Current Term Expires May, 2025
Roy West is a proud, lifelong Texan. He was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. Roy is married to his lovely wife, Trisha. He has five children; a Son, Daughter, and three bonus daughters. Roy and Trisha currently have eight wonderful grandchildren.
Roy graduated from Lamar University with an undergraduate degree in Sociology. Shortly after graduation, Roy began work for the Houston Police Department as a Peace Officer. A few years into his career, he felt a new calling on his life and began to attend Southern Methodist University, where he later graduated with a Master of Divinity.
Roy has over 30 years of experience as a business owner in SETX. Roy’s business knowledge includes years of experience in team management, marketing, and money management. His personal philosophy is people deserve to be treated well.
In addition to the mortgage business, Roy has hosted “The Roy West Show,” a weekly one-hour radio show, since 2010. The radio show has won several awards from the Press Club of Southeast Texas in the “Talk Show” category.
Alongside his private sector background, Roy has spent a lifetime volunteering his time working for the public. Roy is also active in his home church, Praise Church, serving in the men’s ministry. He believes giving back to the community is essential and has served on several local community organizations and charitable boards.
Roy was proud to be elected Mayor of the City of Beaumont in May 2023 and looks forward to working alongside his fellow citizens to create a thriving, united Beaumont.
Organizations involved with include:
- Gift of Life
- American Cancer Society
- Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas
- The Foundation of Southeast Texas
- American Red Cross
- RSVP of the Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission
- Beaumont Board of Realtors
- Some Other Place
- Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Mentor/Mentee Committee
- Business Partner with Beaumont Independent School District
- Dream Center of Southeast Texas