George M. West
George M. “Mitch” West is a 6th generation rancher and has been involved in agriculture his entire life. He was raised on a ranch in western Bexar County. He attended Texas Military Institute and then the University of Texas at Austin where he majored in Finance. Mitch returned to the ranch after college and became involved in the family business, Rio Vista International, Inc., which became the largest bovine embryo transfer facility in the world in the early 1980s and remained in business until 1999. During those years, Mitch worked for some of the most famous ranches in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. This experience gave Mitch unique insight into farming and ranching practices in different parts of the world, and provided him with a valuable network of clients in North and Latin America. Mitch is bilingual and his clients have benefitted from that ability and his network of clients in those countries.
Mitch started his real estate career in 2000 and since then has sold over $400 million of real estate.
Mitch is a past chairman of the International Committee of the San Antonio Livestock Exposition and a Director Emeritus of that organization. Mitch has been married to his wife Elizabeth for 42 years, and together they have 3 wonderful daughters and 8 terrific grandchildren, as well as 3 exceptional sons-in-law.
George M. “Mitch” West