Rui Pereira was appointed in June 2016 to fill a vacancy on the Town Council. He previously served on the Council from 2008 to 2012.
Council Member Pereira has a background in hotel operations and information technology. He started his career as a software trainer/project manager for Micros Fidelio Software installing property management systems in South America and the Caribbean. He later served as Director of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer for Loreto Bay Company in Scottsdale, Arizona.
A Wickenburg resident since 1995, Council Member Pereira is a former General Manager of Rancho de los Caballeros Guest Ranch and the former Executive Director of The Wellik Foundation and the Flying E Guest Ranch. He currently works for SkyTouch Technology, a Phoenix-based software company serving the hotel industry.