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and Craig Hoyer, Kubat Equipment and Service Co.,
Denver, Colo., has been appointed PEI treasurer by
the association’s board of directors.
Trabilsy most recently was PEI’s treasurer. He has
served as the president of Accurate Tank Technologies
since 2006. Founded in 1989, Accurate Tank Technologies provides installation, maintenance and
compliance testing of underground and aboveground
tanks, piping and dispensing equipment for commercial
and retail fueling facilities. It operates in Illinois, Indiana
and Wisconsin. Trabilsy has served on the PEI Board
of Directors and the PEI Education & Convention
Committee; he is a current member of the Continental
Craig Hoyer is the president of Kubat Equipment
and Service Co. Founded in 1949, Kubat is a sales,
service and installation company for the petroleum,
automotive and industrial markets in Colorado and
Wyoming. Hoyer is a former member of the PEI Young
Executives and has served on the PEI Board of Directors
and the PEI Education & Convention Committee.
He is a current member of the Pioneer 10-Group.
BRAVO PROMOTES NELSON TO NATIONAL
Bravo has announced the promotion of Micah J.
Nelson to national sales manager. Nelson was previously
product manager for Bravo’s Fitting & Retro;t division,
where he was responsible for improving and testing Bravo’s
line of all-;berglass entry ;ttings for single- and double-walled ;berglass containment sumps. He also signi;cantly
contributed to the improvement, expansion and promotion
of Bravo’s premier Retro;t entry ;tting lines.
“Micah ;ts our company like a glove,” said Paola
Bravo, president of Bravo. “His in-;eld experience and
problem-solving attitude have been key to the growth
and increased awareness of the Bravo brand. All the sales
work he has done so far has been game-changing, and
I can only expect Micah to keep raising the bar as we
As national sales manager, Nelson will expand his
current responsibilities to include all premier product
lines. He will also provide a guiding hand to the
company’s sales representatives, distributors, installers
GUARDIAN FUELING TECHNOLOGIES NAMED
‘BEST OF JACKSONVILLE’
Guardian Fueling Technologies has been selected by
the Jacksonville Award Program for the “2014 Best of
Jacksonville Award” in the Service Station Equipment &
The Jacksonville Award Program annually honors
the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Jacksonville, Fla., area. Recognition
is given to companies that have used best practices
and programs to generate competitive advantages and
PETRONI NAMED PRESIDENT OF PETROLEUM
Petroleum Marketing Equipment (PME) has named
Don Petroni president of the company. Since assuming
the role, Petroni has also opened negotiations to acquire
the company from current owner Ann Thomas.
Petroni has worked in the petroleum industry in
California since 1986 and has served as PME’s vice
president and general manager since 2010.
PME also announced that Brian Hurst has been
named director of sales and marketing. Hurst has been
in the petroleum equipment industry since 1989. His
responsibilities include managing the PME sales group
and assisting with the growth of the organization.
Established in 1993, PME is a fueling equipment
distributor headquartered in Placentia, Calif., with
branch locations in San Jose and West Sacramento.