CLI Capital Trust Managers have many years of experience in various businesses and real estate transactions.


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Bill McMorries

( 1927 - 2015 )

Chairman Emeritus

Bill McMorries became a shareholder of the Trust in 1959.  During his tenure with the Trust, Bill served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trust managers for 21 years (1969-1990), followed by 20 years as Chairman (1990-2010).  Mr. McMorries retired from active board service on December 31, 2012, and Bill was given the honorary title of Chairman Emeritus to reflect our gratitude for his many years of leadership.  


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Michael Borger

Chairman of the Board of Trust Managers
Chairman of the Executive Committee

Mr. Borger is the President of Turnkey Leasing, Ltd., an equipment leasing business. Mr. Borger has served as a Trust Manager from 1988 to 1990 and again since 2002.


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Steve Myers

Vice Chairman of the Board of Trust Managers
Chairman of the Investment Committee

Mr. Myers is the principal owner and President of Turnkey Computer Systems, LLC, a computer software provider with emphasis in the cattle feeding industry. Mr. Myers has served as a Trust Manager since 2008


E. Stan Morris, Jr.

Secretary of the Board of Trust Managers

Mr. Morris is a certified public accountant with the public accounting firm of Brown, Graham & Company, P.C. (retired). Mr. Morris has served as a Trust Manager since 2008 and became Secretary in 2015.


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Larry Brown

Mr. Brown is the President of Larry Brown Realtors, Inc. and is a licensed realtor. He has served as a Trust Manager since 1981.


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James B. King

Mr. King is Vice President of Southwest Marketers, Inc., a wholesale fuel distribution company in West Texas and has served as a Trust Manager since 2015.


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Garth Merrick

Mr. Merrick is the founder of Merrick Pet Care, Inc. He has served as a Trust Manager since 2013.


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Steve Rogers

Mr. Rogers is a commercial real estate agent and an MAI appraiser. He has served as a Trust Manager since 1990.


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Walter Webb

Chairman of the Audit Committee

Mr. Webb is a certified public accountant and partner with Stewart, Martin, Dudley & Webb, LLP.  Mr. Webb has served as a Trust Manager since 2013.


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Olen Wilson

Mr. Wilson is a petroleum geologist and investor. Mr. Wilson joined the board as an Advisory Trust Manager in 2013 and became a Trust Manager in 2014.


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Mike Bahn

Advisory Trust Manager

Mr. Bahn is the Vice President of Amarillo Blueprint Co., an office equipment and supply and reproduction services business. He served as a Trust Manager from 1997-2015. In May of 2015, he became an Advisory Manager.


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Theodore Francis

Advisory Trust Manager

Mr. Francis is a founding partner in Corlena Oil Company, an independent Oil and Gas Company and is an active investor in commercial real estate. Mr. Francis is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Petroleum Engineering.

Mr. Francis joined the board as an Advisory Trust Manager in 2015.


William Gross

William D. Gross

Advisory Trust Manager

Mr. Gross is Chairman of Commerce Street Holdings, LLC, the holding company for Commerce Street Capital, LLC ("CSC"), a FINRA-regulated broker/dealer and Commerce Street Investment Management, LLC ("CSIM"), an SEC-registered investment advisor. Since co-founding the firm in 2007, Mr. Gross has created and developed new opportunities and lines of business, with the primary focus of building CSC's reputation as a leading investment bank specializing in financial institutions.

Mr. Gross received a BA from The University of Texas at Austin, and is currently serving on the Development Board of The University of Texas.

Mr. Gross joined the board as an Advisory Trust Manager in 2015.


Raymond Johnson

Raymond Johnson

Advisory Trust Manager

Mr. Johnson is the owner of Breakthrough Assessment and Treatment Center in Houston. He also has a lengthy history as a private real estate investor. Mr. Johnson joined the board as an Advisory Trust Manager in 2013.