Robert B. Reeves


  • University of Texas at Austin
    Bachelor of Business Administration Decree – 1981
    Major: International Business
    Life Member – University of Texas Ex-Students Association
  • Graduated Center High School – 1977
    Member National Honor Society and other Clubs and Groups


  • For the past 25 years I have worked for C&R Refrigeration, Inc. in sales and day-to-day management. Sales of industrial refrigeration and ice making equipment to Mexico, Central and South America. C&R Refrigeration is a 40+-year-old family business with 40 employees. I have worked to develop new markets and products to offer clients, while expanding sales.


  • C&R Refrigeration Inc.
    June 1981 to Present
    Stockholder and President
    Products sold: compressors, valves, controls, ice plants, motors, condensers, and vessels; Complete plants and individual components. ASME coded vessel shop, steel fabrication of all types, field service and repair work.


  • President, C&R Refrigeration: Domestic and International Sales.
  • Owner, Reeves Farms: 600 acres cow/calf operation and pine tree farm.
  • Owner-President: Reeves Industries, Inc., Corporation based on diversified Real Estate holdings, involving service sector of the economy.


  • Married to Sheilah Ann (Adams) Reeves who was born and raised in Shelby County. Three Children: Chelsea Ann Reeves, 17, Abby Olivia Reeves, 15, and Robert Adam Reeves, 8. Active in the community and church. Hobbies include tennis, hunting, working on family farm where we live. Birth date: August 21, 1959, Shelby County, TX. 7th generation Texan.


  • Member First Baptist Church, Center TX
  • Member Sons of Republic of Texas
  • Royal Ambassador Mission Youth Leader – boys 4,5,6th Grade
  • 1991-1992 Organized a project and coordinated through Texas Baptist Men to purchase medical equipment for Shelby General Hospital, a county owned facility. Equipment was removed, packed and crated in ocean shipping containers and shipped to the Ukraine in the NIS States where today it is operating Children’s Hospital.
  • 1993 member FBC Pastor Search Committee
  • 2000-2003 12th Grade Boys and girls Sunday School teacher
  • Member Center Rotary Club 1982
  • Past Director Center Rotary Club
  • During tenure as VP and President of Rotary, club raised over $60,000.00 on projects including Polio Plus and scholarships for local junior college.
  • Past Treasure Shelby County Ducks Unlimited
  • Member Sam Samford Masonic Lodge
  • 2002-2004 First Baptist Church Youth Committee
  • 2005-Present First Baptist Church Reception Committee
  • Center Independent School District
    · 1981-1983 member Vocational Advisory Council
    · 1989 to present member CISD Board of Trustees
    · During my service on School Board, test scores have risen, completed numerous successful building projects, including new $12 Million High School.
  • Shelby Country Chamber of Commerce
    · 1986 – 1989, 2002 – 2004, Director
    · Past Chairman Economic Development Committee
    · 1990 Recipient Outstanding Young Citizen of the Year-Shelby County
    · Shelby Country American Cancer Society
    · Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library
    · City of Center Hotel Motel Tax Advisory Committee: 1992- Present
    · Director Bone Hill Foundation, over $3,000.00 in assets, with gifts made annually primarily for scholarships
    · 1997: Appointed by Gov. George W. Bush, Texas Dept. Commerce Advisory Board
    · 1997: Appointed by Gov. George W. Bush, Chairman Texas International Trade Commission
    · Member Committee to develop and build Regional Vocational School – Shelby County and New Community Park
    · 2002 - Appointed by Govern Rick Perry to serve on the Govern Council on Science and Biotechnology Development.


  • Timber management Panola Jr. College
  • Reta-Refrigeration Eng. And Technicians Study Course
  • Frick Company – Technician Certificate
  • Frick Company – Salesman Engineering Certificate
  • Export Import Bank of the United States Training Certificate
  • Christian Life Study Courses through Southern Baptist Convention


  • 1990-Present County Chairman Republican Party of Texas – Shelby County
    East Texas Regional Coordinator Clayton Williams for Governor – Region –
    Consisted of 30 East Texas Counties
  • 1994 Shelby County Co-Chairman George W. Bush for Governor
  • 1994 State Co-Chairman George W. Bush for Governor
  • 1990 and 1994 Delegate to State Republican Convention
  • 1994-Present Associated Republicans of Texas – Candidates Committee
  • 1995-1997.1 Board of directors Lone Star 2000
  • 1998 George Bush for Governor Steering Committee
  • 1998 Rick Perry for Lt. Governor Steering Committee
  • 1998 Todd Staples for State Senate Steering Committee
  • 1999 Shelby County Chairman, George Bush for President
  • 2000-2004 Participated in many local and statewide campaigns, Grass Roots Voter Organization of Republican Candidates, assisting candidates in fund raising.
2006 Friends of Bob Reeves