Energy Distribution Partners Names McGathey EVP, COO


Chicago, Illinois-based Energy Distribution Partners announced that Boyd H. McGathey has joined the company as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Boyd H. McGathey

McGathey brings nearly 30 years of experience in the propane industry, having served in a variety of senior positions where he managed retail operations, sales, safety, service quality, customer retention and profitability, among other responsibilities. He most recently served as chief operating officer for Wesroc Monitoring Solutions, a company that provides tank monitoring equipment for propane and refined products industries.

Prior to that, McGathey held executive positions with a number of multi-state marketers including Inergy Propane, Liberty Propane and Ferrellgas. McGathey is a board member of the International Young Gassers Association.

“I am delighted to have Boyd join EDP,” Tom Knauff, Energy Distribution Partners’ chief executive officer, said in announcing the hiring on Oct. 23. “He is a seasoned industry veteran whom I have known for many years, and I am confident he will make a significant contribution to our company as we continue to grow.”

Energy Distribution Partners business is retail and commercial propane sales, operations and finance. The company provides propane service to residential and commercial customers in California, Washington, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and New York. EDP is seeking partners for growth. For more information, visit


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