IRVING, TX--(Marketwired - September 23, 2016) - EPIC Fuels is pleased to announce the appointment of Marla Beckham as the company's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 6, 2016. Beckham will be based in the Irving, Texas headquarters and report directly to EPIC Fuels President Kevin Cox.
"After a nationwide search, we are extremely proud to have Marla join our team as our Chief Financial Officer. Marla's wealth of financial expertise combined with her vast experience in the aviation marketplace are a perfect fit for EPIC. We are confident that Marla will complement what is already the most trusted and experienced leadership team in the market," states Kevin Cox, President, EPIC Fuels.
Beckham joins EPIC Fuels from Atlantic Aviation, a subsidiary of Macquarie Infrastructure Company, a NYSE listed company, where most recently she was the Senior Vice President of Finance of the $800M provider of general and commercial aviation services.
Beckham has an impressive track-record in leading all aspects of the finance function including accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury, investor relations and procurement in the general aviation industry and is a licensed CPA. She gained deep aviation experience while serving in a variety of finance roles for more than a decade at Atlantic Aviation.
Prior to her tenure at the FBO network, Marla worked in the oil, gas and power industries in various finance positions at TXU Energy and Shell Trading North America Gas & Power. Marla also worked for accounting firm Deloitte & Touché and is a graduate of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX.
"I'm excited to join EPIC Fuels as they continue to grow and expand their presence in the aviation market," said Beckham. "The company has a great culture with very talented people and is poised for continued success," added Beckham.
Beckham will replace long-time EPIC CFO Jim Green, who is retiring after more than 21 years with the company.
About EPIC Fuels: EPIC Fuels is a global supplier of fuels and services to FBOs, commercial airlines, airports, ground fueling operators, the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and other government agencies around the world. Our largest customers include Fortune 500 flight departments, top-tier FBOs, major airlines, charter and cargo operators as well as all branches of the U.S. military. In addition, we offer the EPIC Card, an aviation fuel card for retail or contract fuel purchases and ancillary services. The EPIC Card is accepted both in and out of network, at over 8,000 locations worldwide. For more information, please visit us online at www.EPICFuels.com.