Alan Buxkemper has served on the GVTC Board of Directors since 2005 and elected by the Board as the Secretary/Treasurer in 2015. He is a member of Board’s Executive, Safety, and Governance Committees. Mr. Buxkemper is also a member of the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce and involved with numerous statewide civic organizations.
Mr. Buxkemper is the South Texas Regional Manager for Lowe’s Pay and Save, a Littlefield, Texas based corporation and oversees the retail operations of the supermarket chain. As Regional Manager, he is responsible for the operations of 51 stores in south Texas. Mr. Buxkemper started in the grocery business in 1974 with Super S Foods that was acquired by Lowe’s in 2011.
Over the years, Mr. Buxkemper has overseen and managed all aspects of Lowe’s operation. He developed cost control programs to drive profitability, led merchandising initiatives for improved item placement and sales, and served as a corporate trainer in human resources to ensure customer service and operational consistency throughout the grocery chain. As Program Administrator, he established processes that increased same store year-over-year sales. Mr. Buxkemper has also been heavily involved in site development and construction of new stores as Lowe’s continues to expand.
Mr. Buxkemper and his wife, Tracy, reside in Canyon Lake. His two children graduated from Canyon Lake High School and Texas State University.