Lewis Oil Company, Inc. is a family business, founded by H. Wendell Lewis.
Mr. Lewis, served as an employee of Standard Oil since 1962, and took over the company’s products distribution agency in Gainesville in 1973 under the corporate name of Wendell Lewis, Inc. The name was changed to Lewis Oil Company, Inc. in 1981.
In the following years, Mr. Lewis also formed or bought out other corporations related to the same industry including Petroleum Aids, Inc., and Lewco, Inc.
Mr. Lewis and his wife, Jualene, are now retired, but the business continues to be operated with his tradition of service and excellence by members of his family.
Wenda Lewis, VP & CEO of Lewis Oil Co., has personally raised over $500,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association and Al’z Place.
Ms. Lewis is a senior member of the FPMA’s Board of Directors and is well versed in the issues of the industry. She is networked throughout the state, region, and in particular with Chevron/Texaco’s National Leadership.
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