Jim 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 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.
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Josh 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.
Micheal joined Lincoln in 2016 to lead the Supply and Trading division of Lincoln Energy Solutions. Managing Lincoln’s commodity risk exposure, product scheduling team and business development pursuits are among his core focal points while serving as the Vice President of Supply & Trading. 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.
Tyler joined Lincoln’s supply team in January of 2017. Prior to joining Lincoln, he spent two years in Houston Texas with Biourja Trading Company. During his time with Biourja, he handled ethanol logistics and scheduling. At Lincoln, he now serves as the Business Development Manager while also focusing on supply optimization. Tyler is responsible for Lincoln’s terminal blending activities and biodiesel system.