Ron Ramirez, elected as Mayor in November 2020, grew up in Elgin and is a proud Wildcat graduate of 1974. He attended the University of Texas for a year and a half before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force. After more than 8 years of service, Ron began his career in the U.S. Postal Service as a mail carrier, before working his way up to Supervisor, Manager and Postmaster. He was selected as Postmaster Elgin in 2000, where he served until his retirement in 2012.
He has been actively involved with city functions for many years. He is a two term city Councilman as well as having served as Vice Chair and Chair of the Hogeye Festival Committee.