Patty Spitser

Office Manager

Patty has been with Coastal Energy for over 38 years. She currently serves as Office Manager of Coastal's main office in Willow Springs. She joined Coastal Energy - then Southern Missouri Oil Co. - upon graduation from Cabool High School in 1980. Patty has completed numerous training courses related to office and financial management, such as QuickBooks, Affordable Healthcare Act, Payroll and HR Law, and many more.

Patty and her husband, Tom, have been married for 34 years and have one daughter, Anna and her husband Mike. She has five grandchildren - Mia, Kayden, Lauren, Bryson, and Oaklee. In addition to her work, Patty enjoys gardening, swimming, reading, and cooking.

Lisa Sanders

HR / Payroll

Lisa has been employed with Coastal Energy for 33 years and works in the HR and Payroll department. Lisa has attended accounting classes at Drury University, as well as computer classes and numerous job-related seminars. 

Lisa and her husband, Steve, have been married for 31 years. The couple has two sons, Jonathon and wife Kayla, and Cory and wife Bridgette. 

Debbie Malkowski

Executive Assistant to Management

Debbie has been an integral part of Coastal Energy since 2003. Debbie was born and raised in Willow Springs, graduating from Willow Springs High School in 1986. Prior to joining the Coastal Energy team, Debbie worked at Landmark Bank as a Customer Service Representative for five years. 

Debbie has two children and three grandchildren. In addition to her work, she enjoys outdoor photography, collecting and reading old books, and working on the log cabin she shares with her husband, Marty. 

Jeanetta Brooks

Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable

Jeanetta joined Coastal Energy 11 years ago and currently serves as the Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable clerk for Fuel Marketing and the Accounts Payable and Billing clerk for FMC Transport.

Upon graduation from Morgan County R-II High School in Versailles, Missouri, in 1987, Jeanetta attended Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri. She has extensive experience in the field of clerical accounting, having worked for Plant Peddlers/Plants Express in both their Clerical/Billing department and Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Jeanetta was also employed by Matthew L. James, CPA in a clerical position. 

Jeanetta and her husband, Mark, have two daughters and two grandsons. 

Jennie Rothermich

Asphalt Billing

Jennie has been with Coastal Energy for 13 years. Born and raised in Willow Springs, Jennie graduated from Willow Springs High School in 2002. Prior to joining the Coastal Energy team, Jennie worked as a Teller for Landmark Bank and at SMCHC Dental Clinic as a receptionist. 

Jennie and her husband, Tommy, have two children. In addition to her work, Jennie loves spending time with her family. 

Dave Peters

IT Department

​Dave has been employed with Coastal Energy for over nine years. He is currently working as a Programmer/Analyst in the company's IT Department. Born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, Dave graduated from Palatine High School in 1978, and went on to study Electrical Engineering at William Rainey Harper Community College in Schaumburg, IL. 

Dave has extensive experience in database administration, statistical analysis, Web authoring, technical documentation, process mapping, and project management, and is well-versed in Six Sigma methodology. Prior to joining Coastal Energy, Dave was employed by DHL Worldwide Express as a Database Administrator of Cargo Claims. In this capacity, he was responsible for all claims and complaints analysis and reporting. 

​In 1999, Dave earned a Certificate of Completion in Airline Industries Technology from Rio Salado Community College in Arizona. He also holds a Certificate of Completion in Electronic Industries Automation from Mesa Community College, awarded in 1996. 

​In his spare time, Dave enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends. 

John Schwarzkopf

Driver Recruitment

John joined Coastal Energy in 2018 and has hit the ground running as our new Driver Recruiter. John is originally from Washington state and drove a truck there for over 25 years. He was then self-employed as a General Contractor until 2011, when he started dispatching crude oil trucks in North Dakota. 

​John and his fiancé, Joan, bought a farm south of West Plains in 2018 and relocated to the area from St. George, Utah, where they had been living since 2014. When he's not at work, John enjoys working on his farm and doing metal- and woodworking in his shop. 

Bob Pollard

Mergers & Acquisitions 

​Bob has been with Coastal Energy for a total of five years and currently oversees the development of new endeavors for the company. Bob is a native Missourian and graduated from Willow Springs High School. Following graduation, he studied Business Administration at Missouri State University (then Southwest Missouri State) and then served his country as a Forward Observer in the United States Army. 

Following his retirement from Production and Quality Manager at Kraft Foods in Springfield, Missouri, Bob returned to Willow Springs and served as City Administrator for several years prior to joining Coastal Energy.

Bob and his wife of 20 years, Amy, have one son - Blake, who is an Engineering student at Missouri State University. In his free time, Bob loves hunting, fishing, and hiking to enjoy all the natural beauty Missouri has to offer.

Katie Montgomery


​Katie joined the family business after marrying Erik in 2003. She was born and raised in Willow Springs, and is happy to bring up her two daughters in the same small town. Katie has a degree in English Literature and Writing from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, and she handles advertising and promotions for Coastal Energy. She also plans travel and special events for the company, along with managing the website. 

When she's not working, Katie can be found running her daughters to and from their various activities. A confirmed homebody, she is happiest at home on the farm surrounded by her menagerie of animals, from dogs and cats to ducks, horses, cows, fish, and more! In her spare time, Katie loves reading, playing the piano, and spending time with her family.

Sherry Venneman

Project Management & Credit Processing

Sherry joined Coastal Energy four years ago following career experience in banking, church ministry, and insurance. Born and raised in West Plains, MO, Sherry graduated from West Plains High School and then continued her education at Missouri State University - West Plains and Midwest College of Theology. Sherry has an Associates Dress in Biblical Studies as well as her Property and Casualty Insurance License.

Sherry and her. husband, Jeff, have been married for 28 years. They have two children, Caleb and Emily. When she's not working, Sherry loves to read, garden, go hiking, and travel.

Miranda Brotherton

Accounts Receivable

Miranda has been with Coastal Energy for two years and was born and raised in Willow Springs. Following graduation from Willow Springs High School, Miranda worked as a Certified Dental Assistant for 18 years. 

Miranda and her husband of 28 years, Shane, have two daughters - Kassidy and Tobie. In her free time, Miranda enjoys spending time with family and friends. 

Allen Eggert

Shop Foreman

Allen joined Coastal Energy in 2015 with many years of technical experience, both as a Diesel Technician and a Refrigeration Technician. Following graduation from Willow Springs High School, Allen attended Wyotech in Laramie, WY, earning degrees or certifications in Diesel Technology, HVAC 608/609, and Business Management. 

Allen and his wife, Melissa, have four children - Brandon, Collen, Brynna, and Alexa. When he isn't working, Allen loves to spend time with his wife and children. They like to have family dinners, but Allen often jokes that he loves cars and trucks - or anything with an engine and wheels - more than people!

Kevin Osborn

Parts Department

Kevin has spent many years working with Coastal Energy and FMC Transport, both in-house and as an outside vendor. Kevin rejoined Coastal Energy in 2018 and is now in charge of the Parts Department in the FMC Transport shop. He also designs and applies all of our graphics, from signage to equipment. 

Kevin and his wife, Kim, have been married for 23 years and have two children - Madison and and Devin. In his free time, Kevin enjoys golfing and has been a part of the First General Baptist Church children's ministry.

One Coastal Drive, PO Box 218,  Willow Springs, MO 65793

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