September 19, 2016 - Santa Barbara, CA
Corner Capital Advisors, LLC is extremely pleased to announce that Rick Golman has joined its team as Senior Vice President, Business Development. Rick brings a long and successful career in Downstream Energy to the firm, most recently as a Board member of Empire Petroleum Partners, LLC where he served for over 4 years.
“I am very excited to join the Corner Capital team”, commented Rick Golman. “Their successful track record, along with consistently exceeding client expectations, speaks for itself.”
Prior to Empire, Rick successfully built several retail ventures in the convenience retailing and alcohol distribution industries. In 1960, Rick and his family established the QuikWay convenience store chain in Dallas, Texas, growing the chain to 88 stores and becoming a premier fuel distributor for the Shell brand and others. The chain was acquired in 2011 by Empire Petroleum, where Rick remained and held operating roles as well as serving as a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to convenience retailing, Rick’s family owned and operated a 15-store liquor chain in Dallas.
“We are very excited to have Rick join our team as a complement to our services and to his long and successful career. Rick’s experience in managing family businesses, investor opportunities and entrepreneurial ventures in our industry adds a great dynamic to our firm”, stated Andy Weber of Corner Capital. Added Carl Ray Polk, Jr. “His acumen in financial engineering and relationship development will be an immediate benefit to our current and future clients.”
Corner Capital is also pleased to announce that Cole Wisniewski has joined its team as an Analyst. Cole brings prior analytical experience from Focus Strategies Investment Banking, and Harris Preston & Partners, LLC in Austin. Cole has an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Corner Capital Advisors, LLC and its parent Corner Capital Partners, LLC provide specialty advisory services for all refined products and to all constituencies in the Downstream Energy industry, including convenience store chains, fuel wholesalers and distributors, lubricant retailers and distributors, propane and heating oil distributors, and storage and transportation companies, among others.