Vice President of Operations
Derek Breaux was appointed as Vice President of Operations in September 2020. Representing the fifth generation of family leadership for the company, Derek provides oversight to company operations including the fuel and lubricant transport division as well as warehouse operations at the Lockport and Lake Charles facilities.
Prior to his current role, Derek served as Operations Analyst for Breaux Petroleum in which he helped to streamline several functions for the company including fleet operations, warehouse processes, and health and safety procedures. Before this, Derek worked in multiple operational capacities for the company from 2012 to 2015.
Before returning to Breaux Petroleum in 2017, Derek served as the Terminal Manager for Sentinel Transportation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Phillips 66, at both its Southern California and Pacific Northwest terminals. He boasts a strong background in finance and operations with success in the startup, restructuring, and turnaround of fleet terminals.
Derek holds a bachelor’s degree from Nicholls State University in international business.