Mike Turchi

* 41 years of experience in the international and domestic fuel and petrochemicals storage and distribution space in engineering, design, operations, compliance, sales and marketing and company leadership.  

* Expertise in managing, designing and constructing infrastructure in the energy sector -  terminals, pipelines, marine docks, truck & rail loading and unloading. Worked in various parts of the United States in numerous roles for GATX, ITAPCO and TransMontaigne.  

* Founder Principal of Atlanta-based Summit Terminaling Services, LLC, an engineering and consulting firm; Peak Midstream, Rail Renewables and Peak Transport.

* MBA from National University (Los Angeles) and BS in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Ty Rogers

* 25 years experience in fuel supply, logistics and hedging. 

* Expertise in petroleum products wholesale, marketing, pipeline and terminal logistics and hedging. Worked in various parts of the United States in trading and management positions for Phibro Energy and Koch Industries.

* Successfully sold Atlanta-based Nova Energy, Inc in 2017, a physical and financial energy risk company managing fuel supply, terminal access and financial hedges on behalf of its clients. 

* Co-founder and manager of Rail Transfer Services, LLC a rail transload facility in Albany, Georgia which transloads ethanol on to tank trucks.   

* MBA in Marketing from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University.

Mike Brakefield

* 27 years experience in North American fuel supply and logistics.

* Expertise in crude oil, petroleum products and renewable energy rail logistics, including the construction of transload sites, transload trailers and truck fleet management. Worked in various parts of the United States in management positions for Mobil Oil Corporation, Petro Stopping Centers and Musket Corporation/Love’s Travel Stops. 

* Founder and President of Oklahoma-City based Brake-Away Logistics, Inc., an energy logistics consulting firm.  

* BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Oklahoma

Ross Benton

* 25 years experience in fuel supply, logistics and management. 

* Expertise in petroleum products and renewable energy terminal management, wholesale marketing and truck fleet operations and management. 

* Part of the second-generation that joined his family firm, Benton Oil Service, Inc. which is involved in the wholesale and retail petroleum products business in Chattanooga, Tennessee and the surrounding region. Worked in all areas of the company including sales, truck dispatch, terminal management, supply and bio-fuels. 

* As President successfully sold Benton Oil Services, Inc. in 2011.

* Co-founder and manager of Rail Transfer Services, LLC a rail transload facility in Albany, Georgia which transloads ethanol on to tank trucks.

Eric Politte

* Extensive experience providing regulatory and environmental support many of the large and small terminals around the country.   

* Built and sold his regulatory compliance and environmental engineering firm, Response Management Associates, to O’Brien’s Response Management (a wholly owned subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings (NYSE: CKH; a multi-billion dollar global company)) in 2006. 

* Helped SEACOR build and man their first ethanol terminal, now called Gateway Terminal located on the Mississippi River in Sauget, IL (across the river from St. Louis). SEACOR has subsequently acquired the majority portion of an ethanol distillery/production facility in Illinois. 

* As President of O’Brien’s Response Management, led the company to gross revenues in excess of $1B in 2010 with EBITDA well in excess of $100M.  He built a team of over 600 staff and managed over 15,000 contract personnel.