Why I am running:
I am running for City Council because I believe I have the vision and proven leadership to help continue to move Kerrville in a positive direction. As a life long resident of Kerrville I am strongly committed to working to see that our community continues to improve and move forward. I want to see a successful future for Kerrville by providing long-term vision and empowering our leaders and staff to perform at the highest level.
–Gary Cochrane, January 16, 2019
Gary was born and raised in Kerrville, attended Tivy and Starkey Elementary School, graduated from Tivy High School, and obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas.
He returned to Kerrville and worked with his father, Earl Cochrane, in the insurance business and He and his wife, Vickie have made Kerrville their home. Both of his children, Travis and Samantha, were raised in Kerrville.
Gary is a real estate broker with RE/MAX Kerrville and continues to be an active part of the Kerrville business scene.
“I have watched Kerrville grow over the years and am excited about the possibility of being a part of that continued process. My work over the past years with the Kerrville Economic Improvement Corporation, the Kerrville Board of Realtors and other organizations have helped prepare me to take the next step, running for City Council.”
Gary spent five years on the Kerrville EIC, serving as Chairperson for his last term. He has served on the Kerrville Board of Realtors both as a committee chairman and as President. He has also been active in the Hill Country Walk to Emmaus and is a past president of Habitat for Humanity.