“Jeff’s military background, commitment to excellence and attention to detail make him an excellent addition to the Parker’s team,” says Parker’s CEO.
In his new position, Bush is responsible for overseeing fuel logistics, pricing strategies, supply costs and supplier negotiations. He previously served as business manager for Armstrong Atlantic State University’s newspaper, The Inkwell, and is a decorated military veteran.
Originally from Delaware, Bush joined the U.S. Army as a Forward Observer at the age of 19. He quickly rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant, earning the Combat Action Badge, Iraqi Campaign Medal and 14 other awards and medals. During his tenure in the Army, he was selected as the Ft. Stewart NCO of the Year and received the Maj. Gen. Aubrey Newman Award for leadership excellence.
“Jeff’s military background, commitment to excellence and attention to detail make him an excellent addition to the Parker’s team,” said Parker’s president and CEO Greg Parker. “I met him when I spoke to students at Armstrong Atlantic State University last year and was immediately impressed by his enthusiasm.”
Bush is currently completing a B.A. in Economics at Armstrong Atlantic State University and resides in Hinesville, Ga.
Parker’s was recently ranked on Inc.’s elite list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. and selected as the Savannah Morning News Entrepreneur of the Year. Parker’s currently operates 30 convenience stores in six counties throughout southeast Georgia and South Carolina.