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Larry Kenobbie
 

Joe Silva, Sr. President

Born: December 27, 1944

Married: Yes (50 years)

Children: Two (son and daughter)

Education: Christian Brothers High School, Sacramento, CA (1959-1963) Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA (1963-1965) Associate of Arts Degree Northwestern University, Evanston, ILL (1980), 7 week course in Advanced Transportation Management

Work History:     Cal Gas Corporation/Propane Transport Inc. (1964-1987).  Initially hired to manage the transport maintenance parts department while attending SCC.  Throughout my 23 years, I held positions as Truck Dispatcher, Terminal Manager, Traffic Manager, and Vice-President of Transportation for Cal Gas and President of Propane Transport Inc. (PTI) concurrently.  The Cal Gas transport division was comprised of 62 transports and a rail car fleet (owned and leased) and PTI operated 269 transports throughout the Midwest, East Coast and Canada as a common carrier. 

Amerigas Corporation (1987-1990).  Amerigas acquired Cal Gas and PTI in 1987 and I maintained my positions for both companies until I resigned in 1990.  

Frederickson Tank Lines (FTL) (1988-1999).  Vice-President and General Manager of a common carrier fleet (44 transports) that specialized in gasoline, diesel and jet fuel deliveries.  We also opened and operated commercial repair facilities in West Sacramento, Reno and Las Vegas with the distinction of attaining “R Stamp” rating status.  I resigned in 1999 but agreed to keep the same titles and responsibilities under a consultant agreement for one (1) year.

Capital City Ventures Nextel/Sprint Franchise (2000-2007).  Owned and managed day to day operations of the two (2) largest Nextel Service Centers in the greater Sacrament Region.  Sprint purchased Nextel in 2006 and discontinued the residual program and adopted a replacement rather than repair program.  I sold both locations in 2007.

Kiva Energy Inc. (2007-2014).  Director of Marketing and Propane Sales.   Kiva is the Wholesale Division of Kamp’s Propane and my territory consisted of the State of California.  The three (3) primary business segments that I focused on were; resellers, agricultural and commercial/industrial.  The resellers (independent propane providers), agricultural was made up of mostly dryers (rice, nuts, cotton, etc.) and commercial/ industrial were manufacturers and military applications.  The resellers demand was primarily the winter (home heating) months where the others were either summer or shoulder months. Retired September 30, 2014

 

 

Communities Served: Colusa, Williams, Arbuckle, College City, Grimes, Lodoga, Maxwell, Princeton, Stonyford, Sites, Davis, West Sacramento, Winters, Woodland, Brooks, Capay, Clarksburg, Conaway, Dunnigan, El Macero, Esparto, Guinda, Knights Landing, Madison, Monument Hills, Plainfield, Rumsey, Yolo, Zamora, Clearlake, Clearlake Oaks, Clearlake Riviera, Cobb, Hidden Valley Lake, Kelseyville, Lakeport, Loch Lomond, Lower Lake, Lucerne, Middletown, Nice, North Lakeport, Parramore Springs, Soda Bay, Spring Valley, Upper Lake, Whispering Pines, Artois, Butte City, Elk Creek, Fruto, Hamilton City, Orland, Willows, Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville, Paradise, Bangor, Berry Creek, Butte Creek Canyon, Butte Meadows, Butte Valley, Cherokee, Clipper Mills, Cohasset, Concow, Durham, Forbestown, Forest Ranch, Honcut, Kelly Ridge, Magalia, Nord, Oroville East, Palermo, Rackerby, Richvale, Robinson Mill, South Oroville, Stirling City, Thermalito, Yankee Hill, Yuba City, Live Oak, East Nicolaus, Meridian, Nicolaus, Rio Oso, Robbins, Sutter, Trowbridge, Catlett, Kirkville, Lee, Pleasant Grove, Riego, Rio Ramaza, Verona, Tierra Buena, Sutter Pointe

Services Provided: Propane, Propane Equipment and Service, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Pipeline Infrastructure, Propane & Natural Gas Irrigation Engines, Propane & Natural Gas Fleet Vehicles, Propane & Natural Gas Fueling Stations

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