Texas Tech University

iTTU Mentor

Jim Gilbreath Specialty Mentor

Functional Expertise

    • Sales & Marketing
    • Investor in startups
    • Operations

Industry Expertise

    • Agriculture
    • Transportation
    • General Investing

A third generation "Lubbockite," Jim Gilbreath grew up in Lubbock and attended Texas Tech University. After obtaining a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Texas Tech, Gilbreath decided to join his family's agriculture and seed business in Lubbock. A decade later, Gilbreath returned to school and obtained a degree from Harvard University's Graduate School of Business in the PMD Executive Education Program. Since then, Gilbreath has served in various executive management positions and has acquired or started several businesses. Currently, he is the owner of Gilbreath Property Co., L.C., a real estate holding company.

In addition, he has served as a member of the Lubbock City Council, the United Way Board, Reese Redevelopment Authority and the Covenant Hospital System Foundation to name a few. Gilbreath and his wife, Kathy, have two daughters and three grandchildren.