Will was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. A proud product of Texas’s public school system, he attended John Marshall High School and Texas A&M University. After college, Mr. Hurd served as an undercover officer in the CIA in the Middle East and South Asia for nearly a decade, collecting intelligence that influenced the National Security agenda.
Upon leaving the CIA, he became a Senior Advisor with a cybersecurity firm, covering a wide range of complex challenges faced by manufacturers, financial institutions, retailers, and critical infrastructure owners.
He was also a partner with a strategic advisory firm helping businesses expand into international markets. In 2015, Mr. Hurd was elected to the 114th Congress and currently serves on the Committee of Oversight and Government Reform and Chairs the Information Technology Subcommittee along with serving on the Homeland Security Committee and Vice Chair of the Border and Maritime Subcommittee. He is extremely close with his brother Charlie, sister Liz, mother Mary Alice, and father Bob, who all live back home in the district.