Clyde Loll has spent over 40 years of his professional life in the private industry sector. He has served in diverse decision-making roles from mid management to the C-suite level. Within the bandwidth of an 18-year period Clyde was influential in building an international team working within 39 countries, orchestrating professional development, creating, and implementing strategic plans, organizational collaboration, regulatory compliance, and crafting certifiable quality management systems. Over the course of his career, He and his teams designed, developed, and implemented quality, health, safety, environmental and security programs within the domestic and international business sectors of the electric utility, healthcare, transportation and oil and gas industries. Clyde currently serves as a Project Manager-I within the Institute of Homeland Security at Sam Houston State University.
Clyde is a master-level board-certified hazard control management professional (CHCM), a certified quality management system lead auditor (RABS-Q), a State of Texas certified volunteer firefighter and a certified Zenger-Miller trainer in leadership development. Mr. Loll’s specialized training has ranged anywhere from disaster preparedness, emergency response, crisis management, security vulnerability and threat level assessments to critical infrastructure resiliency. Clyde has been a guest instructor at Texas A&M University’s municipal and industrial fire schools on numerous occasions over the years. He was appointed by the Governor of Texas, Hon. Greg Abbott, in 2020 to serve as a State Commissioner on the Texas Commission of Fire Protection. Clyde is an inventor and holds a patent with the US Patent Office, Registration #5281067.
He attended Sam Houston State University where he studied Agribusiness/Kinesiology. He continued pursuing his education at San Jacinto College in Fire Protection, Emergency Management and Safety. He currently serves on the SHSU Industrial Advisory Board within the Engineering & Technology department. In addition, Clyde serves as a long-standing board member for the International Board for Certified Safety Managers.
Clyde is married to his wife Stacey of 24 years. He has two adult children, his son Christopher, who’s married to Emily and his daughter Alexis, whose husband is Dylan Poindexter. He currently has two grandsons, Wesley, and Noah and is hoping for more grandchildren down the road.