Clifton L. Thomas, Jr.

Founder at C.L. Thomas, Inc.

Clifton L. Thomas, Jr.

Clifton L. Thomas, Jr.

Founder at C.L. Thomas, Inc.

Biography

Member UTIMCO Audit and Ethics Committee
Member UTIMCO Policy Committee
Member St. Joseph High School Board of Directors
Member, Past Chairman
and Former Vice Chairman Board of Regents, The Texas A&M University System
Chair Board of Regents, The Texas A&M University System - Committee on Academic and Student Affairs
Member Board of Regents, The Texas A&M University System - Committee on Finance
President, Owner, CEO C.L.Thomas, Inc.
Speedy Stop Food Stores
Thomas Fuels
Owner
Chairman and Board Member Pilot Thomas Logistics
Liaison Board Member 12th Man Foundation
Former Board Member Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority
Former Board Member DeTar Hospital System
Former Board Member Wells Fargo Bank

Overview
Career Highlights

Thomas Petroleum LLC
C.L. Thomas, Inc.
Speedy Stop Food Stores LLC

RelSci Relationships

428

Number of Boards

8

Interests

Football

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Owner at C.L. Thomas, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Standard Renewable Energy Group LLC

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President at Phil Adams Company

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Managing Director at Rock Hill Capital Group, LLC

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Business-Development Associate at Black Stone Minerals LP

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Former Vice Chairman at Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

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Co-Founder at Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Schwertner Farms, Inc.

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Founder at The Buzbee Law Firm

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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Clifton L. Thomas, Jr.
Founder at C.L. Thomas, Inc.
Education
Bachelor's Degree
Class of 1972

Texas A&M University (A&M or TAMU) is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas, United States. It is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System, the fourth-largest university in the United States and the largest university in Texas.Texas A&M's designation as a land, sea, and space grant institution reflects a broad range of research with ongoing projects funded by agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research. The school ranks in the top 20 American research institutes in terms of funding and has made notable contributions to such fields as animal cloning and petroleum engineering.

Memberships
Member
Current

The National Association of Convenience Stores operates as a non-profit organization that provides information and guidance for convenience and fuel retailers. It offers e-learning, business intelligence and date analytics, finance and operations, training and development, human resources, and store security and signage. The company was founded on August 14, 1961 and is headquartered in Alexandria, VA.

Career History
Founder
1993 - ?

C.L. Thomas, Inc. owns and operates convenience stores. The company offers fuels, grocery products, and Exxon gasoline. The company does business through Thomas Petroleum Ltd. and retail business through Speedy Stop Food Stores Ltd. It was founded by Clifton L. Thomas Jr. in 1993 and is headquartered in Victoria, TX.

Founder
1983 - ?

Quality and convenience await every customer as they open the door at Speedy Stop. Friendly and helpful associates, fresh and easy to find merchandise and a visible commitment to excellence are found at every store. Even outside, their well-lit and clean stores invite the customers to sample premium gasolines in a safe environment. No wonder Speedy Stops are the preferred convenience store destination in South, Central, and East Texas and with over 100 locations, there is one near the customers.Throughout the history of Speedy Stop, they have worked hard to raise the bar of excellence. Their people care about each other and about their customers. This pride comes from a value driven culture that allows every employee opportunities to grow with their company and every customer to receive unparallel service at each Speedy Stop.At Speedy Stop, they strive to make every visit a positive experience. Whether it's their low prices everyday, a friendly smile and greeting or having that one product that makes the neighborhood store the only stop for convenience items.

Chief Executive Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed

Thomas Petroleum LLC, part of Maxum Enterprises LLC, is a company headquartered in Victoria, TX. The firm supplies petroleum products, chemicals and related services. It was acquired by Pilot Logistics Services, Inc. on 04 Dec 14.

Political Donations
$5,000
2012

Executive Commissioner at Texas Health & Human Services Commission

$10K
2012

Comptroller of Public Accounts at Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

$10K
2012

Representative from the 32nd District at Texas House of Representatives (United States)

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C.L. Thomas, Inc. owns and operates convenience stores. The company offers fuels, grocery products, and Exxon gasoline. The company does business through Thomas Petroleum Ltd. and retail business through Speedy Stop Food Stores Ltd. It was founded by Clifton L. Thomas Jr. in 1993 and is headquartered in Victoria, TX.

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Quality and convenience await every customer as they open the door at Speedy Stop. Friendly and helpful associates, fresh and easy to find merchandise and a visible commitment to excellence are found at every store. Even outside, their well-lit and clean stores invite the customers to sample premium gasolines in a safe environment. No wonder Speedy Stops are the preferred convenience store destination in South, Central, and East Texas and with over 100 locations, there is one near the customers.Throughout the history of Speedy Stop, they have worked hard to raise the bar of excellence. Their people care about each other and about their customers. This pride comes from a value driven culture that allows every employee opportunities to grow with their company and every customer to receive unparallel service at each Speedy Stop.At Speedy Stop, they strive to make every visit a positive experience. Whether it's their low prices everyday, a friendly smile and greeting or having that one product that makes the neighborhood store the only stop for convenience items.

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Pilot Thomas Logistics is the premier provider of fuel, lubricants and chemicals to the Energy, Marine, Mining and Industrial markets. The corporate headquarters are located in Fort Worth, Texas and there are more than 3,000 team members located throughout North America allowing us to provide high quality products and outstanding services to our valued customers.

Other Affiliations

Clifton L. Thomas, Jr. is affiliated with C.L. Thomas, Inc., Speedy Stop Food Stores LLC, Thomas Petroleum LLC

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