C. Lloyd Brown is Co-founder of Smart Chemical Services, L.P. and currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board. During his time at SmartChem, they were named one of Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for three consecutive years. He is also a partner at Route 66 Autohaus. Lloyd founded the consulting practice, RefinedbyFailure.com. He serves on the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) Board and is the former Chairman of the Board. He is a serial entrepreneur and is an active owner of several other businesses. Lloyd has lived in Amarillo since 1988. He is married to Lora Brown, also a business owner and entrepreneur, and they have a daughter Bailey Brown who’s in graduate school in North Carolina. Lloyd will be leveraging his entrepreneurial experience serving as a coach for several WTEC programs, including the Growth Academy, helping fellow entrepreneurs learn the in’s and out’s of scaling a successful company.