Cheryl Thomas

Valero Energy

Chief Information Officer
Valero Energy

Cheryl Thomas serves as Senior Vice President and CIO and is responsible for the company’s information services network and related technology. Thomas has served Valero and its predecessors since 1984. She previously served as Senior Vice President- Information Services, managing the company’s Information Systems Development, Support, and Infrastructure teams. Prior to that role, Thomas served as Vice President of Retail Operations Support and Vice President of Retail Information Systems. She has played a key role in restructuring Valero’s Information Services Department and integrating recently acquired assets into Valero’s complex systems. Thomas earned a business administration degree in quantitative analysis from California State University-Fresno in 1983, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

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