Kevin McKinney, president of McKinney Petroleum Equipment, Mobile, Ala., has been elected by the members of the Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) to serve as vice president of the organization, and Steve Trabilsy, president of Accurate Tank Testers, North Aurora, Illinois, has been appointed PEI’s treasurer by the association’s Board of Directors.
McKinney most recently served as PEI’s treasurer and was elected during the Institute’s 63rd annual convention and trade show in Atlanta, Georgia. McKinney will take office Jan. 1, 2014. Trabilsy assumes office immediately.
McKinney has served as the president of McKinney Petroleum Equipment since 2004. Founded in 1933, McKinney Petroleum Equipment is a distributor of petroleum and industrial equipment with a marketing area that includes Alabama, the Florida panhandle and southeast Mississippi. McKinney Petroleum Equipment represents more than 50 manufacturers of equipment used in petroleum marketing. McKinney has served on the PEI Board of Directors and is a current member of the Commonwealth 10-Group.
McKinney has served as the president of McKinney Petroleum Equipment since 2006. Founded in 1989, Accurate Tank Testers provides testing services to identify leaking storage tanks and pipelines in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. Trabilsy has served on the PEI Board of Directors, the PEI Convention/Education Committee and is a current member of the Continental 10-Group.
‘Kevin and Steve are outstanding leaders and dedicated supporters of the Petroleum Equipment Institute and will make exceptional officers,” said Robert Renkes, PEI’s Executive Vice President. ‘We look forward to a productive year and believe both men will play key roles in keeping our association strong and healthy.”
Founded in 1951, PEI is comprised of more than 1,600 companies engaged in manufacturing and distributing equipment used in the fuel and fluid handling industry. Members are located in 50 states and 81 countries. PEI is the leading authority and source of information for the fuel and fluid handling equipment and services industry, and is committed to promoting the value of distributor services, and improving the business relationships and practices of its members. PEI is headquartered in Tulsa, Okla. For additional information on PEI or its membership, please contact Chris Bouldin at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.pei.org.