Jack Lowe, Jr., is chairman and CEO of Dallas-based TDIndustries,
Inc., a national, employee-owned mechanical construction and service company.
A native of Dallas, Mr. Lowe is a 1965 magma cum laude graduate of Rice
University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. After a two-year stint in the U.S.
Navy, he began his tenure with TDIndustries, Inc., and was named CEO in 1979.
Under his leadership, TDIndustries has prospered. In 1986, the company
became employee-owned, and for the past five years, Fortune magazine has named
it one of the top six companies to work for in America. The company was
highlighted in the 1993 best-selling book, The 100 Best Companies to Work for in
Mr. Lowe’s many awards and honors include: the Ethics Award from the Preston
Center Rotary Club, the SIR (Service, Integrity and Responsibility) Award from
the Dallas chapter of the Association General Contractors, the Crystal Achievement
Award from the National Association of Women in Construction, and the Alumni
Award from Leadership Dallas. He also received the 2000 National Ernst & Young
Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Principle Centered Leadership presented by
the Franklin Covey Co. in Palm Springs, California.
Mr. Lowe is president of the Board of Trustees of the Dallas Independent School
District. He is also active in several civic and industry organizations, serving on
the boards of the Dallas Citizen Council, QUOIN (Associated General
Contractors), Salesmanship Club of Dallas, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas,
Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan Dallas, and Dallas Zoological Society. In
addition, he serves on the advisory councils of the Communities Foundation of
Texas, the Quality Texas Foundation, the Senior Citizens of Greater Dallas, and the Texas
Business and Education Coalition.