Excellent Leadership

At Reliance Oil, we believe that leading by example is the most effective approach to strong, long-lasting relationships.

Kirit (Kary) Patel

President & Chief Executive Officer

As the founder of Reliance Oil USA, Kirit serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. Kirit possesses over 24 years of experience in the petroleum and convenience retail industries, and he holds a degree in Business Commerce from Gujarat College.

Favorite Quote: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” — Colin Powell

Ash Patel

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Ash grew up in the petroleum and convenience retail industries, and he is the cofounder of Reliance Oil USA. As Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Ash leads all day-to-day operations for the company’s business holdings. In addition, he manages the Central Pennsylvania fuel distribution. With a Bachelor of Science in double majors from University of South Florida, Ash is an active alumnus and supporter of the Bulls.

Favorite Quote: “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

John Everett

General Manager

John holds the position of General Manager of Reliance Oil, with responsibilities for attaining sales, profit and volume goals, managing promotions, purchasing, merchandising, vendor contracts, store layouts, motor fuel pricing and loss prevention. With 28 years of experience in the petroleum and convenience retail industries, John has extensive knowledge ranging from single-store management to corporate management of multiple locations.

Favorite Quote: “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” — Steve Jobs

Carey Latsha

General Manager, Flood Zone Car Wash

Carey serves as the General Manager of Flood Zone Car Wash, managing the day-to-day operations, along with overseeing sales, marketing, budgeting, merchandising and customer relations. He is also the Real Estate Manager of Reliance Oil’s properties in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. A retired Pennsylvania State Trooper, Carey is thrilled to be part of the Reliance team.

Favorite Quote: “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” — Michael John Bobak