Family-Owned and operated since 1981
David was born and raised in West Plains, Missouri, graduating from West Plains High School in 1967. He then attended Missouri State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Following his graduation from college, David worked for Venture Stores in Springfield and then moved back to West Plains to work as an accountant for Paul Schwegman, CPA. In 1977, David made a career move that would ultimately determine the course of his professional life - he took a position with Southern Missouri Oil Company/Energy Sales as General Manager. After four years, David was able to purchase the company's assets, marketing and transportation operations. He renamed the new company Coastal Energy, and the rest, as they say, is history.
David and his wife, Brenda, relocated to Willow Springs along with the company in 1987. They have one son, Erik and his wife Katie, along with two granddaughters. In his free time, David loves being outside and working with the cows and horses on his farm.
Erik was born and raised in Willow Springs, graduating from Willow Springs High School in 1996. Following high school, Erik attended Missouri State University in West Plains and then Springfield, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship in 2000. Erik returned to Willow Springs to join Coastal Energy, working in Dispatch and Logistics from 2000 to 2003. He then moved to Operations for both Coastal Energy and FMC Transport, as well as becoming President of Fuel Marketing Corporation. Erik has worked in all aspects of the business, and enjoys the challenge each new day brings.
Erik and his wife, Katie, make their home on the family farm outside Willow Springs. Katie is also a native of Willow Springs, and the couple's two daughters currently attend school there. When Erik isn't at work, he enjoys spending time outside working around the house and farm. He also collects classic cars and baseball memorabilia to balance out all the pink, glittery things that come with living in a house full of three women!
Shane has been with Coastal Energy for over five years, serving in a variety of roles including Logistics, Sales, Project Management, and Operations Management. Shane has extensive management experience, having worked as a Store Manager for Town & Country Supermarkets from 2001 to 2013, when he joined the Coastal Energy team. He also served as the Operations Manager for the Southwest Missouri Humane Society from 1995 to 2001.
Shane attended Missouri State University in Springfield along with Drury University, studying Business Administration.
Shane and his wife, Sabrina, have two children - Jackson and Peyton. In addition to his work, Shane operates a beef farming operation and enjoys woodworking, metalworking, car restoration, and most importantly, time spent with his family camping and enjoying nature.
Joe joined Coastal Energy and FMC Transport in 2015, after 10 years with Fabick Caterpillar, first as a Truck/Engine Technician and then as Truck Shop Service Supervisor. Joe was born and raised in Marshfield, Missouri, attending Marshfield High School. He went on to attend Ozark Technical College's Diesel Technology program.
Joe holds many certifications, including: OTC Diesel Technologies, Freightliner Certified, Caterpillar Certified on highway truck engines and various other Caterpillar equipment certifications and training courses, Caterpillar Business Tools for Service Managers, Heavy Duty Brake Certified, Horton Certified, Stemco Certified, American Heart Association First Aid/CPR/AED Certified, plus assorted leadership and management training courses over the last several years. Joe puts his extensive experience to work managing the Willow Springs Shop facility, overseeing equipment maintenance company-wide, and maintaining relationships with vendors, dealers, and suppliers.
Joe and his wife, Kim, have two children - Tyler and Haley. Joe loves spending time with his family and friends, working around his farm, and supporting his kids in all their various hobbies - from sports to hunting.
Scott has been with Coastal Energy for 19 years and currently serves as Area Superintendent of Springfield and the company's western operations. Scott graduated from Marion C. Early K-12 in 1987 and immediately entered the workforce in the transportation sector. Scott worked for Trux Trailer Repair in Springfield, Missouri, for many years. He worked as a DOT Certified Tank Testing Technician, General Manager and as QC and QA for ASME (Certified with the National Board).
Scott has extensive training, including 11 years of HAZWOPER Safety Training, 10 years OSHA Construction Certification, and he held ASME Certified Welding and Testing Certificate from 1991 to 2002. Scott has also served on the OTC Advisory Board and is currently serving as President of the Marion C. Early School Board.
Scott and his wife, Tammy, have been married for 30 years. The couple has three children - Hillary and husband Trent, Madison, and Hadden. They also have two grandchildren, Imy and Anglin. When he's not working, Scott enjoys hunting, target shooting, ATV riding, and farming.
Philip recently joined Coastal Energy, bringing a wealth of accounting experience to our management team. He earned a degree in accounting from Harding University and then began his career in Tennessee. Philip has worked as a Controller/CFO for 25 years, the last 18 of which were spent in Willow Springs.
Philip and his wife of almost 30 years, Gayla, have three children - Cory, Cole, and Chloe. His family enjoys sports, vacationing, camping, and anything outside.