Jim Thomason is a residential land developer and home builder. His military career consisted of 4 years active duty and 11 years in the US Army Reserves. Jim was a Helicopter Pilot during his military service and spent one year in Vietnam Nam with the 1st Cavalry Division.

Jim and his wife Donna have 2 grown sons and 7 grandchildren. Jim has been a long time member of the Ft Worth AirPower Council, Chairman of the military committee for the PGA golf tournament in Ft Worth and Vice Chairman of the committee to obtain the annual convention of the Medal of Honor Society in Ft Worth for the year 2020. Jim is also a Board Member of the AirPower Foundation.