Management

Jeremy L. Bergeron, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bergeron was appointed President of our General Partner in March 2015 and Director of the Board in October 2015. Prior to his current position, 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 of Business Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is also a 2014 graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.

Evan Smith, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Smith became Vice President and Treasurer of CST Brands Inc. in April 2015. He has more than 20 years of finance and capital markets experience, including work as an investment fund manager with US Global Investors in San Antonio, a sell-side equity research analyst with Sanders Morris Harris in Houston, and a valuation consultant for Arthur Andersen in Houston where he began his career in 1994. He also serves on the board of the CFA Society of San Antonio and The Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship at UT San Antonio. 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.

Matthew McCure, Vice President of Operations 

Mr. McCure served as Vice President of National Wholesale Fuels & Worldwide Franchise for Couche-Tard since April 2014. From May 2008 until April 2014, he was Vice President of Circle K Southeast US Company Operations. Prior to that, he held various positions within the Southeast & Midwest Circle K business unit ranging from Regional Director of Operations, Director of Marketing & Fuel, and Director of Facilities. He joined Couche-Tard in 2001. Mr. McCure has been in the Convenience Store and Fuel Station business since 1996. Prior to joining Couche-Tard, he spent six years working in the Southeast US for Swifty Serve/Camp Oil Company. There he held the Director of Facilities position after starting his career as a Project Manager. He also gained experience in the Marketing, Fuel Operations and Real Estate Departments. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

George W. Wilkins, Vice President of Operations

George Wilkins was appointed Vice President for our general partner in July 2014. Mr. Wilkins has served as Wholesale General Manager for Lehigh Gas since March 2012. During that time, he was responsible for growing and developing our network of dealer operated locations. Mr. Wilkins worked for LUKOIL North America, where he served as Director of Wholesale Operations and Marketing from 2010 - 2011 and as Brand Manager from 2004 – 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 of Science 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 served as Director, Assistant Corporate Secretary of the General Partner since October 2014 and as Director, Assistant Corporate Secretary of CST Brands until the acquisition of CST by 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’s 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.