TLC is comprised of an experienced team of subject matter experts possessing strong investment acumen and deep access to an expansive network of industry professionals across multiple industries.

We add value by leveraging our team’s diverse experiences to provide operational and strategic advice in building our portfolio of companies and projects. TLC’s principals have over 100 years of combined experience as owners, executives and investors.

Bennett P. Lomax
President & CEO

Since 2005, Bennett P. Lomax has been the President and CEO of The Lomax Companies, LP (“TLC”), and in that capacity actively leads the boards of several Lomax portfolio companies. Mr. Lomax is also a partner in Lomax Real Estate Partners  (“LREP”). Mr. Lomax serves on the board of Beltraith Capital, LLC an asset management holding company with $2.3 billion under management.

Mr. Lomax is an active member of the Philadelphia community, currently serving on the Temple University Beasley School of Law Board of Visitors and as a Director of the Temple Law Foundation. Mr. Lomax is a member of the Board of Trustees for the George School serving on the Finance and Investment Committee.  Mr. Lomax also a member of the Board of Directors for the Museum of the American Revolution, serving as its Finance Committee Chair and Treasurer.  Mr. Lomax is also a Trustee of the Lomax Family Foundation and is a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity.

Mr. Lomax received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance (cum laude) from Hampton University and a Law degree (J.D.) from Temple University Beasley School of Law.

W. Thomas Lomax
Partner & CFO

As Partner and Chief Financial Officer of The Lomax Companies, LP (“TLC”), W. Thomas Lomax has managed the financial operations for a variety of businesses for more than 25 years. In his past role at TLC, Mr. Lomax was instrumental in operating a group of medical centers throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, providing managed healthcare services in prison systems across the country and importing and distributing seafood.  Currently, Mr. Lomax’s primary responsibilities include overseeing the financial and accounting functions of the various entities; managing the due diligence process when acquiring or disposing of an asset; negotiating with vendors, and implementing systems and budgets applicable to the various companies.  In addition to his duties as CFO of TLC, he serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for several of TLC’s portfolio companies. He also serves on the Board of Directors of First Savings Bank, a community bank located in Perkasie, PA with over $1B in assets.

Mr. Lomax is affiliated with the Boards of Trustees for two institutions of higher education: Morehouse School of Medicine where he is the Chair of the Audit and Compliance Committee and the Vice Chair of the Finance and Investments Committee and Delaware Valley College, where he is on the Admissions, Marketing & Student Life Committee and the Finance and Investment Committee. Mr. Lomax is a member of Sigma Pi Phi fraternity and served on the Technology Committee for two years and is a lifetime member of the National Black MBA Association.

Mr. Lomax earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Delaware Valley College and a Master of Business Administration degree from LaSalle University.

M. Claire Lomax
General Counsel

Claire Lomax is General Counsel of The Lomax Companies, LP (“TLC”). In her capacity as General Counsel for over 25 years, Ms. Lomax has worked in the areas of intellectual property, employment law, contracts, risk management and corporate law. Ms. Lomax also serves as the Director of Human Resources for TLC and in that capacity, oversees hiring practices, the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures and compliance.

In 2003, the Lomax Family Foundation (“LFF”) was established and Ms. Lomax became its Chief Executive Officer. Since its inception, Ms. Lomax has led the family philanthropic efforts by ensuring that LFF satisfied its mission to promote art/culture, health/wellness, education and philanthropy in the African American community.

Since 2006, Ms. Lomax has served on the Board of Trustees for the University of Pennsylvania.  She is Chair of the Trustee Student Life Committee and Vice Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity. She is also on the Board of Overseers for the Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice and the Trustee representative on the WXPN Policy Board.  Ms. Lomax is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Philadelphia Award Foundation as well as a past Chair and current member of the Board of Directors for the African American Museum in Philadelphia. She is also a member the Forum of Executive Women, Council on Foundations and Philanthropy Network.

A graduate of University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Lomax is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Charles D. Lomax

Mr. Lomax has been with The Lomax Companies LP, LP (“TLC”) and its predecessors for over 25 years and is a Partner with the firm, with responsibility for its real estate activities. Previously, Mr. Lomax was instrumental in the growth and ongoing management of The Lomax Companies’ healthcare management businesses. Upon the successful exit of those healthcare businesses, he co-founded Lomax Real Estate Partners, LP, the predecessor to LREP II, LLC (“LREP”), serving as its CEO from 2004 until 2015. Under his leadership, LREP has developed and managed a number of residential and commercial projects throughout the region.

As Chairman of LREP, he provides oversight for the firm’s real estate activities including but not limited to business development, land planning, and product design. Mr. Lomax serves on the board of The John Bartram Association, Universal Community Homes and Drexel University’s Presidential Real Estate Advisory Council. He also serves on the board of directors of several of the portfolio companies owned and operated by The Lomax Companies LP and is a Trustee of The Lomax Family Foundation.

He has a B.A in Economics from Guilford College, Greensboro, NC.  Mr. Lomax is also a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity.

Sara Lomax-Reese

Sara Lomax-Reese is a Partner with The Lomax Companies, LP (“TLC”). She is also the President and CEO of WURD Radio, LLC, Pennsylvania’s only African-American owned talk radio station. She is also the co-founder of The Next Majority, LLC, a new multi-media initiative geared towards mobilizing Black and Latino millennials towards greater civic engagement. Prior to her work with WURD and The Next Majority, Sara co-founded HealthQuest: Total Wellness for Body, Mind & Spirit, the first nationally circulated African-American consumer health magazine in the country.

As a distinguished journalist, Sara has written for The Miami Herald, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Essence Magazine, American Visions Magazine and Modern Maturity. Ms. Lomax-Reese has received numerous awards including: the Woman of Substance Award from the National Medical Association; the “Tree of Life” award from the Wellness of You; and, HealthQuest Magazine received the Beacon of Light Award from the Congressional Black Caucus for outstanding health coverage. Sara was recognized as one of the “100 People to Watch” by Business Philadelphia Magazine, and in 2010, she was selected for the “Women of Distinction” award given by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Additionally, Sara received the 2012 PECO “Power to the Community” award given by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women of Pennsylvania.

Sara sits on a variety of boards including The Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Philadelphia Community of Leaders.

She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is married to Tim Reese and is the mother of three boys, Langston, Elijah and Julian.