With more than 25 years of multidisciplinary achievement, and a passion for operational excellence and continuous improvement, James offers our customers his proven, hands-on leadership style and in-depth knowledge of building, developing and motivating high-performance teams.
Skilled in directing the efforts of large, branch-based businesses with as many as 1,700 employees, he has effectively stewarded P&Ls with $950MM in revenue and $250MM in EBITDA.
James started his career in multi-unit operational management with Pizza Hut, and served as Vice President of Operations for AmeriGas Propane. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of Operations for PetroChoice, one of the nation’s largest oil and lubricant distributers, serving customers from over 50 distribution hubs, in 32 states.
He is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, with a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management and Marketing and Operations Management.
"I’m proud to have joined the fantastic team at LES as we head into a period of significant growth, and very much look forward to further improving the service, reliability, and value we provide to our customers every day."