Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Joe Gorder is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Valero Energy Partners LP. He originally was appointed Director and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner in September 2013. He also is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Valero Energy Corporation.
Gorder has 26 years of service with Valero, including with predecessor UDS. He previously was Valero President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for refining operations and commercial operations in marketing, supply and transportation.
He formerly led Valero's European operations from its London office. Gorder also has served as Valero's Executive Vice President-Marketing and Supply, following his tenure as Senior Vice President for Corporate Development and Strategic Planning. Prior to that, he held several positions with Valero and UDS with responsibilities for corporate development and marketing. Gorder has extensive industry experience, particularly his positions in overseeing transportation and logistics assets during his tenure at Valero.