President & CEO: Stuart E. Weidie
Chief Operations Officer: David M. Reynolds
Chief Financial Officer: Frank Parent
Vice President, Administration:Todd M. Reinke
Stuart E. Weidie, President and CEO
Stuart Weidie is the president and chief executive officer of Blossman Gas, Inc., the largest independent propane company in the nation. He also serves as the president of the nationwide autogas fueling and vehicle network, Alliance Autogas, and is the founder of the propane autogas industry coalition AutoGas for America. Alliance AutoGas provides propane autogas for vehicles and lawn care companies in 48 U.S. states and all of Canada. Blossman Gas, Inc. is the managing member. In 2019 alone, Alliance AutoGas displaced 15 million gallons of gasoline and 345K barrels of foreign oil for the 460 fleets it serviced.
Through his work with Alliance AutoGas and Autogas for America, Weidie leads the movement to power America‘s fleets on propane autogas, the world’s most widely used alternative fuel. He holds a B.A. from the University of New Orleans and a master’s degree from the College of William and Mary. Weidie served as Chairman of the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) in 2016-17. He was inducted to the LP Gas Hall of Fame in 2018.
David M. Reynolds, Chief Operations Officer
In 1983, David graduated from Tulane University and after working in the consumer finance field, he began his career at Blossman Gas in 1985 as Assistant Branch Manager in Biloxi, MS. He has held various positions in Blossman Gas including Company Treasurer, Director of Supply, and Chief Financial Officer and currently serves as Chief Operations Officer. As an active member of the propane industry, David serves as a member of the Research, Technology, and Development working group of the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC), member of the National Propane Gas Association Supply and Infrastructure Committee, and member of the Mississippi Liquefied Compressed Gas Board.
David serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Jackson County, MS, and on the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA.
Frank Parent, Chief Financial Officer
Frank Parent assumed the Chief Financial Officer position in 2018. He has many years of experience as a CFO and has worked with two different family-owned businesses in the past 20 years in that role. Frank brings over 30 years of distribution, manufacturing, and international accounting experience to Blossman’s operation, from a wide variety of industries including Ethanol, Food, Medical Device, and Consumer products. He received both his Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance and an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Todd M. Reinke, Vice President, Administration
Todd Reinke joined Blossman Gas following a career in the transportation/logistics industry with a Fortune 100 company, where he gained extensive experience in both operations and personnel management. Prior to that time, he spent a couple of years in the oil industry. Since joining Blossman Gas, he has held various positions throughout the company’s footprint, which include Branch Manager, Area Manager, Regional Vice President, and Vice President of Human Resources and is currently serving in the role of Vice President of Administration. He holds both a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and an MBA from the University of New Orleans. Prior to joining the company, he was involved in supporting the United Way Campaign and is currently an active supporter of the American Cancer Society.