Pinnacle Propane Hires New Vice President of Corporate Development

(May 9, 2012) – Irving, Texas – David R. Stroupe has joined Pinnacle Propane, as Vice President of Corporate Development.   He will be responsible for business development initiatives focusing on increasing the company’s footprint throughout the United States.  Mr. Stroupe has more than 23 years of experience in the propane industry holding various senior level positions in operations and acquisitions including Vice President of Business Development at Heritage Propane.

“Dave brings significant experience through his years of work with Heritage and its predecessor companies.  As we continue to aggressively expand our business, Dave will allow us to increase our outreach to the market and accelerate our growth” said Rob Chalmers SVP Corporate Development.

Pinnacle Propane is a leading distributor of propane and refined fuels.  Since its formation in July 2010, Pinnacle has made 13 acquisitions and distributes in excess of 30 million gallons of propane annually.  Pinnacle is a wholly owned subsidiary of JP Energy Partners.  JP Energy Partners (JPE) was formed in 2010 to focus on developing a platform of assets to provide integrated refinery services.  JPE currently owns these assets through its subsidiaries Pinnacle Propane, JP Crude Oil Services and JP Refined Products. The ownership and management team of JP Energy Partners bring extensive experience and a history of success in the energy business. For more information about JP Energy Partners and Pinnacle Propane can be found at and

Posted: May 9, 2012