Mark J. Smith, CEO, Philadelphia Energy Solutions
Mr. Smith is a C-Level operating executive with deep experience in the petroleum refining industry and has significant experience in managing complex operations in fuels, chemicals and lubricants in all regions of the United States. Mr. Smith has been an Associate Principal of Franklin Mountain Management since 2017. Previously, Mr. Smith served at Western Refining, Inc., where he was President – Refining and Marketing from 2009 to 2017 and Executive Vice President from 2006 to 2009. Prior to 2009, Mr. Smith held various positions at CITGO Petroleum Corporation, including Vice President and General Manager of the Lemont Refinery, General Manager – Operations/Maintenance of the Lake Charles Refinery and General Manager – Technical and Administrative Services of the Corpus Christi Refinery.
Mr. Smith holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A from the Oklahoma State University.