Thomas G. (Tom) Gresham is a graduate of Southern Methodist University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Journalism. He is currently the president of Double Quick, Inc., the convenience store chain with 60 locations. He is also secretary/treasurer of Gresham Petroleum Company and treasurer of Delta Terminal, Inc.
In addition to his business activities, he is the current commissioner of the Mississippi Gaming Commission, president of Delta Council, co-chairman of Indianola Promise Community and is a member of Mississippi Economic Council’s Board of Directors. Gresham is the past chairman of the Mississippi Economic Council, past president of the Society of Independent Gas Marketers of America (SIGMA), past board member of Northwest Mississippi Community Foundation, past board member of Mississippi State Board of Community Colleges, past board member of Mississippi Center for Education Innovation, past president of the Mississippi Association of Convenience Stores, past president of the Indianola Educational Foundation, Inc., past president of Indianola Rotary Club and past president of Mid-Delta Arts Association.
Gresham is a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church where he is a former Sr. Warden, Jr. Warden and Vestry Member. He also received the highest honor in Boy Scouts of America of becoming an Eagle Scout.
Gresham’s wife is former Louise Houseman of Dallas, and they have three children together: Katy, and husband, Michael Blonkvist; Thomas, and wife, Anna Gresham and Michael Gresham. Between their children, Gresham and his wife have five grandchildren.