Mr. Jan M. Klinck

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Mr. Jan M. Klinck graduated from The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy with a B.Sin pharmacy in 1968. He started his career at Klinck Drug Store in McAllen, Texas in 1959 while working part-time in high school to help build the company’s second store. After graduating in 1968, he returned and became staff pharmacist. In 1970, he became general manager of Klinck Drug Stores, a two-store independent chain. In 1975, Mr. Klinck purchased the two Klinck Drug Stores with brother, Gary Klinck, and expanded the business to a total of 15 stores located in Rio Grande Valley. Mr. Klinck served as president and CEO of Klinck Stores, Inc. until 1999. In 2000, Mr. Klinck opened Jan’s Fine Wine with his wife, Sally. He is currently president and CEO of Globe Properties, Inc., a real estate and investment company. Mr. Klinck is the founding board member of Texas State Bank and served as director from 1981 until 2006, when the bank was sold to BBVA Compass. Since 1968, Mr. Klinck has been involved with the Rio Grande Valley Pharmaceutical Association and Texas Pharmacy Association. Mr. Klinck served as an elected official of McAllen Public Utility Board from 1977 thru 1995, and as chairman from 1981 thru 1993. He served as McAllen City Commissioner from 1993 through 2007, and as Mayor Pro Tem from 1993 through 1997 and from 2005 through 2007. Mr. Klinck has served on UT College Pharmacy Advisory Council since 1975.