Management

Jeremy L. Bergeron, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bergeron has been the Chief Executive Officer of our General Partner since June 2017. He was the President of our General Partner from March 2015 through February 2018 and has served as a director of the Board since October 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Bergeron served as the Senior Vice President of Integration & Development Operations for CST Brands, Inc. and he served as Vice President and Treasurer for CST Brands, Inc. since its spin-off from Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) in 2013. Mr. Bergeron was with Valero Energy Corporation for 17 years and held several management positions with increasing levels of responsibility. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Management and Information Systems from the University of the Incarnate Word and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is also a 2014 graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.

Gerardo Valencia, President

Mr. Valencia was appointed President of our General Partner and a director of the Board on March 1, 2018. Prior to joining CrossAmerica, Mr. Valencia was responsible for retail operations, asset management, business development, national wholesale fuel sales and strategy for different markets around the globe for BP p.l.c. He was President of ampm, the convenience store subsidiary of BP p.l.c., head of sales and marketing for the U.S. West Coast and, in his last role within BP p.l.c., was responsible for retail strategy and implementation of programs across North America. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering from the Monterrey Institute of Technology in Mexico.

Evan Smith, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Smith was appointed Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of our General Partner in June 2017. He was previously Vice President and Treasurer of CST Brands Inc. since April 2015. He has more than 20 years of finance and capital markets experience, including working as an investment fund manager with US Global Investors, a sell-side equity research analyst with Sanders Morris Harris, and a valuation consultant for Arthur Andersen where he began his career in 1994. Mr. Smith has been a CFA charter holder since 2001 and earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

George W. Wilkins, Vice President of Operations

Mr. Wilkins was appointed Vice President of Operations of our General Partner in January 2018. He has served as Vice President since July 2014. Previously, Mr. Wilkins was our Wholesale General Manager since March 2012. During that time, he was responsible for growing and developing our network of dealer operated locations. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Wilkins worked for LUKOIL North America, where he served as Director of Wholesale Operations and Marketing and as Brand Manager from 2004 to 2010. Mr. Wilkins has over 20 years of diverse experience working for major oil companies, including ConocoPhillips as East Coast Marketing Manager and Regional Strategy Manager for Mobil Oil Corporation. Mr. Wilkins holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Drexel University, as well as an Executive MBA degree from Villanova University.

Giovanna Rueda, Director, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary

Ms. Rueda was appointed Corporate Secretary of our General Partner in June 2017. She served as Director, Assistant Corporate Secretary of the General Partner since October 2014 and as Director, Assistant Corporate Secretary of CST Brands, Inc. until the merger of CST Brands, Inc. and Circle K in June 2017. Prior to that, Ms. Rueda held a variety of leadership roles with private companies in finance, business development and management. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia and a master’s degree in international finance and business from Columbia University in New York.

Ken Langston, Senior Director, Fuels and Strategy

Ken Langston was appointed Senior Director, Fuels and Strategy of our General Partner in June 2017. He joined Circle K in November 2009 and since then he has served as Senior Director, National Wholesale Fuels, Circle K’s United States wholesale operation. Prior to that, he spent twenty-four years with BP Products, NA (and its predecessor entities). In his last position with BP as Director of Transformation, he was responsible for AMPM Franchise Development and Operations in the Eastern United States, BP’s United States Branded Dealer business and the divestment of BP’s convenience retail assets in the eastern United States. Prior to that role, he was Director of Company Operations in the Great Lakes, Cincinnati, Atlanta and South Florida markets. Other roles with BP included managing health, safety and insurance for BP’s United Stated retail operations and roles in Merchandising, Marketing and Training. Mr. Langston has been in the convenience retailing and retail fuel business since 1985. He graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.