President and CEO
Loyd Tomlinson is a 44 year veteran of the retail industry. He has extensive experience in retail merchandising, marketing and procurement through his work at Lucky Stores, Gemco, and Kash-N-Karry Super Markets. In 1998, he took part in the executive buyout of 100+ Kash-N-Karry supermarkets. In 1994, Loyd founded Tomlinson and Associates, consulting for Kmart and American Greetings, among others. In 1997, LTA International was created to act as an export consultant and agent for Dairy Farm International, a leading pan-Asian retailer with 5,500 outlets located in 10 countries. This partnership opened opportunities for LTA to develop an expansive export business. Loyd has been a leader in many retail industry research projects with organizations like GMDC and FMI, including serving on the GMDC Board of Directors for several years. Education of Science, University of California, Long Beach; Advanced Studies - University of Southern California, School of Business.
Loyd Tomlinson II
Loyd Tomlinson II started at LTA International in 2003. Before that he was involved with OSI in the development of Outback Steakhouse Franchise in Alabama. After 10 years of sales growth and profit, he left to join LTA. Loyd now manages the day to day operations of the business, including sales, profit, accounting and human resources.