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EPIC Aviation Announces Vice President of Governmental Fueling & Logistics

Colonel Steven D. Kephart Brings Extensive Experience With Fueling and DLA

SALEM, OR--(Marketwired - June 19, 2014) - EPIC Aviation (EPIC) is proud to announce Colonel Steven (Steve) D. Kephart will be assuming, effective September 1, 2014, the newly developed executive role for EPIC as Vice President of Governmental Fueling and Logistics. He will join EPIC in early July, while on military leave, to begin his transition just a few weeks before his official military retirement on August 31st.

Colonel Kephart will be retiring from his final appointment as Director of Customer Operations, DLA Energy (formerly Defense Energy Support Center). Prior to that assignment, Kephart was assigned as Chief, Air Force Customer Facing Division, Defense Supply Center Richmond, a field activity of the Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 

Kephart is a graduate of the National War College, Fort McNair, Washington, DC. Before his assignment to school, he also served as the Chief, Petroleum and Bulk Water Branch, The Joint Staff/J4, The Pentagon, Washington. Colonel Kephart received his commission in 1986 from Officer Training School (OTS). During his 28-year military career, he served in numerous Wing, intermediate, ALC, and higher headquarters positions within the supply/fuels sector.

"My work in the United States Air Force was extremely rewarding, but now I have the incredible opportunity to take my expertise to lead a major business segment for EPIC Aviation. I am proud and excited to join the team at EPIC Aviation," Colonel Steven D. Kephart.

EPIC has extensive experience working with the Defense Logistics Agency and is an industry leader in supplying fuel, logistical support, and solutions to the Agency. A combination of fuel supply and distribution expertise paired with an extensive focus on risk management practices are paramount to EPIC's successful track record with attaining contracts and meeting the needs of each unique contract.

"Steve brings an impressive professional and educational background to EPIC that will allow us to take our governmental operations to the highest level," explains Kevin Cox, President, EPIC Aviation. "I commend him for his notable service to our country in his distinguished career within the United States Air Force. EPIC is proud to welcome him to our Executive Leadership Team."

Learn more about EPIC at www.EPICaviationllc.com.

About EPIC

EPIC is an aviation fuel supplier with primary operations throughout the U.S. and Canada including the EPIC FBO Network and UVair FBO Network. EPIC's supply system consists of nearly 300 supply points in the U.S. and Canada selected to provide our customers with a reliable and secure fuel supply. The system utilizes a broad network of refineries, terminals, pipelines, and railcars to serve over 4,000 diverse customers including Airlines, Cargo Operators, Business Aviation Flight Departments, Government, Fixed Base Operators and Resellers. EPIC specializes in innovative customer solutions and industry leading fuel quality assurance programs. Learn more about EPIC at www.EPICaviationllc.com.

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