Thanks for attending the Caucus.
I am Vern Wuensche pronounced as win she. From Houston. I grew up on a farm in the small Texas town near Austin called McDade. My father was a handyman at a brick plant my mother worked in a laundry.
I worked my way thru the University of Texas in Austin receiving a BBA in accounting and an MBA in management, graduating first in my class. I hold a CPA certificate.
After being an auditor with several Big 8 CPA firms and controller of several homebuilding companies, with $6,000, I started my own residential construction company and have survived it for 35 years to become Houston’s third oldest. One unsuccessful competitor on a home I built later built the home of the elder George Bush.
While running my business I worked in politics and studied the presidency for 40 years. I became somewhat of an expert on presidential politics. And those 40 years taught me that business people who are continually trained to make better and better decisions make the BEST public officials.
Which is why I ran for the Republican nomination for President in 2008. I spent 50 days visiting 3,000 businesses in 142 towns in 79 counties in your state, did similarly in New Hampshire and placed tenth in both your state and New Hampshire.
Most voters I met were simply looking for a candidate possessing the personal qualities to improve their lives. Continue reading