Texas Mutual CEO Shaves His Head For Austin Heart Walk

Texas Mutual CEO and American Heart Association Heart Walk Chair Rich Gergasko challenged employees last week to make the final push toward reaching a corporate fundraising goal of $50,000 – with the promise that he would step into the barber’s chair for a buzz cut if the goal was met!

Employees breezed past the goal earlier this week and raised almost $55,000 to help put an end to heart disease and stroke. Rich was joined by dozens of employees in the atrium of Texas Mutual’s corporate office for the celebratory haircut and expressed gratitude for so many employees stepping up to the plate.

Employees have been fundraising for the last several weeks with pledges from family and friends, creative fundraisers at work and more. Hundreds of Texas Mutual team members have participated in fundraising and around 240 employees will be at the Austin Heart Walk this Saturday morning.

The American Heart Association Austin Heart Walk brings together thousands of central Texans each year to raise money to help build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. To donate to this great organization or learn more, visit heart.org.

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