Leadership

For nearly 80 years, Ferrellgas has grown significantly, and we recognize the secret to that success is people. Our leaders draw from their unique expertise, talents, and skills to help plan and execute strategies that keep us on the path toward continued success.

Meet our leadership team.

James E. Ferrell

Chairman, Interim Chief Executive Officer & President

On September 27, 2016, Mr. Ferrell was appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer and President by the Board of Directors of Ferrellgas, Inc. Mr. Ferrell has been with Ferrell Companies or its predecessors and its affiliates in various executive capacities since 1965, including Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ferrellgas, Inc. Under his leadership, Ferrellgas has grown from a small, independently owned propane company to one of the nation’s largest propane retailers. Mr. Ferrell is a past President of the World LP Gas Association and a former Chairman of the Propane Vehicle Council. Mr. Ferrell brings to the company significant experience in propane and midstream operations and valuable knowledge of the company’s operating history.

William E. Ruisinger

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Bryan J. Wright

Interim Chief Operating Officer



Retail & Corporate Leadership

Ben Guzzi, Region Vice President, North Central

Kirt Brasseaux, Region Vice President, South Central

Eric Ellis, Region Vice President, Southwest

Joe Westby, Region Vice President, Northwest

Kevin Tobolski, Region Vice President, South

Marcin Grucela, Region Vice President, Southeast

Ray Galan, Region Vice President, West

Tim Sayers, Region Vice President, Northeast

Cathy Brown, Senior Vice President, Tax & Treasury

Eric Kruger, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning 

Mark Tucker, Senior Vice President, Sales (Blue Rhino)

Jessica Ashe, Vice President, Human Resources

Scott Brockelmeyer, Vice President, Marketing & Media Relations

Nathan Gronberg, Vice President of Accounting & Corporate Controller

Sarah Knight, Vice President, Customer Experience & Employee Development

Robin Lewis, Vice President of Material Management, Fleet, National Accounts

Tamria Zertuche, Vice President, Information Technology

 

Ferrell North America

Brian Numrich, Vice President, Trading and Distribution

Travis Ochs, Vice President, Supply

Travis Dunham, Director, Wholesale

Taylor Marolis, Director, Transportation

  

Board of Directors, Ferrellgas Partners

James E. Ferrell, Chairman

Pamela A. Breuckmann

Stephen M. Clifford

Andrew Levison

John R. Lowden

Michael F. Morrissey

James K. Schwartz