Cotton Board of Directors

Randall Thompson
Chief Operating Officer

Randall Thompson joined Cotton in 2000 as a partner and integral part of the executive team. Since joining Cotton, Mr. Thompson has been integral to its growth and expansion throughout the United States and internationally. Mr. Thompson has been involved with complex deployments and mega catastrophic events including: 9/11; Hurricanes – Irene, Ike, Katrina, Sand; Mexicali, Mexico earthquake; Australian floods and the BP-Gulf oil crisis.

Mr. Thompson provides oversight for operations of all of Cotton’s divisions: Disaster Recovery, Construction, Roofing, Logistics, Culinary and Catastrophe. Mr. Thompson is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, ensuring strategic goals are met, executing service delivery to Cotton clients and ensuring operational excellence across the organization.

Prior to joining the Cotton team, Mr. Thompson joined the military as an enlisted soldier and served with the United States Army 2nd Infantry and 101st Airborne Divisions. Following his enlistment in the Army Infantry, Thompson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Sam Houston State University before working in the insurance industry.




Oct. 20, 2016
Growth Trend Continues Across Cotton
Cotton is pleased to announce the addition of three new managers to support company operations across the Roofing, Logistics, and Culinary specialized divisions.

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Sept. 21, 2016
Cotton Risk Manager to Present a Lineup of Sessions at RIMS 2017
Cotton Holdings Inc., a RIMS member, has been chosen to present four sessions at the 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA.

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Sept, 2016
Article by Lance J. Ewing: Appealing to Fear
Insurance company defense teams must plan ahead to overcome plaintiff attorneys who use scare tactics to sway juries.

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Aug 31, 2016
Cotton Holdings Expands Leadership Team
Cotton Holdings, Inc. is pleased to announce Jeff Erler and Keith Benton have joined the Company as General Counsel and Health, Safety and Environmental ("HSE") Director, respectively.

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Aug 17, 2016
School Board Declares Emergency, Hires Cotton Global Disaster Solutions to Begin the Clean-Up Operations
A disaster clean-up company has been hired by the Tangipahoa Parish School Board to begin operations immediately to get Amite West Side Middle Magnet School suitable for the resumption of classes.

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