&M. While on campus he was privileged to be a part of several outstanding organizations including the Corps of Cadets (Company A-2) and the MSC Student Conference on National Affairs (SCONA). After graduating from the College of Architecture with a degree in Urban and Regional Planning Ross continued his studies at the Bush School of Government and Public Service with a degree in Public Administration. Since graduation Ross has worked in municipal government for the cities of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and College Station, Texas.