Management

Charles M. Nifong, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Nifong was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the General Partner, effective November 19, 2019. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Nifong was the President of Dunne Manning Stores, Inc., a convenience store operator and wholesale fuel provider. Mr. Nifong served as the Chief Investment Officer and Vice President of Finance for the Partnership from 2013 through 2015. Before joining the Partnership, Mr. Nifong worked for more than nine years in investment banking as a Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he worked on an extensive range of capital markets and mergers and acquisitions advisory assignments. Prior to his career in investment banking, Mr. Nifong served as a Captain in the United States Army in armor and reconnaissance units. Mr. Nifong holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering with Highest Honor from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia.

Maura Topper, Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Topper was appointed Chief Financial Officer and principal financial officer of the General Partner effective August 11, 2021.  Ms. Topper has served on the Board since November 19, 2019. Immediately prior to assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer of the General Partner, she served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dunne Manning Holdings LLC (“Dunne Manning”), a diversified portfolio of companies operating in the real estate and investing industries and an affiliate of the Topper Group. Prior to joining Dunne Manning in 2014, Ms. Topper graduated from the Masters of Business Administration program at Columbia Business School. Prior to that, she served as a Marketing Account Executive at MSG Promotions, Inc. and a senior accountant in the audit practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP in New York. Ms. Topper graduated from Villanova University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business (Finance). From 2012 to 2014, she served as a director on the Board.

David F. Hrinak, Executive Vice President Wholesale 

Mr. Hrinak was appointed Executive Vice President Wholesale, effective February 24, 2020.  Mr. Hrinak previously served as Vice President of Operations of the General Partner from November 19, 2019, through February 24, 2020, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the General Partner from 2014 until June 2017 and served as President of the General Partner from May 2012 to October 2014. He previously served as an Officer of Dunne Manning Inc. (“DMI”), a diversified portfolio of companies operating in the real estate and investing industries from 2005 until the founding of the General Partner and was DMI’s President from September 2010 until May 2012. Mr. Hrinak has more than 36 years of experience in the wholesale and retail fuel distribution business. Prior to joining DMI, Mr. Hrinak was the Branded Wholesale Manager at ConocoPhillips.

Keenan D. Lynch, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Mr. Lynch was appointed Corporate Secretary of the General Partner, effective November 19, 2019, and General Counsel, effective February 24, 2020. Since 2017, he has served as Vice President and General Counsel of Dunne Manning Holdings LLC (“Dunne Manning”), a diversified portfolio of companies operating in the real estate and investing industries and an affiliate of the Topper Group. Before joining Dunne Manning, from 2015 to 2017, he was an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Villanova University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an L.L.M. in Taxation from the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.