Leadership

Leadership Team

James E. Farish, Jr.

Chairman Emeritus & Founder
James E. Farish, Jr.

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 G. Burgamy, Jr.

CEO

Larry G. Burgamy, Jr.

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.

Josh R. Henderson

President & COO

Josh R. Henderson

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.

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

Vice President, Accounting & IT
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.

Tyler Pfister

Business Development Manager

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.


Andy Schwarz

Business Development
Andy joined Lincoln in January 2022 and is responsible for ethanol sales and new business development. He retired from ExxonMobil in 2021, after spending twenty-four years in the company's supply & trading organization, serving his last six years as Exxon's US Biofuels Trader. Andy lives in Houston and is a graduate of Wake Forest University, where he earned a B.S. degree in Business.

Pete McKinney

Biofuels Trader
Pete joined the Lincoln supply team in Feb of 2022 as the Biofuels Trader. He manages ethanol marketing and sales for Lincoln. Prior to joining Lincoln, he started his career with Eco-Energy in 2005 where he handled marketing responsibilities of major corporate accounts and worked in the development group managing asset development projects. Thereafter, he spent nearly three years at Lakeview Energy as a Products trader before leaving in 2018 to join CITGO Petroleum as the Renewable Fuels Manager. At CITGO he managed supplied biofuels for over 60 terminals. He holds a BS from the University of Florida.