William J. Finnerty
William J. Finnerty has served as one of our directors since April 2014, as a member of our Compensation Committee and our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since August 2014, as the chairman of our Environmental, Health and Safety Committee since its inception in August 2014 and as our Lead Independent Director since November 2015. Mr. Finnerty has over 40 years of experience leading businesses in the petroleum and refining industry. From 2011 until 2012, he served as a member of the board of directors of CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE: CVI) where he chaired the environmental, health and safety committee and was a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee. Prior to retiring from Tesoro Corporation (now known as Andeavor, NYSE: ANDV) (“Tesoro”) in March 2010, he served as its executive vice president, strategy and corporate development from 2008 to 2010, having responsibility for developing Tesoro’s business plan and strategic plans and multiple business development and merger and acquisition initiatives. He also served as Tesoro’s chief operating officer from 2005 to 2008 where he was responsible for overall operations for manufacturing, environmental and safety, marketing, business development and supply and trading. Mr. Finnerty served on the board of directors of the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (now known as the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers) from 2005 to 2010 and was its vice chairman from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Finnerty’s career began with Texaco, Inc. in 1970. Since then, he has held executive positions with Equiva Trading Company and Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) in addition to Tesoro. Mr. Finnerty holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Transportation from the State University of New York Maritime College and completed Texaco’s Global Leadership course in Vevey, Switzerland.