Chief Executive Officer
Thomas J. Nimbley has served as our Chief Executive Officer since June 2010 and was our Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer from April 2010 through June 2010. Prior thereto, he served as a Principal for Nimbley Consultants LLC from June 2005 to March 2010, where he provided consulting services and assisted on the acquisition of two refineries. He previously served as Senior Vice President and head of Refining for Phillips Petroleum Company and subsequently Senior Vice President and head of Refining for ConocoPhillips domestic refining system (13 locations) following the merger of Phillips and Conoco. Before joining Phillips at the time of its acquisition of Tosco in September 2001, Mr. Nimbley served in various positions with Tosco Corporation and its subsidiaries starting in April 1993.
Michael D. Gayda joined us as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in April 2010 and has served as our President since June 2010, and was a director of PBF LLC from inception until October 2009. Prior thereto, from May 2006 until January 2010 Mr. Gayda served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Petroplus. Prior to Petroplus, he served as an executive officer of Premcor until its sale to Valero in August 2005 and as General Counsel—Refining for Phillips 66 Company, a division of Phillips Petroleum Company, following Phillips Petroleum’s acquisition of Tosco in September 2001. Mr. Gayda previously served as a Vice President of certain of Tosco’s subsidiaries.
Executive Vice President
Matthew C. Lucey joined us as our Vice President, Finance in April 2008, served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer from April 2010 to April 2014, and now serves as Executive Vice President. Prior thereto, Mr. Lucey served as a Managing Director of M.E. Zukerman & Co., a New York-based private equity firm specializing in several sectors of the broader energy industry, from 2001 to 2008. While at M.E. Zukerman & Co., Mr. Lucey participated in all aspects of the firm’s energy investment activities and served on the Management Committee of Penreco, a manufacturer of specialty petroleum products; Cortez Pipeline Company, a 500 mile CO2 pipeline; and Venture Coke Company, a merchant petroleum coke calciner. Before joining M.E. Zukerman & Co., Mr. Lucey spent six years in the banking industry.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Erik Young joined PBF Energy in December 2010, where he was responsible for both corporate development activities and capital markets initiatives. Mr. Young has been heavily involved in the evolution of PBF Energy and has served as our Chief Financial Officer since April 2014. Mr. Young has fifteen years of comprehensive corporate finance experience, from strategic planning to mergers and acquisitions across a variety of industries and end markets. Mr. Young began his career in investment banking with First Union Securities before joining J.F. Lehman & Company, a New York-based private equity investment firm, in 2001 where he was involved in portfolio investments in the United States and Europe.
Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
Todd O’Malley joined PBF Energy in November 2010, with over 15 years of energy industry experience, and served as the head of PBF’s commercial operations related to clean fuels since May of 2013. As of April 2014, he serves as the Chief Commercial Officer overseeing all aspects of PBF Energy’s commercial operations. Mr. O’Malley joined PBF from the Hess Energy Trading Company where he traded petroleum products in both the United States and Europe. Prior to that, Mr. O’Malley established a proprietary refined petroleum products and ethanol trading platform for an international investment bank. Previously, Mr. O’Malley was Vice President of Supply and Distribution of Gulf Oil in charge of petroleum products trading and optimization of storage and terminal assets. Prior thereto, Mr. O’Malley managed the northeast clean products commercial operations for Premcor. Mr. O’Malley has held similar commercial roles in other energy-focused organizations where he traded electricity, natural gas, grains, biofuels, crude oil and petroleum products, both physically and financially.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Jeffrey Dill has served as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since May 2010 and from March 2008 until September 2009. Mr. Dill served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Maxum Petroleum, Inc., a national marketer and logistics company for petroleum products, from September 2009 to May and as Consulting General Counsel and Secretary for NTR Acquisition Co., a special purpose acquisition company focused on downstream energy opportunities, from April 2007 to February 2008. Previously he served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Neurogen Corporation, a drug discovery and development company, from March 2006 to December 2007. Mr. Dill has over 15 years experience providing legal support to refining, transportation and marketing organizations in the petroleum industry, including positions at Premcor, ConocoPhillips, Tosco and Unocal.
Senior Vice President
Thomas L. O’Connor joined the PBF team in September of 2014 as a Senior Vice President with responsibility for business development and growing the business of PBF Logistics.Mr. O’Connor has 20 years of oil industry experience and joins PBF from Morgan Stanley where he was most recently a Managing Director and Global Head of Crude Oil Trading and Global Co-Head of Oil Flow Trading. In this role, he managed a number of activities including pipeline and storage positions related to physical and derivative commodities trading activities. Additionally, Mr. O’Connor oversaw the crude oil gathering activities of TransMontaigne Product Services Inc., a Morgan Stanley subsidiary, where he worked with producers and refiners to provide logistical solutions in key markets with a team of lease buyers along with a fleet of rail cars and crude transport trailers. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2000, he worked for the Tosco Corporation from 1995 to 2000 in the Atlantic Basin Fuel Oil and Feedstocks Team. Mr. O’Connor is a graduate of Hobart College with a degree in Economics.
Senior Vice President of Refining
Herman Seedorf joined PBF Energy in February of 2011 and is now the Senior Vice President of Refining. Mr. Seedorf originally joined PBF Energy as the Delaware City Refinery Plant Manager and became Senior Vice President, Eastern Region Refining, in September of 2013. Prior to this he served for nine years as the refinery manager of the Wood River Refinery in Roxana, Illinois, and also as an officer of the joint venture between ConocoPhillips and Cenovus. His oversight responsibilities for the development and execution of the multi-billion dollar upgrade project which enabled the expanded processing of Canadian crude oils. He also served as the refinery manager of the Bayway Refinery in Linden, New Jersey for four years during the time period that it was an asset of the Tosco Corporation. Herman began his career in the petroleum industry with Exxon in 1980. His assignments with Exxon included the trading of international crude oils and a number of managerial assignments at the Baytown Refinery in Texas. Before embarking on his career in the petroleum industry, Mr. Seedorf served five years in the U.S. Navy’s submarine corps following his graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy.
Vice President, Crude Oil and Feedstocks
Paul Davis joined PBF Energy in April of 2012 and has been head of PBF’s commercial operations related to crude oil and refinery feedstock sourcing since May of 2013. Mr. Davis has over 29 years of experience in commercial operations in crude oil and refined products, including 16 years with the ExxonMobil Corporation in various operational and commercial positions, including sourcing refinery feedstocks and crude oil and the disposition of refined petroleum products, as well as optimization roles within refineries. Previously, Mr. Davis was responsible for managing the U.S. clean products commercial operations for Hess Energy Trading Company. Prior to that, Mr. Davis was responsible for Premcor’s U.S. Midwest clean products disposition group.