Charles R. Thomas is a timber farmer in Suwannee County. His operation consists of 550 acres of pine plantation and pine straw, and 40 acres of hay. In addition, Mr. Thomas is a restaurant owner, automobile dealer, and rental property owner. He has ownership interest in and operates Dixie Grill Restaurant, Dixie Motors, LLC, Thomas Farms, Thomas Rental, Block 60 Holdings, LLC, Fields of McAlpin, LLC, Bragg Branch Crossing, Inc., and MCN Partners, LLC. Mr. Thomas is Chairman of the Suwannee County Tourist Development Council, and a member of Farm Bureau and Florida Forestry Association. Mr. Thomas was elected to the Farm Credit of Florida board in 2013 and his current term of office is 2016 – 2019. He is a current member of the Governance and the Credit and Lending Committees.