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 of the nationwide autogas fueling and vehicle network, Alliance AutoGas, the president and chief executive officer of Blossman Gas, Inc., the largest independent propane company in the nation, and 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 2015 alone, Alliance AutoGas displaced 45 million gallons of gasoline and produced $54 million in fuel cost savings 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. He will also be inducted as Chairman of the NPGA this May.
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, Chief Financial Officer and currently serves as Chief Operations Officer. As an active member of the propane industry, David serves as Vice-Chairman of the Research, Technology and Development Committee of the Propane Education and Research Council and is a member of the National Propane Gas Association Supply and Infrastructure Committee. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Jackson County, MS, in addition to his work with numerous foundations associated with the Ocean Spring, MS school district. He and his wife Tracy reside in Ocean Springs, MS and have three children.
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 a MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Frank was most recently a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. He, and his wife Martha, are now looking forward to making Ocean Springs, MS home in the near future.
Todd M. Reinke, Vice President, Administration
Todd Reinke joined Blossman Gas with extensive operations experience in the transportation/logistics industry. Since joining the company, he has held various positions, including Branch Manager, Area Manager, Regional Vice President, Vice President of Human Resources and currently serves as Vice President of Administration. He holds a BS 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.