Blue Ribbon News thanks Mayor David Sweet for graciously sharing a little bit about his background and why he’s so passionate about making Rockwall such a great place to live, work and play.
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WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
West Mesquite High School
District Sales Manager for Bimbo Bakeries
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS YOU’RE INVOLVED IN?
Rotary, YMCA board member, former board member of Boys & Girls Club
MOST UNUSUAL JOB YOU’VE EVER HELD?
Courtesy clerk/sacker at Kroger! You meet everyone at the grocery store!
AS MAYOR, WHAT’S THE CRAZIEST THING YOU’VE BEEN ASKED TO DO?
I can’t say anything has been too crazy! I love attending all of the great events in Rockwall. I like that we have several active organizations and there is never a lack of events going on here.
WHAT ARE THE TOP THREE THINGS ON YOUR TO-DO LIST THAT YOU’D LIKE TO ACCOMPLISH AS MAYOR?
Renovation of Downtown; Continued momentum in economic development, 130 Million on the ground already for next year; Continue to improve customer services for all citizens
Sports fan. Coaching my boys! Broadcasting sporting events for Rockwall schools.
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAMS?
Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Texas Rangers, Texas Longhorns
TELL US SOMETHING OTHERS MAY BE SURPRISED TO LEARN ABOUT YOU.
That I’m actually shy and reserved- just kidding! I have to have my closet very organized –T-shirts, short sleeve shirts, jeans, slacks…A place for boots and shoes by color!
WHO/WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
My faith and my relationship with Christ inspires me, the fact that his love is never ending inspires me daily.
I’m lucky that my wife, both boys and my sister and her family have a big investment in Rockwall and are always in my corner.
And I’m inspired by all of those in Rockwall who volunteer their time to make Rockwall the great place it is!
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