FINAL CONVENTION NOTES
Badges have been mailed to all attendees from the United States and
Canada that registered through September 21. Registration will remain available
online throughout the convention for your convenience:
The telephone number of the PEI Registration Desk in Las Vegas is
702-943-3525 and will be available beginning October 19.
APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS/EXPANSIONS
Petroleum Containment, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, has appointed
Jack Pittman & Associates, Inc. to represent the company in Alabama,
Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and
Eastern States Associates, Inc., headquartered in Palmer,
Massachusetts, has promoted Michelle Blain to New England regional manager
for petroleum products. She works out of the Eastern States Massachusetts
office in Palmer.
The National Association of Shell Marketers has announced the
promotion of Jennifer Richards to president. She has served as the interim
executive director since the departure of Darrell Smith on May 15, 2009.
Modern Welding Company, Inc., Owensboro, Kentucky, has made several
personnel changes. Ron Ecleberry, vice president sales & marketing, will
retire November 30 after 43 years of service to the company. Tony Honey
will replace Ecleberry and be based in Owensboro. Honey, who began his
career with Modern in 1981, most recently was vice president and manager of
the company's Georgia subsidiary. Steve Fort, manager of technical services,
will assume Honey's position as plant manager of the Augusta, Georgia,
Bennett Pump Company, Spring Lake, Michigan, has promoted Spencer
Hines to vice president of business development for DEF products. He also
holds the position of vice president with Bennett Pump's parent company,
Petroleum Solutions Inc., headquartered in McAllen,
Texas, has opened its eighth location at 2484 West Cardinal Drive, Beaumont,
Texas 77705. Phone: (409) 842-0007.
Fuel inventory management system manufacturer. Beaudreau Electric
Marketing, 100 Mechanic Street, Building C, Pawcatuck, Connecticut 06379,
has applied for manufacturer division membership. Dave Goodman is vice
president of the firm, which was established in 2007. The company
manufactures dispenser anti-theft equipment, sump leak detection equipment,
and fuel inventory management systems which are sold through distributors.
Sponsored for PEI membership by Al Eichorn, PMPCorp, Avon, CT.
Leak detection equipment manufacturer. Alert Indiana LLC, 636 East
11th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, has applied for manufacturer
division membership. Lesley Stoeffler is CFO of the firm, which was
established in 2000. The company manufactures leak detection equipment for
underground and aboveground fuel storage tanks. The equipment is sold
through distributors. Sponsored for PEI membership by Steve Purpora,
Protanic, Saukville, WI.
NGV fueling station equipment manufacturer. GreenField Compression,
900 North Bowser, Richardson, Texas 75081, has applied for manufacturer
division membership. Jared Hightower is sales manager for the firm, which
was established in 1873. GreenField Compression manufactures storage systems
for industrial and natural gases which are sold through distributors.
Sponsored for PEI membership by Lucy Sackett, Gilbarco, Greensboro, NC.
California architectural firm. A & S Engineering, 207 West Alameda,
Suite 203, Burbank, California 91502, has applied for affiliate division
membership. Ahmad Ghaderi is the primary contact for the firm, which was
established in 1988. The company provides engineering, consulting and
management services to the retail fueling sector of the industry. Nominated
for PEI membership by Jerry A. Thomas, CEThomasCo, Gardena, CA.
Safety equipment manufacturer. MagTon Machining & Automation, 951
Denison Street, Unit 8, Markham, Ontario L3R 3W9, has applied for affiliate
division membership. Marco Maggiotto is the owner of the firm, which was
established in 2004. The company fabricates safety equipment. Sponsored for
PEI membership by Bob Taylor, ACI, Farmington Hills, MI.
DEF distributor. Airgas Specialty Products, 2530 Sever Road, Suite
300, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043, has applied for affiliate division
membership. Kelli Williams is a marketing analyst for the firm, which was
established in 2005. Sponsored for PEI membership by Charles Culverhouse,
Blue1USA, Duluth, GA. www.airgas.com
Pennsylvania software provider. Activant Solutions, Inc., 19 West
College Avenue, Yardley, Pennsylvania 19067, has applied for affiliate
division membership. Abby Bevacqua is senior events coordinator for the
firm, which was established in 1972. The company provides business
management solutions with industry-specific software, professional services
and analytics. Sponsored for PEI membership by Craig Hoyer, KubatEqp,
Denver, CO. www.activant.com
Rhode Island consulting engineer. Chappell's Repair Service, 15
Brookfield Road, Riverside, Rhode Island 02915, has applied for affiliate
division membership. Robert Chappell is president of the firm, which was
established in 1998. The company consults on engineering and environmental
projects. Sponsored for PEI membership by John Nolan, JWKennedy, East
Australia service contractor. Crossecom Pty Ltd., 465 Canning
Highway, Como, WA, Australia 6153, has applied for service and construction
division membership. Andrew C. McKean is CEO of the company, which was
established in 1981. The firm develops innovative automation and accounting
systems for the retail fuel industry. Sponsored for PEI membership by Phil
Carlin, OPW-FMS, Hodgkins, IL.
California equipment replacement and repair firm. Global Petroleum
Services, Inc., 71 Jamacha Road, #251, El Cajon, California 92019, has
applied for service and construction division membership. The company
installs and maintains vapor recovery equipment. Sponsored for PEI
membership by Gregg Miller, NWPump, Portland, OR.
Colorado installation and service company. Rocky Mountain Petroleum
Services, 4490 South Wolcott Court, Denver, Colorado 80236, has applied for
service and construction division membership. David Amin is owner of the
firm, which was established in 2006. The company installs and services
equipment, including dispenser repair. Sponsored for PEI membership by Ken
Neeley, ESCO, Tampa, FL.
Connecticut construction company. Sal Mangione & Sons Construction
Co., Inc., 581 North Main Street, Seymour, Connecticut 06483, has applied
for service and construction division membership. Rick Mangione is president
of the company, which was established in 1987. The firm is a general
contractor specializing in tank installation and removal. Sponsored for PEI
membership by Thomas J. Dion, WildcoPtr, Bloomfield, CT.
Michigan diesel fuel sampling and filtration firm. F.T.S. Management
Inc., 7475 North Clare Avenue, Harrison, Michigan 48625, has applied for
service and construction division membership. David E. Kerr CPA is the
secretary/treasurer for the firm, which was established in 2001. The company
provides diesel fuel sampling and filtration for aboveground and underground
fuel tanks attached to standby generators. Sponsored for PEI membership by
Fred Monroe, Monroe, Arlington, TX.
New York installation and service company. Aventura Construction
Corp., 1101 Waverly Avenue, Holtsville, New York 11742, has applied for
service and construction division membership. Frank Demeyer is president of
the firm, which was established in 2007. The company furnishes and installs
fueling systems, and builds and repairs service stations, fueling
facilities, oil tanks, etc. Sponsored for PEI membership by Lee Nicholson,
Omntec, Ronkonkoma, NY.
Pennsylvania service firm. Advanced Petroleum Services Inc., 101
Dinnerbell Road, Suite 3, Butler, Pennsylvania 16002, has applied for
service and construction division membership. Fred J. Brandstetter is
president of the firm, which was established in 2008. The company provides
equipment service in Pittsburgh, eastern Ohio, and northern West Virginia.
Sponsored for PEI membership by Lucy Sackett, Gilbarco, Greensboro, NC.
ADMITTED TO PEI
- Titan Management Group LLC, Brentwood, TN (aff)
- Somers Electrical and Mechanical Company, Hamilton, Bermuda (S&C)
- Shen and Associates Inc., Covina, CA (S&C)
- Eduardo Cantu Garcia, Gybsaco, Santa Catarina, NL, Mexico (O&E)
- Robert Grace, Grace Flying Service, Inc., Saint Francis, KS (O&E)
- Rick McClure, McClure Oil Corp., Marion, IN (O&E)
- Scott Ream, Turkey Hill Minit Markets, Lancaster, PA (O&E)