Lewis Wall, President and Chief Executive Officer of Davenport Energy, Incorporated, based in Chatham, VA, has joined the Management Committee of the Petroleum Marketers Oil Company, LLC, (PMOCO) owner of the Spirit® brand.

Founded in 1941, Davenport Energy has grown from modest beginnings to its current incarnation as a multi-product company with eight regional offices serving more than 25,000 customers. Wall and his uncle Ben Davenport, Jr. have consistently sought to adapt their business model to an evolving market and a changing industry. It’s that foresight and adaptability that Wall hopes to bring to his tenure on the PMOCO Management Committee.

“It’s a great board, part of a great organization led by an impressive group of people,” Wall said. “I’m really looking forward to getting in there and listening and getting up to speed on the conversations the committee has been having, and helping in any way I can to contribute to the growth and health of the Spirit® brand. I consider it a privilege to have been asked to be part of this group.”

“I’m delighted that Lewis has agreed to serve on the PMOCO Management Committee,” affirmed Spirit® president Vera Haskins. “I believe his vision and energy will be of great benefit to the brand and to all of our licensees. Lewis has been a great supporter of Spirit® in Virginia, with great success growing the brand in that region. I look forward to working with him.”

Spirit® is a nationally recognized petroleum brand managed by marketers and owned by the non-profit Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA). Spirit® is committed to redefining independence for the American petroleum marketer. Spirit®’s minimal requirements, affordable fees and flexible business solutions give businesses of all sizes the control they need to compete aggressively in today’s tough environment. Spirit® offers a sophisticated, patriotic brand image that inspires loyalty and confidence in consumers nationwide. For more information, visit www.spiritpetroleum.com or call (215) 345-4119.