Parker’s has promoted Jeff Bush to director of operations. In his new position, Bush is responsible for overseeing daily operations of all retail stores, including fuels, pricing and logistics.
Bush joined Parker’s in 2012 as director of fuel management and was responsible for overseeing fuel logistics, pricing strategies, supply costs and negotiations with suppliers. During his tenure with the company, he helped lead the Parker’s District Manager Development Program and spearheaded community outreach efforts.
“Jeff has truly earned this opportunity to manage operations at all of our stores and will help us expand into new markets,” said Parker’s President and CEO Greg Parker. “Since joining Parker’s, he has worked closely with operations while focusing on pricing, supply and loyalty. A natural leader, Jeff has a powerful commitment to the Parker’s brand and will help us achieve new levels of success as we continue to expand our footprint throughout the region.”
Originally from Lewes, Del., Bush joined the U.S. Army as a forward observer at the age of 19. He quickly rose to the rank of staff sergeant, earning the Combat Action Badge, Iraqi Campaign Medal and 14 other awards and medals. During his tenure in the Army, he was selected as the Ft. Stewart NCO of the Year and received the Maj. Gen. Aubrey Newman Award for Leadership Excellence.
Bush earned a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Armstrong State University in Savannah, Ga., where he served as business manager at The Inkwell and excelled as a Presidential Scholar. He currently resides in Savannah, Ga.
Parker’s currently operates 44 convenience stores.