Jimmy Haslam, born March 9, 1954, is an American businessman who is the CEO of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Haslam resides in his hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee. He is the older brother of former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. He is married to Susan “Dee” Bagwell Haslam, CEO of RIVR Media, part of Pilot’s family ownership group, and co-owner of the Browns and Crew. The couple has three adult children, James Bagwell Haslam, Whitney Haslam Johnson, and Cynthia Haslam Arnholt, as well as five grandchildren. They adopted James Bagwell in 2006.
While attending the University of Tennessee, Haslam shared a room with Bob Corker, a United States Senator from Tennessee. He is a Sigma Chi fraternity member.
Jimmy Haslam’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Jimmy Haslam was born on March 9, 1954, and will be 68 years old on July 3, 2022. His height is 1.7 meters, and his weight is 72 kilograms.
Jimmy Haslam’s Profession & Career
Haslam began his career at Pilot Corporation in 1976 and became vice president of sales, development, and operations by 1980. The pilot operated 100 convenience stores at the time, with annual fuel sales of approximately 125 million gallons. It opened its first travel center in 1981, and Haslam was named president and CEO in 1996. Pilot Corporation reached another milestone in 2001 when it merged with Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC to form Pilot Travel Centers LLC.
In 2006, Haslam was the Tennessee state-wide campaign chair for United States Senator Bob Corker, and in 2012, he was the State-wide Finance Chairman for Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, his brother. He was inducted into the Junior Achievement of East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame in 2007. In 2010, he received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the Southeast region.
Haslam received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Tennessee in 2013. Haslam also co-founded the Haslam Scholars Program at the University of Tennessee for top honor students. He was reported to have purchased the Major League Soccer club Columbus Crew SC from Anthony Precourt, who wanted to relocate the club to Austin, Texas, in late 2018.
Haslam, along with his wife and former team physician Pete Edwards, took over as owners on January 1, 2019, after a deal to buy the club from Precourt was finalized.
Achievements and Awards
Haslam has received a number of honors, including the Sigma Chi Foundation Significant Sig Award East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame Jr. Achievement (Class of 2007)
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Tennessee College of Business Administration, 2011.
Jimmy Haslam’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Jimmy is married to the lovely Susan Bagwell, with whom he has three adult children. They adopted one of the three in 2006. The children are James Bagwell, Whitney Johnson, and Cynthia Haslam. They also have five grandchildren.
Jimmy Haslam’s Salary and Net Worth
Jimmy has a net worth of $3 billion as of July 2022. His career has provided him with the majority of his wealth. Jimmy Haslam is the CEO of Pilot Flying J, which his father founded in 1958.
In 2012, he purchased a majority stake in the Cleveland Browns for approximately $990 million, which has since grown to nearly $1.2 billion.
|Celebrated Name||Jimmy Haslam|
|Real Name||James Arthur Haslam III|
|Age||68 years old|
|Birth Date||9 March 1954|
|Birth Place||Knoxville, Tennessee|
|Wife||Susan “Dee” Bagwell Haslam|
|Children||Yes (James Bagwell Haslam, Whitney Haslam Johnson, and Cynthia Haslam Arnholt)|
|Profession||an American businessman|
|Net Worth||$3 billion|