DeWitt Thompson, V, Director

DeWitt C. Thompson, V, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thompson Machinery Commerce Corporation, a Caterpillar distributor in Tennessee and Mississippi, servicing heavy machinery, on-highway trucks, and power systems. He also serves as Chairman for Aries Clean Energy.

Thompson founded PureSafety in 1999 and served as Chairman until the purchase of that company by Underwriters Laboratories in 2011. Thompson is also an owner and director of the Nashville Predators and sits on the board of directors for Wealth Access and Nikola Corporation.  

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the engineering school at Vanderbilt University. 

Board of Directors

Jim Stephenson


Randy Ringhaver


Ashton Hudson


DeWitt Thompson


Mike Childers

Director and President and Chief Executive Officer