Lane Riggs was appointed as a Director of the general partner in April 2014. He also serves as Executive Vice President-Refining Operations and Engineering of Valero Energy Corporation, overseeing operations of all Valero refineries. He has been with the company since 1989 and has served in many leadership positions.
He began his career at Valero as a Process Engineer at the McKee Refinery and subsequently held management positions including General Manager-Process Engineering, Director-Supply & Optimization, Vice President-Refinery Planning & Economics, and Senior Vice President-Crude, Feedstock Supply & Trading before becoming Senior Vice President-Refining Operations.
Riggs earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and his Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Finance and Economics from West Texas A&M University.