Travis Sheetz Becomes First COO in Sheetz History

Adam Sheetz becomes vice president of operations.

Sheetz is changing its organizational structure, promoting Travis Sheetz —previously the executive vice president of operations—to the role of president and chief operating officer (COO).

This marks the first COO in the 66-year history of the company. His brother, Joe Sheetz, will remain Sheetz’s CEO.

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“The role of COO requires great business acumen, while also being in touch with our employees and our customers,” Joe Sheetz said. “Instrumental in driving record store sales while also ensuring a culture of total customer focus, Travis’ leadership will be invaluable in this new role.”

Travis Sheetz

“I am humbled by this new opportunity and the chance to continue our mission and bring innovation to the industry, anchored by the values my uncle, Bob Sheetz, instilled when he founded this company in 1952,” Travis Sheetz said. “It will be an honor to serve our outstanding employees and committed customers in this new role.”

Sheetz also named Adam Sheetz, grandson of founder Bob Sheetz, and representing the company’s third generation – as its new vice president of operations.

Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz Inc. operates over 560 store locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina.