Jeff Thomas, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Central Texas Region, H-E-B Grocery Company
Jeff Thomas is Sr. Vice President and General Manager of the Central Texas Region of H-E-B, which includes 73 stores throughout Central Texas representing over $4 billion in sales and employs over 17,000 partners. Jeff began his career in 1975 as a courtesy clerk while attending high school. During his 36 years with H-E-B he has held a variety of leadership positions throughout Texas in operational and administrative roles. In January 2005 Jeff moved his family to Austin. He serves on the advisory board for the Capital Area United Way, the Hill Country Conservancy Stewardship Council, board member of the Texas State Aquarium, board member of Texas C-5 Foundation, Texas PTA Advisory Council and is a board member of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. Jeff graduated with a BBA in marketing and management from the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Southern California with an MBA. He continued his education with the Harvard Business School in the General Manager program.