Board of Directors

Thomas Nimbley


Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Nimbley has served as Chairman of the Board since June 30, 2016. He 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. In his capacity as PBF Energy Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nimbley also serves as a director and the Chief Executive Officer of its subsidiaries, including PBF GP, the general partner of PBFX, of which he is also Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining PBF Energy, Mr. Nimbley 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 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 and its subsidiaries starting in April 1993.

Spencer Abraham


Director

Mr. Abraham was a director of PBF LLC from August 2012 to February 2013 and a director of Holding from August 2012 to October 2012. He is the Chairperson of our Compensation Committee and a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Abraham is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the international strategic consulting firm The Abraham Group, which he founded in 2005. Prior to starting The Abraham Group, Mr. Abraham served as Secretary of Energy under President George W. Bush from 2001 through January 2005, and was a U.S. Senator for the State of Michigan from 1995 to 2001. Prior to serving as a U.S. Senator, Mr. Abraham held various other public and private sector positions in the public policy arena. Mr. Abraham serves as a director of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, where he is a member of the Compensation Committee and the HSE Committee; NRG Energy, Inc., where he is a member of the Compensation Committee; and Two Harbors, a publicly traded REIT, where he is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Governance Committee. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Uranium Energy Corporation. He was previously a director of ICx Technologies, non-executive Chairman of Areva Inc. and a member of the board of C3 IoT. Mr. Abraham is a trustee of the California Institute of Technology.

Wayne A. Budd


Director

Mr. Wayne Budd has served as a director of PBF Energy since February 2014 and he has served as the Chairperson of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since April 2014 and as a member of the Compensation Committee since May 2017. He has over 40 years of legal experience in the public and private sectors, and since 2004 is a Senior Counsel of Goodwin Procter LLP. Prior to that, Mr. Budd served as a Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel and a Director of John Hancock Financial Services Inc. from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Budd served as Group President, New England, of Bell Atlantic Corporation (now Verizon Communications Inc.) from 1996 to 2000. He served as a Senior Partner at Goodwin Procter LLP from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Budd also served on the U.S. Sentencing Commission, from 1994 to 1997, which he was appointed to by President Bill Clinton. From 1992 to 1993, Mr. Budd served as an Associate Attorney General of the United States, overseeing the Civil Rights, Environmental, Tax, Civil and Anti-Trust Divisions at the Department of Justice, as well as the Bureau of Prisons. From 1989 to 1992, he was the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. Mr. Budd previously served as a director of Tosco and Premcor and as a director of McKesson Corporation, where he was a member of the Audit and Governance Committees. He is the past Chairman of the National Board of the American Automobile Association and formerly served as a director of the American Automobile Association of Southern New England. Mr. Budd earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School.

Karen B. Davis


Director

Ms. Davis has served as a director of PBF Energy since January 1, 2020 and has served as the Chairperson of the Audit Committee since October 1, 2020. She most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Western Refining, Inc. and its affiliated entities, Western Refining Logistics LP and Northern Tier Energy, LP, subsidiaries from February 2015 through May 2017 and had the additional title of CFO of these entities since March 2015. Previously, Ms. Davis served as the Chief Financial Officer of the general partner of Western Refining Logistics, LP from December 2014 through February 2015. Ms. Davis also served as the Vice President-Director of Investor Relations of Western Refining, Inc. from December 2014 through February 2015. During her career, Ms. Davis has served in various chief financial officer and financial reporting officer positions with various public and private companies throughout the United States. Ms. Davis previously served on the board of PBFX GP, the general partner of PBFX, where she was a member of the Audit and Conflicts Committees, from December 2017 until December 2019.

Paul Donahue


Director

Paul Donahue has served as a director of PBF Energy since January 1, 2022 and he is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Donahue is currently the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Black Squirrel Partners, a growth equity and content acquisition platform focused on the consumer/retail, technology and music industry verticals. He is an accomplished executive and leader with over 33 years of experience in finance and investing, with extensive energy industry experience. His areas of expertise include financial analysis, risk management, strategic planning, team building and leadership, data science and capital markets and finance. In 2020, he retired from Morgan Stanley, where he last served as Head of Americas Equity Capital Markets, was a member of the Global Capital Markets Operating Committee, and was Chairman of Morgan Stanley’s Equity Underwriting Committee. Since 2000, he has served on the National Board of the TJ Martell Foundation. He has also served as an advisory board member of the All Within My Hands Foundation since 2018. He graduated from Brown University with a degree in Business Economics and Organizational Behavior/Management.

S. Eugene Edwards


Lead Director

Mr. Edwards has served as a director of PBF Energy since July 2014. He has been our Lead Director since October 1, 2020 and has been a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since August 2014 and a member of the HS&E Committee since December 2016, where he also served as Chairperson until September 30, 2020. He has over 35 years of experience in the energy and refining sectors. Most recently he retired from Valero Energy Corp. (“Valero”) in April of 2014 where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer. Mr. Edwards began his career with Valero as an Analyst in Planning and Economics in 1982 and then served as Director of Business Development; Director of Petrochemical Products; Vice President of Planning and Business Development; Senior Vice President of Supply, Marketing & Transportation; Senior Vice President of Planning, Business Development and Risk Management and as Senior Vice President of Product Supply and Trading. Prior to joining Valero, he was an energy analyst with Pace Consultants and a refinery process engineer with Citgo Petroleum Corporation. He previously served as a director of CST Brands Inc., a spin-off of Valero, from May to December 2013. Mr. Edwards has served as a director of Green Plains Energy since June 2014 and is a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees. He has also served as a director of Cross America Limited Partners from September 2014 through March 2018. Mr. Edwards earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Robert J. Lavinia


Director

Mr. Lavinia has served as a director of PBF Energy since February 8, 2016 and currently serves on our HS&E Committee. He served as a member of the Compensation Committee until May 2017. He began his career in 1970 at the Gulf Oil Corporation as a licensed officer in the United States flag tanker fleet. He transferred to Gulf International Trading Company, and after several promotions, left Gulf in 1980 to work for Phibro Energy Corporation. In 1985, he took over as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hill Petroleum Company, Phibro’s refining division. In 1992, he joined Tosco Corporation. During his tenure at Tosco, the Company made several acquisitions to include British Petroleum Northwest, Circle K Company and Union 76 Products Company, all of which were integrated into the Tosco Marketing Company. He served as President of Tosco Marketing with over 6,000 gas and convenience stores in 32 states with more than 20,000 employees. He was also Senior Vice President of Tosco Corporation. From 2002 to 2006, he served on the board of Transcor SA, a Belgium-based company with trading operations around the world. From 2005-2006, he served as Chairman of Pasadena Refining, a Transcor subsidiary. In 2007, he joined Petroplus Holdings AG, the largest European independent refining and wholesale marketing company. Mr. Lavinia became the CEO of Petroplus Holdings AG in March 2008. In September 2009, he retired from Petroplus and was elected to remain a board member until 2012. Mr. Lavinia previously served on the Board of Big West Oil.

Kimberly S. Lubel


Director

Ms. Lubel joined the PBF Energy board in August 2017 and has been the Chairperson of the HS&E Committee since October 1, 2020 and a member of the HS&E Committee since October 2017 She has also been a member of the Compensation Committee since May 2019. From January 2013 until June 2017, Ms. Lubel served as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of CST Brands, Inc., a Fortune 250 North American convenience and fuel retailer with over 14,000 employees that was acquired by Circle K in June 2017. She also served as the Chairman of the Board at CrossAmerica GP LLC, the general partner of CrossAmerica Partners LP, a publicly-traded master limited partnership, from October 2014 to June 2017. She served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Valero from 2006 to 2012 and served as its Vice President of Legal Services from 2003 to 2006. Prior to joining Valero in 1997, Ms. Lubel was a corporate law associate at Kelly, Hart & Hallman, in Fort Worth, Texas. She previously served as an independent director of WPX Energy, Inc., where she was a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee. Since May 2020, she has served on the board of Westlake Chemical Corporation, where she is a member of the Audit, Compensation, Nominating and Governance and Corporate Risk Committees. Since January 2019, Ms. Lubel also serves on the board of Southwest Research Institute, an independent, non-profit research and development organization.

George E. Ogden


Director

Mr. Ogden has served as a director of PBF Energy and a member of our Audit Committee since January 1, 2018. Mr. Ogden has over 45 years of experience in the energy sector. From May 2014 to December 2017, Mr. Ogden served as an independent director of PBF GP, the general partner of PBFX. From January 1999 to the present, Mr. Ogden served as an independent refining and marketing consultant for energy and investment companies. Previously he was a Senior Vice President of Tosco from 1992 to 1999, where he was responsible for mergers, acquisitions and divestments and general corporate planning, and prior to that Mr. Ogden held various positions at Tosco, Occidental Petroleum and the Mobil Oil Corporation in business development, refinery operations, planning and economics and as a refinery engineer.