WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, one of the nation's leading developers of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations, announced today that Steve Phillips has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. A 26-year veteran of the transportation industry, Steve has been instrumental over the past couple of years in developing Werner Enterprise's CNG trucking fleet. He will now put that knowledge and experience to work by helping TruStar Energy's customers make the switch to CNG—a cleaner, cheaper and quieter alternative to diesel fuel.
"TruStar Energy's dedicated and talented staff have made the company the leading, preferred and fastest-growing CNG fueling station partner in North America and Steve is a perfect addition our team," said Adam Comora, President of TruStar Energy. "His background and leadership in the carrier industry and detailed understanding of the challenges and opportunities fleets face in converting to CNG will be important to our continued success."
Over the course of his career, Steve has held numerous leadership positions in marketing, sales and operations in the transportation industry. Prior to joining TruStar Energy, he was Senior Vice President of Fleet Resources at Werner Enterprises. In that role, he managed all equipment, terminal, security, and sustainability operations as well as the testing and on-boarding of the company's CNG fleet. Steve's accountability for fuel efficiencies and sustainability at the carrier saved the company more than 100 million gallons of fuel and reduced CO2 emissions by one million tons over the past seven years. His success as a top carrier executive has won him tremendous respect from his peers, and his drive and passion for sustainability have set him apart as an industry leader.
"TruStar Energy's rapid growth, outstanding reputation and very talented team is truly exceptional in the CNG fueling industry," explained Phillips. "I'm excited to join the company and look forward to helping more fleets make the profitable and productive switch to CNG."
To learn more about TruStar Energy's CNG fueling station program, visit www.trustarenergy.com.
About TruStar Energy
TruStar Energy, a subsidiary of Fortistar, is the fastest growing compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station owner, constructor and service provider in North America. The benefits of switching to CNG are compelling: natural gas costs approximately 46% less than diesel, runs about 30% cleaner and dramatically reduces vehicle noise. In addition to being a cleaner, cheaper and quieter alternative to oil, CNG is an immediate solution to the problem of reliance on foreign fuel.
With decades of experience in trucking and fueling, TruStar Energy professionals are experts at designing and building CNG fueling stations that are ready on time, on budget and are swiftly profitable for their owners. And with a rapidly growing network of public stations and 24/7 service and support, we're always there when you need us.
TruStar Energy puts fleet owners in the driver's seat by offering best-in-class, realistic and affordable options to meet a full range of fueling needs. For additional information, please visit www.trustarenergy.com and follow us on LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook.
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