Hough Petroleum Hires Industry Veteran

Kevin Stephens brings 20 years of experience to role
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EWING, N.J. — Hough Petroleum is bringing on Kevin Stephens as wholesale and retail business development manager. Stephens will oversee Hough’s strategic geographical expansion into the Maryland, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and West Virginia markets. Stephens will report directly to Chris Schmid, chief revenue officer at Hough.

Stephens has been in the oil and petroleum business for more than 20 years working with multiple distributors in various parts of the country, including time with Titletown Petroleum and Roache Energy.

“Bringing in an energetic sales professional like Kevin back into our Hough family was a perfect match. Kevin has a passion for this business like no other and we’re excited about the contributions and growth Kevin will help us achieve in these new markets. Kevin’s ability to navigate through new deals, manage contractors and help expand our market presence was enormously attractive,” said Gregory Hough, president and CEO of Hough Petroleum.

Hough Petroleum, based in Ewing, N.J., is a petroleum and energy products distributor of bp, CITGO, Gulf, Shell and Sinclair branded gasoline. The company also provides petroleum-related services and equipment with operations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware. Hough supplies gasoline and diesel fuel products, lubricants, commercial fuel, diesel exhaust fluid, electric vehicle chargers and Mighty Auto Parts to more than 1,000 businesses, gas stations and municipalities.

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