Propane People "In The News"

(October 2, 2020) – Bpn presents New propane People in the news tyler Pendill joins legacy energy consulting 09-20Legacy Energy Consulting (Otsego, Minn.)BPN presents New propane People in news with jason LeVine joining legacy energy consulting 09-20 has named Jason LeVine as vice president of business development. He will work in acquisitions, and will market Tankfarm in 18 states, including the Ohio Valley, and southern and mid-Atlantic states. Previously, LeVine was a business development executive working in acquisitions with Ferrellgas, and he also spent seven years as a regional sales manager with BASE Engineering.

Tyler Pendill has joined Legacy Energy Consulting as director of business development, working primarily with the marketing efforts of Tankfarm. He will contribute to the acquisition efforts as well. He prevously worked for Ferrellgas in Salt Lake City.

The Missouri Propane Gas Association (MPGA) recently elected its officers and directors to serve on the board of directors for 2020-2021. Association officers include Brian Brooks, Brooks Gas (Marshfield), president; Luke Fitzpatrick, MFA Oil (Wardsville), vice president; Mark Porth, CHS (Lawson), treasurer; Samantha Reed, Reed Oil (Doniphan), membership chair; and Derek Poe, Titan Propane (Branson), past president chair.

Of note: Incoming president Brian Brooks is the third generation from Brooks Gas and fourth family member to serve as MPGA president. Bill Brooks (grandfather) led the organization from 1976-1977; Joe Brooks (father) from 1999-2000; and John Brooks (uncle) from 2010-2011.

Also, MPGA marked its 75th anniversary on June 29. The organization was chartered, as the Missouri LP-Gas Association, originally located in Springfield, Mo. on June 29, 1945.

The New York Propane Gas Association has named its new officers for 2020-2021. They include Tim Johnston, Johnston’s Propane Gas Service (Fulton), president; Matt Meehan, Mirabito Energy (Binghampton), first vice president; Christina Armentano, Paraco Gas (Rye Brook), second vice president; Chris Scaturro, Chili Gas (Circleville), secretary; and Paul Wendt, Wendt’s Propane & Oil (Sanborn), treasurer. Bill Overbaugh, Ehrhart Energy (Trumansburg), is immediate past-president.
Bpn's new propane People in the news welcomes Charles Buonincontri as new director of lpg sales 09-20

Paraco Gas
(Rye Brook, N.Y.) has promoted Charles Buonincontri to director of sales, with responsibility for leading the sales team company-wide. He has been with Paraco for nearly 20 years. Buonincontri previously served as Paraco’s central regional sales manager for Metro New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, as well as key account manager for growing the company’s forklift segment footprint.

propane education & research council names Daniel dixon of Amerigas as new perc chairman reports BPN 09-2020
Daniel Dixon, Group Director Business Development, AmeriGas, has
assumed his role as chairman of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC; Washington, D.C.) during a recent virtual public Council meeting. He assumes the gavel from former chairman Rob Freeman of Freeman Gas Co. (Spartanburg, S.C.). Joining Dixon on the executive board are Casey Cramton, Dead Rver Co. (S. Portland, Maine), vice chairman marketers; Bruce Leonard, Targa Resources (Houston), vice chairman producers; Jeff Kerns, ThompsonGas (Frederick, Md.), treasurer; and Stuart Weidie, Blossman Gas (Swananoa, N.C.), secretary.

New Propane People in the news welcomes Erin Hatcher as new perc communications advisor reports Bpn 09-20Erin Hatcher has joined the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC; Washington, D.C.) as senior vice president in charge of communications and marketing, working from her home in Richmond, Va. She brings to her new position expertise in strategic planning and implementation, brand management, fiscal responsibility, business growth, and crisis management planning. Hatcher was previously with Sauer Brands Inc., serving as director of marketing, where she led strategic planning, market research, product development, social media strategy, e-commerce, and creative development of TV and digital advertising, as well as PR, contract negotiation, and intellectual property management for their portfolio of brands. Before Sauer, she worked for Kraft Foods as associate brand manager.

The Western Propane Gas Association installed its 2020-2021 officers during its recent board of directors meeting. Ben McWhorter, Sequoia Gas Co. (Fortuna, Calif.), is serving as chairman of the board; Julie Johnson, Ted Johnson Propane (Baldwin Park, Calif.), vice chairwoman; and Alex Gallard, Blue Star Gas (Garberville, Calif.), secretary-treasurer. Richard Martinelli of InterState Propane (Sacramento) is immediate past chairman.

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