Partner and Vice President, CentraMark Technical Sales Associates
Local Board Member, Houston
Why I joined PCA's Board: "Many of life’s most valuable lessons are learned through experiences made possible by sports — furthering the reach of these opportunities with a positive approach to kids near and far offers the unwavering incentive for investing in our collective future."
Shawn Thomas is Partner and Vice-President of CentraMark Technical Sales Associates, an industry-leading manufacturer’s representative firm founded in 1958 focused on providing highly differentiated technology solutions for mission-critical applications. As a Senior technical sales executive and leader within the firm, Shawn has extensive consultative sales experience identifying, cultivating, and delivering the “Engineered Solution” in support of Fortune 100 and 500 companies comprised of Offshore and Onshore Oil and Gas Service Providers and Drilling Contractors, Department of Defense and related Sub-contractors, NASA, Various Commercial, Medical, and Industrial OEMs and the High Tech Computing Industry.
Prior to his role with CentraMark, Shawn served as a Wireline Field Engineer for Schlumberger working in support of the Onshore Oil and Gas market in North America to provide key formation evaluation services to Oil and Gas Corporations and Independent Operators. His technical background paired with his ability to connect and communicate with individuals across the organization provide a skillset that gives Shawn the ability to be a highly effective team member within any market segment. Shawn holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston and an Executive MBA from Rice University.
Shawn was active in sports throughout his youth participating in both basketball and baseball early on with baseball becoming the focus sport throughout his high school years. During this time, he also volunteered as an Umpire for various leagues across Houston and provided support for young athletes that were focused on learning the game. Now as a father of 2 young children, Shawn is an active parent and participating member of the local Little League serving as an Assistant and now Head Coach for several years and providing additional volunteer coaching for his son’s TNBA basketball team as well.