Bob Beadle was elected to the board of directors of the general partner on December 19, 2013.
Beadle retired as a Corporate Senior Vice President from Valero Energy Corporation in 2006, after a 30-year career with Valero and predecessor companies. He joined Diamond Shamrock Corporation in 1976, and served in various sales, marketing and business management positions, as well as in strategic planning and development.
In 1987, Beadle was elected Corporate Vice President of Diamond Shamrock and held other executive responsibilities there and at successor companies. He joined Valero in 2002, with the acquisition of Ultramar Diamond Shamrock.
Beadle continues to consult part-time in the energy industry, and invests in oil and gas activities, owns business interests and manages family partnerships.