ALTOONA, Pa. – Convenience-store chain Sheetz Inc. has promoted Executive Vice President of Operations Travis Sheetz to president and chief operating officer—the first COO in the 66-year history of the company. Joe Sheetz will remain CEO.
- Sheetz is No. 15 on CSP’s 2018 Top 202 ranking of c-store chains by number of company-owned retail outlets.
"The role of COO requires great business acumen, while also being in touch with our employees and our customers," Joe Sheetz said. "Instrumental in driving record store sales while also ensuring a culture of total customer focus, Travis' leadership will be invaluable in this new role."
"I am humbled by this new opportunity and the chance to continue our mission and bring innovation to the industry, anchored by the values my uncle, Bob Sheetz, instilled when he founded this company in 1952," Travis Sheetz said. "It will be an honor to serve our outstanding employees and committed customers in this new role."
Sheetz also named Adam Sheetz, grandson of founder Bob Sheetz and representing the company's third generation, as vice president of operations.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pa., Sheetz has more than 580 c-stores in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina.