Will Oliver is the Vice President of Strategic Alliances for VirTex Enterprises, an industry-leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider with operations in Texas, Wisconsin and Mexico. Mr. Oliver has over 24 years of experience in electronic component and Electronic Manufacturing Services sales and business development with a successful record of generating positive growth by developing strategic plans and goals for his teams with industry leaders in EMS such as Flextronics and KeyTronicEMS. The Oliver’s own Thornton Grey Enterprises in College Station. Among other investments, Thornton Grey Enterprises owns and operates SafeWay Driving BCS, a driver training and education company in Bryan/College Station. The Oliver’s and SafeWay Driving BCS support the College Station ISD Foundation as a “Cultivator Donor”. Being a part of supporting education at all levels is a passion for the Oliver’s. Mr. Oliver sits on the Board of Advisors for Safe2Save as well. Safe2Save is an app company that rewards you for safe driving that changes the attitudes and behaviors towards distracted driving.
Mr. Oliver is a fourth generation Aggie, Class of ’91. His passion for Texas A&M University, its students, former students, and its future is one of his top priorities and passions in life. Mr. Oliver and his wife Leslie moved to College Station in December of 2016 to be closer to family and closer to their passion, Texas A&M University. They have two young future Aggies, Tripp and Porter, Classes of ’31 and ’32. It is because of his multi-generation Aggie family and their children’s future that Leslie and Will support so many Texas A&M University groups and endeavors.
Mr. Oliver is a member of the Texas A&M Chancellors Century Council. Mr. Oliver has been involved with the Aggie Greek system at Texas A&M for most of the past 30 years as an undergraduate and now a former student. Since 2015 he has been on Sigma Phi Epsilon’s national Board of Governors. Mr. Oliver is the Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Association and Board of Directors President for the Texas Mu Chapter Association at Texas A&M where he has served on the board in many roles since 1996. Mr. Oliver was recently honored at SigEp’s Carlson Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City on February 19th, 2016, as the SigEp Volunteer of the Year. He and his wife are endowed donors to The Association of Former Students, Eppright Distinguished Donors of the 12th Man Foundation, active members of the Champions Council for the 12th Man Foundation, Ambassadors Council members for the 12th Man Foundation, supported the MSC Capital Fundraising Campaign by donated a pillar along with his family in the new MSC, and support many other groups and efforts for Texas A&M University. Mr. Oliver served as the 12th Man Foundation Champions Council Co-Captain for the Houston Chapter before moving to College Station. Mr. Oliver is the founder and president of the Greek Former Student Network, founded in October of 2010, a constituent group for The Association of Former Students representing over 30,000 Aggie Greeks.
Mr. Oliver also volunteers outside of Texas A&M and Greek organizations. He was the 2015-2016 Chairman for the Houston Metro Friends of NRA. He is a sitting member the College Station Little League Board of Directors. Between volunteer work he finds time to coach his two sons in basketball, football, and baseball.
The future of Texas A&M University is Mr. Oliver’s biggest priority after his faith and his family. Texas A&M University is the finest public institution of higher learning in the world and working to secure its future by representing the A&M Leadership PAC is an absolute honor.