Brad Douglass is an entrepreneur who helped start Douglass Distributing in 1981. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship in 1985. Brad is the CEO of Douglass Distributing, and award winning petroleum company with sales over $300,000,000 per year with a team of over 400 employees in the wholesale and retail petroleum marketing activities.
Brad is currently on the Board of Directors of Landmark Bank of Texas, the Sherman Education Foundation and the Sherman Economic Development Corporation. He has served on the National Board of Directors of the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers (SIGMA), the Board of Directors for the Texas Oil Marketers and the Texas Propane Gas Association. He is currently serving on the National Business Improvement Forum of ExxonMobil Fuel Marketers. Brad enjoys serving the community and has previously served on the Sherman Parks Board for six years and has been a Cubmaster and Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America.
Brad is the recipient of the Sherman Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year in 2008. He received the Mike Snyder Award from the Texoma Valley District Scouting Volunteer of the Year.
Brad and his wife Rena have been married for 34 years. His hobbies include travel, reading and amateur astronomy. Brad and Rena are members of the First United Methodist Church of Sherman. Rena is an English teacher and Student Council leader at Sherman High School. They have two children Whitney and Kevin. Whitney is the 3rd generation member of Douglass Distributing. She is currently serving as the Credit Manager for the company. Kevin is a senior at the University of Texas at Austin.