The Renfro Family
A family built on tradition and a commitment to exceptional quality and taste.
The Renfro Family
Chief Executive Officer of Renfro Foods
Bill spent over 50 years managing the strategic direction of the company, as well as purchasing, accounting & finance, human resources, sales, and much more.
Bill earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Christian University and served as an officer in the United States Army for two years, after which he rejoined the family business.
Active in a number of community and professional organizations, Bill is a past president of both the Texas Food Processors Association and the North Texas Food Sales Association.
Bill is a founding board member and past president of the Tarrant Area Food Bank. He is a recipient of the Pat Mohler Memorial Award, presented by the Food Bank in recognition of his contributions to the organization. Bill has also served in leadership capacities with the Sales & Marketing Executives of Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Marketing Foundation and the Academy of Achievement.
Bill was inducted into the Texas Food Processors Hall of Fame in 1992.
Fun Fact: Bill was an extremely active chili cook for many years. In addition to winning the Oklahoma and Colorado state championships, Bill wrote an introduction for a championship chili cookbook. Bill has also served as a judge for the world championship of all three major chili cook-off organizations.
Chief Operating Officer of Renfro Foods
Jack spent half a century managing production for the company, assisting with strategic decisions along the way as the company evolved from one product genre to the next.
Like his older brother Bill, Jack Renfro grew up in the family business. He joined Renfro Foods after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Christian University. He also attended the Better Processing Control School at Texas A&M University.
Jack has served on the board of the Northside Inter-Church Agency, a faith-based social services organization.
Fun Fact: Jack has participated in the Great Race three times. This two-week event involves driving and navigating an antique car across the entire country, following timed contest directions.
President of Renfro Foods
Doug oversees new product development, risk management, legal, human resources and information systems. Additionally, Doug works with Becky to manage sales, pricing, finance and accounting, public relations, marketing, social media, international sales and trade shows.
Reared in the family business, Doug has spent a majority of his career working in a number of different capacities at Renfro Foods. As a teenager, he worked in production, while in college he weighed out all the spices for daily production.
After earning a bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas, Doug worked in the finance and accounting departments for a large information services company in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. During his seven-year tenure outside the family business, he was promoted to Divisional Finance Manager, earned his Master's degree from Southern Methodist University and qualified for his Certified Management Accountant designation.
Doug, son of Jack Renfro, re-joined Renfro Foods in 1992.
Involved in a number of professional and community organizations, Doug is a past president of the Tarrant Area Food Bank, the Texas Food Processors Association and the North Texas Food Sales Association. Doug currently serves on the executive committees of Casa Mañana, a not-for-profit theater organization and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, a non-profit conservation and preservation institute. Doug is also on the McDonald Observatory Board of Visitors, the Chile Pepper Institute's Advisory Council and TCU's Neeley School of Business Entrepreneurship Advisory Board. He has also served as a board member of Fort Worth South, a non-profit organization that works to renovate Fort Worth's southern inner city.
Fun Fact: Doug played saxophone, piano and marching xylophone (seriously) in junior and senior high school, advancing to state competition on multiple instruments. Currently, he can only play the kazoo.
Becky Renfro Borbolla
Vice-President of Renfro Foods
Becky manages several administrative areas including logistics and employee benefits. Additionally, Becky works with Doug to manage sales, pricing, finance and accounting, public relations, marketing, social media, international sales and trade shows.
Becky has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Management from LeTourneau University. She was also awarded an academic excellence award from this university.
After spending eight years working for a prominent local oil company, Becky, daughter of Bill Renfro, joined the family business in 1985. Becky is the Vice-Chair of the Specialty Food Association, organizers of the Fancy Food Shows in San Francisco and New York. Additionally, she serves on the Tarrant County College Foundation Board, and the Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board and is a current member of Les Dames International. Becky is also the founder and president of Women Steering Business, a local charity, which has raised over $385,000 towards college scholarships in just three short years.
Becky is Past Chair of The Women's Center and is a past board member of Leadership Fort Worth, the Arts Council of Fort Worth, and the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.
In February, 2012, Texas Governor Rick Perry commissioned Becky as a Yellow Rose of Texas (the highest honor given to a woman from the Governor.)
Fun Fact: Becky loves to travel and has demonstrated Mrs. Renfro's salsas in Toronto, Canada, Paris, France and Cologne, Germany. She may be traveling to Korea soon, so stay tuned!
Vice-President of Renfro Foods
James manages production, shipping, and receiving. He has worked in various manufacturing capacities in the family business since 1980. James is a son of Bill Renfro.
James serves on the board of the Texas Food Processors Association and is an active member of the Downtown Fort Worth Rotary chapter, the 10th largest Rotary chapter in the world.
James served in the United States Air Force Reserves and was honorably discharged.
James likes to interact with consumers and has worked trade shows for the company in London and Toronto, as well as various Dallas-Fort Worth events.
James is extremely athletic and, in fact, used to organize and run his own softball tournaments, as well as play in adult softball and soccer leagues. Currently, James lives on a mini-ranch and is learning all about cows, horses, chickens, ducks, and tractors.
Fun Fact: James broke his leg riding bulls at the world's biggest honky-tonk, Fort Worth's legendary Billy Bob's. After trying to run the labeling machine on crutches for eight weeks, he decided to retire from bull-riding!