McLane Group Leadership

Drayton McLane Jr.

Drayton McLane Jr. is a dynamic business leader and philanthropist. As a renowned entrepreneur and third generation grocery wholesaler, Mr. McLane’s success is based on a commitment to quality, customer service, and uncompromising honesty and integrity.


Drayton McLane III graduated from Baylor University in 1996 with a BBA in Marketing.  He joined MBNA America in 1997 and worked there until 1999.  He then worked at Lone Star Plastics until 2006.  Drayton joined McLane Group in 2006, and serves as managing director of McLane Classic Foods and Chairman of Sports in Action (which manages the Dave Campbell’s Texas Football brand).  He serves on several boards: Baylor Scott & White Central Division, Temple Chamber of Commerce, & the University of Mary Hardin Baylor.  Drayton also is serving as board chairman for United Way of Central Texas.

Chairman – Sports in Action
Director – McLane Classic Foods

For the past fifteen years, Denton McLane has been directly responsible for managing McLane Global on behalf of McLane Group. He is responsible for creating and implementing company strategy and overseeing the executive management team. Denton also sits on the family investment committee and is involved with investment strategy. Prior to joining the McLane Global, Denton worked in several industries. He worked in professional sports for the Nashville Predators and the Houston Astros. Additionally, Denton worked for the international businesses of the McLane family in Portugal and Poland. Other career experience includes the recording industry (EMI Christian music) and real estate investing. Denton lives in Birmingham, Alabama and holds a BBA degree in Economics from Baylor University and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Alabama.

Chairman – McLane Global

Jordan joined McLane Group in 2019. He is responsible for the accounting functions of McLane Group and several of its portfolio companies. Prior to joining McLane Group, Jordan worked in various industries including public accounting, local government and financial services. Jordan holds a BBA in Accounting and MS in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University. Jordan is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas.

Corporate Controller