Fuel Sales Manager
Prior to joining the Wallis team, husband and father of two, Durell Cotton garnered many years of sales experience in the printing and logistics industries, striving to provide solutions and value at every stage of the process.
“Recognizing and understanding your client’s business needs and daily pains is mission critical, to developing the right approach to problem solving.”
Director of Fuels
Dave started with Wallis in 2008 and works in all the regions we currently supply. He has been in the oil industry for over 28 years and has worked in the East Coast, West Coast, and Midwest markets. Dave focuses on branded retail, unbranded commercial fueling, and refinery supply and trading. Dave is committed to providing exceptional customer service and measures success by the success of our customers.
Director of Wholesale
Nolan Keller began working for Wallis in 2005 as a Manager Trainee at a Wallis-operated site in St. Peters, MO. Nolan managed several store locations before moving to the Wholesale Division in 2010 as a dealer Business Consultant. In May 2014, Nolan became Director of Wholesale.
Don joined Wallis in 2006 as a Dealer Business Consultant around the time Wallis acquired BP assets in St. Louis. Before joining Wallis, Don spent 6 years in the equipment and fixture business, designing and building convenience store interiors. He prides himself on the ability to build strong business relationships with our customers and continues to work on solutions to strengthen that partnership.
John got his start with Wallis in April of 2006. He has 20 years of experience in the petroleum and convenience store industries, both wholesale and retail – big oil and jobber. John’s expertise includes operations, maintenance, marketing, pricing, supply, P&L management, pre and post-acquisition, and divestments.
Business Consultant & On the Run Franchise Specialist
Julie started with Wallis in 1999 as a Territory Manager for company-operated locations. She began in the industry in 1985, working her way from overnight cashier up to management. In 2007, Julie joined Wallis’ wholesale division, bringing her store retail expertise to wholesale customers. She specializes in loss prevention and increasing store profits. Her passion for retail and making customers viable, long term, is her first priority.
Director of New Business
Jack originally started with Wallis in the Spring of 1978 while in high school. He came back to work for the company after graduating college and working for another company in 1989. Jack has had the opportunity to manage a store, supervise multiple stores, and work with our wholesale customers. Now he focuses strictly on working with new customers, existing customers, and new locations.
Tom joined Wallis in September of 2012 and serves as a Fleet Manager covering both Illinois and Missouri. A graduate of Western Illinois University, Tom spent time as a police officer in DeKalb County, IL before working in asset protection and fraud investigations in the private sector. His background includes roles in loss prevention, credit, and wholesale marketing. He has spent over 30 years in the energy and convenience store industry.
Fuel Supply Manager
Joe is a Fuel Supply Manager who began working for Wallis in July of 2013. He currently works with supply terminals locally and throughout the United States. Before Wallis, Joe spent eight years working for ExxonMobil in numerous branded and unbranded roles.