Morrisville, NC – May 17, 2021

The JF Petroleum Group, a MidOcean Partners portfolio company, and the premier provider of fueling system solutions in North America, announced today that Bret Carlyle will join the Midwest Region’s leadership team as a Business Development Director.

Keith Shadrick, CEO of the JF Petroleum Group, stated, “It is with great pleasure that I welcome Bret to our leadership team in the Midwest Region. Bret’s extensive petroleum equipment industry experience will be a tremendous asset to our customers, suppliers and the entire JF team. Bret’s customer centric focus, keen understanding of the infrastructure that underpins convenience store fueling operations and the technology that drives it are his hallmarks. Bret is one of the most respected sales executives in the petroleum equipment industry and we are proud to have him on our team.”

Bret gained vast experience in the petroleum equipment industry during the course of an impressive career spanning several decades. Bret gained hands on experience and technical competency working in distribution, service, sales and construction. Bret brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from the distributor / contractor perspective as well as from the OEM’s perspective. Bret will be based in Ohio supporting the JF Petroleum Group’s Midwest Region’s business development and expansion initiatives.  


The JF Petroleum Group (formerly Jones & Frank) is a leading provider of turn-key distribution, construction and service solutions to the North American fueling infrastructure industry.  The company serves retail fueling stations, commercial and government fleets, and emergency power customers through its network of 39 branch offices, 4 distribution centers and over 1,100 employees located across the United States.  The JF Petroleum Group represents the premier products in the fueling infrastructure marketplace, including Gilbarco Veeder-Root, VeriFone, OPW, Franklin Fueling and Containment Solutions. To learn more, visit

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