Wall joins Spirit Petroleum Marketers management committee

Lewis Wall, president and chief executive officer of Davenport Energy Inc., has joined the management committee of Petroleum Marketers Oil Company, LLC, owner of the Spirit gasoline brand.

Davenport Energy President and CEO Lewis Wall Jr.
Davenport Energy President and CEO Lewis Wall Jr.

Based in Chatham, Davenport Energy is a licensee for a number of Spirit gasoline stations and convenience stores throughout the Dan River Region.

Spirit is a nationally recognized independent petroleum brand managed by marketers and owned by the non-profit Petroleum Marketers Association of America.

Spirit President Vera Haskins said Davenport Energy has been a great supporter of Spirit in Virginia.

“I’m delighted that Lewis has agreed to serve on the PMOCO Management Committee,” Haskins said. “I believe his vision and energy will be of great benefit to the brand and to all of our licensees.”

Wall said it is a privilege to be asked to join the Spirit management group.

“It’s a great board, part of a great organization led by an impressive group of people,” he said. “I’m really looking forward to getting in there and listening and getting up to speed on the conversations the committee has been having, and helping in any way I can to contribute to the growth and health of the Spirit brand.”

Founded in 1941, Davenport Energy will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2016, and has grown to a multi-product company with eight regional offices serving more than 25,000 customers.