GOC MANAGEMENT TEAM
Todd Gaines is owner and President of Gaines Oil Company. Todd graduated from Chatham Central High School and went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management with honors at North Carolina State University.
With 3 decades in the petroleum industry. Todd brings a wealth of knowledge to Team GOC in leading the company's management and industry specialists. His knowledge helps customers stay up to date in the ever changing petroleum industry and helps them plan for their short term and long term needs.
Chip started in the Petroleum industry right after his duty with the United States Marine Corps in 1992 and has been taking care of customers throughout the US since. He has a passion for helping others. Chip has a lot of knowledge and experience in the areas of Diesel Fuel and Gasoline quality and maintenance, Emergency Fueling 24/7/365, with many years of hands on with the end users in the industry. Working closely with the customers and satisfying their request and needs in a timely professional manner. Chip has a lot of networking resources to be considered a “1 Stop Shop” in the petroleum industry.
Chief Financial Officer
Susan Cribbs is the Chief Financial Officer at Gaines Oil Company. Susan joined the GOC family in 2017. Most of her thirty five years of experience has been in the manufacturing industry. She is excited about learning as much as she can about the petroleum industry and is excited to help serve GOC’s wonderful customers. Susan has a degree in Business Administration from Wilson Community college. In her free time, she enjoys reading, and volunteering in different areas of her church. Susan has also enjoyed several mission trips to the Jamaican Deaf Village.
Seth comes to Gaines Oil Company with a strong financial and Accounting background with experience in the distribution, downstream petroleum and manufacturing industries. Now making the shift to Operations and Logistics in the fuel business his experience allows him to approach the process with a unique perspective. He enjoys taking a creative approach to common problems and finding solutions for customers and GOC through technical analysis and asking too many questions. When not on the phone you will find Seth searching for songs to add to his list of “greatest snare drums”.
Senior Project Manager
Joel Thomas is the manager of our Fuel Polishing and Projects Divisions. Joel graduated from Lee County High School and continued his education at Central Carolina Community College as a Certified Ceramic Laboratory Technician and in the Associate of Science-Mechanical Engineering program. With over 30 years experience in the Estimating/Product Engineering/Project Management fields combined with 8 years experience in the fuel testing/fuel quality/fuel polishing field Joel brings project management and fuel polishing experience and wisdom to the GOC family.
Hayley Brown joined our team in 2018 as an Accounting Specialist and has since been promoted to Accounting Manager. Her time in the Local Transportation Division showed her the inner workings of GOC and taught her the basics of being in the oil and gas industry.
Hayley has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an Accounting/Finance concentration from St. Andrews University, Summa Cum Laude. She works on a daily basis with our CFO/Management Team and other division managers to promote and ensure the overall financial health of the company. She is also heavily involved in our Emergency/Storm Division while managing the back-office duties and taking care of complex storm billing.
Hayley’s favorite part of her job is working with an incredible office staff each day, while inevitably making memories. While not at work, Hayley enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and visiting the beach.
Rodney graduated from nearby Union Pines High School and has a Business Administration Associates Degree from Sandhills Community College. Rodney worked at UPS for 38 years before joining us at GOC and has served as an Operations, Manager, Quality Control Manager & Industrial Engineering Planner. He’s super excited for the opportunity to share his experiences in the transportation industry with GOC and help the company grow and reach new heights.
When not hard at work leading our Transportation team Rodney loves to spend time with his lovely wife and 4 daughters.
Fuel Polishing Manager
Daniel graduated from Avalon Academy High School in Dillon, SC and continued his education at UNC Pembroke, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Business Marketing. He is excited to join the GOC Family and learn all he can about the petroleum industry. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children, hunting, fishing and church activities.
Projects Division Manager
Kenny will be leading our Projects Division.