Fred Thornton

Fred Thornton serves as Senior Operations Manager and is based in the Houston location. Fred has been part of the WDS family since the original WTS company in 1981. He started his career as a warehouse worker and driver in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, and then relocated to our Houston location to take on a variety of roles helping with the day-to-day operation, progressing from Associate Director to the Director of Operations. Fred has been a crucial part of implementing new programs for customers.

Fred is a dedicated family man who enjoys spending time with his wife, four children, and two grandchildren. Along with proudly having the title of Papa, Fred is an avid sports fan, and cheers on the Astros, Texans, and Longhorns throughout their seasons.