PetroCard, a commercial fuel distributor based in the Pacific Northwest and subsidiary of BBNC, announced today that Laura Yellig has been named president and chief executive officer. She succeeds Scott Walters who retired after more than twelve years with the organization.
“Laura brings an extensive background in fuels and logistics that align well with the strong commercial fuels organization that Scott, his predecessors, and the employees of PetroCard have built. With her leadership, we’re confident we will grow PetroCard and position the business for continued success,” said Bob Cox, president and chief executive officer of Bristol Bay Industrial Fuels, PetroCard’s parent corporation.
Ms. Yellig is a petroleum industry veteran and brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in fuels sales, supply, and distribution. She joins PetroCard from her position as vice president of Crowley Fuels, a full-service fuel sales and distribution company in Alaska. Ms. Yellig previously held leadership roles at Shell Oil Products in the Pacific Northwest as region manager of wholesale and retail sales and operations and in national capacities where she led Shell’s retail operations support, joint venture pipelines, and national order fulfillment and distribution businesses.
“PetroCard is well known for providing best-in-class fleet fuel management services and convenient commercial fueling locations, as well as offering competitive supply options for fuels retailers. I’m excited to join the great team at PetroCard to support our customers’ evolving needs and grow our fleet and fuels portfolio.”
Ms. Yellig holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Rice University and a Bachelor of Business Administration – Operations Management from New Mexico State University.