Restaurateur. Chairman of the Mississippi Republican Party, several times since 1978. Treasurer of the National Republican Party, 2002. Treasurer of the Republican National Convention, 2004.
Father: Karl Retzer
Mother: Betty Retzer
Brother: Bill Retzer
Son: Michael Retzer, Jr.
University: BA Finance & Marketing, Honors College, University of Oregon (1968)
Member of the Board of Planters Bank of Mississippi
US Ambassador to Tanzania (2005-07)
Campaign America Inc.
Fred Thompson PAC
George W. Bush for President
John McCain 2008
Republican National Committee Mississippi (2001)
National Symphony Orchestra Trustee (past)
New Republican Majority Fund
Senate Victory Fund PAC
Bush Pioneer 2004 Ranger