Owner-Operator, Oeftering Properties, Dallas, Texas
As the owner of Oeftering Properties since 1998, Rudy specializes in property turnaround through both infrastructure and management improvements and creative problem solving. His history of turning unprofitable businesses into success stories has been proved through such acquisitions as Classic Self Storage and Midlothian Money Mart, among others. Rudy also has a strong history of public service with the Texas Association of Business; through numerous chambers of commerce; and as cofounder of Texas Competes, where he organized a business-based pledge of fairness toward LGBT citizens from more than 500 Texas companies. In addition, he was the first openly gay appointee to the Dallas County Republican Party, serving as the 2016 Victory Chairman.