PPA Welcomes Ten New Members In August 

PPA would like to highlight the following new members joining the association in August

Active Members

Active Members are independent branded and non-branded petroleum marketers who sell gasoline, heating oil, diesel fuel, kerosene, and other petroleum products at both the wholesale and retail levels, including convenience stores.

Countryside Fuel (Myerstown, PA)

Retail Convenience Store Operator

This new membership category is specifically designed to meet the needs of the small convenience store operator with four (4) or less retail locations.

 — N/A in August

Associate Members

Associate Members are firms that supply Active members with petroleum products and other related services and products.

 — American Business Brokers & Advisors: Terry Monroe has been in the business of establishing, operating, consulting and selling businesses for more than 35 years. As President and founder of American Business Brokers & Advisors, he serves as an advisor and consultant for business buyers and sellers throughout the nation. His knowledge and expertise in business sales has led to many multi-million dollar transactions and earned him a position as an expert source, appearing in The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur magazine, CNN Money, USA Today, and more.  Primary Member Contact: Terry Monroe, President; Email: Terry@TerryMonroe.com;  Phone: (239) 821-4800

GPI Great Plains Industries: Great Plains Industries (GPI) was founded in 1972 and is respected globally for its high-quality fuel transfer pumps, fuel meters, flowmeters and Industrial instrumentation for fluid transfer pump and liquid flowmeter markets around the world. The Company is home to the GPI®, FLOMEC® and GPRO® brands that serve Industrial, Commercial and Retail customers in many applications: fuel, agriculture, chemicals, manufacturing, construction, mining, oil and gas, and many more.  Primary Member Contact: Dan Maher, Commercial Fuel Distribution Manager; Email: dmaher@gplains.com;  Phone: (316) 619-7659

 — Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc.: Matrix’s Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Investment Banking Group is recognized as the national leader in providing transactional advisory services to companies in the downstream energy and multi-site retail sectors including convenience retailing, petroleum marketing & distribution, propane distribution, heating oil distribution, lubricants distribution, petroleum logistics, terminals and car washes.  Group members are dedicated to these sectors and draw upon complementary experiences to provide advisory services to complete sophisticated merger and acquisition transactions, debt and equity capital raises, corporate valuations, special situations and strategic planning engagements.  Since 1997, our Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Investment Banking Group has successfully completed over 270 engagements with a total transaction value of more than $13 billion.  Primary Member Contact: Spencer P. Cavalier, Co-Head of Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Investment Banking; Email: spcavalier@matrixcmg.com;  Phone: (667) 217-3320

 — Reynolds American Inc.: Reynolds American Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BAT Group and the U.S. parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc., American Snuff Company, LLC, R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company, and Modoral Brands Inc. To learn more about Reynolds American Inc. and its operating companies, please visit www.reynoldsamerican.com.  Primary Member Contact: Kyle May, Director External Relations; Email: kyle.may@rjrt.com;  Phone: (336) 741-2550

PPATEC Members

PPATEC Members are HVAC contractors or energy marketers who do not sell heating oil in the state of Pennsylvania.

Homer Nine and Sons, Inc. (Bridgewater, PA)

— Groff’s Home Comfort Team (Willow Street, PA)

— Ray O. Cook (Roseville, CA)

— HL Bowman Inc (Harrisburg, PA)

— Titan HVAC, Inc. (Allison Park, PA)

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