Wall of Honor
Jack Adams of McMurray recently was inducted into the Wall of Honor by the West Liberty University Alumni Association. Adams is a 1963 graduate of West Liberty with a bachelor of science degree in marketing. He began his career in business with Retail Credit Co. (Equifax). In 1967, he joined Exxon Company USA, where he held several positions in the marketing division, including leasing of retail properties, fuel sales and automotive products. In 1989, he moved to Exxon real estate and engineering and was responsible for Exxon real estate and fuel distribution in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and northern Delaware. Adams retired from Exxon in 1996 and became president of SJR’s Team Supreme Inc., in Phoenixville, a nationally recognized leader in Exxon convenience store marketing. He retired in 2009. Adams is a 32nd degree Mason and member of the Scottish Rite of Pittsburgh and Lodge 623, Washington. He is a Vietnam War veteran, serving for five years as sergeant and squad leader with the U.S. Army Reserves 630th Transportation Company, Washington. The company was one of five activated during the war. At West Liberty, Adams was a founding brother of the Delta Omega chapter of Delta Sigma Pi International Business Fraternity. He is a member of the Gary E. West College of Business advisory board, chairman of the alumni campaign for the Gary E. West College of Business, former board member of the WLU Alumni Association and treasurer for the Pittsburgh Chapter of the WLU Alumni Association.
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