LEADERSHIP

Leadership Team

 

James E. Farish, Jr.

CEO

Jim-FarishJim provides overall leadership of the company to ensure Lincoln’s biofuels vision is implemented throughout the leadership team and all levels of the business. In 1979, Jim founded Lincoln Oil Company – now Lincoln Energy Solutions – as a provider of wholesale gas and diesel fuels. Then, in the mid-1980’s, he led the purchase and eventual divestiture of a small petroleum carrier within South Carolina which was sold in the early 1990’s to Florida Rock & Tank Lines of Jacksonville, Florida. Jim also has experience as a Shell distributor in North Carolina and South Carolina and has worked extensively with branded dealers within those states. Jim’s background extends into the retail side where he has owned and operated convenience stores including the Pumpers chain known throughout Upstate South Carolina and currently the Breaker’s chain located in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. Jim is a South Carolina native and was educated at Francis Marion University and the University of South Carolina.


 

Larry G. Burgamy, Jr.

President

Larry-BurgamyLarry is a partner and manager with Lincoln based in Greenville, SC. He brings a wealth of product marketing, transportation and terminal storage operations throughout the Southeast to his leadership role at Lincoln.

With over twenty years of experience in the oil industry, Larry began his career with Boardman Petroleum, Inc. after earning an A. B. economics degree at the University of Georgia in 1995. Larry served in managing roles with supply and distribution as well as sales and marketing for a 75-unit Southeast convenience store chain and terminal company with nine facilities. These successful companies were sold in 1998 and 2004 respectively to Tosco and Kinder Morgan, at which time, Larry then transitioned to Kinder Morgan in 2004. Larry served as Director, Business Development for Kinder Morgan’s 35-unit Southeast terminal and pipeline network spanning the Gulf Coast, East Coast and Florida for nine years. In 2013, Larry transitioned to Lincoln applying his experience and background with transportation, storage, marketing and asset development.


 

Josh R. Henderson

Chief Operating Officer

Josh-HendersonJosh is a partner and manager with Lincoln based in Greenville. After graduating from Texas Christian University in 1997, Josh began his career in field operations with Star Enterprise and later Motiva Enterprises. In 2002, he joined Murphy Oil Corporation in Houston and was later relocated to El Dorado, AR where he performed numerous fuel supply and marketing roles including retail pricing, transportation, supply and wholesale marketing. In 2013, Murphy USA was spun off from Murphy Oil and Josh was appointed Vice President, Fuels Marketing where he played an integral role in driving the company’s strategic plan. He was also responsible for all fuel related activities for the five billion gallon per year retailer, wholesaler, and terminal operator. He was later named an executive officer of Murphy USA and routinely updated the executive committee and board of directors with a primary focus on petroleum market structures, the competitive environment, and the financial performance of Murphy USA’s fuel segment. Josh joined Lincoln as Chief Operating Officer in 2016. He holds an MBA from Harding University.


 

Aaron W. Hill

Chief Financial Officer

Aaron joined Lincoln in June 2017 and is responsible for all financial aspects of the organization to include financial reporting, analysis and forecasting along with the management of Lincoln’s liquidity, capital structure and risk mitigation strategies.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Aaron spent thirteen years in the banking industry with the last five years focused on providing senior debt financing and other banking services to middle market companies and large corporations. Aaron earned a BBA in Finance from Augusta State University and a MS in Finance from Georgia State University.


 

Tim Fox

Director of Terminal Operations

Tim holds responsibility for all operations of Lincoln Terminal Company.  This includes operational efficiency related to inventory control and consistently meeting established operational objectives.  All training and policies for operations are under Tim’s direction with specific oversight and management of compliance for terminal operations.

Tim brings more than 30 years of terminal management experience to Lincoln.  His background includes operations, safety and management responsibilities with Chevron, Charter Triad and Kinder Morgan.


 

Ray Greer

Controller

Ray joined Lincoln as Controller in March, 2012. Ray leads the accounting team and is responsible for the integrity of Lincoln’s financial information, while also focusing on transactional and operational metrics to increase efficiencies across the organization.

Ray is a graduate of Lander University earning a B.S. Finance/Economics degree. Before joining Lincoln, Ray spent 7 years in the manufacturing industry serving as Senior Accountant for Carry-On Trailer, Inc., the nation’s largest manufacturer of open and enclosed trailers. Also serving as the Accounting Manager for Carry-on’s subsidiary trucking company, Ray gained valuable experience in the Transportation and Logistics sector which has aided his transition into the Oil Industry.


 

Scott Nalley

Vice President – Safety & Operations, Lincoln Transportation

Scott Nalley joined the Lincoln Transportation team in October 2016. Scott started his 31-year career in transportation with Amoco Fabric and Fabrics Company in Bainbridge, GA in 1985 as an Inventory Control Analyst, then moved to in-house Dispatch Supervisor. In 1993, Scott joined steel fabricator Quincy Joist Company as Traffic Manager. Scott was responsible for in-house and outside carrier moves for fabricated steel “super loads” from plants in Quincy, FL; Albany, GA; and Orlando, FL. Most recently, Scott was employed as Tennessee Regional Manager with Florida Rock and Tank Lines. Scott managed the day-to-day business for terminals in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Nashville, and Jackson, TN. These terminals employed over 100 teams members, including over 80 drivers delivering 450,000 gallons of petroleum products daily in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and Kentucky. Scott was educated at Bainbridge State College and is certified as a Safety Professional through the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI).


 

Micheal Ferguson

Director of Risk Management

Micheal joined Lincoln in 2016 as Director of Risk Management where is responsible for managing the Company’s commodity risk exposure. Michael is also involved with numerous supply activities with a keen focus on optimizing Lincoln’s fuel supply chain from origin to destination. Prior to joining Lincoln, Micheal spent four years in Murphy USA’s supply and trading division conducting pipeline trading, waterborne product supply and RIN trading. Thereafter, he spent two years at Murex LLC managing ethanol plant production and hedging, refined products trading on the Colonial Pipeline, and ethanol marketing and procurement for various manifest destination markets. He holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida and an MBA from Harding University.


 

Tommy Rose

Biofuels Trader

Tommy has responsibility for Lincoln’s bulk ethanol and biodiesel sales. Within these responsibilities, Tommy is Lincoln’s RINs coordinator and manages the hedge desk for risk management. He has more than ten years experience in sales and account management with over five as an ethanol trader responsible for managing sales accounts and providing market forecasting for production facilities. Tommy is a graduate of the University of Florida where he played baseball as a pitcher for the Gators.


 

Phil White

Market Development

Phil has more than 30 years experience in the convenience store business and is responsible for developing new markets for Lincoln’s ethanol and bio-diesel products. With Phil’s expertise and market insights, Lincoln has expanded its market reach in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee. His background includes the founding of Little General Food Stores, which Phil grew to 22 convenience stores. In the early 1990’s, he bought Piedmont Candy and Cigar, then served as President of the South Carolina Association of Convenience Stores in 2001. Phil attended Anderson College (now Anderson University) and the University of South Carolina.